End The War Within: Balance The Pole

Yes, there is a civil war raging inside all of us, including those who look very happy or materially and financially very well-off or very spiritual. In fact, especially those falling in these three categories, they have a terrible war going on inside. All of us fall prey to this war. No one, except the […]

Family: A Poisonous Gift From The Ego

This post is not going to make me very popular, especially with those who hold very sweet, romantic concepts of one’s own ‘family’, but what to do. I’ve got to write what I’ve got to write. So, here goes… What is family? 1 generation back, I had 2 ancestors.  2 generations back, I had 6 […]

To Live Authentically, Confront Yourself

I wrote earlier about authentic living (see my earlier post ‘Authentic Living’). And, as presumptuous as it may seem, I am going to quote something from my own post, not because I think it contains pearls of wisdom (I am sure it does not), but because I feel that I need to go deeper into […]

Karma, Dreams And The Balance Needed In Daily Life

What is ‘Karma’? It is a Sanskrit word meaning, ‘action’. Ancient Hindu wisdom teachers studied human actions and how each action has consequences and how it leads to further actions or reactions. They came up with the ‘law of Karma’, which states that actions have consequences and that good actions will have good consequences and […]

Our Core Moments: The Best We Have Ever Been

Someone is looking for a nice job, someone else is looking for love, another is looking for a spiritual experience, still another for political power. All of us are searching, for one thing or another. We are desperately running after things. It is as if life has made us a promise and now we are […]

Freedom From God, Gurus And Spirituality

I have written a few posts before this one about great wisdom teachers who have taught about letting go of attachments. Money, power, prestige, fame, fortune, family, sex, bank balances, property, so on and so forth. All these attachments take place in the mind, which is the seat of the Ego. The Ego holds the […]

The BS Of Words And The Illusion Of ‘Now’

There is the world of time. And then there is the timeless, which also, to some extent, implies the existence of time, even if by exclusion. Many great wisdom teachers have talked about the timeless, about the ‘now’. What is the ‘now’? If ‘time’ is a human invention, which I believe it is, and if […]