Worm & The Wise

We’ve all had that one friend who everyone called ‘a bookworm’ or at least we know someone who our parents called a bookworm. And of course, there are people who your parents call smart (in honor of their exam scores) but you’ve realized them to be just ‘a bookworm’. It’s been a topic of interestContinue reading “Worm & The Wise”

Monthly Wrap! (June)

Monthly Wraps are blogs that are up on the last Sunday of the month which include: Blogs of the month Book recommendations¬† What did I curate? Resources I’m binging on – of course, I’ll be choosing the major ones. Just a brim of how much I curate! Reminders & Reflections to ponder – Of variousContinue reading “Monthly Wrap! (June)”

Understanding Advaitha | Part -3 | Why the discrepancies?

Namasthe! Welcome back to the series “Understanding Advaita”. In the first 2 parts, we’ve discussed Advaita relative to Dwaitha and busted some of the most common myths about Advaita. In this blog, we’ll be seeing the reason for the confusion and discrepancies. Why are there so many teachings of Advaita that are misunderstood? Why theseContinue reading “Understanding Advaitha | Part -3 | Why the discrepancies?”

Understanding Advaita – Part 2 | Mythbusting

In the last blog, (Blog 58: Understanding Advaita – Part 1) we saw Advaita relative to Dwaitha, and mainly, we saw how Advaita and Dwaitha are not opposites. You may say they are two concentric circles, Advaita being the outer radius circle. To understand Advaitha, It’s very essential to know what it is not. So,Continue reading “Understanding Advaita – Part 2 | Mythbusting”

Understanding Advaita – Part 1 | Advaitha relative to Dwaitha

Since I noticed many people around me seem interested in Advaita (as I’ve come to know by their reactions to my WhatsApp stories and their tendency to ask questions to me about Advaita), I’ve thought of writing a series of blogs on Understanding Advaita. I don’t know how many parts/blogs this will eventually require, butContinue reading “Understanding Advaita – Part 1 | Advaitha relative to Dwaitha”

Monthly Wrap! (May)

Monthly Wraps are blogs that are up on the last Sunday of the month which include: Blogs of the month Book recommendations  What did I curate? Resources I’m binging on – of course, I’ll be choosing the major ones. Just a brim of how much I curate! Reminders & Reflections to ponder – Of variousContinue reading “Monthly Wrap! (May)”

Do you understand ‘The Joker’?

Yes, I’m referring to ”The Joker” from the movie ‘Joker’, a masterpiece of work by Todd Phillips and amazingly enacted by Joaquin Phoenix. You’ve watched that movie? Yes, that movie, which is one of the most depressing movies of all time! If not, go watch that movie, not for entertainment, but to observe and learnContinue reading “Do you understand ‘The Joker’?”

A Compass For Life!

In blog 2: Read your obituaries I talked about remembering our mortality every day to put our whole life into a clearer perspective. However, that blog was just a reminder and advice in a general or broad sense. It was more about pondering what you would do now, knowing that you’ll die today. In thisContinue reading “A Compass For Life!”

Burn Your Certificates!

Let me start off, by using the famous Spiderman movie quote – “With great power comes great responsibility”. You can translate that to – “With every power, comes its own responsibility”. We may not receive superpowers like Spiderman but we receive certificates that provide us with the power of social status. You may be valuedContinue reading “Burn Your Certificates!”

The Best Birthday Gift to Yourself!

In this blog, I want to share something very practical and incredibly powerful technique with you. One month before my birthday, I usually go on overdrive mode at online shopping on Amazon! All those products are mindfully chosen and hence they bring value to my life. However, the sense of reward fades away very soon,Continue reading “The Best Birthday Gift to Yourself!”