On the evening of 24th April, one of the brothers from the Sai Lakshmi Bajan group sang ‘Sai Pita Aur Mata Sai’ as part of the love offering to commemorate Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s Mahasamadhi day.As the soulful bajan rang in the air, the beauty of sat [truth] was so palpable. And what is the... Continue Reading →
As I was thinking of writing a post this morning, the below verse by the Master played in the speaker. That put a smile on my face, as I was just contemplating the theme of no separate self, and this non-dual verse played out. Listen to the beauty, before we jump right in 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/embed/Fii6paDtqRA... Continue Reading →
Dialing 911 to Consciousness
"Happiness is peace in motion. Peace is happiness at rest." I was listening to a Satsang by Rupert Spira this morning, where the above-mentioned quote by/attributed to Naval Ravikant was used as a pointer. What a lovely quote to sit with! If earlier, the society talked about being spiritual in a human world, now we... Continue Reading →
Journeying the unjourneyable: cos advaita needs a listicle :D
It is the most distant course that comes nearest to thyself, and that training is the most intricate which leads to the utter simplicity of a tune. The traveller has to knock at every alien door to come to his own, and one has to wander through all the outer worlds to reach the innermost... Continue Reading →
On difficult conversations
One finds a lot of hesitancy in people to open up and be fully/truly them. This is obviously a learnt behaviour. Why is 'hypocrisy' a given? Because people fear that they will be blamed, shamed, judged, criticised, and what not. They feel unsafe to be who they are, just as they are. The beauty of... Continue Reading →
Navigating A Diverse World
The Unmistakables, a UK based Diversity and Inclusion firm published 'The Diversity & Confusion Report' recently, where they draw attention to how certain %ge of people still feel unincluded in D&I narratives, how few others don't involve themselves for saying the wrong thing, while certain others don't feel the need to participate, among others. (Check... Continue Reading →
Sensitivity Is A Strength Says Author, I agree!
A friend shared a book called ‘Sensitive is the New Strong’ by Anita Moorjani, a book focused on handling sensitivity for empaths. I don’t read too much into labels because we are more than any of the labels that define us. However, living with sensitivity is not easy… (Even then: I would still any day... Continue Reading →
Can we be truly non-violent?
I have never understood why a deer has to be eaten for a lion to survive, or why should the ticks be killed for the dogs to have a healthy life. I spent a major part of this year on the question of non-violence and understanding deeper layers of inclusivity. Apart from cockroaches, mosquitoes, and... Continue Reading →