Watch your words

A spiritual teacher once addressed his congregation on the power of words, pointing out how harsh words could destroy and damage, while gentle words had the power to...

It’s not personal

Yesterday, I received a valuable learning.  It was the day of my writer’s workshop and a friend of mine had signed up pretty much at the last minute, along with a friend of hers. I was happy...

Passion, not profit

We facilitate ‘self to society’ journeys, in order to assist an individual to grow and evolve,” says Arjun Shekhar, founder of Vyaktitva – a Delhi-based HR consultancy firm working with a...

Whittle down your worries

Recently, I made a new friend. She is spirited and compassionate. She also has another attribute. Problems. Recurring, nagging, won’t-go-away kind of problems. Her Whatsapp DP says: O God…no more...

The alchemy of desires

Desire. It is probably the most perplexing and confounding spiritual issue. On the one hand greats like the Buddha consider it the source of human suffering, and on the other hand there exist a...