Are you an Introvert? Quiet is for you.

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”—Mahatma Gandhi (One of the quotes from the book, Quiet) Today you are reading about the book titled Quiet.  This book has more than 5000 reviews on the Amazon site and 88% of the readers have rated the book with either 5 or 4 stars.  I have…

Cancer – What everyone needs to know?

The word cancer is the most dreaded word. Believe it or not, the spread of cancer in recent years has been very rapid. Someone close to us are or were suffering from cancer and most of us have experienced the disease very closely. I experienced it closely when my sister in law died a few…

Corn-Capsicum-Paneer Vegetable

Capsicum is also known as Bell peppers. This is originally an American plant entered India appx in the 15th century. According to the “Condensed Encyclopaedia of Healing Foods,” bell peppers offer many health and medicinal benefits: Bell peppers are recommended for those with high cholesterol levels. Red bell peppers, high in lycopene, are full of cancer-fighting antioxidants….

JK Rowling, Deepika, Anuksha, next could be you

Do you know before creating the Harry Potter series, JK Rowling was clinically depressed? Leading Indian actress Deepika Padukone was once a depressed patient. Anuksha Sharma another leading actress was treated for her depression. She once tweeted. I have anxiety. And I’m treating my anxiety. I’m on medication for my anxiety. Why am I saying…

Bahubali, The Original

When Bahubali mania is gripping the country, it is the time to know about the original Bahubali, the history character. The literal meaning of the word Bahubali is a person with strong arms. Bahubali was the son of the first Jain tirthankara Adinath/Rishabhdev. He was the younger brother of Chakravartin King Bharata. According to Jains…

Ladakh – The Jewel of India

Ladakh is not about writing, it’s about seeing and experiencing. Northeastern part of Indian state Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh has snow, desert, mountains, rivers, Northeastern part of Indian state Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh has snow, desert, mountains, rivers, lakes and even highest motorable road in the world known as Khardung La.  This is at 18300…

Beautiful Konkan – Ganapatipule

This was a beautiful road journey of about 350 km from Mumbai to Ganapatipine in Konkan region in Maharashtra.  Roads from Mahad onward towards Ganapatipule are awesome.         View from Vasishtha Point en route from Mumbai to Ganapatipule near Chiplun. See passing of Konkan railway train. Museum worth visiting @ Ganapatipule Ganapatipule Ratnagiri Coastal Road. View…

10 benefits of Aparigraha

Aparigraha is one of the 5 Yamas described in Patanjali Yoga Sutras. The other 4 Yamas are Non-violence, Truthfulness, Non-stealing, and Continence. Most of us know and try to practice the last four Yamas but Aparigraha has mostly escaped our attention. According to Patanjali Yogasutras, ” With constancy of aparigraha, a spiritual illumination of the how…

Laws of Karma – 5 – Getting rid of Karma

Attracting of Karma is Ashrav (+) Stopping of Karma is Sanwar ( = ) and Shedding of Karma is known as Nirjara ( – ) . In the previous post, we saw 57 ways a soul can avoid attracting of new Karma. Today we will discuss Nirjara. But before we discuss Nirjara we should know about the status of various Karmas. Bandh: Actual attachment…

Laws of Karma – 4 – Avoiding Karma

In the previous post on the subject, Five Ways Soul attracts new Karma we have seen how a soul attracts new Karma. However, by now we know complete annihilation of Karma is Moksha. Therefore, an attraction of new Karma means an extension of cycles of life and death. Knowing how to stop attracting new Karma and shedding of existing…

Laws of Karma – 3 – Attracting Karma

In the previous post Laws of Karma -2 – Physics we have read what actually the Karma is and characteristics of Karma. We have also read why knowing about karma is the most important thing in the post The Laws of Karma – 1 – Basics. Now in this post, we will see why a soul attracts Karma…

Laws of Karma – 2 – Physics

In the previous post on the subject  Law of Karma – 1 – Basic, we have read, there are predominately eight types of Karma which a soul can attract. In this post we will see what is Karma & its Physics. There are in all nine elements in the universe. One out of nine is Ajeev…

Laws of Karma – 1 – Basic

– BasicWe have plenty of laws which govern our lives. We have a parliament to legislate and have lawyers to guide us about these new laws we are governed by. Important is we are expected to know all these laws and our courts do not accept ignorance as an excuse if we fail to abide…

At the end of the day..99% is for charity

Yes, at the end of the day, the bottom line is, the crux of the matter is, in conclusion, these are very important phrases. These signify what the objective was of any action or what the action is expected to achieve or will achieve. All of us are working day and night in pursuit of…

The Last Lecture

What is your goal and mission in life? We all are after MORE. More business, more customers, more money, more power, more fame assuming that this MORE will give us more happiness. We spend our lives after achieving this MORE. But we never know when the end will come. Award-winning Professor at Carnegie Mellon University,…

If slaughterhouses had glass walls …

Meat ban and the beef ban has become an unwanted controversy in India since last one week. Be it as it may, as far as eating is concerned, no one should force anyone and no need for political interference. Moral conduct cannot be enforced. Eating good food is advisable, but cannot be enforced. The eater…

Do you wants to suffer from Existential Distress?

Existential Distress is the term I learned from the podcast titled ‘The Man Who Studied 1,000 Deaths to Learn How to Live’ by Tim Ferris with BJ Miller. The meaning of these two words is:  Existential distress at the end of life has been defined as hopelessness, a burden to others, loss of a sense…

The Science behind the Jain way of life

The foundation of Jain philosophy is Nonviolence or rather TOTAL Non-Violence towards any living being howsoever small it might be. This philosophy guides the conduct of the followers of Jain philosophy. I have no hesitation to say that this need not be a Jain philosophy only, but this should be a philosophy of every human being….

How everyone can become Vivekananda?

The title of this post seems to be an attention drawing gimmick. Well, judge it at the end of the post. Here I only want to show a simple way to become the likes of Vivekananda (Or whosoever enlightened Guru /God you believe in). We all are so much obsessed with our bodily condition since…

Do you know about your body? Checkout.

The common wants of most of the human beings are: We all want to eat tasty food We all want to remain fit To make tasty food, knowing the ingredients and process of making of the food is not only important but is a basic necessity. To make our body Fit, isn’t it necessary to…