Self-improvement

REVOLUTIONIZING THE RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships are always mend to be Revolutionizing, Let’s take this short story as an example. There was once a very noble, but a very short-tempered king. This king had a witty court jester who had the freedom to mock even the king in humor. One day, when the king was in one of his foul moods, the jester made a…

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what the world needs?

What the world needs? people need you around. You’re an integral part of this world and make it a better place by doing what you love, rather than settling for less. I ask them, “Why would anyone care at all?” These trying times are why we need you to do better. The world is a harsh and challenging place,…

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What are you accepting into your mind?

Is blindly accepting other’s words, the root cause of all upsets in life? What do we do when someone expresses their anger towards us or speaks to us in a belittling way? The answer to this question can be found in this incident from the life of the Buddha. Once Buddha went to beg with his disciple Ananda. When they…

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The kindness of difficulties

A thought that haunts many people in the world is – “Why should there be so much unkindness in the world? Many people wonder why life is so difficult. Is there a hidden purpose behind this or is life simply a series of accidental events?” My simple response to these questions would be to see life as a purposeful phenomenon,…

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An Ode to My Mother – Swami Sukhabodhananda

Every year on the 8th of March, we celebrate ‘International Women’s Day’ to acknowledge the historical, cultural, and political achievements of women across the world. But this day is not just about women achievers. This is a day we appreciate the efforts of every woman! Organizations, large and small, come together to show how valuable women are to society. At…

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Don’t Miss This Chance

There was once a king who decided to play a game, a chance to convey a message to his subjects. He put himself in a huge hall that had one thousand doors. His task was to quickly find the door that would lead him to another world. The king started running around and touching each door. He knew nine hundred…

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Perform like a leader

“The worst among foolish men is one who blames others when himself is blameworthy, who exhibits anger towards those over whom he has no control.” (A Sanskrit saying) Q: What are performance and perception dimensions that a leader should be aware of? Be it in the corporate world or at home? There is no doubt that you have…

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Existence and Being

Have you pondered on the difference between ‘Being’ and ‘Existing’? Are they the same thing to you or do they mean something different? People love the idea of increasing their knowledge, and this topic is something we need to increase our knowledge and experience about. In some parts of the world, people know there is a distinction between ‘knowledge’ and…

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A wise gift to oneself

A student once asked his master, “Please give me a wise practice…a kind of spiritual discipline that I can follow every day.” The master suggested he sweep the floor, wash the dishes, and dust the house. The student wondered loudly how such an unusual advice could be a wise practice. The master replied, “When you sweep the floor, your body…

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Emptying your Inner Cup

‘A student learns one-quarter from his master, the second quarter from fellow students, and the third when he teaches. Timeand experience confer the last quarter.’ -A Sanskrit saying. Someone once asked me why I was learning martial-art. How was it useful for a spiritual teacher to know martial art? While I gave the person a response at that time, I…

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Prasanna Trust: Serving the Poor

Serving the marginalized and the poorest of the poor irrespective of class, creed, religion, colour or caste since 1982.