BhagavadGita’s Guidelines to find Solace in Solitude

Despite having a plethora of tools / media for communication, people are experiencing loneliness increasingly these days. Even though people have 'virtual' company, there is no real connection. The current pandemic that's gripping the entire world has made it worse. Yes, we are social animals. Aristotle the legendary Greek philosopher said, “Man is by nature a social … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Guidelines to find Solace in Solitude

BhagavadGita Emphasizes the Need to Curb the Greed

What is Greed? Dictionary meaning of Greed is: "intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food." It makes one forget about principles and values of life. Greed is not merely caring about money and possessions, but caring too much about them. The greedy person is too attached to his / her things, … Continue reading BhagavadGita Emphasizes the Need to Curb the Greed

BhagavadGita’s Advice for Atonement

We tend to commit sins / mistakes either knowingly or unknowingly. Either way we accumulate the consequence of our deeds in our 'Karmic' account. Anyone with a healthy conscience regrets doing something wrong. It's arrogant and blind to think that we may do as we please, no matter what the consequences. Is there a way … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Advice for Atonement

BhagavadGita Demystifies the Ability of Learning, Memory & Forgetfulness

Despite so much of advancement in the field of neurology, nobody has been able to fully understand the brain's function. Medicial community is still chasing the root-cause of and treatment / cure for neuro-degenerative diseases such as Dementia, Alzheimer's!! So, I feel this is enough proof to realize the immense power of the Almighty who … Continue reading BhagavadGita Demystifies the Ability of Learning, Memory & Forgetfulness

BhagavadGita’s Tips to Face Fear

The dictionary meaning of fear is: A distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid. Fear is closely related to the emotion anxiety, which occurs as the result of threats that are perceived to be uncontrollable or unavoidable. Fear can … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Tips to Face Fear

BhagavadGita’s Pointers to Beat Bias

What is Discrimination? Discrimination is the unfair or prejudicial treatment of people and groups based on characteristics such as race, religion, caste, gender, age, physical / mental disability, social status, sexual orientation etc. What's the Cause? A person's upbringing may cause them to become prejudiced. If parents had prejudices of their own, there is a … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Pointers to Beat Bias

Inspiration from BhagavadGita to Keep Going

Many times, we get demotivated / discouraged to do a particular task.It could be because we think it might not be right to do it ORwe worry about the outcome ORwe think we don't have the capacity to do it ORsomeone made hurtful / doubtful remarks about our work. BhagavadGita gives us pointers to motivate … Continue reading Inspiration from BhagavadGita to Keep Going

BhagavadGita’s Strategies for Coping with the Inevitable

One thing that is certain as soon as we are born is our 'death'! Yes, death is an uncomfortable and a taboo topic, but is the bitter reality of life. The very thought of death scares us; we don't want to talk about it. It hits us when we encounter the demise of someone close … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Strategies for Coping with the Inevitable

BhagavadGita’s Solution for Dealing with Envy

Envy is a negative feeling or emotion that one could experience over something he / she doesn't have. It could be about a material possession like a house / vehicle / money. Envy (Matsarya in Samskrita) is also considered to be one of the Six Enemies of the mind. This has increased even more with … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Solution for Dealing with Envy

BhagavadGita’s Solution for Confusion

Confusion is a symptom / state of emotion that makes one feel as if he / she cannot think clearly or not capable of taking decisions. (NOTE: This blog post is part of a series; please refer to BhagavadGita, The Solution Provider to access the complete series.) Over-analysis / overthinking / self-doubt often lead to … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Solution for Confusion