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’s Pointers to Lay Aside Laziness

Laziness is a characteristic of being unwilling to do anything despite having the ability to do it. Sometimes, it can be due to fear of failure, lack of self-esteem, unsure about life's purpose, or a symptom of physical / psychological illness. Once the root cause of laziness is determined, one needs to take necessary steps … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Pointers to Lay Aside Laziness

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’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

BhagavadGita’s Direction to Defeat Depression

Depression is a topic that tends to be a taboo topic and gets talked about in a hushed manner! It isn't a crime / sign of weakness / curse to feel depressed. It is just a unhealthy state of mind / brain just like any other organ in our body. If pancreas fail to do … Continue reading BhagavadGita’s Direction to Defeat Depression

Mind Your Mind to be Happy & Healthy

We have either read or heard of this: 'Happiness is a state of Mind. It is not in the external objects, but is an Inherent Quality of Every Soul' Still we associate our happiness to external objects and even hand-out our happiness's remote control to others!! try so hard to be happy! If we closely … Continue reading Mind Your Mind to be Happy & Healthy

Cherish Your People

Life gets taken for granted by us too often! Time flies... Life can be gone in a moment, you or your loved one may be gone and you didn’t get to tell them that you truly care. Why am I saying this? We all know nothing is permanent right? Still we postpone things, we say … Continue reading Cherish Your People

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