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Contemplations

Apropos Silence

Silence is not the same as quietness. Where quietness is chosen to be still, silence demands utter discipline. And yet, silence can be as threatening as words. In silence, you can hear the soul of the universe, your own heartbeat, and maybe even God’s breath. It is in silence that we can hear everything that… Continue reading Apropos Silence

Contemplations

Apropos Guru

The idea of a guru has been a constant in my life to as far back as I can remember. But as it is with most material desires, I hope I have come to a final understanding of what a guru really is. I have touched upon this a bit in one of my previous… Continue reading Apropos Guru

Contemplations

Apropos Love

The Greeks had eight different definitions for love, and yet this remains the most complicated human emotion. Today, science can point to the exact location of the brain that triggers the neurons when these feelings arise. Love has the potential to survive, however, how we experience and define love, can change and mature over time.… Continue reading Apropos Love

Contemplations

Apropos Death

Trigger Warning: Suicide, death, mental health; please close the page and do not read further if you are dealing with any of these issues. Death, a term that evokes fear, has held a curiosity for me from a very young age. It was never the morbid but a romanticised version of death. During my adolescent… Continue reading Apropos Death

Bhagwad Gita

Dealing with Temptation – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with feelings of temptation. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with temptation. Chapter 2 - Text 60 यततो ह्यपि कौन्तेय…… Continue reading Dealing with Temptation – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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Dealing with Fear – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with feelings of fear. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with fear. Chapter 4 - Text 10 वीतरागभयक्रोधा मन्मया मामुपाश्रिताः…… Continue reading Dealing with Fear – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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Dealing with Loneliness – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with feelings of loneliness. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with loneliness. Chapter 6 - Text 30 यो मां पश्यति…… Continue reading Dealing with Loneliness – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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Dealing with Envy – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with feelings of envy. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with envy. Chapter 12 - Text 13,14 अद्वेष्टा सर्वभूतानां मैत्रः…… Continue reading Dealing with Envy – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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Dealing with Seeking Peace – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with seeking peace. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with seeking peace. Chapter 2 - Text 66 नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न…… Continue reading Dealing with Seeking Peace – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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Dealing with Practicing Forgiveness – Texts from Bhagwad Gita

The texts from the Bhagwad Gita are curated to help deal with practicing forgiveness. The Sanskrit texts and their corresponding translations are given below. Take time to read and understand their core meaning and message, and I hope this helps in elevating the issues with practicing forgiveness. Chapter 11 - Text 44 तस्मात्प्रणम्य प्रणिधाय कायं…… Continue reading Dealing with Practicing Forgiveness – Texts from Bhagwad Gita
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