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From Baggage Limits to Life Lessons

So, there I am, surrounded by overflowing suitcases, trying to cram my entire life into the measly 23 kg allowance the airline so graciously bestowed upon me. It’s a humbling experience, to say the least. Here I am, packing up all my earthly possessions, and a rather profound thought strikes: we spend our whole lives accumulating stuff, only to leave it all behind one day.

Those things we pile up, those material possessions we chase after – are they truly what define happiness?

We all know death is inevitable, yet we cling to the illusion that more things equal more joy. But true abundance, I believe, resides in our mindset, not our overflowing closets. Here’s the thing: three years ago, I had zero plans to uproot myself and move continents [immigration tips]. This unexpected immigration journey has become a powerful teacher, revealing surprising parallels between life itself and the process of moving to a new country [moving to a new country].

Stressed Artists, Stifled Creativity: How to Keep Your Creative Team Thriving ✨

While creativity is a beautiful thing and the seed of human existence. To create is basic human nature. What disturbs me is the fact that it is usually the ones occupied with creative pursuits who are more anxious than the other world which is happily earning their hourly wages and enjoying sound sleep.

Being a creative professional myself, I do indulge in my fair share of overthinking which I do not advocate.

In one such bouts of over thinking it dawned upon me that we as creatives of the world are compromising on our mental health.

How is Journaling a Form of Meditation? ✍️

Journaling has been a hit-and-miss habit for me. Finding the time can be tough, but recently, during a journaling session, it dawned on me: journaling can be a form of meditation! Both practices require a sense of present-moment awareness and allow thoughts to flow freely. This can lead to a state of calmness and improved focus, ultimately helping us silence the inner chatter and achieve that elusive peace. Isn’t that what meditation strives for too? Let’s explore the surprising connection between these practices. #journaling #meditation

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 18

In the final chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna imparts profound wisdom on the paths of renunciation and selfless action. He advises Arjuna to perform his duties with devotion and surrender to the Divine. Krishna emphasizes the significance of detaching from the fruits of actions, understanding that selfless service leads to spiritual liberation. This chapter serves as a powerful conclusion, guiding individuals towards the path of righteousness, inner peace, and ultimate union with the eternal truth.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 17

Chapter 17 delves into the threefold division of faith, revealing how it shapes human behavior and actions. Lord Krishna emphasizes that our nature and belief systems influence our offerings, penance, and dietary choices. He explains that faith grounded in purity, selflessness, and goodness leads to positive outcomes, while faith tainted by ignorance or selfish desires may yield adverse consequences. This chapter encourages self-awareness and introspection, inspiring individuals to align their actions with their highest values and beliefs.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 16

“Embracing the Divine Within: The Virtues and Vices Explored in the Bhagavad Gita” In Chapter 16 of the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna elucidates the stark contrast between the divine and the demoniac natures. He describes the virtues that lead to… Continue Reading →

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 15

In Chapter 15, Lord Krishna uses the metaphor of a cosmic banyan tree to illustrate the nature of existence. The tree symbolizes the material world, with its roots representing the foundation of material existence and its branches signifying various realms of creation. Krishna encourages seekers to connect with the eternal root, the Supreme, in order to attain liberation from the cycle of birth and death, and merge with the transcendental reality.

“Ignorance is Bliss” – It’s OK – to not know everything

What is the meaning of ignorance is bliss?
The phrase “ignorance is bliss” means that it is often better not to know the full truth about something, as it can bring worry or sadness. It suggests that sometimes, ignorance can be a source of happiness, because if we don’t know about certain problems or negative aspects of the world, we won’t be bothered by them. However, this idea can also be seen as a form of denial or escapism, as it can prevent us from facing reality and taking action to address issues.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 10

Those who think they can understand God have no understanding of God. Those who think that he is beyond understanding truly understand him.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 9

Arjuna has faith and trust in Krishna. In return, Krishna promises to tell Arjuna the secret of how to attain wisdom and release from suffering. All living beings are contained within Krishna’s limitless, unmanifest form, but Krishna is not limited by them.

What is The Happiness Store?

As always, I like to start with something personal. And this time it is somewhat funny. Someone asked me the reason behind selling churna (a digestive powder or digestive pills) at The Happiness Store. Well, the straightforward answer to that,… Continue Reading →

What is Life?

Yes, this could very well be the title of a chapter from biology. The chapter describes the origin of life and the presence of life in different forms on the planet. Another place where we find this question is in… Continue Reading →

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 7

This chapter begins with Shree Krishna describing the material and spiritual dimensions of God’s energies. Paramahamsa Vijnana Yoga (The Yoga of Knowledge and Wisdom): Lord Krishna reveals His divine manifestations and proclaims that everything in the universe emanates from His supreme consciousness. He emphasizes the importance of unwavering devotion and knowledge of His true nature.

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 6

Abhyasa Yoga (The Yoga of Self-Control): Krishna elucidates the path of meditation and self-discipline. He encourages Arjuna to control his mind, body, and senses through regular practice, paving the way for spiritual evolution. . It discusses why we should strive to follow this path, outlines the qualifications required to do so, and gives instructions on how to meditate properly. The concept of yoga as a means of attaining oneness with the divine is also discussed.

How is AI challenging HI (Human Intelligence)?

I guarantee that you haven’t explored this aspect of AI. Although this is my personal experience, I am somehow sure that this will resonate with the majority. I know many people in my circle with no human intelligence aka common sense…. Continue Reading →

What is the ultimate goal of Spirituality?

How do we perceive Spirituality? Anger, frustration, dejection, rejection, irritation, failure, confusion. At least one of these emotions is a regular one with you, right? We have come to a point where stress is normal. At such a time when… Continue Reading →

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 4

Jnana Yoga (The Yoga of Knowledge): Lord Krishna reveals the eternal nature of His existence and the cycle of birth and rebirth (Samsara). He discloses the divine knowledge passed down through generations, highlighting the importance of devotion and surrender to attain spiritual liberation.

How to Meditate in Just 5 Minutes a Day

Meditation is a practice that has been used by many cultures for centuries. It is a way to focus your mind and quiet your thoughts so that you can think more clearly. There are many different types of meditation, and you can try any of them that feels comfortable to you. You can meditate by focusing your attention on your breath, on a mantra, on a picture, or on your thoughts. Whatever method you choose, be sure to practice regularly so that you can develop good habits for thinking clearly and for calmness.

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