Hinduism is such a fascinating religion that the more I delve into it the more I am fascinated by it. It seems to offer something to everybody. Look at Adi Sankara, on the one hand, he has given us so many stothras like the Ganesh Pancharatna, Kanakadara etc. and many other vaidik rituals and inContinue reading “Various theories of Moksha in Vedic scriptures part 1”
This article was written on the occasion of Inernational Yoga Day. IT was published in one of the newspaper in Kenya. The word Sattvic is derived from the Sanskrit word Sattva which means pure, essence, nature, vital, energy, clean, conscious, strong, courage, true, honest, wise, rudiment of life.” Sattvic diet emphasizes food and eating habitsContinue reading “Sattvic Diet and Yoga”
I am proud to be an Indian even though it is not fashionable to claim to be one in modern world and especially on a foreign shore. It is definitely not acceptable in the world of elites and tycoons of NRI fraternity. I still want to defy the world when it comes to the powerContinue reading “India! my country ! my people!”
Hindu Scriptures stress on values that are universal and can be cultivated by all. The virtues of Dama- Self Restraint, Dana- Charity or giving and Daya- Compassion can be practiced by all easily. Read on to understand the essence of the 3D’s as they are collectively called in this article. Sanathan Dharma has always stressedContinue reading “THE ESSENCE OF THE 3D’S -Daan, Daam, Daya”
“It is an insult to a starving man to teach him metaphysics” This one quote by Swami Vivekanada even as early as the nineteenth century sums up the situation of the common man in India. Swamiji’s compassion to the poor stemmed from his real life experiences of seeing them roam pathetically the length and breadthContinue reading “THE ETERNAL RELEVANCE OF SWAMI VIVEKANANDA’S PHILOSOPHY”
Going solo is the definitive Bible for solo travelers everywhere. Once you begin reading this book, you feel this irresistible motivation to take a trip alone. It is all about raw adventure, with just the sky and earth for company.
Indian methods of managing business! Being management graduate, I was always familiar with the theories of various aspects of management, but always wondered if they are actually making sense in our professional life or it is just one of the theories & curriculum developed by so-called management gurus to impart knowledge to the world andContinue reading “Indian methods of managing business!”
Though it was written decades ago, this amazing book, like the Bhagwad Geeta, holds true for every age and era. I was deeply affected by the book. It seemed to me that through every word and every line, the legendary Napoleon Hill was speaking directly to me in the context of my current circumstances. ReadingContinue reading “Think and grow rich – Napoleon Hill”
The most influential book I have ever read. Cooper and Sawaf talk about emotional intelligence and how it is linked to success at home and work. Several lessons have been explained via the authors’ Tibetan travels and the lessons learned therein. The book has some pretty instructive case studies from multinational corporations and their experiencesContinue reading “Executive EQ – Robert Cooper & Ayman Sawaf”
A runaway global hit. I recommend it to couples, both married and unmarried. As the title suggests, the book is a practical guide for improving communication with your better half and getting what you want in your relationships. Gray has some pretty interesting and unconventional theories that are well worth the time spent.
Women Entrepreneurs Women have since time immemorial been entrepreneurs in their own right. The dictionary meaning of the word entrepreneur is someone who exercises initiative by organizing a venture to take benefit of an opportunity and, as the decision maker, decides what, how, and how much of a good or service will be produced. AContinue reading “Women entrepreneurs”
This article was published in a Souvenir distributed by Hindu Council of Kenya at the event of Vibrant Kenya in January 2015. HINDUISM- A WAY OF LIFE Sanathana Dharma Hinduism known as Sanathana Dharma or Law Eternal is a way of life and has been in existence since the timeless beginning. The word Sanatana meansContinue reading “Hinduism – a way of life- in Souvenir of vibrant Kenya -2015”
Yankelovitch, a businessman, author and educationist, explains different strategies of dialogue and how conflicts all over the world can be resolved with, as he puts it, ‘the magic of dialogue’. It also helped me on a personal level, to better handle the conflicts and disagreements in my life.
This wonderful book is a great communication guide for travelers, executives, leaders and public speakers – in fact, anyone who travels overseas frequently. Apart from explaining the nuances of communicating in an unfamiliar country, it also includes several pointers on handling unexpected situations and addressing foreign audiences.
This book taught me to employ my time far more effectively. As I read it, I realized how we constantly forget how limited our time on this planet is and how we pretend that we are the masters of our own time. The truth is quite the opposite. There are two sections in the bookContinue reading “More time and less stress – Martin Scott”