We are both blessed and cursed when we are born in this world. There is nothing which can be only blessing or only curse. There is side to everything. One function of our mind is to overlook one aspect while looking at the other. When it is seeing the blessing it overlooks the curse in … Continue reading The cycle of blessing and curse
In the realm of mind there is no middle way. There is only duality . Mind can only generate duality. The duality of me and other. US and THEM. Be aware of those politicians/powerful persons who meditates on a soft white cushion in the morning and who goes to sign a weapons deal in the … Continue reading Buddhas snake has bitten few too many
Within my mind I observe a struggle. A struggle between two ME. The first me is weak and coward. It does not know that. The second is strong and brave. It does not know that either. There are various times in which either of these two me become the commander of my mind body. The … Continue reading Weak and strong within me
Following the breath is so mundane . It is unexciting. Neither it reassures that all our trouble will be gone nor it makes us know all there is to know. I occasionally question myself "Why am I doing it anyway?" What REAL benefit has it given me? I know at every level there are some … Continue reading Real benefit of meditation
I am little skeptical about buying a best selling book. I have been repeatedly disappointed by the best sellers over and over. But I find it interesting to go through the best seller lists and particularly their reviews. In one way the best seller reviews help me understand those books which I would not have read … Continue reading Mindfulness coloring book : a new age shortcut
The world is a stage to observe our attachment and reaction to it. It is a medium where we can take our inward journey to find what we are. The process of finding what we are consists of stripping of those labels which we are not. We are constantly dragged to identify with everything else. … Continue reading Rene Descartes vs Eckhart Tolle: What are you?
The biggest illusion is the power we assign to thinking. Our thinking mind has given us so many things but yet the belief that ideas come by thinking on them is incomplete. Ideas are ever floating in our mind we just need to be aware to catch those ideas. What is … Continue reading Thinking: a necessary evil
Few days back I had gone on a hiking. The route was full of uneven terrain. One moment while travelling through uneven surface I slipped and landed on my hand. Blood came out from the injury. I was in Pain. Rushed to the nearby health clinic where that wound was cleaned and bandaged. … Continue reading Awareness heals all wound