Vipassana : The Buddha way.

“Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional.” – Gautama Buddha Nobody has ever stated such a big lesson in simpler words. What is Vipassana? It is a meditation form that is taught on the principles given by Gautama Buddha. Vipassana meditation focuses on insightful observation of reality, holding a state of balance and equanimity and…

The Path to Silence

    “Let silence take you to the core of life.” The practice of being here and now without any inner noise is Silence. We might come across different definitions and ideas regarding this concept but it’s essence is very basic. It is simple. No mental tremors, no pressure, no fluctuations. Just being.  Just breathing. We…

Are you (job)less?

  Hi. Just putting some questions to begin the blog this week. Answer in your head and write to me if you feel like. 🙂 Do you have an office job? Is your job your life? Or just a part of it? Is your job the actual definition of your capabilities? And if you do…

Evolving involves Eliminating

      We are growing. All of us. It’s a beautiful process. Each moment their is a new experience, a new person, a new learning happening in our lives. But in the process, all of us must have left many things behind. Be it a best friend who brought the real flavor of friendship…

Real

  We spend our lives to gather as much treasure, financial security and happiness as possible. Everyday is a regular run to work which includes skipping breakfast, getting squeezed in metro rush, doing competitive work and getting promoted and dreaming of an ideal life of getting love, societal acceptance and all luxuries possible. We want…

(Old age) Home

  Sitting with my parents and exploring shades of life through our talks is as enriching an experience for me as traveling or meditating is. Parents are Home. A home with a learning everyday. Every time I start talking about them, I get teary eyed. Anybody would be. After all they are the institution we have…

Black and White

  I read somewhere ‘Absorb what is useful, discard what is not.’ and this thought never left me. This helps me every moment, everyday. So to start with, black and white are two aspects of life. There will be joy and jolt, rainy and sunny days, depression and laughter. All these travel along with each other. Black…

The warmth of my life.

  So today I’m writing a little about the happiest corner of my life. My Friends. Friendship is never correlated with love but it actually is very deeply related to love. For me it’s love in a pure form. My friends have been my family and my world has revolved around them and it still does….

Respire : make time for stillness.

Almost 2 months ago I entered my morning dance company session late along with 6 other members. Basically we all were late and the instructor got pretty angry over the indiscipline. She told us to sit in the studio. No phone, diary, book..no rehearsals..no conversations. Nothing. Just to sit. It seemed weird to everyone. A…

Witness

witness She has seen the sky and the stars, drops of blood in family  wars. Sinking ships in the melancholy of water, people with mouths that stutter. Loved ones changing colors like clothes, demons over saints taking oaths. Strange cities with warm people, like her favorite flower in a different sepal. Her quilt is the…