Empathy – Is it so difficult?

Today, I write with a heart that isn’t able to understand where humanity has disappeared into. Recent events in India have been disturbing and conflicting and one thing has been missing. That one thing is called empathy. The Farmers Protest in India has been riddled with misinformation, misbehavior of a few and a lack ofContinue reading “Empathy – Is it so difficult?”

Is your Teacher the Best?

Since yesterday’s post on Critical Spirituality had a lot to digest, I thought it would be nice to share this Zen joke that I read on Psychology Today. One Zen student said, “My teacher is the best. He can go days without eating.” The second said, “My teacher has so much self-control, he can goContinue reading “Is your Teacher the Best?”

Elevate your Self

Following from yesterday’s post, I wanted to continue with discussing Allama Iqbal’s poetry, specifically from the poem ‘Dayar-e-Ishq’. Khudhi Ko Ker Buland Itna Ke Har Taqdeer Se Pehle Khuda Bande Se Khud Pochay Bata Teri Raza Kya Hai Elevate your Self to such great heights that before issuing every decree of destiny, That God shouldContinue reading “Elevate your Self”

Planning

Planning is an essential tool to being prepared for the present but more so, live the present so the plan is executed. Nothing ever goes to plan but the effort never goes to waste. Being prepared, understanding what failed and what succeeded provides hints to what the future beholds. Our behavior changes when we understandContinue reading “Planning”

Mentors

Having mentors is incredibly important and having had my fair share of mentors, I feel my whole life has been incredibly enriched by them. It is not always about the lesson that you have learned but more about how you grow and evolve as a person from the lesson. If you have evolved then youContinue reading “Mentors”

Some rules that I keep for relationships

There are times when we make a decision and we may not be appreciated for it even though it makes total sense to ourselves. We may choose to limit a certain relationship of any kind to avoid any further misunderstanding or mishap. It is better to save yourself than bring harm to yourself. Keeping someoneContinue reading “Some rules that I keep for relationships”