“I have a language, therefore I am” In my teenage days, I was of the opinion that language is just a means of communication, nothing else. At that time, the “SMS lingo” used to be all the rage. People communicated mostly over SMS text, and in order to be the “fastest typer” trade-offs were made. … More on respecting a language
Praying in front of idols made out of stone is a famous Hindu culture. As a child, I used to ask my parents a question “What’s the use of praying in front of a statue made by a human being?” “How can a statue connect us to the God” I was too naive to understand … More on idol worshipping (मूर्ति पूजन)
I took my time for this post because I wanted to practice meditation myself before writing anything about it. I researched about meditation, its significance, its different kinds (mostly because of cultural differences) and its types. I also got to know that different kinds of meditation have different effects on our mind and the way we … More On meditation
There is a clear distinction in the way of life of a human being (evolved) and that of an animal, say a dog. Humans destroy nature and claim a part of the resulting piece of land as his/her property. Humans get so attached to the said property that they start establishing their identity through it. … More The animal realm.
After reading a lot of religious texts like the Bhagavad Gita and texts on Shaivism I feel like I’m in a position to share views about the most thought-about subject that most of us have in our minds most of the time (well at least in my case it’s true). I am well aware that … More The meaning of life.
I feel bad for people who think “Living life to the fullest” means what is shown by the media. TV ads have us believing that living a luxurious lifestyle and indulging into materialistic things means living the life to the fullest. Living life to the fullest is definitely not a pleasant walk in the park. … More Living life to the fullest.
The concept of “Everything” and “Nothing” always puzzles me when I think about it from a perspective as grand as the massive universe that we live in. These two words are so overwhelming in a literal sense when you think about it quantitatively. When thinking about “Everything”, I imagine the infinite universe that we have been … More Everything-ness and nothingness.