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 Bhagavada 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.
I was once an atheist. I felt people are fools worshiping statues made of stones made by humans themselves. I felt like science is the penultimate truth and religion is a pure wastage of time. It is now, after learning about spirituality and reading a lot of religious text that I realize that I was … More On science and religion.