Beauty · Education · Inner View · Personal reflections · Reminders to self · Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Enough With the Clichés on Change

Change is the only constant, it is often said. But nothing in the world is as simple as a cliché. We must dig a bit deeper if we want to get closer to the truth. What kind of change are they talking about who speak of constant change? Is it only an outer change? Or… Continue reading Enough With the Clichés on Change

Films · Inner View · Personal reflections

Filmy Musings: Amar Prem (and a painting at home)

  I have this lovely, vibrant, colourful painting at my home. This water colour titled “Love Blooms” is done by my sister. It looks exquisite in a white simple frame, and comes with its pair titled “Samadhi.” The other day I was dusting in the room where these two paintings are, and as I reached… Continue reading Filmy Musings: Amar Prem (and a painting at home)

Satyam Shivam Sundaram · Spiritual Significance of Flowers · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Of Happenings, Harassment and Hope

For readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Botanical name: Jacquemontia pentantha; Spiritual Significance: Hope, paves life’s way. Source   We have all been there. In moments (though they feel much, much longer than moments at the time) of hopelessness, feeling harassed by circumstances and happenings that feel suffocating, depressing and unbearable. We have… Continue reading Of Happenings, Harassment and Hope

Indian Culture · Spirituality beyond Religion · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

Prayer, On My Mind, In My Heart

To see readers’ comments, click HERE for the previous version of the blog. Navratri spirit continues… …With a Prayer for Vijayadashmi    A few years ago I had read an essay titled “How to Call and Pray”, in which the author Jugal Kishore Mukherjee speaks of the seven elements of a sincere prayer:  Goal, Insight,… Continue reading Prayer, On My Mind, In My Heart