Key to Better Decision Making –Identify And Remove Three Defects of Mind

The existence of Bhagavad Gita in Mahabharata itself is because of lack of decision making when Arjuna was overpowered

Swami Sivanand on Mind

Milk is agreeable to some and disagreeable to others. There is nothing wrong with the milkitself. Surely, there is something wrong with the mind

by his negative emotions and he was not able to take right decisions due to lack of right vision. His vision was clouded with fear, attachment and despondency. At that time what Lord Krishna taught is the most efficient counseling done by any Management Guru ever in infinite time. The timeless poetry from the mouth of Lord is although the part of the Mahabharata, but is considered as self sufficient Upanishad in itself.

Gita stresses on taming mind for better control over our actions as per Dharma. Mind is one such tool given to mankind free of cost by nature but is worthy of a life time wealth. A crystal clear mind helps one to take better decisions in life leading to all types of success at personal, professional and offcourse spiritual front.

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Yoga of Renunciation – The Ultimate Solution to all your Fears

Yoga of Renunciation bhartihari

Bhoge rogabhayam kule chyutibhayam vitte nrpaladbhayam,

Mane dainyabhayam bale ripubhayam rupe jaraya bhayam.

Shastre vadibhayam gune khalbhayam kay ekratantadbhayam,

Sarv vastu bhayanvitam bhuvi nranam vairagyamevabhayam.

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LEGEND OF DEEPAWALI – THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHT

Deepawali is the festival of light – one of the most prominently celebrated festivals in India. It is celebrated with Dhanteras onlegend of deepawali 13th day of Kartik Krishna Paksha, Narak Chaudas on 14th day of kartik Krishna Paksha (ie dark moon days of Kartik Month), followed by the main Deepawali festival itself on 15th day of Kartik Krishna Paksha. Coronation of King Vikramaditya was conducted on this day; hence it is also the start of new Hindu calendar year Vikram Samvat.

With the passage of time, many legends got associated with Deepawali. It is one of those festivals which comes with a package of ‘panch parva’ – (Five Festivals) . As it starts with Dhanteras, followed by Narak Chaturdasi or Choti Diwali, followed by Main Festival Deepawali, Govardhan Pooja and then Annakoot. There are different legends for different festivals, even there is a legend for each ritual performed on Deepawali. Below are some of the legends associated with Deepawali.:- [Read more...]

Yagna Bhava – Selfless Karma with an Attitude of Sacrifice

WHAT IS YAGNA BHAVA

Yagya literally means a sacrifice to some one for attaining harmony in life. Yagna Bhava is the attitude to work for the benefit Yagna Bhavaof entire cosmos rather than for individuals. Instead of focusing on short term goals of self, Yagna Bhava is to focus on a long term goal of a sustainable and harmonious cosmos. Off course it does not mean to ignore the interest of self and family but it only implies to increase the circle of our activities to include others as well. When we do something for ourselves or even our family members it is called an action done for self and is bounded in nature. But when we do something for others without any personal gains as a selfless gesture, it is called an action not bounded in nature. This is called art of giving- giving everything that may help others and make this society, country and even the planet a better place. In fact it is called science of giving and to understand this we need to think with science perspective!! Yes you heard it right we need to think with science perspective rather than just believing whatever is told to us by scriptures even if it is related moral values. [Read more...]

HINDUISM – A RELIGION OF FREEDOM & HOLISITIC WAY OF LIFE

The term religion comes from the latin word religio which can broken into two words ie re (back) and ligare (to bind) which means something which brings you back to your source or GOD. A religion in true sense is not just a set of practices, rituals and sacred symbols, but it is a science to help us unite with the Supreme Divine Power, it is an instrument to reach the zenith of spirituality and ultimately manifest excellence. It basically satisfies the human craving for spiritual consolation, solace and peace, who is other wise not always content with even best of the material successes at his feet.

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