Who knew that the time No less than three palmists predicted That come 2020/2021 I would cut down my activities And devote more time to spiritual sadhana Would come a trifle sooner than they predicted But hail to the smell of joy and freedom From the many cares and skirmishes That social media, Or for … Continue reading The Season of the Pursuit of Truth
"Philosophy improperly understood is religion."---Yours Truly
He who has no fear in his heart but only goodwill, has no need for religion, though he may need philosophy to make sense of the world and live in it by philosophy's guiding principles. It is generally said that not all are at that level of mental maturity to grasp philosophy, and hence that … Continue reading Philosophy vs Religion
Here is the link to my article "Happiness" published more than 6 years ago elsewhere. Please read it if you have the interest and time. http://www.socialsciences.in/article/happiness
I have noticed that human beings often judge other people based on the notion that a human being is a static entity. When they talk about other human beings, they somehow unconsciously assume that the person never changes. We often reduce human beings into mere labels such as ‘he is a good guy’, ‘he is a bad guy’ etc. We tend to define human beings and confine people within the boundary of a definition. This is usually based on a very short time acquaintance with another human being. You may know a person for the past six months and within those six months that person has already been conceptualized as a static entity inside your mind; Based on how you react to the experiences with that person, you tend to form an opinion that never changes in your life. I mean, you never bother to revise that opinion.
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Humein aphsos is baath ki Ke sabh andhe hain Kya? Aap maanthe nahin? Tho phir dhikhao humein Sirf ek tho aisa aadmi Jo bahvishya ko dekhe.
Haathon ke lakiro mein Apni taqdeer nahi hai Hai kahin chupi to sirf woh Apni soch mein chupi hai Badlo apne vichaar aur khayaalaat Aur dekho kaise dheere dheere Haathon ke lakir badalthe hai. To phiro math unke peeche padho Jo thumare taqdeer ke charche kare Kisko patha hai is ambar ke neeche Tumhari agli … Continue reading Taqdeer (a poem in Hindi)
Hahn bahadhuri bhi koi cheez hothi hai Lekin humein usse door rahna hi behthar hai Durpook bhi humein koi bhala hi kahe Hum unme se nahi jo bundook se takraye Hume sirf aatha hai shabdho ka prayog Talwaar se humein koi dilchusphi nahi hai Hum sirf jaanthe hai ithnee si baath Ki khudha ne kis … Continue reading Swadharma (a poem in Hindi)