Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to everyone.

For everyone especially Christians if you do drink alcohol today make sure that you do not get wasted. Make the best use of the spiritual day. Just be in the middle way…

 

 

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One for Christmas

Today is Christmas and day of celebration for about 2.5 million Christians. I follow Buddha and as a spiritualist take Christmas for its festive spirit of togetherness, loving-kindness, sharing, and joy. Around the world, it brings people together in celebration and this article is written with secular spirit. Continue reading

Happy Raksha Bandhan Day

Today is Raksha Bandhan Day in India. Sisters tie a Rakhi on brother’s hand which is a symbolic tie of love and respect between brothers and sisters. It means a solemn promise on behalf of the brother to protect his sister. (Raksha means to protect in Hindi). The new innovation in Rakhi is an online tech Rakhi which my sister sent me yesterday.

http://www.123greetings.com/send/view/08306117610530656326

 

Confucius: Equanimity and Quote

2500 years ago Somewhere in Ancient China

This was the warring period in China with many warlords controlling different territories and a period of utter chaos. A captured retinue of people were awaiting the leader of the warlord for discussion with regards to their well-being. There were terrified and very anxious about their future. They huddled close to each other and look pensively at their Master. Master was huge, well-built and looked lovingly at his followers. He smiled and joked and said all is fine. His followers were stunned by his mental calmness and superlative demeanor.  The leader of the warlord called the Master and the Master with an equanimous mind met with the warlord. Continue reading

Quotes: Vivekananda & Confucius

We will look at two quotes coming week by Vivekananda and Confucius. I had used these two quotes while writing my essays for the Master’s program at different schools. I will give my interpretation on them.

“Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached” by Vivekananda

“If you think in terms of a year plant a seed; if in terms of 10 years plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people” by Confucius (Master Kong) Continue reading

Jesus and Mother Mary: Epitome of Equanimity; An eternal example

Absolute serenity and compassion reflected on his angelic handsome face as the world around him collapsed. Compassion and radiance emitted from him as invectives and other forms of abuse were hurled at him. Calm, composed and full of serenity, Jesus of Nazareth was the epitome of equanimity.  Continue reading