The Disciple

A Zen Teacher saw five of his students return from the market, riding their bicycles. When they had dismounted, the teacher asked the students, “Why are you riding your bicycles?” The first student replied, “The bicycle is carrying this sack

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It is what you believe

Live Science Contributor Wynne Parry has published an interesting report regarding concept of hell and its impact on happiness. Fire, brimstone, eternal suffering — hell is not a pleasant concept. But research has pointed to the societal benefits of a

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The Ama-Problem

According to Ayurveda, ama is the residue of undigested or partially digested food, which is usually caused by a poor digestive fire (jatharagni). This residue can accumulate, stagnate, ferment and cause disease. If you have been an Ayurveda follower, you

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Great Moral Promise

Here is a glimpse into a better future: a future that might come about if we can get the new government to reorient its so called scientists to research into things of practical and national significance. Scientists in the medical

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Plants of Arogyashram & their healing powers

Utilising plants for health care has been an integral part of Indian culture, which dates back to 5000 years. Plants are now yielding their secrets and finding important roles in modern medicine. About 8000 herbal remedies have been codified in

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Maun Power of silence

During my last visit to Swami Shailendra Saraswati ji’s ashram at Amarkantak,he encouraged me to practice this ignored but extremely potent tool , practice of Maun:silence. There are three dimensions of our day-to-day dealings in life:mind,word and body.We may also

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Empathy

Here are 5 points about empaths that answer the question – Empathy – what is it?  Empathy is the ability to recognize, understand and read the emotion of another person. A simple way of describing this would be to say

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