I was a habitual worrier, always worrying about something or the other. It was only when I started reading the Gita that I realised the truth in what Gandhi had said:
The qualities of the playful Krishna, dignified Maryada Purush Rama, serene Mahavira and Buddha define our cultural heritage.
She feels the presence of god in the unlikeliest of things and places. It is this presence she turns to when seized by restlessness or looking for inspiration, says Anita
Those living on the highest levels of life have learned to accept life on its own terms. There are some realities about life that we must accept. This is the key to
Why is it believed that spiritual practice is possible only within traditionally accepted limits and not outside them?
Meditation, observance of silence and physical relaxation are indeed spiritual practices but are speaking, eating, drinking, sitting and standing not spiritual practices?
Beauty is the total impact of all these aspects. Mind and body are inter-related; the state of one reflects on the other.
Yet another dimension is the soul, the inner beauty. It is more a part of us than mere body and mind; it is indestructible. Beauty includes inner beauty. To be a complete person, you have to work on not only your external beauty; you have to develop your inner beauty also.
Does leading an ostentatious life impede the quest for spiritualism? Can the two co-exist? Or are these two concepts in conflict? I believe leading an austere life is an easier path to obtaining the larger goal of living life for a greater good. Ostentation makes one