I generally do not fire my employees/ servants. It pains me greatly, because while working together one starts living like a family. In fact , even in my Army life I was known as a very considerate senior, who would hesitate to punish his subordinates unless it was extremely essential. I believed more in corrective … More I Fired my Driver…..A matter of Loyalty!
Ranjit was the eldest of three brothers and a sister. He was born in a village to a poor farmer and had to struggle for everything in life as nothing came easy to him. He had to walk to a nearby school at a distance of 10 miles and after his school attend to … More A Rough Note Book!
Even as we hear and see the controversies surrounding Indian God men on the TV , one wonders as to why many people flock to such persons. Why cannot we lead life as per Indian scriptures and fashion our life conduct accordingly. In the Sikh scriptures there are plenty of examples which each one … More Essence of Life; Perspective as per Sikh Scriptures!
I started playing Golf about 25 years ago. I was then about 42 years of age and had recently taken over the command of a Signal Regiment in the Indian Army. For the first 3 months of my Commanding Officer’s (CO) tenure, I was working very hard to understand the functioning of the Regiment and … More Twenty Five years of Golf!
You get bored by a repetitive activity or by no activity. To avoid boredom one can indulge in bringing some novelty or change in your routine or set up. When I say set up I imply that your place, layout, environment, ambience and any factor which suggests a change. When I get bored I … More Fighting Boredom!
A morning walk in the rain is a unique experience. A fragrance of earthly smell and sound of raindrops makes you go crazy. Armed with umbrella one can really enjoy the proceedings along the way. Rain ponds get filled up, sound of frogs and entire nature looks washed up. Moonsoon streams and nullahs flow leisurely … More A walk in the rain!
For quite sometimes, I had not written any blog and was debating on the suitable topic. My inspiration came from a messenger post this morning from my FB friend Brig DS Grewal on the subject of “Gratitude” as explained in Sikh scriptures and I started to pen down a few lines on the subject. … More Gratitude! Perspective as per Sikh Scriptures.
A learned and knowledgeable person is endowed with many qualities and facets of life. He/she is a balanced personality and behaves as per the situation. Sikh scriptures state that such a person is a King among the Kings and when it comes to renunciation and detachment, he/she behaves like an Ascetic. Similarly among a household, … More A Balanced and Learned Person; Perspective from Sikh Scriptures!
Humility and Empathy are the hallmarks of noble men and the grace of their character. I quote excerpts from Gurbani ( Sri Guru Granth Sahib- SGGS ) to illustrate this point. ‘Sukhi Basse Maskeenia, aap niwar tale, Bade bade Hankariye Nanak garab gale!’ ( Maskeenia lived a happy life after conceding defeat, as haughty … More Humility and Empathy are the virtues of a noble Person!
It is a fact that I am growing old, and seen many colors some dull, some bold I have accomplished many and missed some milestones, Been loved and despised by many known and unknown. Having seen many ups and downs, I feel I should be balanced now. Thus should have maturity of thoughts and … More On completing 66 years of life!