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Achieving Peace and Happiness; Perspective from Sikh Scriptures!

    Most of us are unhappy in the world; rich or poor each one has his share of worries. A very few people are at peace with themselves. The cause of physical and mental worries has been analysed by many saints and religious teachers. The basic cause appears to be  lack of contentment which…

I Seek!

I seek Freedom from; Greed, Jealousy, Hatred, Anger, Also from; Pollution, Noise, Smoke, I Seek; Good Health, Social Grace, Sense of Righteousness and Propriety, Consideration towards fellow Humans, Nobility of Thought and Action, Patience and Maturity, Humility and Empathy, Above all Peace and Contentment! Am I asking for too much!!! Guchi.  

The Routine!

Sun rises, I am awake, So are the plants and flowers in my lawn, I go and talk to them. The feeling is mutual, they smile at me. It is Day time, I run around for normal maintenance of life. In between I have to humour my better half. Idiot box, digital life, Face Book,…

I Fired my Driver…..A matter of Loyalty!

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…

A Rough Note Book!

  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…

Essence of Life; Perspective as per Sikh Scriptures!

  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…

Twenty Five years of Golf!

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…

Fighting Boredom!

  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…

A walk in the rain!

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…

Gratitude! Perspective as per Sikh Scriptures.

  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….