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!
Today evening while sipping my small peg of whisky, I am reminded of a beautiful gazal sung by Gulam Ali which reads as under. ” Hangama hai Kyun Barpa, Thodi see Jo pee lee Hai, Daka to nahi dala , Chori to nahi ki Hai,” ‘ Why there is so much fuss that I have … More Feel Alive!
I have run out of ideas, don’t know what to write. I am a bit confused, neither dull nor bright. Humanity, Values, Peace, Kindness or Justice, Where have these gone, Let me discuss. War, Terrorism, Chemical attacks, Annihilation of innocents, Supremacy of my Religion over yours and that of the Nations. Who is the winner … More Awaiting Peace!
We often waste time discussing as to how others would manage their affairs. It is desirable to mind one’s own business. Remember everyone has his/her peculiar circumstances, responsibilities and method of surviving. In this world each one of us has to lift one’s own load/basket of challenges and everyone is capable of finding the way … More Managing own bucket of Responsibilities!