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!
If one cannot take a relationship or venture into its logical conclusion, it is better to give it a graceful exit. However one should be careful not to burn bridges, as one never knows when a need may arise to renew your attempts to salvage the same. Reminds me a couplet from a famous old … More Managing Relationship!
“Life is a drama and each one of us write its script. We design our life as per the script, good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant, beautiful or ugly; the Universe says ‘ Tatha Asthu’ ( So be it ) to our script. Most of the problems that we face are due … More Life, Your Own Script!
Jallianwala Bagh is situated in Amritsar, near Golden Temple and is a symbol of Indian freedom struggle. Jallianwala massacre took place on 13 April 1919 when a crowd of non violent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, who were gathered there were fired upon by the troops of the British Indian Army under the command of … More Pics; Monuments of Indian Freedom Struggle, Jallianwala Bagh Amritsar (India)