A Balanced and Learned Person; Perspective from 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 virtues of a noble Person!

  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!

Feel Alive!

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!

Awaiting Peace!

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!

Managing own bucket of Responsibilities!

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!

Pics; Monuments of Indian Freedom Struggle, Jallianwala Bagh Amritsar (India)

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)