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Karma – Don’t take offense on Insults

Karma
When people insult you, don’t take offense, don’t take it personally, but do listen to their words. They are telling you how they see the world, and they are telling you the exact negative qualities that they possess.
“The Law of Mirrors” states that one can only see what’s in them, regardless if it is what is actually present in reality or not.
Release the need to defend or try to explain to them that you’re not being whatever-nasty-insult-they’ve-thrown-at-you, but evaluate instead all of these insults, and realize that this is who they are.
Then, decide if a person with those qualities is one who you’d like in your life or not.
  ~Doe Zantamata
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Be as a Bee!

“Events come and go, they perish like flowers. 
But every event and every person contains some honey. 
Like a bee, just take the honey out of every event and every moment and move on.
 Be like a busy bee and be in the being.”

and

“Life teaches you the art of letting go in every event. 
When you have learnt to let go, 
you will be joyful and as you start being joyful, 
more will be given to you.”

Sri Sri

life’s like that….

One would get subtle hints from circumstances, nature etc ki kya sahi hai…
Nature guides us!
One gets certain notifications and subtle hints from Nature indicating about what should happen next…
Our guiding force…
I sometimes see every event as symbolic…

Teaching us something and giving the answers we have been seeking…

‎20 Ways to Get Good Karma

‎20 Ways to Get Good Karma

Instructions for Life by The Dalai Lama



1- Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
2- When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
3- Follow the three R’s:
– Respect for self,
– Respect for others and
– Responsibility for all your actions.
4- Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
5- Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
6- Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
7- When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
8- Spend some time alone every day.



9- Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
10- Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
11- Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.
12- A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
13- In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation. Don’t bring up the past.
14- Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.
15- Be gentle with the earth.
16- Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
17- Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
18- Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
19- If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
20- If you want to be happy, practice compassion


Love, light and blessings 🙂




The Language of love knows no conflict

There is major difference between intention and desire.
Most of our actions happen through intention. 

Desire is the feverishness; an intention with feverishness great hurry to achieve is desire. 

A desire devoid of feverishness with calmness is intention.
Letting go of the feverishness brings into the centeredness. Feel one with the divinity. 

I am part of you I am you, you are me. This is the slogan of love. 

The nature of Love is feeling oneness. Do you feel the same way with this existence with this divinity? Do you feel the part of this globe, part of the air, part of this ocean? Do you feel you have merged with this existence that is divine Love? 

Love is not an emotion it is our very existence.

The Language of love knows no conflict. If there is conflict just ignore it, be indifferent to it (Udaseenta). 
Indifference takes you beyond the opposite of love and hate:)
– Excerpts from Narada Bhakti Sutra

Passion

A common theme I’ve seen in many people is to give up before they even try!!!
The only person who can bring you out of fear is yourself!

  • Anything is possible if you want it bad enough. People Work towards what they want in life!
  • If you really want something, you WILL create a way for it – You will, and YOU will have to, else what you want will go to someone who DID!
  • When you follow your heart, not only will you contribute more to your organization, you will utilize less energy and you will feel happier.
  • We are all naturally gifted at certain disciplines. You’ll know when you find it, because you can quickly grasp new concepts, you find it enjoyable, and doing it comes easy to you; almost like breathing.
  • Doing something that is not natural to our abilities and interests is like swimming against the current. You’ll eventually get to the shore, but it will take you longer and will excerpt extra energy.
  • Doing things that come natural to us and align with our interests feels like swimming along with the current. You’ll get to the shore smoothly and with little effort.
  • When you are clear about wanting something, take action towards its attainment, and persist until you reach it, the universe will conspire to make it a reality. Your energy and determination will move people, and they will find ways to help you.
  • Insecurities and negative self-talk derived from fear achieves nothing, except to convince us that we are failures and losers. These are lies that only appear real in our imagination.
  • The roadblocks you encounter on the way to reaching your destination are actually gifts. Treat them as challenges that you were meant to experience and learn from. They are like small tests that the universe presents us with, as if asking: “How bad do you really want this? Have you given up yet?
  • When you listen to your heart, follow your passion, and do what you love to do, it’s hard not to be outstanding. You’re almost guaranteed to succeed.

zen

A Cup of Tea

Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen.

Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor’s cup full, and then kept on pouring.

The professor watched the overflow until he no longer could restrain himself. “It is overfull. No more will go in!”

“Like this cup,” Nan-in said, “you are full of your own opinions and speculations. How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your cup?”

If You Love, Love Openly

Twenty monks and one nun, who was named Eshun, were practicing meditation with a certain Zen master.

Eshun was very pretty even though her head was shaved and her dress plain. Several monks secretly fell in love with her. One of them wrote her a love letter, insisting upon a private meeting.

Eshun did not reply. The following day the master gave a lecture to the group, and when it was over, Eshun arose. Addressing the one who had written her, she said: “If you really love me so much, come and embrace me now.”

world’s happiest friends


The world’s happiest friends never have the same characters… they just have the best understanding of their differences.

People work towards what they want in life.They have to!
So simple-a-statement… but extremely true and powerful!

Never hate the times in life where you have fallen or failed.

Though hard to accept, these are the times wherein we stand up and show the world that failures dont define us.
But it is what makes us stronger.

Its in the times of sadness, and trouble, that you know who is your real, true friend…..
Am feeling blue…. want you to get well soon mom !
and…..

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


A favorite book, The Alchemist, written by Paulo Coelho, is a beautiful fable about following your dreams.

I love this book, and really felt like posting some snippets here…..

Om Shanti Om (a not-so-old bollywood stupidly, funny masala movie) 😀 literally took some quotes from this book I guess…..

  • “Every search begins with beginners luck and ends with the victor’s being severely tested.”
  • “The boy and his heart had become friends, and neither was capable now of betraying the other.”
  • “When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him to places he had never dreamed of when he first made the decision. “
  • “Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life.”
  • “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.”
  • “Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the Language of the World. “
  • “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”
  • “When you want something with all your heart, that’s when you are closest to the Soul of the World. It’s always a positive force.”
  • “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”
  • “When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.”
  • “When you are in love, things make even more sense, he thought.”
  • “To realize one’s destiny is a person’s only obligation.”
  • “I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.”
  • “When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”
  • “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself. And that no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dreams, because every second of the search is a second’s encounter with God and with eternity.”
  • Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure.” You’ve got to find the treasure, so that everything you have learned along the way can make sense. “
  • “All you have to do is contemplate a simple grain of sand, and you will see in it all the marvels of creation. Listen to your heart. It knows all things, because it came from the Soul of the World, and it will one day return there.”
  • “In his pursuit of the dream, he was being constantly subjected to tests of his persistence and courage. So he could not be hasty, nor impatient. If he pushed forward impulsively, he would fail to see the signs and omens left by God along his path.”
  • “The alchemists spent years in their laboratories, observing the fire that purified the metals. They spent so much time close to the fire that gradually they gave up the vanities of the world. They discovered that the purification of the metals had led to a purification of themselves.”
  • “I learned that the world has a soul, and that whoever understands that soul can also understand the language of things. I learned that many alchemists realized their destinies, and wound up discovering the Soul of the World, the Philosopher’s Stone, and the Elixir of Life. But above all, I learned that these things are all so simple they could be written on the surface of an emerald.”

adios randy!


Randolph Frederick Pausch, or Randy, succumbed to cancer on Friday, July 25, 2008:
From the Wall Street Journal
Randy Pausch, the computer science professor who rose to fame after giving a quirky last lecture about celebrating life in the face of his terminal cancer, died Friday, July 25, 2008.

I learnt and re-learnt a LOT from his simple, yet fantastic lecture, which keeps popping to the front of all audio/video lists I maintain…..

I listened to him first around mid Jan 2008…..

My favorite quote from the last lecture by this CMU prof
“It’s not about how to achieve your dreams; it’s about how to lead your life. if you lead your life the right way, the dreams will come to you.”

Randy Pausch, in 2007, holding his children Logan and Chloe, with Dylan on his shoulders.

May your soul rest in peace….!

A date!

After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman out to dinner and a movie.

She said I love you but I know this other woman loves you and would love to spend some time with you.

The other woman that my wife w anted me to visit was my MOTHER, who has been a widow for 19 years, but the demands of my work and my three children had made it possible to visit her only occasionally.

That night I called to invite her to go out for dinner and a movie.

“What’s wrong, are you well,” she asked? My mother is the type of woman who suspects that a late night call or a sur prise invitation is a sign of bad news.

“I thought that it would be pleasant to be with you,” I responded. “Just the two of us.

She thought about it for a moment, and then said, “I would like that very much.

That Friday after work, as I drove over to pick her up I was a bit nervous. When I arrived at her house, I noticed t hat she, too, seemed to be nervous about our date. She waited in the door with her coat on. She had curled her hair and was wearing the dress that she had worn to celebrate her last wedding anniversary.

She smiled from a face that was as radiant as an angel’s.

“I told my friends that I was going to go out with my son, and they were impressed, “she said, as she got into the car. “They can’t wait to hear about our meeting”.

We went to a restaurant that, although not elegant, was very nice and cozy. My mother took my arm as if she were the First Lady. After we sat down,

I had to read the menu. Large print. Half way through the entries, I lifted my eyes and saw Mom sitting there staring at me. A nostalgic smile was on her lips.

“It was I who used to have to read the menu when you were small,” she said.

“Then it’s time that you relax and let me return the favor,” I responded.

During the dinner, we had an agreeable conversation – nothing extraordinary, but catching up on recent events of each other’s life. We talked so much that we missed the movie.

As we arrived at her house later, she said, “I’ll go out with you again, but only if you let me invite you.” I agreed.

How was your dinner date ?” asked my wife when I got home. “Very nice. Much more so than I could have imagined,” I answered.

A few days later, my mother died of a massive heart attack. It happened so suddenly that I did to do anything for her.

Some time later, I received an envelope with a copy of a restaurant receipt from the same place mother and I had dined.

An attached note said: “I paid this bill in advance. I wasn’t sure that I could be there; but nevertheless, I paid for two plates – one for you and the other for your wife. You will never know what that night meant for me. I love you, son.”

At that moment, I understood the importance of saying in time: “ I LOVE YOU!” and to give our loved ones the time that they deserve.

Nothing in life is more important than God and your family. Give them the time they deserve, because these things cannot be put off till “some other time.”

**********

Pass this along to everyone with an aging parent, to a child, to an adult, to anyone with a parent. Here’s hoping today is better than yesterday and tomorrow.

Returned to Innocence

You may listen to the awesome Maha Mantra here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIkEFYdXcWs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wozyuBsgCn8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx0Qzs1xqUg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=espTd2S-V8I
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ty2XLidTzfc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5t8kzbJVf4

Here’s my heartfelt prayer….. God Bless .. May all of us have peace and love! and May each of us feel the love of God enfolding us! and May each of us feel surrounded by God’s awesome light….. 🙂 May there be true love… genuine happiness and the sparkle of contentment in our eyes…… Feel God’s presence! He’s there!He’s here! He’s everywhere….. Amen!

and this Awesome poem by Rabindra da:

the great poem of Tagore which shall ever remind the Indians what kind of India the poet dreamed of :

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high,

Where knowledge is free,

Where the world has not broken up into fragments by narrow dogmatic walls,

Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way

into the dreary desert sand of dead habit,

Where the mind is led forward by thee

Into lever widening thought and action

Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake!

Recollecting from one of mah favourite posts


Returned to Innocence once again!

Om Shanti!

Lets Play!

Jordan, or Michael Jordan – the greatest basketball player who ever lived.

There would be very few people who don’t know him, and I just put here a v brief introduction from the wikipaedia:
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963) is an American retired professional basketball player and active businessman. His biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website states, “By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.” Jordan was one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation, and was instrumental in popularizing the NBA around the world in the 1980s and 1990s.
You may read more here

Was he genetically predisposed to be faster and stronger, or was it his iron discipline that was responsible?

Ah! as I was reading, and thinking about this great man, I guess genetics only partially added to the phenomenal talents of this outstanding athlete. He competed against people that were taller, stronger, faster, and younger than him. Despite the challenges he still came out on top.

Michael Jordan’s Secrets

  1. Take Responsibility

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.”

Throughout his life, Michael Jordan had the honorable quality of taking responsibility for his own destiny. That means that he took action while others paused to ask questions, gather more data, or consult experts. Not that he didn’t have mentors, but essentially it was his wrists that snapped the ball into the hoop.

  1. Give It A Try

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.”

One of the biggest causes of procrastination is the problem of hesitation. Sometimes people over think, and over analyze, which prevents them from taking that first step that will carry them one thousand miles. If you want to increase sales by trying a new technique, you will never know unless you try. This can apply to baking cakes, meeting singles, or anything that you can wrap your mind around.

  1. Fail Freely

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Can you believe that Michael Jordan missed so many shots and lost so many games? I thought he was the best! Well, he is indeed the best, and it’s because he was willing to fail, and keep going. That allowed him to get past his plateaus and persevere. That’s another big reason for procrastination. When we think we’ll fail, we do not attempt. A good solution is to consider what the worst case scenario of failing would be, because once you do that, it’s never as bad as when the scenario was an unknown. Worst-case scenario is not that you’ll die, it’s that you lived a miserable (or comfortable) life as a coward.

  1. Commit Yourself

“The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.”

Till death do we part, just me and my goal. I know in my heart that this is my role. When you give yourself fully and remove all other distractions you gain an invaluable level of attention to detail that will pool in resources you did not know you were capable of harnessing.

  1. Enjoy Your Game

“Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.”

So many people get stuck in dead end, zero-sum, no fun jobs because they didn’t find their love, or just simply don’t have the knack for taking pleasure in what they have. Consider the fact that you spend more time in your place of work than you do in your place of worship and with your family combined. By not being excited about, or getting full enjoyment out of work, you are cheating yourself from having a life of design and a life of fulfillment. I don’t have a solution for your life, but I think you know which sacrifices you need to make, and are willing to make, in order to have the life of your dreams become your reality.

  1. Play To Win

“I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.”

Why bother playing the game of basketball, work, or life if you aren’t planning to win? Do you even know what a statistically relevant way of measuring your personally defined “win” would look like? If you’re in the game to make money does winning mean being the richest man in the world? If you’re in the game for your family does that mean that you see them often and share the joys of life over a vibrant laugh? Whatever your game is, make sure you define what a win looks like, and play to win.

  1. Be Selfish and Humble (Remember – Being selfish in personal relations will take away/ kill all your relations)

“To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.”

Take notes from Michael Jordan, first be selfish until you get on top, and once you are on top be humble and grounded. Being selfish in how you jump over people and slam dunk in their face, whether you are an athlete or business person. In a family setting this would mean taking care of your personal health before worrying about the well-being of your family. If you let your health fail you are of no use, or even worse a burden, to your family. This is why in case of an air plane emergency they tell you to put the air mask on yourself first and then on your children.

  1. Find Your Way Around

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”

Anything in life that is dear to us is worth so much because of the time and effort we put into acquiring it. This goes for championships, businesses, and most importantly our relationships. One thing that determines how hard we’ve had to work is the amount of obstacles that were thrown in our way. Next time there’s an obstacle, don’t let it hinder you, think about the fact that whatever you’re trying to reach will be that much worth it on the other side.

  1. Make Your Own Expectations

“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.”

The number one thing that will literally ruin your life is if you live it by someone else’s expectations. Every single person is different and has their own views on what’s best, which follows what their goals are in this life. By listening to the voices of others, instead of your own voice, you are effectively submitting to live your life for the sake of accomplishing their goals. Set your own expectations, meet your own goals, and live your own extraordinary life (or don’t).

  1. Now, Take One Shot

“I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot . . . when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.”

The way this applies to life is quite simple. Much of the time we look too far into the future, while performing a task that needs our full attention right now. This act could take away our focus, paralyze us from taking action, and take away the pleasure of doing what is at hand. In life you can take one shot at a time, then another, and from this all your dreams will come true. At least that’s what works for Michael Jordan.

Source: Various

Celebrate being a woman!

Woman…..







Woman…..

the mother
the wife
the friend
the sister

besides these….
all the lovely relations she follows to make you what you are…
and to make herself what she is….
all in all… to complete each other…..

You are inspiration….
You are lovely….

You are helpful…..
You are caring….
You are Sharing…..
and you are loving……

Whatever you are ……. you are yourself…. O! lovely woman …..
Make yourself feel special 🙂

The inner being, the inner intelligence

Hmmm… nice article….
By: Paramahamsa Sri Nithyananda

HEAR yourself when you speak. When I ask people who they are, they tell me they are doctors, spouses of someone or another, or friends of someone or another. These tags, doctor, engineer, husband, wife, father, daughter and friend, are labels given to you by the society. These tags are not you. “Who am I” is a deeper question beneath all these labels.
These labels serve well in the outside world. They mean nothing internally. Let us ask ourselves how to succeed in the outside world. You will say, “it is hard, Master”; you will advice me, “we should be ahead of the crowd in ideas, information, possessions, and even relationships.” I will ask you again, “Are you happy with everything you have?
You will say, “Master, there is no such thing as a happy state. We have to keep moving to be the leader in the pack.”
You are living and describing a rat race. The problem of winning a rat race is that even after winning you are no better than a rat.[Ah! yes…..]
People are concerned that they haven’t yet reaped the benefit of success. Sometimes failure is better than success. Look at the other side of failure. With failure you have still hope that you can succeed; but if you are successful you have nowhere to go, if you are still dissatisfied.
You may have climbed very fast but the climb would have led you to no place in particular. In fact, you might be stuck in a place where it makes no sense to you at all. You are totally disconnected from your inner being. This kind of success brings depression. Depression of success is worse than the depression of failure. People ask me, “what will meditation do to help achieve what I want?” They want to know whether it will give them what they want.
I say to them, may be not, meditation may not give you the power, the shakti, to make your dreams a reality, but will certainly give you the wisdom, the buddhi, to know that your entire reality is only a dream. Let this be clear.
Meditation creates a space for the inner being to flower. It creates peace amidst the chaos that rules your life. Meditation creates the space where you have neither answers nor questions. You will simply be aware. This awareness is precious. Where there is pure awareness, there is enlightenment. This is true freedom.

Be true to yourself, and your loved ones. If you are true to yourself, you are true to God – the supreme power.
For atheists, atleast yo are true to yourself!

Society defines the norms, but we define the society.
The inner self guides us about what is wrong and right – and urges us to the right things – and to correct as soon as we make a mistake.
The conscience never allows us to do wrong – if you go against your conscience, and lie to it, it will eat you up!
The whole point is about creating peace and happiness, and well-being!

This inner being, the inner intelligence, the inner energy guides us in our path.
Its the most powerful – it makes you the most powerful.

Vivekananda says: till inner intelligence is awakened no book will help you; once it is awakened you do not need any books.

Ah! totally agreed! 🙂

Source : Economic Times

In our hands – Karma

We all come across situations in life, when the right seems wrong, and the
wrong seems right…..
Sometimes, we are so frustrated with life and want to put blame to destiny for all the wrong that’s been happening.

Its all about Karma – don’t you think God is kind enough not to let us know of our previous Karmas – good or bad, else it’d be so very difficult to live in this life.

I have always been taught, and believed that man is the creator of destiny – Its we who choose our paths – and not that the paths choose us!

I really liked this:
John Oliver Hobbes said: “Men heap together mistakes of their lives and create a monster they call destiny”.

Keep earning good karma, thank for people who come in your life at different moments….
Love yourself for what you are, and improve upon your mistakes readily.

Do things truly- so that you can look directly in your own eyes – if you can be truthful to yourself, you are already a winner – you are already powerful!

FORGIVE: and see miracles happening!

FORGIVE – again and again!

I came across this interesting article…..
read on:

What is the law of karma?
It is the law of cause and effect. My guru, Sadhu Vaswani, referred to it as the law of the seed. As you sow, so shall you reap. You cannot sow thorns and reap apples.
The law of karma is universal; it applies equally to all. Every thought, word, deed, emotion, feeling and wish are seeds we sow in the field of life, In due course, the seeds will germinate and grow into trees, and yield fruit — bitter or sweet — which we shall have to eat. No one else can do that for us.
There are causes that produce their effect immediately. There are other causes that produce their effect after a long time. If you overeat, it is a cause you have created. It produces an immediate effect — indigestion. There are other causes which take time to produce its effect, every seed must yield its fruit. This is the law of karma.
We are told, all men are created equal. No one can be so foolish as to imagine that there is actual equality of ability or environment or conditions of birth for all. Why, in the same family, do all children not have equality of ability or intelligence?
A Sindhi proverb says: “The mother gives birth to children, each brings with himself his destiny”. Each one brings his own karma. Among siblings, one might become a millionaire, while another struggles to make ends meet.
Two question arise: 1) Is this inequality the result of karma? 2) And if so, is it fair? The answer to both — as the sages of India have taught us — is in the affirmative. You are the architect of your own destiny. You are the builder of your own life. Every thought, emotion, wish and action creates karma: and we have been creating karma for thousands, perhaps millions of years.
If our thoughts, emotions and actions are benevolent, so-called good karma results. If they are malevolent, evil or difficult karma is created. The good or evil we generate attaches itself to us and remains in our life until we have neutralised it.
Why are our past karmas kept a secret from us?
Don’t you think it is a great mercy of God that our past karmic links are not known to us? Else, it may be difficult for us to live in the world.
How did bad karma originate?
Free will gives us the right of choice. We can choose between what the Upanishads call preya and shreya. Preya is the pleasant: the path of pleasure that lures us but leads to our degradation.
Shreya is the good: the path of shreya may, at first, be difficult to tread but ultimately leads to our well-being and spiritual evolution. At every step we have a choice. Many of us, alas, choose the easy path — the path of pleasure — and so keep on multiplying undesirable karma.
If all that happens today is the result of our past karma, is everything predestined?
No. John Oliver Hobbes said: “Men heap together mistakes of their lives and create a monster they call destiny”.
You are the builder of your fate. Therefore, be careful, especially of you thoughts. Every thought is a seed you are sowing in the field of life, and what you sow today, you will have to reap tomorrow.
Change your karma and you will change the conditions in which you live. And you can change your karma by adopting a new pattern of thinking.

let our own light shine

a quote from a dear friend reminded me of this awesome para which has been an inspiration….. and I’ve kinda flaunted it on my profile for sometime….

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

~Nelson Mandela

Sometimes….

Just being there is ALL!

What is the single most important element in avoiding and resolving conflicts in professional environment?

socho…..socho…..

Ans: Communication

Well.. whether professional/personal…. communication is d single most important element!

sms:
Any one can love a rose, but its difficult to love a leaf…..
Don’t love someone who is beautiful… but love someone who makes your life beautiful!

Celebrate being a Woman!

Wishing you a happy “International Women’s Day – March 8, 2008” …..
Be an inpiration….
Be lovely….

Be helpful…..

Be caring….

Be Sharing…..

Be loving…… …. …..

But you are always na 🙂

Be whatever……. but be yourself…. O! lovely woman …..
Make yourself feel special 🙂

Woman…..







Woman…..

the mother
the wife
the friend
the sister

besides these….
all the lovely relations she follows to make you what you are…
and to make herself what she is….
all in all… to complete each other…..


From my earlier blogs…..
Some awesome beauty tips from my bag and which I follow:
http://spiritualspur.blogspot.com/2006/02/beauty-tips.html

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Ok…. find more info at http://www.internationalwomensday.com/
and

A nice poem I found on the web…

I am a girl.
I am an expression of beauty, joy, and love.
I have the right, the power and the ability, to create a beautiful, joyful, and peaceful world for myself and others.
I have a body, but i am not my body.
I have a face, but i am not my face. I am the most important thing in the world to me.
I am love in motion.
I am the light of the world.
I can create.
I can make a mistake.
I can create something beautiful in all that i do.
I deserve the best.
I give my best.
I do my best to always take care of me. I am a girl.
I am growing into a woman.
I AM IT.
I am the joy the world is waiting for.
Iyanla Vanzant, on self-affirmation for young women

Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.
Jean Anouilh

umm…. completing this with a stanza from “Aw well u know”

To understand her
Hear every thought
See every dream
And give her wings when she wants to fly

Celebrate!