Do you understand Gita ? No Way


UNDERSTANDING GITA. Gita is not as simple a book as it seems. Till date I have not found even one person, who has understood it fully. Even I am trying to understand it properly. Here I give one example. The real Upadesha of the Lord starts with 2-11 अशोच्यानन्वशोचस्त्वं – त्वम् अशोच्यान् अनु अशोचः ।….

WHAT IS VEDA – वेद क्या है?


दासोऽहमिति मे बुद्धिः ददस्व दासवत्सलः । “दा”कार अवखण्डय दासमात्मीकुरुष्व ।(Oh Savior of servitors – दासवत्सलः ! Please give me the sense of being a Servitor – Daasoham – दासोऽहम्. Then remove the Daa – दा from it (दासोऽहम्), so that it leaves only सोऽहम् – Thou art me. Thereby I become a part of Thou.)…

ownership


Feb 22 – 2019, I was with a friend on skype after my dinner. He is CEO of well-known FMCG Giant. The CEO was talking about the growth of his organization. “One issue that is coming in the way is that people in the next levels don’t take ownership of their jobs. This is slowing…

Empathy – How – why – when


11 Jan 2019 One of my Friend HR-HEAD with fortune 50-IT ORG at Mumbai. he was explaining the concept of empathy to his team. I was there as an observer. He explained empathy is all about getting into the other person’s shoes. He then turned around and asked. “Would you like to add anything?”“ I…

Life Sukta 10


सत्यानृता च परुषा प्रियवादिनी च । हिंस्रा दयालुरपि चार्थपरा वदान्या ।नित्यव्यया प्रचुरनित्यधनागमा च । वाराङ्गनेव नृपनीतिरनेकरूपा ।। Politicians and prostitutes have many common characteristics and share a common philosophy of life. Sometimes they talk wisely, while at other times, they speak only lies or make deceitful comments. Sometimes they talk very pleasantly like noble persons,…

A FLIGHT TO THE TOP (Untaught Lessons)


Mother Nature has created all the birds alike having two strong claws to hold, two wings, a neck and two eyes to explore the world around. But are you aware that there is a bird quite different and exemplary out of all the other common birds flying in the sky- i.e. Hawk, also known as…

consciousness


What is consciousness?. When we say, ” I am”, we are in a state of consciousness. However, consciousness has twin connotations. Material consciousness and Pure Consciousness. When we say, ” I am the lord of all we are in the pincer grip of material consciousness. On the other hand when we say, ” I am…

Religious or Scientific – Your call.


Let’s understand what our Ancient Books can teach us, some of us think the stories are without head and tail, only the thing is how much you can deep dig and use your brain to understand these, obviously, you have to think and deep dig with out of box thinking. (Our culture is light years…

The One


एको देवः केशवो वा शिवो वा । एकं मित्रं भूपतिर्वा यतिर्वा ।।एको वासः पत्तने वा वने वा । एका नारी सुन्दरी वा दरी वा ।। एको मुख्यो देवः प्रशस्ताः केशाः यस्य स केशवः (केशाद्वोऽन्यतरस्याम् इति वप्रत्यय) । विष्णुर्वा शिवः शंकरो वा । एकं मित्रं भूपतिः राजा वा यतिः संन्यासी वा । एको मुख्यो वासो वसतिस्थानं पत्तने नगरे…

कोई अर्थ नहीं


**राष्ट्रकवि श्री रामधारी सिंह दिनकर** ।। कोई अर्थ नहीं।। नित जीवन के संघर्षों सेजब टूट चुका हो अन्तर्मन,तब सुख के मिले समन्दर कारह जाता कोई अर्थ नहीं।। जब फसल सूख कर जल के बिनतिनका -तिनका बन गिर जाये,फिर होने वाली वर्षा कारह जाता कोई अर्थ नहीं।। सम्बन्ध कोई भी हों लेकिनयदि दुःख में साथ न…

Life Sukt 8


कार्यार्थी भजते लोकः यावत् कार्यं न सिध्यति । उत्तीर्णे च परे पारे नौकायाः किं प्रयोजनम् ॥ जव तक कार्यसिद्धि न हो जाय, तव तक लोग आप का उपयोग करते रहेंगे । एक वार कार्यसिद्धि हो जाय, तो कोइ आप को पुछता भी नहीं । जव नदी पार हो जाय, तो नौका को कौन पुछता है ।…

Life Sukt 7


वनानि दहतः वह्नेः सखा भवति मारुतः । स एव दीप नाशाय कृशे कस्यास्ति सौहृदम् ॥ भावार्थ – जो पवन वन के दहन में अग्निका सहायता करता है, वही पवन एक दीपक के लौ को वुझादेता है । दुर्वल के सहायता कौन करता है ? (सव सवल तथा धनवान को सहायता करना चाहते हैं ।) The wind…

Life Sukt 6


पद्माकरं दिनकरो विकचं करोति (विकचीकरोति) ।चन्द्रो विकासयति कैरवचक्रवालम् ।।नाभ्यार्थितो जलधरोऽपि जलं ददाति ।सन्तः स्वयं परहिते विहिताभियोगाः (सुकृताभियोगाः) ।। नीतिशतकम् ।। The Sun helps flower the lotus without asking for it. The Moon charms the water lily without asking for it. The clouds rain water without asking for it. The noble souls do good for others…

Life Sukt 5


अजरामरवत्प्राज्ञो विद्यामर्थं च साधयेत् । गृहीत इव केशेषु मृत्युना धर्ममाचरेत् ॥ The wise persons should attempt to acquire knowledge and wealth as if they are never going to die – there is plenty of time for its requirement and use. And they should practice the principles of righteousness as if death is tightly holding them…

Life Sukt 4


यथा देशस्तथा वेशः यथा राजा तथा प्रजाः । यथा भुमिस्तथा तोयम् यथा बीजस्तथाङ्कुरः । ॥ The dress is determined by the geo-climatic conditions. The citizens adapt to the nature of the Rules. The quality of water depends upon the surroundings. The nature of the sprouts depends upon the nature of seeds. It is a variation of…

Life Sukt 3


निःस्वो वष्टि शतं शती दशशतं लक्षं सह्स्राधिपः लक्षेशः क्षितिपालतां क्षितिपतिश्चक्रेशतां वाञ्छति ।चक्रेशः पुनरिन्द्रतां सुरपतिः ब्राह्मं पदं वाञ्छति ब्रह्मा शैवपदं शिवो हरिपदं चाशावधिं को गतः ॥ The poor wishes to have a hundred rupees, the one who has a hundred wants a thousand, the one with a thousand, wishes for a lakh. The one with a lakh wants…

Life Sukt 2


अश्वं नैव गजं नैव व्याघ्रं नैव च नैव च । अजापुत्रं बलिं दद्यात् देवो दुर्बलघातकः ॥ Not a horse, not an elephant, and never a tiger. It is the son of a goat that is sacrificed! God is indeed a betrayer of the weak! बलि अथवा कुरवानी के लिये घोडा, हाथी, बाघ, आदि बलवान प्राणीयों को…

life Sukta 1


क्षते प्रहाराः निपतन्ति अभीक्ष्णं धनक्षये वर्धति जाठराग्निः । आपत्सु वैराणि समुद्भवन्ति छिद्रेष्वनर्थाः बहुलीभवन्ति ॥ When there is a wound, one frequently stumbles in that wounded area. When the money is gone (one becomes poor), the hunger increases. When one is in trouble, the enmities crop up. When there is a loophole (when divided), problems become aplenty. (One…

whats good? whats bad?


There is a widespread tendency to play the victim card when things go wrong in our lives. In this regard, Gita says, ” Man is his own friend as well as his foe “. This is very true. He must know what is good for him. He should seek only that which is really good…

The GoodMan


There is a storey of a man who tried to save a scorpion from drowning; but each time he picked it up from the water when the insect fell into it, it stung him. When somebody remonstrated with him for being such a fool, his reply was, ” I am behaving like this because I…

मन,शरीर और आत्म


किसी भी इंसान के तीन रूप होते हैं। पहला, उसके व्यक्तित्व के बारे में जैसा लोग सोचते हैं, दूसरा, वह खुद अपने बारे में जैसा सोचता है और तीसरा,जैसा वो असल में है। किसी भी इंसान के तीन रूप होते हैं। पहला, उसके व्यक्तित्व के बारे में जैसा लोग सोचते हैं, दूसरा, वह खुद अपने…

चक्रों का विज्ञान


आखिर ये चक्र हैं क्या? आजकल जहां देखो, वहां चक्रों की चर्चा हो रही है। खासकर पश्चिम में जहां भी आप जाएंगे आपको हर जगह ‘व्हील अलाइनमेंट सेंटर’ दिखाई देंगे, जहां आप अपने चक्रों को एक सीध में करवा सकते हैं। इसके अलावा वहां योग–स्टूडियो से लेकर काइरो–पै्रक्टिस करने वाले, सभी चक्रों पर काम कर…