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10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

by Marc Chernoff

You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you?  The ten truths listed below fall firmly into that category – life lessons that many of us likely learned years ago, and have been reminded of ever since, but for whatever reason, haven’t fully…


Added by Bijay Raut on February 26, 2014 at 3:24am — No Comments

Does a Good Leader Have To Be Tough? - by Deepak Chopra

In modern business and government, leaders are expected to behave in a peculiar way. Success depends on adopting the model of warfare.

To describe someone as tough, ruthless, a winner in the battle for supremacy - these are compliments. We've become used to toughness as a desirable attribute for success. What's peculiar about…


Added by Bijay Raut on February 13, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.

It’s easy to think of happiness as a result, but…


Added by Bijay Raut on January 20, 2014 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Mindfulness: 5 Simple tricks to Stay Relaxed and Stay Alert

Most of us go through our lives generally thinking about the past or worried or anxious about what is to come in the future. In this we lose the very precious essence, which is, this very moment. Practice of Mindfulness basically teaches us how to live this moment and be aware of everything that is happening around us NOW.…


Added by Bijay Raut on January 19, 2014 at 12:57am — No Comments

Paramahansa Yogananda - Interview of a Yogi

by Ritu Khanna

An unusual 'interview' with the great master — Paramahansa Yogananda

American journalist Horace Greeley, editor of the New-York Tribune, interviewed Brigham Young, the…


Added by Bijay Raut on January 11, 2014 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

The ‘Busy’ Trap

by Tim Kreider, from Opinionator - The New York Times

If you live in America in the 21st century you’ve probably had to listen to a lot of people tell you how busy they are. It’s become the default response when you ask anyone how they’re doing: “Busy!” “So busy.” “Crazy busy.” It is, pretty obviously, a boast disguised as a complaint.…


Added by Bijay Raut on December 11, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

"Most people aren’t lucky enough to have a flexible schedule. I didn’t have one either for the first sixteen years of my corporate life. So I did the next best thing by going to bed early and getting up at 4: 00 A.M. to do my creative side projects. One of those projects became the sketches for Dilbert."

- Scott Adams

Energy, not…


Added by Bijay Raut on December 10, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Dharma - The Science and Art of Living in Harmony With the World

Sanatan Dharma - the path to Wellness, Personal Growth, Spirituality, and Evolution.

"To align oneself to Dharma or try to know the true nature of it, is one of the ways of describing the Higher Goal in life."

"When God created the universe, He endowed it with order, with the laws to govern creation. Dharma is God’s divine law…


Added by Bijay Raut on December 10, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Top 7 Tips for How to Be Happy

1.) Let go of negativity.

  • Learn to forgive and forget.

  • See every challenge as an opportunity for further growth.

  • Express gratitude for what you have.

  • Be more optimistic…


Added by Bijay Raut on December 3, 2013 at 1:35am — No Comments

How to Become a Great Leader

by Deepak Chopra

Leadership is a hot topic and will always be one. We seem to linger in a perpetual leadership vacuum. Today's Presidents and CEOs, generals and coaches, don't stand in comparison with the great leaders of the past - or so we are told - and in times of crisis, people cry out for someone who can show them a way to escape the looming threat.

How to Become a Great Leader

There’s a general myth that…

Added by Bijay Raut on November 30, 2013 at 12:07am — No Comments

How to Handle Difficult People

by Deepak Chopra

The path to success can be derailed by clashes with difficult people, and even if the clash isn't disastrous, it can make your life very unpleasant. Everyone has a store of coping mechanisms that we resort to when we find ourselves in stressful situations.

How to Handle Difficult People

Difficult people force us to fall back on our coping mechanisms. Some of us placate, others…

Added by Bijay Raut on November 29, 2013 at 1:55am — No Comments

Using Downward Dogs to Treat Depression - CNN

By Amanda Enayati, CNN Contributor, Sat March 16, 2013

(CNN) -- When Cesar Castillo's cancer returned for the second time, he fell apart.

"I had to go through a rigorous chemo and radiation therapy and a stem cell transplant," he said. "I couldn't concentrate. I couldn't relax. I was really anxious and…


Added by Bijay Raut on June 25, 2013 at 3:32am — 1 Comment

Yoga - Obliterating Boundaries

"Yoga means, in every possible way, preparing a human being to slowly obliterate his boundaries so that he can simply be. You need to understand this, if you create a boundary, one thing is you have to define it, next thing is you have to defend it – if the boundary becomes large you have to build an army." -…


Added by Bijay Raut on June 12, 2013 at 5:45am — No Comments

5 Steps To Harness The Power Of Intention

Intention is the starting point of every dream. It is the creative power that fulfills all of our needs, whether for money, relationships, spiritual awakening, or love.


Everything that happens in the universe begins with intention. When I decide to buy a birthday…


Added by Bijay Raut on June 11, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Role of a Guru


Sadhguru, what is the role you are going to play as a Guru in our lives?


As the word Guru suggests – gu means darkness, ru means dispeller – dispelling darkness. How to dispel…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 31, 2013 at 3:22am — No Comments


"Now, should one fulfil the desires or eliminate them? The first principle is that one should fulfil one's desires. The second law is that desire cannot be satisfied. Therefore, the third principle is that one must practise both. If possible, one should aim for fulfilment of desires and for desireless-ness at the…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 21, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Heart of The Mind - A Book of Poetry


"Ultimately, poetry is the pouring of the divine consciousness through the pen of the master poet." - Bijay Raut, The Heart of The Mind

Available at http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/bijayraut

"The Heart of the Mind" immediately stands out as a poet's quest to epitomize progressive human experiences - beginning from love, to…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

John Muir: My life with Nature

John Muir: My life with Nature

by Joseph Cornell

from the book's back cover )

John Muir: My Life with Nature 

by Joseph Cornell 

Illustrations by Elizabeth Ann Kelley and Christopher Canyon 

(Nevada City: Dawn Publications, 2000)

Biography *…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 18, 2013 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Fortune - A Poem by Sadhguru

Fortune is not found by

the diggers of gold or by those

who scavenge the marketplace

Fortune is not theirs who dive

into oceans to find what those

before them could afford to lose

In search of fortune, the pittance

that has enslaved too many…


Added by Bijay Raut on May 1, 2013 at 4:13am — No Comments

Following the Dharma and Avoiding Suffering

by Tsenzhab Serkong Rinpoche I

Recognizing Suffering

The Sanskrit word …


Added by Bijay Raut on April 20, 2013 at 10:50am — No Comments

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