Few years ago, I had myriads of doubts about the idea of ‘giving’. I struggled with questions like what should I give, do I have enough to give, what if my generosity is exploited (now I laugh at these doubts).These questions halted my action, but something inside me longed to be useful to the world. After being associated with ‘The Art of Living’ for 2 years, I have come to grasp a little of the depth and breadth of service. There is a Sanskrit word, ‘Seva’, meaning “selfles
These days the internet and social media are loaded with great advises on how one should conduct oneself. "Be peaceful", "happiness is your natural right" or even "meditate"! These are great, and the fact that there is greater awareness towards the importance of mind and emotions and the part they play in shaping a human character, is very gratifying. But the BIG question is "HOW" - isn't it? HOW do you not feel envious or HOW do you not let desires consume you or HOW do you
There is a little Buddha in everybody, and that Buddha is in the form of Siddhartha. Do you know who Siddhartha is? Before Buddha became Buddha he was Siddhartha. He was wandering, lost. He had tried everything but he couldn’t find; but he had that spirit of enquiry He said, ‘The world is all sorrow and I want to get rid of sorrow.’ Siddhartha understood everything is sorrow, but he did not know the way. So everybody has a little Buddha inside of them, only he has to wake up.