Considering Being

CPT is contemplation in process. Its underlying emphasis is one of openness, of freedom from rigidity and in keeping with that, CPT recognizes that ideas are in the end, mere fabrications, that there is no true ‘idea’ as such. Concepts and constructs in CPT aim to bring one closer to …

Linking the relative

Entertaining the possibility that phenomena might also be viewed as ultimately having a substrate that is non relative can bring about increased adaptibility and help in creating or augmenting situational, personal or interpersonal flexibility. In this context, the demarcation of the self and of the other could be viewed as …

Nothing left to say!

With all our thoughts and action, there is always something left undone. We continue to act, most of the time in our own interests and sometimes selflessly, without end. The realms that capture our attention serve to reinforce our own personhood and somehow, no matter what our motivation, we see …

Nothing if not devotion!

Contrary to how scholars might opine, perhaps the abnegation of the self isn’t that very different from a devotion to the supposed divine. The absorption in something ‘other ‘ than the self is a state shorn of too many conditions, especially ones that keep us trapped in self referential anxiety. …

In search of space

We get disturbed often. In resolving the incongruence between what we want and what we get, it makes a great deal of sense to continuously examine what determines our needs. Such an examination often reveals that what causes perturbation is the ascription of relevance and of permanence to what will …

Bottom Up Learning

There is top down insight and bottom up learning. Insight is available from those who have gone the whole way and come up with the means and the fruits of their path. The guidance their insight provides serve as beacons in the sea of choices we have to eke out …