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 …

Many lies, one truth

We deceive ourselves and others all the time. We think we know what is good for us and convince ourselves and others that this is so. We nurture the hope that we will be happy forever, healthy forever and alive forever. We drown ourselves in more and more invasive forms …

A choice to have better!

Choice isn’t always a good thing. In the absence of a clear idea of what is in the interest of freedom from afflictive emotions and self destructive states, unbridled choice could easily be a trap. For instance, our anticipation for a better future does not necessarily lead us towards formulating …

Deprivation and a way out?

Deprivation means different things to different people. For millions, it is a lack of basic amenities like food, water and shelter. Perhaps even pervasive is a sense of being unfinished, fragmented, deficient. This pervasiveness likely transcends the material conveniences we are bestowed with. We see deprivation as a lack of …