paradox of me

I am free, I am caged  I am beautiful, I am ugly I am tranquil, I am rage I am ignorant, I am a sage  I am freedom and the cage  I am beauty and ugliness  I am tranquility and the enraged  I am ignorance and the sage I am oppressed and the oppressor  I… Continue reading paradox of me

Albeit momentarily

What is it like to be me, what is it like to be you? Is it what I am that I see in you? What is it like to be true to oneself? Is it when you know to love your own true self? What is it like to be loved, to connect with another?… Continue reading Albeit momentarily

if there was only one song I could sing..

if there was only one song I could singit would be the one I am singingthe one whose words I don't always know and I hum along anywaythe one which sounds like it has been sung before & yet it is only mine to sing if there was only one song I could singit would… Continue reading if there was only one song I could sing..

My Whale watching experience-a poem

Blessed are we that we live in your presence Amidst your effortless grace , magnanimity  We pay money to come see you glide in your own house  And then expect you to give us a performance , one that’s the best, unique & special i.e. one that no one else known to us has experienced… Continue reading My Whale watching experience-a poem

7 Simple benefits of Meditation

I have tried different types of meditations i.e. focusing on breath, focusing on a point of light, five senses meditation and the one that I have been able to stick to on a daily basis is a vedic mantra based meditation taught by Deborah  King. From what I know even Transcendental Meditation uses the same… Continue reading 7 Simple benefits of Meditation

Parallels between Vedic Wisdom and Western Psychology

In the past few years my interests have led me to dig up some info on psychology in the Western world and corresponding work in the realm of Eastern wisdom. In this blog I am drawing parallels between two Western Psychological models of understanding why we do what we do with the Eastern wisdom namely… Continue reading Parallels between Vedic Wisdom and Western Psychology

Solitude

It is often when we are alone that our faith gets stronger It is often when we are alone that our fears crawl out into the open It is often when we are alone that we are silent It is often when we are alone that we do take a deep listen.   Being by… Continue reading Solitude

Cruising the skies or waiting in the Hangar?

I do not know what is it about air travel or travel in general and the flow of thoughts combined with the urge to pen them down. It’s almost like an irresistible urge. Something very similar to when you just have to go to the bathroom and can’t control your pee any longerJ Wonder if… Continue reading Cruising the skies or waiting in the Hangar?

Spiritual & Worldly..The Dichotomy.

My tryst with spiritual contemplation and exploration began with the questions: Why do I exist? Why am I here? Most of us have struggled with these existential questions at some point of time in our lives. Some of us chose to ignore it and agreed to bury it deep down inside forever.  One way or… Continue reading Spiritual & Worldly..The Dichotomy.

Dead wild goose

My typical drive to work wasn’t as typical today. I left home knowing that I was running late ( well..coz I woke up late). I was driving on my normal route which had regular traffic as you would expect in a busy Chicago suburb. While passing through one of the intersections and singing along with… Continue reading Dead wild goose