September 15, 2015

Humility, Wisdom & Liberation

The ultimate pursuit of human life, according to Vedic texts, is Moksha. Loosely the word could be translated as Liberation in English, although its way complex than that. Vedic scriptures suggest that “There is no man stronger than one who is humble. That’s because a humble man, renouncing self, yields to Moksha – the ultimate goal.” A prayer […]
September 15, 2015

Vedas on Waywardness of Fortune

Friends aren’t enough to make one happy, nor foes are enough to make one unhappy; wisdom cannot guarantee wealth nor wealth can guarantee happiness. Prudence isn’t enough for attainment of wealth nor foolishness hinders success; the wise man, not the fool, understands this secret of the world. Fortune follows whomsoever she […]
September 14, 2015

The Saga of Socialism and its Offshoots

Socialism was once regarded as a new faith for skeptical age. A faith that promised a world of harmony and abundance – if only – property was shared by all and distributed equally. The idea of socialism had spread farther and faster than any other political idea in history. Yet, […]
September 13, 2015

Thought Control

When misfortunes strikes know that they are not just because of what you’ve done; it’s because of what you’ve had thought. If we cannot restrain ourselves from committing a deed which we know is evil, it is due to the fact that we first permitted ourselves to think of this evil act […]