What is the Bhagavad Gita? It is profound wisdom from ancient India. It literally means “song of God”; Bhagavad means God and Gita meaning Song. The Bhagavad Gita is a 700 verse Hindu scripture in Sanskrit and is part of the 6th book of Mahabharata. My Mother Says what makes The Mahabharata special; is that there are no restrictions on who can read it. Everyone regardless … Continue reading Bhagavad Gita: simple and profound lessons
Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist whose research was deep-rooted in psychoanalysis. His theories are so revered that they were made into their own school of psychotherapy: Jungian psychology, which is also called analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry but also in philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, literature, and religious studies. My Mother Says here are some of my favourite quotes from Carl Jung… … Continue reading The best of Carl Jung
A wonderful interpretation of Prayer. Prayer doesn’t just happen when we kneel or put our hands together and focus and expect things from God. *Thinking positive and wishing good for others is a prayer.* When you hug a friend. *That’s a prayer.* When you cook something to nourish family and friends. *That’s a prayer.* When we send off our near and dear ones and say, … Continue reading What is a prayer ?
This is my favorite poem and so incredibly relevant to a modern day lifestyle. This came far before “Mindfulness” came in vogue. This poem is practical, honest and beautiful… Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, 1952. Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth … Continue reading My favorite poem
Carl Jung has been integral in shaping how we look at psychology today. He thought that spirituality is a central part of human’s journey. He is inspiring and very practical even in today’s world. Some of the key quotes from Carl Jung… ”One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light but by making the darkness conscious.” “Until you make the unconscious conscious, it … Continue reading The best of Carl Jung
The soul is dyed the colour of its thoughts. Think only those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the full light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you choose, what you think, and what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny. – Heraclitus – Greek poet, philosopher Continue reading Your integrity is your destiny
Chi Gung is harnessing Pranic energy. My Mother Says this video talks about a high level of energy lying dormant in everybody. It is worth considering learning the basics for simple self help. Chi energy – amazing footage Continue reading Chi Energy – amazing footage
Originally posted on mishmash:
Silence noun si·lence ˈsī-lən(t)s A lack of sound or noise Or, The sound of an empty school after the last student or teacher or cafeteria supervisor has left for the day. The sound of an empty house that was expecting its occupant to come home today, but they didn’t. The sound of someone who would like to speak, would like to… Continue reading Silence, Redefined
My Mother Says this is one of the most YouTube videos she’s ever seen… “Wow”, and “Amazing” are inadequate to describe what you experience when watching this video. My Mother Says what makes one stumble apon this video is probably the same intelligence that makes a Monarch butterfly with a brain size of a pin head navigate its way from Brazil all the way to … Continue reading What’s your calling?
My Mother Says the definition of success is to be involved in life but not affected by it. Deepak Chopra and Sadhguru talk about how to make this possible in our lives. Deepak Chopra approaches wisdom from a scientific basis and Sadhguru approaches it as a mystic whilst also throwing in a bit of humor in the whole discussion! Ancient wisdom in modern times Continue reading Ancient wisdom in modern times