Tag Archives: Discovering oneself

Ocean of Light

  Never could I have dreamt of the Beauty of floating in an Ocean of Light enveloping gently all that I am But where it starts or ends is not skin or centre of sight which lends itself to the … Continue reading

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The art of communication – through the lens of Equanimity

How much ever I wish and hope telepathy to be the official channel of communication, the role of language and active communication cannot be denied in today’s world. We all live together, grow together and it is human interactions that … Continue reading

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The word equanimity brings to my mind the image of a vast ocean in which different streams come from all sides and completely merge into it but the ocean remains unaffected and continues to ‘be’.  There is a sense of … Continue reading

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Notes of a silent flute

On the darkest night notes of a silent flute play fire-dance in my heart. The player sends his invisible breath to hold me hush within its palm. Following footsteps of its tunes I grow invisible too. One time I’m a … Continue reading

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Midnight stories

Late last night my brother reached out to me to chat. Unsure of his way forward professionally, he mumbled that the endless advice from those concerned was only confusing him. “Why are you listening to them then?”, I asked comfortably … Continue reading

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Trying to deal with the resentment one faces from others

“This human being is a guest house. Every morning there is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor…Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honourably. The dark thought, the … Continue reading

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A peek into myself

As member of the IPI team I had agreed to submit blogs for the ipi-website at regular intervals, and now it was my turn. But… I am engaged in many unrelated things, and I was finding it difficult to put … Continue reading

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Living in the NOW

How often have you engaged in a self-talk or been in a situation where you are pulled between how you feel and what your mind tells you? My guess would be ‘a lot of times’.  While growing up we are … Continue reading

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Storing and hoarding

Some words glued to pages lying still in self-arrest pleaded silently to me: We must be brought to life at once to caress the clever storm growing stronger in it’s weakness! “What stops you then?”, I asked, as I shoved them … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

The biggest and the most refreshing departure from western psychology to Indian psychology, for me, was the shift from trying to understand the other, to ‘know thyself’. This is a process, a journey, an adventure, which entails a dive inside, … Continue reading

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