We find it more convenient to relate to labels – a husband, a wife, a child etc…Labels/words have pre- conceived associations in our minds and we relate to them, rather than the actual reality.Thus, we relate only to images in our minds, not to reality as it is. A recognition of this enables real relationships […]
Love is common bandied word…and much abused…. a lot of us can’t differentiate between “love” and “like”. An attempt to put my thoughts in perspective here…. Love, more often than not, in our colloquial lives is associated with a specific activity or a set of activities as in marriage, sex , filial love etc…It is […]
There was a girl of 8 or 10 I had met years back when Pandit Jasraj had picked her up from her village since she had something in her, a spark for music.He took care of her totally in their house while teaching her music.Today, I heard her at a concert and I believe she […]
Have always felt that positive thinking is an over-rated, cosmetic approach to situations.At a deeper level, it does help to fake it till you make it.That is part of the breakthrough from deep within..to live from within what one truly sees as oneself irrespective of external challenges and situations.Here, the outer world manifests from the […]
Can we do something, together?
The status of the elderly in today’s society is pathetic. The need to feel needed is an important human need for a dignified life and they are becoming increasingly irrelevant in this context. I see this as an increasing kind of abuse where an entire class of people is becoming irrelevant. Their conventional social roles […]