Listen to the criticism and get the details, How to be a Perfect Human being

When someone criticizes you, instead of attacking the other person(s) for their words and building a hostile atmosphere try to calm it down. Try to remain level-headed, open and figure out how this can help you. Even when someone blurts out something not too constructive like “Your work/blog/product stinks!” you might want to ask a […]

Guru is not for fashion, Guru is the One to whom you must Surrender

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Go to guru, to surrender. Surrender means that one will accept whatever the guru says. It is not that one thinks, “I do not care for my guru’s order. Still I am a disciple.” That is not actually accepting a guru. Just like Arjuna surrendered to Krishna. You must find out guru where you can […]

How is Lord Krishna the greatest scientist?

How is Krishna the greatest scientist? Because He knows everything. Science means to know the thing correctly. A scientist is one who knows a subject matter thoroughly. Krishna knows everything. If I say that heat is the energy of Krishna, you cannot deny it, because it is not your energy. In your body there is […]

Count to 10 before you speak, says Gautama Buddha

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If you react immediately to criticism then you’ll often react in a knee-jerk manner. And the words that come out may be overemotional, vicious and unnecessary. Count to at least 10 after someone has criticized you. Then respond. This simple way of calming yourself down and regaining some perspective can save you a lot of […]

Transfer the burden, Quotes from Bhagvad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam

Good infrastructure is the basic necessity for any developing state. India also in its effort to progress is doing its best in this aspect. Indian roads and highways are seeing a change that is unparalleled in history. Realizing the crumbling state of the Roads in the national Capital due to increase in automobiles, the people […]

Today before you complain about…

Today before you think of saying an unkind word – Think of someone who can’t speak. Today before you complain about the taste of your food – Think of someone who has nothing to eat. Today before you complain about life – Think of someone who went too early to heaven. Today before you argue […]

Get Permanent Life, No more changing apartment

We are not proprietor of this body. We are occupier. Just like a rented house: the proprietor and the tenant are different. So I am the spirit soul. I am not proprietor; I am simply occupier. The proprietor is the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is giving me a particular apartment according to my capacity […]

Be Responsive to choose the best Possible Alternative

“Responsive” means acting appropriately to the issue at hand. Rather than being driven and controlled by habitual, knee-jerk reactions, being responsive means having the ability to maintain perspective and to choose the best possible alternative or course of action, given your unique situation. Because responsive people are able to see the entire picture so well, […]

Is there any real joyfulness? Joyfulness is an illusion in this material world

People think, “I can enjoy this material world very nicely. Everyone is having such a good time. There is no reason I can’t enjoy myself as much as they.” This idea is illusion because there is no real enjoyment in the material world. We may be very good-looking, famous, well educated, wealthy and powerful, and […]

Do not live in imagined future

If you want to be a happier, less-stressed person, there is no better place to start than with becoming aware of “anticipatory thinking,” or an imagined future. Essentially, this type of thinking involves imagining how much better your life will be when certain conditions are met – or how stressful, or difficult something is going […]

Let us do our duty Sincerely

In a certain province there was no rain fall for few years. People were fleeing away to other places for a livelihood. The king’s treasury was also almost got empty. It was an empty sight everywhere. During this period Sri Narada was passing by a village. In the outskirts of the village there was a […]

You cannot stop crime by law, Sankirtana is the best way to stop Crime

The difference between a pious man and a criminal is that one is pure in heart and the other is dirty. This dirt is like a disease in the form of uncontrollable lust and greed in the heart of the criminal. When the people become purified of these dirty things, crime will disappear. The simplest […]

There are still going to be errors, but focus on doing the best you can

You can try and try – you can make allowances for contingencies and mix-ups, but there are still going to be errors. And when errors happen, forget a promise, meeting, or commitment; then someone is going to be hurt, upset, mad, or disappointed. Rather than becoming upset, defensive, or guilty, maintain your bearings and remain […]

Thoughts of Sadguru Nishkulanand Swami on our Mindset

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Here are some thoughts of Sadguru Nishkuland Swami on our minset – how we feel about our pleasures, pressures, and moksh (liberation). Sadguru Nishkulanand Swami prays, “O God! Please reside and dwell in my heart by removing ills from it.” Swami then says to the Satsangis, “The inner weaknesses malign our heart. To escape sins, […]

Again become mouse: A Story for our Self Assessment from Srimad Bhagavatam

A mouse came to a saintly person: “Sir, I am very much troubled. This cat troubles me very much.” “So what you want?” “Let me become a cat.” “All right, you become a cat.” So he became a cat. Then after few days, he came back. “Sir, still I am in trouble.” “What is that?” […]

Seven Wonders of the World, Seven Wonders of our Life

A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the present “Seven Wonders of the world.” Though there were some disagreements, the following received the most votes: Egypt’s Great Pyramids Taj Mahal Grand Canyon Panama Canal Empire State Building St. Peter’s Basilica China’s Great Wall While gathering the votes, the teacher noticed […]

What magic we can show to God

An atheist may argue that, “Why you are thinking of God? God is no more expert than a watchmaker. This body is just like a clock. You wind it and it will go on.” but of course God is greater because He can create machines in duplicate male and female forms. Here a clock machine […]