Monthly Archives: February 2015

Giver should be Thankful

It happened with Dozo, a Zen monk. A rich man came to Dozo with ten thousand gold coins. That was a very big amount. He was going to gift it to the temple where Dozo was the priest. Dozo accepted it … Continue reading

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CHILD ABUSE

Stress is one of the most important causes of child abuse and neglect. Unrealistic expectations on the part of parents and the pressure they put on kids leads to abuse. Abuse need not be beating up or physically assaulting children … Continue reading

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COMPASSION

Vedic thought and philosophy prescribe twenty ethical guidelines called yamas (restraints) and niyamas (observances) in the observance of dharma. Compassion is an important yama, a deep awareness and sympathy for another’s suffering. This humane quality does not stop with understanding … Continue reading

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SLEEP

When you think of sleep, the word association is automatically lullabies. The lullaby has existed since ancient times and is a soothing song played or sung to young children to help them sleep. Lullabies are used to pass down cultural … Continue reading

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Common Sense

Common sense is a way of thinking that needs constant nourishing and application. Common sense is simply a way of getting across your point of view in such a way that everybody understands and is able to think of as … Continue reading

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DUTY

Duty A girl born in India is fed the concept of DUTY with her mother’s milk. It is more often what her duties are and what is expected of her than what her family, her partner, her kids or society … Continue reading

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