Sometimes, we tell stories About ourselves In the hidden hope Against hope That someone will prove us wrong. That someone else will overturn them, Assert instead, that we have been enough all along. Our favourite stories of self doubt And not belonging And others in a similar vein… We hope to see decisively dismissed Magically … Continue reading Time For A Plot Twist In Your Story? (Poem + Energy Clearing)
I will probably continue to share more clearings, but at the moment I feel that this one concise clearing addresses the crux of any emotional difficulty we are facing. All our troubles start and end with our identification with a limited self. Anything and everything that happens, we habitually and compulsively weave into a narrative. We keep … Continue reading What Meaning Have You Given To This One Thing?
Don’t argue with the pain. Don’t pretend away the discomfort. It is okay to be broken, conflicted, Today - in need of comfort. You are not obligated and bound To be upbeat and strong all the time. All that life asks of you Is that you take it as it comes Just one step at … Continue reading Poems: Don’t Argue With The Pain
Life has no neat finales Though people may die or fall away No situation or relationship magically In a pleasant, or troubled place stagnates Where there is only One We see individual jigsaw pieces That can lock together, fall apart, Be lost, or broken too Whereas what we are Are varying wave forms That may run … Continue reading Poems: Ocean Waves
Do you find yourself struggling in a close relationship? Many of us do. Despite a long history of spiritual or healing practice, it is not uncommon to yet feel stuck in at least one challenging relationship. Whether this be with a family member, friend or anyone else, it may seem like this is the one … Continue reading How To Dissolve A Long Standing Grievance
Someone dear to me is accustomed to saying ‘Haq banta hai’ (I have the right), whenever he requests anything that could be considered an imposition. Even though I often suffered from the story of ‘I am often and easily taken advantage of’ in the past, his saying this never triggered any resistance in me. However, … Continue reading Without Apology
Welcoming all there is The turbulence, the churning The turning upside down Inside out Of what 'I' thought as ‘you’ Drawing it all Into the One embrace That finally dissolves All ideas of two That restful place Where the highest crests And the lowest troughs Return The steady, quiet, potent space From which once again … Continue reading Poems: 108 Words
If there is anyone who can hold up a mirror and make you laugh at that which you may have so far been turning a blind eye to, it is my friends GD and Aalif Surti. GD's inimitable, witty way of pointing to profound wisdom (and difficult truths) is artfully captured by his articulate brother, … Continue reading The 11 Commandments Of The New-Age-Ego (In A Nutshell)