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?
Rejection is something that we all experience from time to time. Some secretly believe they face it more than others, but it is actually quite universal. The rejection I speak of is not limited to the heartbreaks of romantic liaisons. It is the message interpreted from a parent's dissatisfaction with your grades(despite your best efforts), their … Continue reading Accepting Rejection
Our suffering is directly proportional to our resistance to the way things currently stand. The troubling conclusion that no breakthrough is possible is often erroneous. The truth is that the available options may not be palatable to us. For the way forward may require us to change ourselves, our point of view and our habitual … Continue reading Are You Resisting The Situation Or A Personal Transformation?
Victim, Villain, Hero, Sage. Captivating roles that keep us engaged. What would it be like to see the long repeating patterns in our relationships in a different light? What would it be like to be free of these old, habitual stories and their consequent drama and trauma? I shared the poem below on Facebook a … Continue reading Beyond Drama
As I prepared for my travel to Eastern Europe last month, I began looking for interesting places in Prague and Budapest. Searching travel blogs and reviews, I came across two unusual write-ups. They intrigued me sufficiently for me to decide that Vyserhad and Attila’s Mound were places I would definitely visit. Even as I was … Continue reading A Slice Of Foreign Life
Lighting a lamp and an incense stick at dusk is a ritual practised in many Indian households. Pune is no exception. As I walked along the garden track in yesterday's dimming light, a strong fragrance of Nag Champa wafted my way. More used to paying attention to the earthy smell of the ground and leaves, … Continue reading Missing Something That’s Right Under Your Nose?
You may have felt that "this only happens to me". "Only I know how this feels." But it is not true. As we peel away layers of our trapped emotions, patterns and limiting beliefs, we begin to see that there are many angles that contribute. While the details and intricacies will vary, there are common … Continue reading Individual Clearings and Collective Consciousness