Monthly Archives: March 2013

Nature & Justice

I have seen two cases recently in which there is popular support for pardon. Most recent is Sanjay Dutt, and sometime back it was Rajat Gupta. I myself felt bad for Rajat Gupta as he was (I would say he still is) a shining star in the IIT Delhi alumni. In both cases reasonable punishment was...

Illusion of One’s Self

The most powerful concept in Buddha's teachings is Anatta ( sanskrit:Anatma) which can be described as "Illusion of Self". This illusion runs deep in our phenomenon of existence. It's relatively easier to think that this body we have is just a vehicle.It becomes trickier to realize that the consciousness which is watching over this body is...

The Underdog

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. - Mahatma Gandhi
It's an interesting experience to lead a fast growing company. Every day is enlightening, both at the professional and personal level. Add to it, regular meditation, the actual pursuit of enlightenment. We have definitely crossed the ignore-and-laugh stage. How do we...