Leadership Lessons from The Bhagavad Gita #39 – Anger

Chapter 2 Verse 63 क्रोधाद्भवति सम्मोह: सम्मोहात्स्मृतिविभ्रम: | स्मृतिभ्रंशाद् बुद्धिनाशो बुद्धिनाशात्प्रणश्यति || 63|| krodhād bhavati sammohaḥ sammohāt smṛiti-vibhramaḥ smṛiti-bhranśhād buddhi-nāśho buddhi-nāśhāt praṇaśhyati krodhāt—from anger; bhavati—comes; sammohaḥ—clouding of judgement; sammohāt—from clouding of judgement; smṛiti—memory; vibhramaḥ—bewilderment; smṛiti-bhranśhāt—from bewilderment of memory; buddhi-nāśhaḥ—destruction of intellect; buddhi-nāśhāt—from destruction of intellect; praṇaśhyati—one is ruined Translation : Anger leads to clouding of … Read more Leadership Lessons from The Bhagavad Gita #39 – Anger

Unknown Indian Greats #1 – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Till his bust was vandalised a week back during the recent West Bengal election campaign, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was unknown and almost forgotten ! Even after the vandalization, it got political about whose legacy was he forgetting that he belonged to the undivided India. Who was Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar ? He was the second runner … Read more Unknown Indian Greats #1 – Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #32 – Rules !

Chapter 2 verses 52 and 53 – यदा ते मोहकलिलं बुद्धिर्व्यतितरिष्यति | तदा गन्तासि निर्वेदं श्रोतव्यस्य श्रुतस्य च || 52|| yadā te moha-kalilaṁ buddhir vyatitariṣhyati tadā gantāsi nirvedaṁ śhrotavyasya śhrutasya cha yadā—when; te—your; moha—delusion; kalilam—quagmire; buddhiḥ—intellect; vyatitariṣhyati—crosses; tadā—then; gantāsi—you shall acquire; nirvedam—indifferent; śhrotavyasya—to what is yet to be heard; śhrutasya—to what has been heard; cha—and … Read more Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #32 – Rules !

Incredulous India – Suicide of compassion

Today morning, a father threw a son out of the house in a fit of rage …. It happens all the time, but this time, the son chooses to climb a tree and hang himself :(. Again, it happens. But what doesn’t happen is the father seeing his son alive one moment and the next … Read more Incredulous India – Suicide of compassion

Leadership 24/7

While everyone is going rah rah over President Obama’s visit and the close friendship, Mr. Modi and President Obama share, everyone also noticed the “Narendra Damodardas Modi” embroidered suit. It may have been a fashion statement, but it smacked of “megalomania” and it reminded everyone of a dictator “Hosni Mubarak”. Completely avoidable. Especially, this coming … Read more Leadership 24/7

Special people of Cambodia :)

Our ten days In Cambodia brought back our faith in humanity … We have such scant regard for human life in India and everyday news makes one quite cynical that it was refreshing to get a lesson in forgiveness and see good people. Cambodia had one of the worst chapters of genocide in the world … Read more Special people of Cambodia 🙂