Book Re-Review – The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues offers tremendous spiritual insights and also speaks of Yoga, Tantra and other practices.

Osho on Krishna

Osho at Manali

In 1970, Osho gave a series of talks on Krishna at Manali. The book that resulted from those talks is titled “Krishna, the Man and His Philosophy”. Its one of our most favourite set of discourses. Today being Janmashtami, am sharing the opening paragraphs of this book. Excerpt from Krishna, the Man and His Philosophy … Read more Osho on Krishna

Arjuna – Lessons in Up-skilling and Re-skilling

  In the ongoing Mahabharata re-telecast, in an episode yesterday Guru Dronacharya constructs the Chakravyuha (a battle formation) in order to capture Yudhistra. The Kaurava strategy was to lure Arjuna away by getting the Susharma brothers to engage him in a duel. Arjuna falls prey to that strategy and keeps following the Susharma brothers who … Read more Arjuna – Lessons in Up-skilling and Re-skilling

Osho Story #10 – Well of Time

As many of you know, Osho never “wrote” a book … but he was a prolific author with nearly 800 books to his credit because nearly all his discourses have been converted into books. He spoke on Krishna at Manali in 1970 and the book that was published from that discourse is “Krishna – the … Read more Osho Story #10 – Well of Time

N.T. Rama Rao – the original Rama and Krishna

#LockdownTales As we all watch the re-runs of Ramayana and Mahabharata, I was reminded of the late CM of combined Andhra Pradesh and yesteryear actor Shri. N.T. Rama Rao. He acted in several movies based on these two epics and was always featured as either Sri Rama or Sri Krishna depending on which epic the … Read more N.T. Rama Rao – the original Rama and Krishna

Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #35 – Mind as a Shield

Chapter 2 verse 58 – यदा संहरते चायं कूर्मोऽङ्गानीव सर्वश: | इन्द्रियाणीन्द्रियार्थेभ्यस्तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता || 58|| yadā sanharate chāyaṁ kūrmo ’ṅgānīva sarvaśhaḥ indriyāṇīndriyārthebhyas tasya prajñā pratiṣhṭhitā yadā—when; sanharate—withdraw; cha—and; ayam—this; kūrmaḥ—tortoise; aṅgāni—limbs; iva—as; sarvaśhaḥ—fully; indriyāṇi—senses; indriya-arthebhyaḥ—from the sense objects; tasya—his; prajñā—divine wisdom; pratiṣhṭhitā—fixed in Translation : One who is able to withdraw the senses from their … Read more Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #35 – Mind as a Shield

Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #34 – VUCA

Chapter 2, Verse 57 य: सर्वत्रानभिस्नेहस्तत्तत्प्राप्य शुभाशुभम् | नाभिनन्दति न द्वेष्टि तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता || 57|| yaḥ sarvatrānabhisnehas tat tat prāpya śhubhāśhubham nābhinandati na dveṣhṭi tasya prajñā pratiṣhṭhitā yaḥ—who; sarvatra—in all conditions; anabhisnehaḥ—unattached; tat—that; tat—that; prāpya—attaining; śhubha—good; aśhubham—evil; na—neither; abhinandati—delight in; na—nor; dveṣhṭi—dejected by; tasya—his; prajñā—knowledge; pratiṣhṭhitā—is fixed Translation – One who remains unattached under … Read more Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #34 – VUCA

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #22 – DMUU

The Bhagavad Gita is truly fascinating .. Lord Krishna is teaching the great warrior Arjuna everything about life and the universe through the Bhagavad Gita. He starts with Sankhya Yoga, Sānkhya means the “complete analytical knowledge of something.” Isn’t it interesting that today we work with analytics and it helps us to make decisions in uncertain times … Read more Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #22 – DMUU