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 the Bhagavad Gita 9 – Reality

Chapter 2 Verse 19 Lord Krishna is considered an avatar of Vishnu and the most complete of his avatars. There can be a debate about whether Lord Krishna is a God or if there is a God at all, but its abundantly clear that Krishna is a being of supreme intelligence and he is far … Read more

சும்மா அதிருதில்ல!

Thalaivar Rajinikanth’s 2007 movie, Sivaji had a simple plot – It revolves around a software systems architect Sivaji, who returns home to India after a stint in the US. On his return, he dreams of doing good and giving back to society with free medical treatment and education. However his plans face a roadblock in the form … Read more

Perception is reality…

We think we are rational beings and that we can’t be fooled easily .. Wrong. Our trickster mind fools us all the time. Here’s an interesting personal incident. We got both our cars serviced recently a week apart. The Toyota service centre was classy as always, people were available when we reached, but the person … Read more