Dharma is the purpose of life, an ideal way of life, finding and living with your true self. During my school and college days, I was least concerned about the purpose of life. Who cares, right? Most of us lead a carefree life like how the Kavingar Kannadasan says in his famous song: குரங்குகள் போலேமரங்களின் மேலேதாவித் திரிந்தோமே! குயில்களைப் போலேஇரவும் பகலும்கூவித் திரிந்தோமே! வரவில்லாமல் செலவுகள் செய்துமகிழ்ந்திருந்தோமே! வாழ்க்கைத் துன்பம் அறிந்திடாமல்வாழ்ந்து வந்தோமேநாமே … [Read more...] about How I Live my Dharma (True Purpose)
November 8 2011, Morning 11:30 am. I came in to see my mother, incapacitated, immobile, suffering from a broken femur bone, and lying on the floor. There was no movement. She had been like a vegetable in her bedroom since August 13, 2011, when she accidentally tripped while getting down from her bed. She also had dementia from a lesion in her brain from her younger days. As a result, she lost her speech and the ability to recognise people. My wife fed Amma some milk with a spoon on that … [Read more...] about How My Mom’s Death Showed Me How to Deal With Grief
August 1987. I visited the Aliyar Temple of Consciousness for the first time in my life. It is a serene atmosphere with no noise, and you can hear your own breath. The temple was built by Yogiraj Sri. Vethathiri Maharishi in the 1980s. He had been staying there since then. I had gone there for the Simplified Kundalini Yoga master's course. Ever since my first visit, I had been to the Aliyar Temple of Consciousness several times for meditation retreats, to conduct courses, and to do my service … [Read more...] about 4 Meditation Retreat Practices from Aliyar Temple of Consciousness That Gave Me Immense Benefits
Do you struggle with sleep? Are you tired during the day, as you only slept 4 hours last night? Sleep deprivation has become an epidemic in our society. It affects everyone from college students to work-from-home executives. But why do we get so little sleep? And how can we fix it? I've studied research by experts who specialize in sleep disorders and insomnia. They've shared their secrets for staying asleep throughout the whole night. In this article, I'm going to share their top 10 tips … [Read more...] about 10 Ways To Stay Asleep Through The Whole Night, From Specialists
Reflexologists recommend that you relax before going to bed by doing a few minutes of reflexological massage. Consult with the foot massage chart as you go through these 15-minute foot reflexological massages that correspond to different parts of the feet. 1. Relax the entire body, starting with the toes and working upwards, until you feel completely relaxed. Then focus on relaxing the muscles in your legs, back, arms, hands, neck, jaw, face, and scalp. Finally, concentrate on breathing … [Read more...] about A foot reflexology hack that helps with deep relaxation and to sleep better
Marriage is one of the most critical relationships in our lives. We spend years building trust, developing feelings of affection, and learning to respect each other. Then, we expect our partners to live up to some lofty standards. Unfortunately, sometimes we don't realize that we expect too much from our spouses. Here are seven expectations about life partners that ruin marriages. 1. Expectations About Money Money is an issue in every relationship. However, when couples talk about … [Read more...] about 7 expectations about life partner that are ruining your marriage
In 2018, Radha was diagnosed with breast cancer. Life turned topsy turvy for her, me, and most importantly for the kids. She underwent chemotherapy and a breast operation. Our son, Dr. Achyuthan Eswar, ensured that she ate whole food plant-based diet and survived the ordeal of chemo and radiation. Her neighbor in the hospital, almost of the same age and condition, did not survive the treatment. She is one of my greatest sources of inspiration. Here are 9 things she does that inspire me every … [Read more...] about How My Wife Inspires Me?