• Philosophy

    Deceit in the Realm of Conviction

    Everyone lives by convictions. A belief system of right and wrong prevails in every society of humans. Usually not expressly stated , rules of proper conduct guide the actions of most. Principles like honesty, respect, gratitude, and politeness are instilled from the very childhood. Most people oblivious to the notion of transcendence cannot exceed the mundane in deciding propriety. Given the choice of building a temple or offering food in charity they would decidedly choose the latter. Spiritual identity and the treacherous journey out of the dense forest of materialistic bondage is inconsequential to most as Maya predominates every direction of thought with powerful but false material convictions. The consequence of…

  • Philosophy

    Tolerance

    As Ravi drove through the narrow by lanes of the housing complex, through the corner of his eye he noticed an unnatural splashing in a roadside puddle. A tiny puppy was struggling in a pothole. Ravi hastened to park his car, rescued the tiny creature, some biscuits and milk, and a happy, fed puppy later he proceeded to the bare room where he taught children from the construction site. Education was the best charity for it empowered the child to rise above his depressing circumstances For all his goodness, however, Ravi had one problem. It was the ever-critical Hemant. At the office, Hemant would leave no opportunity to ridicule Ravi.…