what if nothing mattered? what if it’s all purposeless? what if there is no meaning to anything? … including this question. no meaning…absolutely no meaning there is no meaning to this existence.. there is no meaning to anything in this existence… god doesn’t mean anything, nor does not believing in god…nothing means nothing…you don’t mean…Read More
The human predicament
World population is estimated to be 0.1 billion during Buddha’s time. Maybe a quarter of it lived in India then. Now, 2600 years later, the world population is 7.7 billion. The human predicament has remained the same – with or without material progress, with or without war, with or without peace, with or without spiritual…Read More
My wife and my boss are the root causes of all my problems
My husband is the root cause of all my problems. My mother in law is the root cause of all my problems. My flat-mate/boyfriend/girlfriend is the root cause of all my problems. My parents are the root cause of all my problems. I went with the most catchy title but it’s about whoever or whatever…Read More
What do I want to be?
If I have a choice and ability and grace, what would I want to be? I came across a beautiful poetry by Om Swami on his ‘about me‘ page. This is what I want to be. I am nowhere close but this is how I would honestly want to be able to describe myself. Some…Read More
The world should accept me as I am
It’s a desire for most that they should be accepted as they are. By who? By the world. The moment you accept the world as it is, the world will accept you as you are. Not until then. Examine this statement a little deeper – the moment you accept the world as it is, you…Read More
What is time?
Ever since I wrote the last post, I just couldn’t stop thinking about this definition of time. I thought of not writing this one because it seems to be repetitive but it’s such a beautiful definition that I can’t resist blogging this one; it is simple, beautiful and so true. What is time? Time is…Read More
What will keep me happy? How much money do I need?
My wife once asked me to get down to a figure for the dollars I think will be good enough for us. I calculated and calculated and calculated and calculated over a period spanning a few months. $75k a year seemed to fulfill our needs, $100k is what will give us a decent life. This…Read More
Reporting experience as it is – 6/21/2019
A computer screen in front of me. A computer screen. Letters/words on a computer screen. Two hands typing. One mind thinking what is being experienced. Mind thinking how to not have so much space on hitting enter and moving to next line. Not getting a quick answer, mind decides to continue without hitting the enter button…Read More