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Shifting Sands: Dealing with Impermanence

A Philosopher of ancient Greece before the time of Socrates, named Heraclitus, used to profess that everything in the Universe is in constant flux and that nothing remains the same. “You cannot step in the same river twice” Heraclitus used to say. This is because all the observable world and even the imperceptible one is changing all the time even…

Learn the programming language of your mind: Learn to meditate

  Your brain is the most precious and advanced thing you’ll ever own. Unfortunately it does not come with an owner’s manual. Nobody has one and it is nowhere to be found or purchased. Still, even if we don’t have a technical manual explaining in detail how it works and how to maintain it in optimal condition, there are still…

Expanding consciousness through compassion & loving kindness

The notion of practicing compassion for other fellow humans has been with us since the beginning of time. After all, Man is a social creature in need of meaningful social connections in order to grow on all levels of his being. The concept of compassion however has in recent times been appraised in value. Its importance is starting to be…

A Note on Happiness

“Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” Aristotle Every living being in this world seeks happiness whether s/he is aware of it or not.  It is the meaning and purpose of life as Aristotle had noted. “Isn’t it obvious?” I hear you say. Yet is it really that obvious I…

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