The Daffodil Principle

Life

The Daffodil Principle
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The Daffodil Principle

There’s a term in Japanese and they say, like unique words in every language I suppose, that it can’t be translated. Wab-sabi. It’s not just a word but a philosophy, a way of life.[...]

Heaven and Hell
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Heaven and Hell

“Do we really go to heaven or hell after we die?” someone asked me the other day. “No.” “Are you saying the scriptures are false?” he contended. I replied with a little story I[...]

Why Me?
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Why Me?

Why me? I’m yet to meet anyone who hasn’t asked this question at some point in their life. Most people who come to me with their saga of suffering say, “Why is this happening[...]

The Seed of Fearlessness
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The Seed of Fearlessness

It was May 1986, I was six and a half years old and had just got into grade two in my school. It was so boring. All periods were held by the same teacher in[...]

When Your Words May Hurt…
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When Your Words May Hurt…

The great sage Chanakya was a thinker par excellence and chief advisor to one of the most powerful kings of India: Chandragupta Maurya (321 – 297 BCE). Chanakya was, in fact, not just a mentor but[...]