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You Need To Overcome Fear

Swami Sukhabodhananda
March 07, 2012

Most often, our lives are wasted in fear! In order to drive away darkness from his house, one man was found carryingyou-need-to-overcome-fear out bucket-loads of darkness and emptying them a futile task. His preoccupation with driving out darkness took him nowhere. Darkness is absence of light. If only he had attempted to light a small lamp, darkness would have disappeared! Read More…

Embrace your challenges

SIMANTA MOHANTY

October 29, 2010

embrace-your-challengeA commercial ends with a compelling base line, “Enjoy Your Challenges” The back-up snatch is by my favourite band, the Pakistani duo, Strings Khud hi se aage jaana hai, which can be roughly translated as “I have to outreach myself” How does one enjoy one’s challenges? Robert Browning wrote, “Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp,/ Or what’s a heaven for?” One interpretation is that human aspiration must transcend limitations of current circumstances There is no aim then, including heaven, which can escape our reach. Read More…