Month: October 2016

Light Up Your Life – Happy Diwali

By Aruna / October 30, 2016 / 8 Comments

If we put Diwali within a spiritual context, we are in fact those living lights, the dipaks. The clay represents the body and the light, the wick, is the soul. The oil represents the experiences of life itself. Once we apply the oil of knowledge (wisdom) and strike the connection with the Supreme, we are illuminated, enlightened, and begin to share that light with others. When enough of us come together that critical mass will light up the world. All darkness of the world will disappear.

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Pain-full to Peace-full

By Aruna / October 22, 2016 / 7 Comments

Rather than carrying on being resentful, it’s much better to learn the lessons of pain. Nothing comes to us without a reason, and there is usually some benefit merged in the experience. We can begin to look inside and gently ask, ‘Why did I take this on board?’ ‘Could I have dealt with this differently?’

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Incredible India III

By Aruna / October 18, 2016 / 6 Comments

Incredible India III India, often known as the mother of the world by the historians, and the jewel of the crown by the Britishers, leaves every visitor wanting more of this exotic and magical place. One can often have a love hate relationship with India. You can love it for its ‘freedom’, for its beauty, […]

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By Aruna / October 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

真话,还是成百上千的谎言? 作者:Aruna Ladva 有些人把谎言编得天花乱坠,以至于让人们对真话反而起了怀疑。谎言在今天如此盛行,似乎说谎不会损害到人的良知。

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The Hermit at Home

By Aruna / October 9, 2016 / 6 Comments

One might call it ‘the hermit at home’. In other words, there is no need to move to the mountain. We can now remain in our homes, and yet become free from so many things that actually consume a lot of our time and attention. Those “things” may even be extra bank accounts or land or assets. They may be relationships that suck our energy and leave us feeling negative and aggressive.

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One Truth or a Hundred Lies

By Aruna / October 4, 2016 / 6 Comments

At the end of the day, telling the truth is much easier than telling lies. Most of us don’t want to tell lies, but maybe there is a grey area that we can fall into at times. We may tell a lie because in the short term we don’t want to admit or own up to something that we are embarrassed or ashamed about. But it’s usually a much better strategy to take a deep breath and own up… at least the pain is short-lived and may even invoke empathy from others. It’s certainly better than weeks, months or years of nursing a guilty conscience.

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