Being present

Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord, find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein A window of opportunity exists in all difficult challenges. Opportunity for kindness, compassion, clarity, finding purpose, rest gratitude and anything else that you are wanting and needing. I believe what matters is that in difficult circumstancesContinue reading “Being present”

2021

Every day, since the pandemic began, has been a painful day for so many people around the world. The end of year won’t automatically bring an end to the losses we have either experienced directly or witnessed. Suffering has always existed amidst us. This might be the only time in our lives that suffering hasContinue reading “2021”

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali to all who celebrate and to those who appreciate it’s significance. It is also known as festival of lights around the world. Although this auspicious day has its roots in religion and mythology it has taken on other significant meanings as well for me personally. Each year this auspicious day has helped usContinue reading “Happy Diwali”

Path to Presence

The conscious awareness of our hearts deepest longing is called wise aspiration in Buddhist teachings. Zen master Suzuki Roshi taught ” The most important thing is remembering the most important thing” What matters most to you? Check in with yourself asking your heart what matters. Allow your vast spacious mind to pause for the answer.Continue reading “Path to Presence”

Where The Mind Is Without Fear

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free Where the world has not been broken up into fragments By narrow domestic walls Where words come out from the depth of truth Where tireless striving stretches Its arms towards perfection Where the clear stream of reason Has notContinue reading “Where The Mind Is Without Fear”

Collectively Eliminating Racisim

We can not expect racism to miraculously disappear. Each of has a responsibility to eliminate it from society. It takes courage and vulnerability to do such a tough thing as racism is deeply rooted in our culture. The cost of not doing it is immeasurable, forever scarring and soulfully painful. With mindfulness of body, mindContinue reading “Collectively Eliminating Racisim”