Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from January, 2023

How the Story of Sutikshna Transformed Samarth’s Life

Introduction Due to ongoing issues with his wife, Samarth struggled to balance his personal and professional life. The constant tension at home affected his performance at work, leading to poor feedback from his manager. The stress reached a point where his manager placed him under a performance review. One evening, feeling particularly dejected, Samarth sat in his living room, lost in thought. His grandmother noticed his distress and approached him, offering comfort and support. Sensing his need for guidance, she decided to share the story of sage Sutikshna, hoping it would provide him with a new perspective. The Story of Sutikshna Sootikshna, a devoted disciple of Sage Agastya known for his simplicity, once asked his Guru for his guru dakshina. Agastya responded, "When Ram, Lakshman, and Sita arrive in the Dandaka forest, guide them to my ashram. That will be your guru dakshina." With unwavering faith, Sootikshna awaited Ram's arrival, using his yogic energy to anticipa

Ichigo Ichie: 10 Rules of The Japanese Way To Happiness

Introduction The meaning of Ichigo Ichie is ‘one time one meeting’ that describes a valuable concept of treasuring the unrepeatable nature of the moment. It can also be translated as ‘once in a lifetime’ or ‘for this time only’. This Japanese philosophy stresses upon focusing on the importance of present in order to lead a fullfiling life without feeling anxious about the future or troubled about the past. Héctor García and Francesc Miralles explained this evergreen Japanese philosophy in their very famous book ‘Ichigo Ichie’. Ichigo Ichie: 10 Rules of The Japanese Way To Happiness 1. Don’t postpone special moments According to a very famous saying "you cannot step into the same river twice because it’s not the same river and same you". Each and every opportunity presents itself only once. If we don’t embrace present moment, then it will be lost forever. Never ever postpone special moments . 2. Live as if this were going to happen only once in your life