We see everything but we do not see ourselves If the world we see in our head is not the real world but an image of the world formed – and most probably deformed – by our brain; and if those images are our ‘maps’ of reality, then it may be a good idea to […]
“Everybody can be great – because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve … You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When they hear about self-awareness, most people initially react saying that it sounds a bit selfish to […]
. . .. …………“To attain knowledge, …………..add things every day. …………..To attain wisdom, …………..remove things every day”. ………………………………………….Lao-Tzu . The world view that has shaped the psyche of the ‘developed’ world for the past three centuries relies on the premise that the world, nature, lower species or even kinsfolk are a ‘resource’ we are entitled […]
Be mindful of the silent voice of ‘I’ness inside and recognise its tune. ~ . ~ Mindfulness is a sense of Presence in Space leading to a centre of Awareness that is ‘I’: a core of warm radiance, a light force that has the power to move the worlds.
. . . If you have not found that which is timeless or formless in yourself, then nothing that you manifest will satisfy yourself. ~ Eckhart Tolle . Sit still and do nothing for a few moments. Temporarily let go of responsibilities, interests and concerns … relax into being. Ask … who am I? Watch […]
. .. . “What would we be without an ego, a self? Perhaps we would be divine” ~ Vimala Thakar Have you ever tried to look ‘inside’ yourself? If you have, you probably came across a mixture of positive traits of character and unproductive habits mingling with truly praiseworthy aspirations, a crowd of valid insights […]
. . . “There is a gap or a space between stimulus and response, and the key to both our growth and happiness is how we use that space.” ~ Stephen R. Covey We all know the contrast that exists between what we are and what we aspire to become; between the self we know […]
. . “Try not to be a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value” – Albert Einstein For centuries, in almost every cultures of the world, character used to be considered the most valued thing an individual can possess. Today, it is relegated at the bottom of our priority list […]
“Do not ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman Although many do not really believe it is possible to achieve, most people seek happiness and wish to live peaceful, secure and […]
“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.” ~ Emily Dickinson The journey of self-discovery has fascinated men since the dawn of history and occupied some of the greatest minds of mankind – and this is for a number of very good reasons.
Good morning, when told any time of the day, is something that always make people smile – sometimes after an initial frown … We started that weird habit in our centre in Hanoi where we were offering free workshops in self-awareness, character development and life skills to students and young professional. We would […]