“Wuwei”: The Daoist Philosophy (IM 920)

‘Wuwei“, the term defined by Daoism, is the art of doing nothing. It is referred as inaction or non-action or an effortless action. It sounds paradoxical until it’s clear. This means going with the flow or with the nature or with the Dao (the way). It is just like flowing like a water with no…

Decision To Avoid Multiple Decisions (IM 912)

“You could live life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think.” –Marcus Aurelius There are some decisions which can be made to avoid various decisions. And I desperately need it… Our every decisions are based on what we see, experience and think which is shaped by what we do everyday….

The meaning of suffering (IM 752))

We must never forget that we may also find  meaning in hopeless situation.  When we are no longer able to change the situation – we have no option rather than to accept it. This suffering if taken as a challenge to improve ourselves will no longer be painful rather peaceful. But suffering is not necessary …

The meaning of life (IM 751)

What is the meaning of life? This is one of the vague and the most difficult question to be asked. The meaning of life differs from person to person, day to day, hours to hours and situation to situation. Therefore, what matters the most is not the general meaning of life but rather specific meaning…

‘Success’ is in the eye of beholder (IM 706)

‘Success’ is in the eye of beholder… Success for student is to get a good grades. Success for some people is to graduate a college. Success for some people is to get a good paying job. Success for some people is to hit a home run. Success for some is to win a Grand Slam….

Lesson from “The Doctrine of the Mean” (IM 681)

The 12th century Eastern Classic “The Doctrine of the Mean” has a very important lesson for generations with a guiding principles of one should never act in excess. This classic represents moderation, objectivity, sincerity, honesty and propriety. The three guidelines from this book that we can use in our life are: Self-watchfulness: It includes self-discipline,…

A quote for lifetime (IM 496)

It’s not the critics who counts… ” It’s not the critic who counts: not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and…