The tendency to respond (or react)!

Even if we know what we are going to say is going to fall on deaf ears, why do we still have a tendency to respond (or react)?

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Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 8 | Ego and Peace

Wherever you find people feeding your ego, you'll be at peace. When there is a conflict, we tend to be restless because when the people don't agree with us, it makes us rattled. We let our ego take over our senses, our peace of mind, and eventually it makes us grapple with every aspect of our life we care for.

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 7 | Anger

Vedant: Many a times I feel I did not behave myself. I do or say something and then I keep asking myself ‘Why did I do that? Why did I even say that?’. I keep pondering over it again and again, telling myself – I should have rather done this or that. Worse, I should have rather [...]

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 6 | Fear of Failure

The biggest obstacle in pursuit of a big goal is the availability of a lesser goal............... Never doubt your capability. If anything, doubt your interest!

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 5 | Nothing Matters

Vedant: Mr Swamy, I’ve got Kabir with me too. He is one of a kind, weirdly so though. Kabir: Hello Mr Swamy. Mr Swamy: (glanced at Kabir observing his fatigued image as if he had been sleepless for days together) Hello Kabir. Vedant told me you have some troubles. Tell me. Kabir: I don’t feel [...]

Why we turn cocksure!!!

Ever felt that we say something and stand by it no matter what. Even if a little part of our brain is telling us that the alternate theory could be better as well, yet we try our best to hold on to the original opinion we had held and contort our minds so as to [...]

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 4 | The Misery

Vedant: Mr Swamy, what is the source of all the misery? Mr. Swamy: Most enlightened people will tell you that desire is the root cause of all the misery. Many people claim expectation to be the fundamental cause. Vedant: Do you agree with them? Mr. Swamy: I don’t really care to agree or disagree. I’ve my own parameters to [...]

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 3 | The Hypocrite

Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Vedant: Can one know if he is being a hypocrite? Mr. Swamy: What makes you ask this? Vedant: Many actions and emotions of mine make me feel I am one! Mr. Swamy: Well, everybody is a hypocrite. [...]

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 2 | Love vs Hate

We often preach LOVE, yet practice HATE in a plethora of things we do everyday. The master tells the student the story of Two Wolves.

Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 1 | The Confusion

Student: I’m confused. Master: Enlighten me with your confusion. Student: Things I was once sure about, don’t seem to be so now. Every time I feel I’ve perfected myself in any aspect, something makes me feel fallible. The ideas I once pioneered get debunked by future experiences. The people I thought I would die for, [...]