Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 8 | Ego and Peace

Vedant: What determines the quality of our life? Mr. Swamy: There are many factors, of course but all of them boil down to one simple factor. Vedant: And what would that be? Mr. Swamy: The state of your mind. You may be poor but if your mind is at peace, nothing like it. You may … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 8 | Ego and Peace

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Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 6 | Fear of Failure

Vedant: Many a times I feel I am not doing things to my potential. I am capable of a lot more but I just don’t put enough effort. This makes me feel mediocre which makes me feel sad. Mr Swamy: So what do you think stops you from doing things to your potential? Vedant: Sometimes … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 6 | Fear of Failure

Be Alone. Just don’t be lonely.

A man is known by the company he keeps. But what do we know of a man who likes to be by himself? It was a busy lunch hour at the office cafeteria. The space was sparse and people had been grappling to find a spot to enjoy their meal. The whole of the ambiance … Continue reading Be Alone. Just don’t be lonely.

Two spoons

Today again, Rajeev goes to the office cafeteria by himself. He orders some biryani and sips on a cup of black tea while the biryani gets prepared. The cafeteria has a self-service and Rajeev eagerly awaits the ‘biryani’ shout from the food vendor while he randomly browses through his phone. After an impatient wait of … Continue reading Two spoons