Newton, Einstein, Quantum Physics and the way to Life

One of the things that fascinated me most as a kid was the 'dual nature of light'. To put the things into perspective of the readers, let me refresh some high school memories. Newton believed light to be made of small corpuscular particles which explained certain phenomenon like Refraction. On the other hand, some scientists … Continue reading Newton, Einstein, Quantum Physics and the way to Life

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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

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 … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 7 | Anger

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

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 … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 5 | Nothing Matters

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 … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 4 | The Misery

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. As … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 3 | The Hypocrite

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, … Continue reading Master and Student Chronicles | Conversation 1 | The Confusion