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Wasting time is wasting God

You should be established in the awareness that the Lord is ever present. You must also be prompted by the feeling that you are performing deeds for the pleasure of the Lord. This is the easiest way of achieving control of the mind. If you are prompted by feelings that your body belongs to the Lord, you will not sin with your body. On the other hand, all your efforts […]

Planning to appear for GRE or GMAT? Keep these points in mind

The evolution of Admissions processes in top-colleges has made it necessary for students to start preparing for Entrance tests at least a year in advance. To ensure the best of students, these colleges also boast a competitive minimum score requirements. Here are a few pointers for students to consider while preparing for their GMAT/GREs: First things First: Where do you stand and when will you be ready? It is advisable […]

Positive thinking is bound to crash

There is a lot of teaching out there about positive thinking and how it can transform your life. Yet, there is something about people who are always repeating positive affirmations that seem shallow. Is it that simple? Can positive thinking help you get rid of karma, or at least keep you from creating more karma? Sadhguru says the reason these people have lost depth to their life is that they […]

 
 
 

Artistes from 40 countries come together to sing Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan

The video was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the closing ceremony of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Conference. On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, artistes from over 40 countries came together to record Bapu’s favourite bhajan – Vaishnav Jan To. The video was released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the closing ceremony of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Conference. Secretary-General of the United Nations […]

Dr Govindappa Venkataswamy remembered with Google doodle on 100th birthday

Dr Govindappa Venkataswamy, ophthalmologist and founder of the Aravind Eye Hospital, was honoured by Google on his 100th birthday with a doodle. Born on October 1, 1918, in Vadamalapuram of Tamil Nadu, he was known as Dr V to his colleagues and patients. Venkataswamy was a visionary ophthalmologist, who dedicated his life to eliminating needless blindness. Despite being stricken with rheumatoid arthritis at an early age, he learned how to […]

On International Day of Older Persons, let’s give more attention to our elders

The International Day of Older Persons is observed every year on October 1 to focus on issues that affect the aged, such as dementia and the abuse of old individuals. This is also a day when we should sit back and remember all the contributions that have been made to society by old people. It was on December 14, 1990, that the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish this […]

The value of emptiness

I am sitting here with a hot cup of tea in my left hand. I cannot drink it. It is hot, so I have to wait. Before me is a loaf of banana bread with a knife and a spoon on it. We are waiting for friends to come, so it is not cut. On my right side is a wicker basket beautifully made by some Chinese people. It is […]

The Peace Formula

The great mistake of modern civilization is to encroach upon others’ property as though it were one’s own and to thereby create an unnecessary disturbance of the laws of nature. These laws are very strong. No living entity can violate them. Only one who is Krishna conscious can easily overcome the stringency of the laws of nature and thus become happy and peaceful in the world. As a state is […]

Government extends deadline for filing income tax returns, audit reports till October 15

The government on Monday extended the deadline for filing Income Tax Return (ITR) and audit report for financial year 2017-18 till October 15. The decision comes as the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) received representations from stakeholders seeking extension of the last date for filing of returns by taxpayers whose accounts have to be audited. “The CBDT extends the ‘due date’ for filing of ITRs as well as reports […]

Truth is a pathless land

I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. That is my point of view, and I adhere to that absolutely and unconditionally. Truth, being limitless, unconditioned, unapproachable by any path whatsoever, cannot be organized; nor should any organization be formed to lead or to coerce people along any particular path. If you first understand that, […]