Yearly Archive: 2014

My Vipassana Meditation Experience

Before I share my Vipassana Meditation experience, I would like to say one thing about myself. Since childhood, I have been a spiritually inclined person. I have always been fascinated by the concept of spiritual enlightenment and the enlightenment of…
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The Vipassana Meditation Course

Last week, from Sep 10 to Sep 21 2014, I attended my second 10-day Vipassana Meditation course. I attended my first such course 2 years ago in October 2012. In these two years, with a not-very-regular practice (not suggestible though),…
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The Fame Trap: The Goods and Bads of Fame

Fame Trap

And the winner is… I sat with an expectation with 5 others who had competed with me to get an opportunity to deliver a speech at the National Level Speech Contest at the Toastmasters Conference, which was supposed to happen…
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Jog in the Park

In the morning at 5am, a newly selected group of military students, who had just entered the military training after finishing school, were asked by their lieutenant to do a 10km hike in the woods. In the group was Aditya,…
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A Man’s Body Has Weaknesses

“No civilization in the history of mankind has ever cared for the rights of women. What makes you think this one will? Men don’t even have the courtesy to protect themselves. The other hand they fight all the time. Check…
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Theory of Expectations: The Exception & the Norm

In continuation to the Theory Reactions: the Exception & the Norm, let’s look a bit more in to the Exception. An Exception, simply speaking, is something which does not happen too often in the normal course of events. It is…
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Theory of Reactions: The Exception & the Norm

Imagine what you would feel if you see Sachin Tendulkar walking on the road. What about Bill Gates, Ratan Tata, Roger Federer. Maybe someone like JK Rowling, Anjelina Jolie! For most of you (myself included), the reaction would be something…
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