Those who obsess over what is wrong overlook what is right
May08

Those who obsess over what is wrong overlook what is right

Some people are industrious faultfinders. Whoever they are with, they zero in on the faults of that person. Such people …

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The Gita is not an exhortation to war; it is an exposition on dharma
Apr03

The Gita is not an exhortation to war; it is an exposition on dharma

Some people feel alarmed by the Bhagavad-gita’s battlefield setting, especially in today’s world where many rationalize…

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Don’t point fingers – move fingers on prayer beads
Feb23

Don’t point fingers – move fingers on prayer beads

Whenever we face problems, especially problems that we feel are caused by others, we point fingers at them. However, different…

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Know when to doubt and when to give the benefit of doubt
Feb05

Know when to doubt and when to give the benefit of doubt

In cricket, suppose an appeal is made against a batsman, but the umpires can’t see clearly whether the batsman is out or…

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The better way to feel better about ourselves is by appreciation, not denigration
Jun04

The better way to feel better about ourselves is by appreciation, not denigration

We naturally want to feel better about ourselves. Sometimes we try to feel thus by criticizing others. By pointing others’…

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Don’t use the axe of criticism where the scalpel of correction is needed
Apr20

Don’t use the axe of criticism where the scalpel of correction is needed

When someone commits a mistake, we often feel as if it is our right and our duty to correct that person. Certainly, many situations…

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