#witness

What Does One Have To Do To Avoid Suffering?

Not have any expectations or expect them to be met. Yes, it’s that simple. In our heads, we come up with a scenario that should happen – it starts with a thought, and with repeated thinking, it becomes a reality in our heads. And when the universe/outside world does not follow our script, the reality …

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Those Were The Days

I just watched the Netflix Series – ‘Alma Mater – Inside the IIT dream’. It was a trip down memory lane – nostalgic, and I did not want it to end in some ways. So much packed in those days, just like peeling the layers of the onion. I did my engineering and then did …

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Thinker or Observer?

“I certainly do not think. Hence, I hear the words that come out of my mouth at the same time as you hear them. This means that there is nobody teaching anybody here.” This is what Eckhart Tolle says to his audience in one of his retreats. It is funny when you hear it the …

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Who Are You?

Imagine you have gone to watch a fantastic play in a lovely theatre. The actors are supposed to be so good that it’s almost life-like. It is a very engaging drama with all the trials and tribulations of human life that we all go through in our real lives. Now, let’s suppose that the drama …

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