My Blog Posts

2018 9/Mar

Meditating and cleaning your mind are the same things. Cleaning your mind begins with meditation and continues till your mind is perfectly clean. A perfectly clean mind is also ‘No Mind’. In yoga, it is referred to as Samadhi. However, before even talking about Samadhi, one must start meditating. First steps in meditation are like […]

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2017 25/Sep
become a morning person to take off

This topic is very close to my heart. I used to be a night person throughout my student life and during early professional life as well. However, being a banker, I am supposed to be alert during day time, with long working hours and uncertainty in the length of working day. So, being a night […]

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2017 4/Sep
image of statues meditating

Recently, I witnessed couple of events that disturbed me profoundly. In my book, Happiness is All We Want, I talk about losing my grandparents one by one. Those losses forced me to think about the impermanence of this life.   But, in last couple of months, I saw two men in my age-group, early forties, […]

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2017 24/Aug
A couple discussing about their financial planning

Raman is a hard working management consultant. He has been in business for fifteen years now. Having climbed the corporate ladder fast, his income has been handsome. He not only enjoys a nice standard of living but also saves enough every month to achieve his target of retiring early. When he looks around in his […]

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2017 5/Aug
Image of a kid making bubbles symbolising how happiness is elusive without spiritual practice

Ever wondered why the peace and happiness that you are looking for is so elusive? Even if we are peaceful for some time, we are restless the next moment. This question let me to write the book – Happiness is All We Want! I realized that our peace and happiness is intricately linked with our […]

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2017 26/Jul
A road to happiness figuratively

So, as I mentioned in the last blogpost, How does Wellbeing affect Happiness?, we need to tweak our usual approach to life a bit in order to put our happiness first.   We have been taught right from childhood to set sky-high goals and go after achieving them with relentless pursuit. Then, when we achieve […]

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