Category Archives: Motivational Stories

Happy Diwali

By | October 19, 2017

We read comic books where saints fall ill when they touch money. We are told that men and women who shun money are sages, holier than the rest, and closer to God. This is extremely peculiar, considering that Lakshmi is a goddess, the beloved of Vishnu, the preserver of the world. Vishnu is popularly worshipped… Read More »

Having a daughter is not a burden, but rather a joy

By | October 13, 2017

Courtesy: Chinmaya Organization for Rural Development. Kamala and her husband Ramesh were overjoyed at the birth of their first daughter. They celebrated with their neighbors and even called a pundit (a Hindu priest) to attend the celebrations. This happiness lasted until Kamala delivered another baby girl. Ramesh was upset by this news because he wanted… Read More »

“Giving” it the way Karna does…

By | September 22, 2017

In an ancient Indian epic, Arjuna, a famed warrior questions his divine charioteer, Krishna, about the noblest giver in the land. “Karna is without doubt the finest example of generosity in the kingdom,” Krishna informs him. The answer irks Arjuna. Karna is one of his biggest rivals on the battlefield. He frowns deeply and says… Read More »

Daring greatly requires worthiness

By | September 15, 2017

-Daring Greatly by Brene Brown There is a cultural messaging everywhere that says that an ordinary life is a meaningless life. New generation is growing up on a steady diet of reality television, celebrity culture, and unsupervised social media. I am only as good as the number of “likes” I get on Facebook… Why are… Read More »

A warrior of Light

By | September 8, 2017

A warrior of Light is not the one who makes war but the one who is brave enough to do what is right in fairness and compassion, and to remain calm and strong, regardless of the storm, so that peace can survive, and so that rainbows may form. The Earth’s energy needs to be renewed.… Read More »

Amazing Story of Lata Bhagwan Khare

By | August 18, 2017

I read this amazing true story of Lata Bhagwan Khare. Great willpower. Lata Bhagwan Khare, a 65 year old resident of an small village in Buldhana district in Maharashtra, survived by her 3 daughters and husband. She and her husband worked very hard throughout their lives and married off their 3 daughters. All the small… Read More »