Positive minds live positive lives. In the face of challenging situations, do we turn into valiant warriors or are we sitting ducks? In the midst of negativity, which player do you want to be in this game? Sage Vishwamitra overcomes all odds for a positive contribution to society. Whereas demons Maricha and Subahu cast spells of negativity. Delve into the Vedic world where the author presents the realities of life with thought – provoking insightful lessons as he explains timeless values all the more relevant to the contemporary world. “Negative words that are hurled at others, boomerang and hurt oneself the most.”
Creating a comfort zone is a healthy adaptation in life. But so is stepping out of our comfort zone when it’s time to transition, grow, and transform. Is it possible to cope with sudden turn of events without losing hope? Sita steps out of her palace to explore life beyond her confines. And a judicious Bharata declines to enter a comfort zone to show how temptations can be dealt with. Yes, this is just a drop in the ocean of learnings as the author unearths profound rules of relationships and conduct – what works, what fails to work; and facing reversals of fortunes and still moving on.
“One’s real strength lies in realizing the strength of another.”
“Praise is the temperature at which every human melts.”
Patience is the ability to maintain stillness in the midst of disappointments. Lakshmana’s resilience and patience helped him endure terrible insults at the hand of two people he loved and served most. On the other hand, Rama survived the grim years of exile by being patient and persistent.
One needs patience to stick to the goals till the end. Discover what drives the complex dilemmas of life and what prompts us to overcome them using the wisdom from these pages as the author explains why feeling frustrated over events that are out of control is a waste of energy and time; and why patience pays eventually.
“Desire is the real identity of a person.”
“Bad wishes are bad memories worded.”
Life is a continuum of successes and failures and each setback is a new opportunity for growth. Sugriva was mortally terrified of Vali but he eventually became king of Kishikanda. Sampati thought he was helpless but he was the one who helped and steered to monkeys to their ultimate goal of finding Sita.
Do you have the courage to face your fears and failures? Learn how you can find strength to get exactly what you want with single-minded pursuit as the author takes you through situations of helplessness and how to face them to emerge stronger.
“Sometimes our intuition speaks in a foreign language called fear.”
“One who aspires to dominate over others is looking for happiness. One who aspires to dominate over oneself is looking for satisfaction.”
It is a beautiful compilation of thoughts where each meditation takes you on a journey to the past to heal a problem of the present. This unique self-help book uses the wisdom of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata to solve your everyday problems. The author helps learn the art of meditation with eyes wide open as he observes the world around to lead his readers to enlightenment. His uncanny observations offer valuable nectar and action point resources to deal with every modern dilemma.
“An intelligent problem solver is not one who solves every problem, but one who knows which problems to solve and which to tolerate.”
“Only a stable mind free from fear, anger, grief, joy, anxiety, is qualified to make positive and progressive decisions.”
“Relationships break not because of lack of basic amenities but because of lack of respect.”
It is an engaging and inspiring saga of the Monkey God. Replete with interesting folk tales, local lore about Hanuman temples across India and Hanuman prayers, this book is a reader’s delight. The author compels you to fall in love with the simplicity and innocence of Hanuman, flooding hearts with warmth and joy.
“Prayer is a torchlight that shows you hidden possibilities in the dark environment of your despondent mind.”
“Language is a medium of connecting hearts and not communicating words.”
“The weak seeks revenge. The strong offers forgiveness.”
Happily ever afters are easier said than done. Love can be painful, it can lead to disappointments. But love is also the most precious gift we have—to give and to receive. How do we choose the right partner, and how do we sustain that relationship so it lasts a lifetime?
Spiritual life coach Shubha Vilas tells you how, with the help of six scintillating stories from the scriptures. These are tales of adventure and intense love, love that tests the limits of patience in lovers who find their faith in unconditional trust, compassion and forgiveness. Nala and Damayanti, Krishna and Rukmini, Shakuntala and Dushyanta, Udayana and Vasavadatta, Satyavan and Savitri, Draupadi and the five Pandava brothers—these are accounts we may have heard many a time but have not had an opportunity to understand in such depth and detail, and with such empathy.
But why 5.5 ways and not 6? Because the sixth way is a half-truth, which can be twisted either way.
Combining powerful story-telling with deep philosophical truths, Perfect Love is a treasure trove of scriptural wisdom for the modern age.
The Vedic texts are a wellspring of stories, of lessons, of tales that never get old. Here’s a special edition that curates 11 of the most interesting, unheard and thought-provoking tales from the scriptures, the epics, and the Puranas and correlates them to our present-day situations. By presenting the complexities of scriptures, epics and Puranas in a modern accessible format leaves you, the reader, richer with its glorious learnings.
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