Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Pearls of Wisdom: The Unfinished Love

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—If you’re lucky, I mean really lucky, you will fall in love—a love that merges two people together forever, and in such...

Pearls of Wisdom: Never Ever Assume Anything, Just Ask

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—Just one year after I had joined the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi as a graduate...

Pearls of Wisdom: How Do You Know Your Life is a Disaster, and Now...

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—Every year when a year ends and new one starts, we go in a deep reflective mood, and pledge to take some...

Pearls of Wisdom: The Power of Vulnerability, Weakness and Imperfection

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—A friend of mine had been insisting that I should watch a Bollywood movie "Kabir Singh" as she had observed some similarity...

Pearls of Wisdom: Death, the Ultimate Teacher of Happiness

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON, MA— Only after we strip ourselves completely naked to the hilt of our inside, we start to scratch the surface of...

Pearls of Wisdom: When Your Thought Becomes the Master of Your Life

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—Indian scriptures are amazing treasures of wisdom. I often wonder what was going on in the minds of those Indian sages thousands...

Pearls of Wisdom: Your Deep Driving Desire is Your Destiny

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—In 1976, I was in the 11th grade at the Government Inter College in Lakhimpur Khiri. One day while returning home from...

Pearls of Wisdom: To Forgive or Not to Forgive? Answers From Times Ancient to...

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—First thing first: If you are not strong and wise enough to forgive someone who has hurt you, you will build a...

Pearls of Wisdom: Timeless African Wisdom, Wit, Sayings and Advice

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—When it comes to ancient wisdom, we often turn to Greek mythology, Hindu scriptures, Chinese and Buddhist philosophy and many other traditional...

Pearls of Wisdom: How We Become Our Own Slave and How We Can Free...

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—In the opening paragraph of Ashtavakra Gita, King Janak asks sage Ashtavakra: “O Master, tell me how to find detachment, wisdom, and...
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