Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Pearls of Wisdom: The Genius of Mahabharata and President Trump

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—To be elected president of the United States is a big deal. Undoubtedly, it is the most powerful position in the world....

Pearls of Wisdom: Self Help, Napoleon Hill, Your Thought and Ancient Wisdom

By Upendra Mishra When I was working at the Boston Business Journal, one of my jobs was to write profiles of founders and CEOs of...

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: 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: Fear, Doubt, Hanuman and Happiness

By Upendra Mishra The world has changed a lot since the dawn of human race about 60,000 years ago. Now, it is changing even at...

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: The Disease of One More Thing, Time and the Story of...

BOSTON—Most of us eventually realize and understand the concept of time. After running as fast as we could and miss the beauty of small...

Pearls of Wisdom: Vashistha, Buddha and Warren Buffett

By Upendra Mishra Some of my friends who know me well also know my fascination with Bollywood movies and songs, Yoga Vashishtha, Upanishads, the great...

Pearls of Wisdom: Truth, Integrity, Honesty and Dharma

By Upendra Mishra I have the memory of only three books from early childhood. The first one was Hindi alphabets, the second was Ramayana and...

Pearls of Wisdom: The Ego, Death and a Conversation With the God of Death

By Upendra Mishra Three fears scare the hell out of us all: loss of wealth, loss of reputation and the mother of all fears—death. Wealth...
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