Pearls of Wisdom: Ego, the Destroyer of Everything

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—The beauty of arranged marriage is that you commit everything you have to your partner—or at least commit to share everything with...

Pearls of Wisdom: Four Steps for Contentment and Peace From Yoga Vashishtha

By Upendra Mishra What I like most about Yoga Vashishtha is that it teaches us to take responsibility for our actions, fortunes or misfortunes. The...

Pearls of Wisdom: How to Succeed at Everything You Do

By Upendra Mishra After many trials and errors of life, I try to finish everything I start—no matter how big or small it is. I...

Pearls of Wisdom: Birds of Same Feather: How Friends Change Your Life?

By Upendra Mishra In the end, we become like the company we keep, the close friends we have, our family members and  spouse or people...

Pearls of Wisdom: Joy, Osho, Mother Nature and Roots and Wings

By Upendra Mishra Growing up in a small farming village in North India taught me a lot of things. Nature was everywhere. If we wanted...

Pearls of Wisdom: Dreams, the Shadow, Carl Jung and the 12 Rules for Success,...

By Upendra Mishra I have no idea when and how I got interested in Swiss physician and psychoanalyst Carl Jung (1875-1961) and his writings, analysis...

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: Freedom, Happiness and the Ashtavakra

By Upendra Mishra WESTON, MA—Most of us are familiar with the Bhagavad Gita, often referred to simply as the Gita. It is a dialogue between...

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: 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...
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