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...

Pearls of Wisdom: How to Disregard Negativity and Develop a Habit of Positive Framework...

By Upendra Mishra WESTON, MA—Like many of us take daily pills to fight allergy during the allergy season, we should also take a pill of...

Pearls of Wisdom: Excellence is a Habit and Chanakya’s Three Questions

BOSTON—Twenty years ago when we bought our home, I set up a small home office in the basement. Those days we needed huge space...

Pearls of Wisdom: How Do We Know We Are Happy?

By Upendra Mishra BOSTON—After staying alive, major goal of our life is to be happy. There are many states of happiness. First, we are genuinely...
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