Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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...

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Accept the Almighty Death, Make it Your Friend and Live Freely...

By Upendra Mishra Only after we cross our teenage and enter our twenties, we start to think about death—but may be not necessarily about our...

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 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: 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...
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