Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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: Lincoln, Melancholy, and the Self

By Upendra Mishra Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States from 1861 until his assassination in 1865, had his shares of miseries. At...

Pearls of Wisdom: The Genius of Oprah Winfrey

By Upendra Mishra Oprah Winfrey is the wealthiest woman in the entertainment industry and the first African-American woman billionaire, media mogul, entertainment queen, a serial...

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...

Pearls of Wisdom: Heart of Awareness

By Upendra Mishra WESTON, MA—When growing up in India, we were exposed to stories of Ramayana everywhere, and obviously we all came to know the...

Pearls of Wisdom: Patanjali, Tom Brady and The Four Agreements

By Upendra Mishra The words contain tremendous power. They are packed with energy. Every thought we think, every word we whisper even to ourselves, every...

Pearls of Wisdom: Your Five Best Friends

By Upendra Mishra After writing my column on the five most potent enemies last week, it was a logical step to write about the five...

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: Your Five Worst Enemies

By Upendra Mishra I have often wondered about enemies and friends. I must acknowledge, however, that I never had any personal enemy—I mean an individual...

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...
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