Teach children to relate with animal species

How do you teach your child to feel comfortable with animals as part of mother nature?

Yesterday, I had the fortune of conducting a special online Gurukul class with a group children and parents from different countries like Singapore, Europe and Africa focusing on awakening the power (shakti) to communicate with animals. As some of you may already know, I am a volunteer teacher (acharya) for Weekend Gurukul (Vedic school)in my Guru’s mission (His name is Bhagavan Sri Nithyananda Paramashivam, fondly known as Swamiji).

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How to handle anger?

Let go of anger” says Lord KrishnaHe who is without anger shall reach me!
If you go by the literal understanding of this verse in Bhagavad Gita, none of us can reach Lord Krishna because all of us at some point in life, would have expressed anger. What is anger?

The truth is anger is neither positive nor negative. Anger is an energy, just like money, it depends on how you handle it. For example, if somebody does a $10 job, you will not pay him $1000. If you are paying him $1000, you will become bankrupt very soon! Same way, if somebody does $10 worth of mistake, don’t pay him with $1000 worth of anger! For any negative emotion, whether it is anger, lust, greed, fear, when you pay more than the situation requires, you will be depleted.
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Life has no failures only lessons

I wrapped up the year of 2018 feeling so relieved and grateful for having completed a year of tumultuous ride and drastic change in many aspects of my life. There were certain things which I had put off for a while, they were getting fulfilled as the timing was right and my inner space was ready. I’ve also experienced that there are no failures in life, there are only life lessons to be learned designed to make us wiser, stronger and more resilient. Just like a diamond getting polished to its sparkling radiance, I felt that I was getting polished by the Cosmos last year.

So, what were my lessons last year?

1. Have courage to go through the tests in life
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