Twenty Plain Truths

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Love costs nothing except losing hatred, a cost worth paying. Take success with grace and failure with resolve. Greet the good times with humility and make adversity your strength. Don’t always judge a person by what he/she says, but also by what he/she doesn’t. A sophisticated appearance may hide a darker & sinister side. A heart of […]

The Meandering River

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  Rajinder Singh ‘Arshi’ River flows, it moves and meanders seeking the ocean. Some water may branch out from the river and the rivulet takes a separate route. It may later join the original river or seek its own path. It may, equally, lose its way or hit a rock – back it goes into […]

Atmak Shakti v Sareerak Shakti

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Atmak Shakti v Sareerak Shakti Rajinder Singh ‘Arshi’ Broadly translated the title means: ‘Spiritual life (prowess) v Physical life (prowess)’. The degree of pain and pleasure is perceived according to one’s physical or spiritual strength. A person of feeble physical constitution will feel physical pain more readily and more acutely than one of robust build. […]

Nishkamta

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We often qualify the term ‘sewa’ in various ways. For example, ‘true (Sachi) sewa’, ‘selfless sewa’, ‘neswarath sewa’ and the most common ‘nishkam sewa’. The meaning we wish to convey is ‘service without any personal motive or gain of any sort’. When we expect anything in return, even praise, it becomes a ‘deal’, a ‘transaction’ coated […]