Are we in a computer game stuck in a matrix with an algorithm working through us where the rules and codes are being passed down from one player (generation) to the next and the winner is the one who can come out of this game?
One approach talks of winning, accumulating, in this recognition starved pleasure seeking world.
The other approach talks about dropping the mind, leading a life ‘devoid’ of misery, craving and aversion, not seeking attention and moving from breathe to breathe with compassion.
We had two beliefs strongly entrenched in our mind:
If families went about their life with certainty, they could produce outstanding results
If the language of the family could be transformed, then the society could be transformed and the nation would be a better place to live in.
My friend had come from Hyderabad. We sat in a local restaurant in Trichy. When I asked him how his life is, he quipped that it was like the dressing gown of a girl. On the outside it looks pretty but on the inside with … Continue reading Are we leading ‘three lives’?
It was a 10 km race organized by a leading hospital in Trichy. My wife Savy who had been assiduously preparing for it was pumped up. She was sure of winning it. The running began. As there were several age categories, the volunteers split them … Continue reading WHY ARE WE LIKE THIS?
He was almost killed by the police van. It happened near Malaivasal. My father in law was walking along the street, wary of the vehicles. He had to be, because every step mattered at the age of 82. Just then a police van whizzed by … Continue reading When will these oldies understand?