Being conscious of ourselves and others is as simple as our everyday chores — if only we are receptive to hear the echo and experience of things around us.
Just think about it. We are all enamoured by our senses, be it sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste.
The definition of conscious awareness as being the “inner precinct of mindfulness,” is simple, yet composite.
Reason, it is rightly said, is a sightless guide. This is simply because it pulls and diverts our attention away from the truth, whatever there is to it, rather than towards it.
The dictionary defines character as the embodiment of mental, emotional and moral qualities distinctive to the individual. Our ancient philosophers defined it as karma — or, action, work, or deed.
We all know that there is light, radiant and subtle, in our natural world.
Harmony pervades the universe — right from its principal foundations in space, time and matter to its highest expressions in the realms of our mind.
The best thing we’d all do, in the turbulent times that we now live in, is to cultivate our mind with a reflective sense of “attached detachment” and vice versa.
All of us go through cheerful and difficult situations, not just circumstances, in life. It is a simple equation — in the midst of some highs, there ought to be some lows too, right? Yes, indeed.
It is argued that the great philosophers Plato and Aristotle articulated their moral viewpoint within, and not outside, of Greece, where they lived right from their childhood.