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The Beautiful way to understand Life-Cockroach Teory

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Cockroach Theory A beautiful speech by Sundar Pichai – an IIT-MIT Alumnus : The cockroach theory for self development At a restaurant, a cockroach suddenly flew from somewhere and sat on a lady. She started screaming out of fear. With a panic stricken face and trembling voice, she started jumping,…

Quotes of Lao Tzu and Mother Teresa

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If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transfomation. Not all of…

Your Purpose In Life

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Why are we here on this earth? The answer to this question depends on what you believe. Maybe it’s tied to faith, maybe it’s a personal philosophy. One thing’s for sure, everyone’s answer can differ, and not one is more correct than the other. It’s human nature to want to…

Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods ,Understanding what Causes Cancer & Love Your Life

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Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods & Understanding what Causes Cancer & Love Your Life Do you know the seriousness of cancer? You know the toll it takes mentally, emotionally, financially, spiritually, and physically. It causes stress in your own mind and body as well as in your relationships with friends…

Why do away react this way look deep within yourself to be Happy

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One of the hardest things in the world to do, is to look into ourselves. On a day-to-day basis, we don’t have time to examine all the whys of our feelings, our reactions and decisions. Some days are great, some days not so good, and some downright terrible, and it…

How finding the Deeper Meaning can lead to a more fulfilled life

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How finding the Deeper Meaning can lead to a more fulfilled life Albert Einstein is quoted as saying: “there are two ways you can live your life…as if nothing is a miracle or as if everything is a miracle”. The matrix we live in can be challenging. Everywhere around you…

Listening to the Soul

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Listening to the Soul ‘How do the geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans, know when it is time to move on? As with the migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within, if only we would…

The Secret of Life

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The Secret of Life I’m traveling around the world at the moment, sharing the Open hand Philosophy on life, and I find myself on a stopover in Hawaii, on my way to the US West Coast. Hawaii of course is considered a paradisiacal destination – sun, sea, sand and surf….

The Soul

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The Soul What is the Soul? There are many definitions of what the Soul is. For us here at Openhand, consciousness flows through the universe as waves on a vast ocean. You and we are each a unique blend of these various energetic characteristics – aspects of beingness. So we…

Tips to increase positive every in our house

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*TIPS TO INCREASE POSITIVE ENERGY IN OUR HOUSE* *1.* Open all windows in the house and allow fresh air and sunshine to enter the house. Free flow of air and sun rays are negative energy remover *2.* Dispose of all the old unwanted things lying in the house. Clutter is…

25 Opening Quote that will teach you to Trust your self

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1.The wound is the place where the light enters you 2. There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen. 3. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere, they are in each other all along. 4. Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world, today I am wise, so…

Steps to Self-Care Tips

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If it feels wrong, don’t do it Say exactly what you mean ,kindly, tactfully and rationally Don’t be a people pleaser Trust your instincts Never speak bad about yourself Never give up on your dreams Don’t be afraid to say no Don’t be afraid to say yes Be Kind to…

How to Move On and Move Forward

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When something amazing is about to end, or when it’s over, don’t be sad. It’s always hard to imagine how life can ever be as bright when something wonderful comes to an end, like a relationship or a phase of our life. But what we’re actually afraid of isn’t that…

The Secret Behind Your Date Of Birth

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Know The Interesting Secret Behind Your Date Of Birth  Birthdays are a time of celebration, joy and festivity. When the date rolls around to the day and month you were born, another year is marked in recognition of your time here on Earth. The moment you were brought into this world was…

Communication Without Expectations

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Communication Without Expectations What are you thinking? Tell me what are you thinking? Why can’t you just tell me? Some people, when faced with a difficult conversation, find it very, very hard to verbalise their thoughts. When we ask someone to tell us what they’re thinking, we can feel frustrated…

UNWINDING ETERNITY AND CONSCIOUSNESS

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UNWINDING ETERNITY AND CONSCIOUSNESS My eyes closed tightly. My face contorted as my teeth dug into the raw mango piece that was my share. It had come into my hands after some effort. First we had to be quiet, so that people forgot that it was summer and kids were…

11 PRACTICAL WAYS TO LIVE FULLY IN THE PRESENT MOMENT

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11 PRACTICAL WAYS TO LIVE FULLY IN THE PRESENT MOMENT “Be present” It’s the latest catch phrase of our decade. Everyone is constantly telling us to stop worrying about the future, to move on and forget about the past and to live in the “here and now”. While almost each…

MYTHS ABOUT MEDITATION – DISPELLED

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MYTHS ABOUT MEDITATION – DISPELLED More and more people are taking to meditation today. Clearly, people are drawn towards it for the benefits they derive. Yet, a similar number of people are wary, as many myths surround the notion of meditation. These include: Myth #1: meditation is a religious practice Religions include meditation as…

51 WAYS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD

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51 WAYS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD Have you met a stranger who completely changed the way you looked at this world? That someone at the departmental shop who let you ahead of him in the queue, because your child was losing patience, or that someone in a…

HOW TO BE SELF MOTIVATED IN LIFE – 23 ULTIMATE WAYS

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HOW TO BE SELF MOTIVATED IN LIFE – 23 ULTIMATE WAYS When was the last time that your body and mind became so quiet and withdrawn from the surrounding, that you felt you just can’t carry on any longer? It happens every time I hit what we call the ‘writer’s…

OSMOSIS OF HEART AND MIND

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OSMOSIS OF HEART AND MIND believe that all roads lead to the same destination; there is nothing better or worse. Each has its own place. Some find spiritual path ‘x’ better than ‘y’ and vice versa, simply because of their needs, circumstances and stage of evolution as an individual at…

IDEAS ABOUT CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT ACQUIRED FROM TAOIST PHILOSOPHY

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IDEAS ABOUT CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT ACQUIRED FROM TAOIST PHILOSOPHY Character Development I have been reading an interesting interpretation of the I Ching by Carol Anthony.  It has helped me to understand a lot about what I am trying to do as a meditator. The I Ching is a Taoist document, and…

MINDFULNESS LESSONS FROM BHUTAN

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MINDFULNESS LESSONS FROM BHUTAN I visited the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan almost a year ago. Today, I am still transported back to that land of the Thunder Dragon from time to time. Reflecting on my time in Bhutan, I see how it taught me lessons that I find myself applying…

CHANGE IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK

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CHANGE IS EASIER THAN YOU THINK Our quest for a lasting sense of happiness often has us looking for a change of some sort – a change of job, a change of routine, a change of wardrobe, a new car, a new iPhone, etc. It never ends. These are only…

WHEN I WAS HALF ASLEEP

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WHEN I WAS HALF ASLEEP N.S. NAGARAJA writes about sleep, dreams, cartoon heroes, near death experiences, twisting space and possibilities. What can our senses really tell us about the world around us and inside us? Yes, I should have just slept that night. I was half asleep and ready to…

THE SCIENCE OF APPRECIATION

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THE SCIENCE OF APPRECIATION VEENA VERMA and NEHHA LOHIYA explore the possibilities for global peace that start with learning the art and science of appreciation. The corporate business world has given it a very unpleasant and gross terminology which we know as ‘ego massaging’. But if we go deeper and…

THE CHOICES WE MAKE

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THE CHOICES WE MAKE VICTOR KANNAN explores the idea that ultimately we are responsible for our own happiness. When I was a teenager, one day a thought flashed in my mind that had a profound impact on me. It was that people are unhappy because they are not willing to be happy. Later I realized what…

Red OR Blue in Life to Choose

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Red OR Blue in Life to Choose VERA MUENCH alerts us all to a choice we make every moment of our lives. What will you choose? More and more people feel somehow unsatisfied and uneasy about their lives, their jobs, or their relationships. Is there more to life than this? We work hard, we…

THE CONCEPT OF SURRENDER

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THE CONCEPT OF SURRENDER BARBARA J. LEVIN O’RIORDAN shares some insights she has learnt from P. Rajagopalachari over the years about the beauty of surrender. Many people are concerned about the concept of surrender in a spiritual journey. Why? We fear surrender because we consider it to be a somewhat…

THE POWER OF SIMPLICITY

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THE POWER OF SIMPLICITY SWATI KANNAN explores the nature of simplicity and how we can cultivate it in our lives. As Leonardo da Vinci once said, “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” The irony of our current time is that we live in a complex world, replete with computers, phones and…

ON HAPPINESS

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ON HAPPINESS DR ICHAK ADIZES explores the topic of a meaningful life and what really brings us happiness in the material world. It is not what you may think … The pursuit of happiness is a right given to us by the US Constitution. Is there any sane human being…

INFINITE LAYERS OF CONSCIOUSNESS

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INFINITE LAYERS OF CONSCIOUSNESS THE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY Evolution of Consciousness Series Generally we think of human anatomy as being about the physical body, including the nervous system, the organs, the circulatory system, the structure and functioning of cells and DNA, etc. There has been so much scientific research in…

MATTER, ENERGY AND THE ABSOLUTE STATE

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MATTER, ENERGY AND THE ABSOLUTE STATE THE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY Evolution of Consciousness Series   MOVEMENT AND STILLNESS It is worthwhile here to revisit our understanding of the three bodies: The causal body is the centre of our being, around which we have the subtle body or mind. Within this…

REJUVENATION

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REJUVENATION Imagine being in a constant state of mental rejuvenation and youthful lightness. ELIZABETH DENLEY describes how this is easily done in the midst of the daily activities of a city lifestyle. What does it mean – to rejuvenate? The word itself means to ‘again become young’. To turn back…

THE SCIENCE OF AWE & COMPASSION – PART 2

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THE SCIENCE OF AWE & COMPASSION – PART 2 In conversation with DACHER KELTNER PART 2 Q: I come from the tradition of Yoga and the Heartfulness heart-mind approach to meditation, whereas the Western Mindfulness movement has been much more focused on perception and being in the present. I think we…

THE BHAGAVAD GITA

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THE BHAGAVAD GITA AN ART ESSAY One of the greatest texts for studying Yoga is the Bhagavad Gita. The text consists of 18 chapters and progressively guides us to apply its essence to our lives in order to explore the union between the Self and the Absolute. During my forty…

Life As A Wave

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LIFE AS A WAVE GUENEVERE NEUFELD loves the ocean. In the same way that Siddhartha learnt about life from the river, she has discovered a metaphor for life in the waves, and shares her understanding on the yogic path. As a teenager I was obsessed with the ocean. I had…

Meditation & Medicine

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MEDITATION & MEDICINE For more than fifty years now, scientists have become more and more interested in meditation and its effects on the brain, about which 3,000 scientific studies have been published so far. DR RENÉ DESCARTES summarizes this research and the techniques used, in order to measure the physiological…

Inspiration(YOGA. CONNECT. INTEGRATE. BECOME ONE)

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YOGA. CONNECT. INTEGRATE. BECOME ONE HE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY Evolution of Consciousness Series ARE YOU CONNECTED? There are so many Yoga schools and classes springing up everywhere around the world these days, and in December 2014 the United Nations proclaimed 21 June as International Day of Yoga, recognizing its universal…

Living with the New Children(Heartfulness Through Meditation)

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Living with the New Children(Heartfulness Through Meditation) TERRAN DAILY shares her own experience of how to work with children to change their behavioral patterns, so that everyone in the family can be happier and more peaceful. I had a visit from my 7-year-old granddaughter Zoe some time back. Zoe is…

Yogic Principles In Business

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YOGIC PRINCIPLES IN BUSINESS   In conversation with SUSAN NICHOLS Q: You had quite an inspired journey starting your first company, yogitoes® inc. Tell us how it all came to be. SN: The inspiration came from slipping on my yoga mat during my Ashtanga practice. At that time there was…

CALL OF THE DEPTHS

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CALL OF THE DEPTHS CORALIE IMBERT shares her love of both meditation and freediving, and how both have helped her to interiorize and live an inner journey, as well as manage her emotions. FREE DIVING , MEDITATION AND PERFORMANCE IN CONVERSATION WITH CORALIE IMBERT   Q: What attracted you to breath-holding…

Lesson From Spring

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LESSONS FROM SPRING As we experience the highlights of spring, it is easy to get lost in the beauty of nature. There are plants growing, birds and squirrels out and about, and greenery all around us. Below are just a few of the many valuable lessons that I have learned…

Human Evolution

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Human Evolution The beings seen in my pictures are symbols of Higher Spirits helping human beings to evolve and to become more conscious. They first appeared in my meditations. The caps on their heads are open on top in order for them to receive guidance. So far, I am unable…

Speak With LOVE

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Speak With LOVE We spend so much time communicating with each other – with our loved ones, friends, work colleagues, neighbours and the strangers who serve us in shops and offices, pass us on the street, or sit next to us in the bus or train. We are a social…

Entropy In Human Relationships

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Entropy In Human Relationships  THE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY Entropy in Human Relationships What is entropy? Let’s try to understand it practically. You bring a book home from the library, and then your father gives you another book as a gift. Your girlfriend gives you magazines, and you have music CDs….

Life Transmission

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Life Transmission   THE SCIENCE OF SPIRITUALITY   At this time in human history, we all have the opportunity to experience this life-transforming offering from the Source, wherever we are. Over the past few decades, meditation has acquired universal recognition for its numerous positive effects. Many methods of meditation are…

The Evolution Of Consciousness Part 1

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The Evolution Of Consciousness Part 1 The Science of Spirituality Part 1 – The Three Bodies When we talk about weaving a destiny, a future for ourselves, what do we mean? In the worldly sense, we want a good life. From my one-bedroom apartment, I want a five-bedroom house; from…

Energy Flows Where Attentions Goes

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ENERGY FLOWS WHERE ATTENTION GOES Everything in our universe is energy.  I have heard my Guide hinting many a time that human beings are just energy arranged in a certain pattern, and so I felt it was very important to listen with the ears of my heart, absorbing the essence…

Spirituality in Daily Life(Keep Calm and Meditate)

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Spirituality in Daily Life(Keep Calm and Meditate) Being spiritual, at its core, is just being aware of the spirit inside and attending to its needs. My body has material needs of food, cleanliness, exercise etc. which I fulfil duly as it keeps me running. Similarly, my soul too has needs…

Do it’s happily, or don’t do it

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Do it happily, or don’t do it.  How do you hack yourself to do the things you don’t feel like doing? No matter how happy we are in life, there’s going to be things we really don’t feel like doing, but we know we kind of have to do them….

SRI HANUMANDA’S PREDICTION FOR 2017

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SRI HANUMANDA’S PREDICTION FOR 2017 FIRE ROOSTER LUCKY MASCOT FOR CHINESE ZODIAC     SERVE WITH LOVE,PEACE AND HEART OHM,OHM,OHM!! ॐ,ॐ,ॐ,Jai  Jai  Jai  Hanumanda

Feng Shui Tips for Purses & Wallets

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Feng Shui Tips for Purses & Wallets Purses and wallets play a very important role when it comes to Feng Shui, especially where finances are concerned. With Feng Shui, you can have both auspicious and inauspicious measurements which also should be considered when purchasing a new wallet or purse as…

Do you know how important are Salt Water Cures?

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Do you know how important are Salt Water Cures? Salt Water Cures are possibly one of the most crucial cure that you should use in your home or office all year round and has been an extremely well guarded secret in the Feng Shui community for thousands of years until…

Tips Choosing Artwork, Statues & Furniture With Feng Shui Principles

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Tips Choosing Artwork, Statues & Furniture With Feng Shui Principles   “I was out with my Dad (Michael) yesterday, buying a birthday Card for my Mum (Jo) when we came across this relationships statue in Clinton Cards. Michael and I had mixed views on the Feng Shui of the statue,…

History of the Yuanbao Wealth Ingot

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History of the Yuanbao Wealth Ingot A Yuanbao, also known as a Wealth Ingot is an ancient type of currency used in China many years ago that is traditionally shaped as a boat but also can be found shaped as elliptic or oval with a little mound in the middle. …

5 simple ways to increase the energy in your home and office and improve overall luck

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5 simple ways to increase the energy in your home and office and improve overall luck The quality of the energy in your home equals the events of your life! You are probably thinking what on earth is he talking about now but believe me, it is true and no…

Feng Shui Tips & Advice For Kitchen Position; Say goodbye to the negative Qi that surrounds you.

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Feng Shui Tips & Advice For Kitchen Position; Say goodbye to the negative Qi that surrounds you. I recently wrote an article on how to decorate your home using Feng Shui; I want to now go into more detail about the different rooms in the home to help you clear…

Feng Shui Tips For Decorating Home

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Feng Shui Tips For Decorating Home Nowadays, we call life ‘the hectic life’; we usually wake up tired and we blame it exactly on that life. Relationship or love problems, financial, health, friends, no ambition, no inner satisfaction. Instead of finding excuses, look around your home and think. Is there…

History of the Pi Yao (Lottery God)

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History of the Pi Yao (Lottery God) Someone asks you what is Feng Shui, chances are that you mention Pi Yao along with the many other Cures and Enhancers when you are trying to explain how Feng Shui works; the reason to this is because the Pi Yao is one…