We have been looking for schools in the last few weeks. My kid is in a waldorf school now and they are shifting to a campus that is far away from our home. So we thought to change now and started looking for schools both in main stream and alternate. Alternative or other system of … Continue reading Schools and Education
Life seems to be too busy. Work, household chores, family, reading, travel... But there often seems to be a mental boredom or mental fatigue. I feel mentally exhausted, demotivated, getting irritated with no valid reasons and physical inaction. It comes mostly when there is no time critical work to do or when there is too … Continue reading Mental Fatigue!
This is a memorable discussion (more of a photo moment that gets saved to your long term memory) my 4 year old daughter and i had couple of days back. One of her favorite questions in the recent times "Ma, where did i come from?. I usually say the factual answer with no complications added. … Continue reading Consciousness – Totality – Active Listening
Seeing this quote, "Cultivation of Mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence" triggered thoughts. Aim of human existence is dealt at different dimensions and based on life experience by different people. But Cultivation of mind is definitely one important aspect. How do i cultivate the mind, knowingly unknowingly. For some especially fortunate some, … Continue reading Cultivation of Mind
This phrase i heard first thru J.Krishnamurti's speech/writing. While this is intense topic in itself, I tried relating it to my personal experience. I am yet to fully realize the subject, but the flame is there. This discontent is not the discontent that arises out of envy or a want to get better things. But … Continue reading The flame of discontent
By Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children.They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.They come through you but not from you,And though they are with you yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts,For they have their own thoughts.You may house their … Continue reading On Children
Being a gardener and coming from agricultural family, there is always interest towards food and its source. This helps me understand the pain of cultivating it with minimal or no profit using conventional agricultural practices. Agriculture was(is) not seen as a profession due to the lack of comfort/money and we move to cities to live … Continue reading In Search of living close to Nature
Education was mode of achieving good life (mostly materialistic), exposure to world, financial independence and a comfortable life. This was my thought process till an year back, till I get introduced to KFI. KFI introduced me to J. Krishnamurti, his books and his schools. While K's philosophy applies for whole of life, his work in … Continue reading Education
Realised how true this is "This is still the model of the economy of the 1%. The tools of extraction, and the colonies might change but the patterns of colonization remain unchanged – grab and steal what belongs to others, make it your own property, collect rents from the original owners, transform the displaced into … Continue reading How true!
Being multi passionate, often throws the question of worthiness that seems to defeat the purpose or meaning of life. Many of us are culturally brought up to earn for living and lead happy life with family. But after a point when basic necessities are met, some of us get in to questioning the purpose of … Continue reading Refuse to Choose – Book review