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Parental Compassion

“I’ve always been a good parent and supported my children at every step,” a somewhat distressed parent said to me a few weeks back, “and yet, they don’t really respect me. They are struggling in their lives and tell me … Read more →

Compassion is Unreasonable

I often get asked what if you are compassionate towards someone but they don’t value it? What if they see your generosity as your weakness, should you still show compassion in that case? These are reasonable questions but that’s exactly … Read more →

A Word on Compassion

“Are you compassionate?”“Most of the time,” they answer.“Are you forgiving?”“Yes, most of the time,” they reply. This is the most common response to my two questions no matter whom I ask. To tell you the truth, when we are compassionate … Read more →

Being Compassionate

Why being compassionate is important? Almost in all walks of life, if your inner strength, your focus, your efforts can outlive the adversities, you can succeed at pretty much anything you set your mind to. A compassionate heart leads to … Read more →

Eight Signs of Progress in Meditation

In The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche, there is an interesting passage: Without our familiar props, we are faced with just ourselves, a person we do not know, an unnerving stranger with whom we have been … Read more →

OSME Digest: Embrace

Welcome to your weekly dose of OSME-ness. While I was collecting articles for this round-up, I noticed some new writers and several new ideas. It’s a matter of pride for me to see the community churn out brilliant articles and great … Read more →

OSME Digest: The Tendencies

Hey ye’ all!  How have you been?  Our weekly rendezvous fills me with a sense of weekend mirth. It is as if Sunday comes sooner. I look forward to Wednesdays now. Don’t you?  I mean there’s terrific reading material imbued … Read more →


Have you noticed we hold those in awe who claim to sleep much less than the average person? We have come to believe that somehow sleeping is a waste of time or the awakened ones do not sleep or they … Read more →

A Year on Platform Extraordinaire!

Congratulations, ye’ all! It has been a year since we started writing on And what a year it has been!  It started with a vision to be a place for truthfulness and kindness. Soon, the mind-blowing Karma Program that pays members … Read more →

What’s Trending on

Swamiji’s much-awaited post was titled Lies. The sweet irony then that it ignited a flame of truths in our favourite space. Truth has been trending on It is our very foundation. Whether or not it’s ok to lie sometimes … Read more →

Writers Read or Writers, Reads?

A former porn addict, a Covid survivor and a piano enthusiast walk into And they share their intimate experiences to help us become better people. Oh! Also a rare video of Swamiji immortalizing Beethoven. Welcome to our Weekly Wonderful … Read more →

My Last Newsletter…

I hope you are safe and doing well. I have some important announcements to share with you, may I request you read this letter mindfully. What makes this newsletter such a hit? The content. It delivers wisdom from Swamiji, powerful … Read more →

Truth Be Told With Nupur Sharma

Welcome to yet another instalment of Truth Be Told, a unique endeavour by to bring to you inspirational stories of people who make this world a better place with their compassion, hard work, kindness, talent, and honesty. We go … Read more →

10 Reasons to Celebrate

The fragrance of April breeze has breathed celebration into the exclusive community, Not even half-way through the month, we already have many reasons to celebrate. Of course, it is the month when Sri Hari came down to the ashram, … Read more →

Side Effects of Meditation

It’s common knowledge that the effects of meditation on the body as well as the psychological effects of meditation are profound for one with consistent practice. The higher our quality of practice, the more changes we witness. But are there … Read more →