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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 →

Writers Read or Writers, Reads?

A former porn addict, a Covid survivor and a piano enthusiast walk into os.me. 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 os.me 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, os.me. 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 →

Coming Home

To say that I was nervous when I was offered the role of Editor-in-chief at os.me would be an understatement. I was petrified. Not because I didn’t have the skills or the experience, I do, but it was the feeling … Read more →

The Eight Stages of Anger

Flew off the handle again? Nevermind. Understanding the stages of anger may help you deal better with it. If krodha is the topmost layer of the onion called anger, there are seven more underneath. Have you noticed how we have … Read more →

Guru Purnima

Tomorrow is the day when the world over disciples celebrate the presence of their gurus in their lives. Like you have Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, tomorrow’s Guru Purnima (or Poornima), the Guru’s Day. We have been celebrating this in … Read more →

The Simple Truth

We live in an age where unrealistic expectations from the ones around us are at an all-time high. The reverse is also true – there are unrealistic expectations set of us. What is the simple truth? The post below details … Read more →

The Big Decision

It’s perhaps the most important decision I’ve taken as far as os.me is concerned. I called it my personal playground and built it with my sweat and blood over the last ten years. It wouldn’t be possible without the team … Read more →

The Gates of Shambhala

You are getting old. You are getting old. You, my friend, are getting old. No, it’s not a warning. Just a reminder; actually, maybe a confession. We are all getting old. Time to wake up. When I say “old”, while … Read more →