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What is Love?

Continuing from my last post, I share with you the four pillars, four constituents of love. If you see what I mean, I promise, by the time you finish reading this post, you’ll have a new perspective on love. What is love? … Read more →

What Only Love Does…

Love, like faith, is beyond logic or rationale. It is the very thing that propels us to grow, transform and make the impossible possible. I am not sure if faith can move mountains but I am certain that if the … Read more →

The Art of Love

To love is an art and perhaps the most important one, for love is not only the fundamental ingredient of harmony in relationships but also the basis of our very existence. It is the one thing everyone desires and offers … Read more →

A Fistful of Love

A man was sitting with his friends in a local inn. After a couple of drinks, he asked his friends, “Do you love me?” “Of course, we do,” they replied. “So do you know what I need?” No one answered. … Read more →

A Word on Love

So often I meet people who tell me that they don’t get along with their partners. “Our views don’t match, our habits, our goals are different, there’s no compatibility,” they say. Often man is looking for more freedom and personal … Read more →

When Care Destroys Love

Have you ever dreaded approaching your partner to talk about even something as simple as what you wish to do over the weekend? And then played the conversation in your head over and over again before speaking to him (or … Read more →

Love and Hate

I get all sorts of emails. They get filed and marked by a team of volunteers. Approximately 50% of the readers write to seek my opinion on their trials and tribulations of life. A whopping 30% email purely to show … Read more →

A Fistful of Love

Once upon a time, Buddha was walking along the riverside with nine of his monk disciples. In his quiet and graceful manner, the sage was talking to Ananda about mindfulness when suddenly almost all the monks stopped and looked the … Read more →

To Love and Be Loved Back

I once read a quote that said, “Love me and I’ll move mountains for you. Hurt me and I’ll drop those mountains on your head.” I think this basically sums up two aspects of our lives. One, how love, or lack … Read more →

When They don’t Love You Back

I wasn’t planning to write on this topic today, but numerous readers emailed saying they were waiting for my next post on what to do when your love is not reciprocated. So, here we go. At the outset, let me … Read more →

Love or Attachment

“What is unconditional love?” someone asked me the other day. “How do I love someone unconditionally?” In this post and the next, I’ll write a bit about love and how I see it. Although, in the past I’ve written on … Read more →

Dealing with the Loss of a Loved One

Sometimes people share with me heartbreaking incidents of how they lost their loved one. There are those who lost their son or daughter, a sibling or a parent untimely or unexpectedly. Many a time, it is so gut-wrenching that even … Read more →

Unconditional Love

The other day, someone I met for the first time asked me an interesting question. Referring to one of my posts on love, she said, “You wrote in your article that unconditional love is very rare. Isn’t a mother’s love for … Read more →

The Value of Love

What is more important? To value what you have or to value what you do not have? What is the value of love in your life?  Think about it for a moment. Gratitude is valuing what you have, and ambition … Read more →

Why do People Love or Hate You

What is unconditional love? Once upon a time, soaring high in the blue sky, gliding on its wide wings, hundreds of feet above a pristine lake, a young eagle was scanning for food. It spotted a fish swimming in the … Read more →