Tag Archives: happiness

Leaving Home

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged our progress on the Pragmatic Hindu. Life has gotten in the way, not of the progress or the classes, but of the time to sit and reflect and write about them. In fact, we … Continue reading

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The Only One You Can Change…

“If the people we love won’t change for our sake, does that mean that we are not loved enough?” An intense discussion today about getting those around us to behave the way we want them to. It simply isn’t going … Continue reading

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little self/Big Self

“As long as we live our lives with a sense of acceptance, as long as we do our duty without any sense of attachment to the results, why do we need to consciously offer our work to God? Why do … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Humility

  It’s been a couple of months since I’ve had the chance to blog. The learning though has gone on unabated. I went to India, spent time with family, was inundated by the sights and sounds and smells and tastes, … Continue reading

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Ego Maniac

This week, we completed Samkhya Yoga, the second chapter of the Gita. As we summed up what we had learned, we recounted the necessary qualities to attain peace. One of them is to relinquish the possessiveness that comes from one’s ego. It … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances

“Why was I so much happier twenty years ago?” asked one of our members this week. “I was happier before I acquired the big house, fancy cars, and private lessons for the kids. Where did the happiness go? It seems … Continue reading

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