Skip to content

Our Blog

Bhagavad Gita Teachings - Raise Yourself by Yourself
Bhagavad Gita Teachings – Raise Yourself by Yourself

As an Indian immigrant working in technology, I’m happily living the proverbial American dream. I have a rewarding job, a warm and supportive family, great friends, and a comfortable home. Howev…

Read More
How the Bhagavad Gita Helps Foster Harmonious Relationships
How the Bhagavad Gita Helps Foster Harmonious Relationships

For a good part of my life, I was confused about why people react indifferently or adversely, despite the fact that they were treated well. I assumed that as a universal law if you treat someone well,…

Read More
Early Mornings with Bhagavad Gita
Early Mornings with the Bhagavad Gita

Most people remember their teenage years as a time marked by joyful bonding with friends and the rites of passage into independence. However, I entered my teens with an abrupt move to a different city…

Read More
Science Of Productivity
Science Of Productivity

The mind and intellect together constitute your inner personality which is housed in your physical body. Productivity in any field of activity requires a sharp intellect and a calm mind. When the mind…

Read More
Initiative vs Incentive
Initiative versus Incentive

The intellect plays a vital role in your business. It serves to fix an ideal beyond your self-centred interest and direct your actions towards achieving it. When you thus conduct your business objecti…

Read More
selfless
Karma Yoga: Right Action for Peace and Productivity

Conventional wisdom seems to dictate that if we can fulfill our desires, we will be happy. So, from childhood and youth, we are constantly chasing our desires to achieve that illusory peace. We pursue…

Read More
leader
The Leader 

A leader should be well versed in the field of his activity. Possess a thorough knowledge of the subject of his business and an overall intelligence of all departments of his organisation. Which would…

Read More
A Medical Student's Perspective on Vedantic Wisdom
A Medical Student’s Perspective on Vedantic Wisdom

When I joined Gautamji’s classes three years ago at my aunt’s recommendation, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I joined one of his virtual Zoom sessions, which had just started up at th…

Read More
anatomy-of-stress
Anatomy of Stress

To get to the source of stress the inner personality has to be examined. A human being is constituted of the body, mind and intellect. The physical body houses the mind and intellect. Hence a clear un…

Read More
work-ethics
Work Ethics

Effective management requires personnel with ethical and moral values ingrained in them. These values are founded on selflessness. An unselfish approach would require a high and noble ideal to fo…

Read More
Gain Objectivity

The process of developing objectivity falls under two heads:  Building a strong intellect  Pursuing an ideal in life.  Building the intellect is not the same as gaining intelligence. Yo…

Read More
Iconic image of Lord Krishna and Arjuna, illustrating a profound moment of divine guidance and wisdom in Hindu mythology
Everyday Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita

Many years ago, when I was introduced to the Gita classes taught by Gautamji (a senior disciple of Swami A. Parthasarathy) in New Jersey, I was pleasantly surprised that I could relate to the teaching…

Read More
weight_loss
An unexpected benefit from my Vedanta study

I never expected Vedanta to benefit me in so many ways in my practical life, even physical health. My weight loss journey had been a pendulum game for a number of years now. I would lose some, and it …

Read More
Art of Parenting
Art of Parenting

Parents have a difficult time relating to their children. They bitterly complain about ‘their independent and impertinent behaviour’. That they have gone out of control and stopped relating to them. A…

Read More
The 3 C’s to Success: Concentration, Consistency, Cooperation

Productivity in business, success in any endeavour requires continual intellectual application to three disciplines viz. concentration, consistency and cooperation. They are the rudiments of achieveme…

Read More
Thank God it’s Friday!
Thank God it’s Friday!

When you do a google search for the ‘happiest day of the work week’ – Friday is almost the only answer that fills the pages. A close second is research and opinions on why we should have a four-day wo…

Read More
The Dilemma of Choice
The Dilemma of Choice

Human actions emanate from either the mind or the intellect or a combination of both. The body executes action. But the body cannot act on its own.  The actions of the body are driven by either:&…

Read More
Bhagavad Gita Retreat in New York
Bhagavad Gita Retreat in New York

A student’s experience at the 3-day immersive retreat on the essence of Bhagavad Gita conducted by Vedanta USA. The program was conducted in September 2022 and aimed at bringing together spiritual see…

Read More