Category Archives: Social Causes & Humanitarianism

Happy Raksha Bandhan Day

Today is Raksha Bandhan Day in India. Sisters tie a Rakhi on brother’s hand which is a symbolic tie of love and respect between brothers and sisters. It means a solemn promise on behalf of the brother to protect his sister. (Raksha means to protect in Hindi). The new innovation in Rakhi is an online tech Rakhi which my sister sent me yesterday.

http://www.123greetings.com/send/view/08306117610530656326

 

Great Schools: One for American Parents

Greatschools.org funded by the Gates Foundation, the Walton Family Foundation, and the Robertson Foundation provides school information and parenting resources to help millions of American families choose the right school, support learning at home, and guide their children to great futures.  Continue reading Great Schools: One for American Parents

Confucius: Equanimity and Quote

2500 years ago Somewhere in Ancient China

This was the warring period in China with many warlords controlling different territories and a period of utter chaos. A captured retinue of people were awaiting the leader of the warlord for discussion with regards to their well-being. There were terrified and very anxious about their future. They huddled close to each other and look pensively at their Master. Master was huge, well-built and looked lovingly at his followers. He smiled and joked and said all is fine. His followers were stunned by his mental calmness and superlative demeanor.  The leader of the warlord called the Master and the Master with an equanimous mind met with the warlord. Continue reading Confucius: Equanimity and Quote

Quotes: Vivekananda & Confucius

We will look at two quotes coming week by Vivekananda and Confucius. I had used these two quotes while writing my essays for the Master’s program at different schools. I will give my interpretation on them.

“Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached” by Vivekananda

“If you think in terms of a year plant a seed; if in terms of 10 years plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people” by Confucius (Master Kong) Continue reading Quotes: Vivekananda & Confucius