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Who Is A Bodhisattva?

Who Is A Bodhisattva?

A Bodhisattva is literally a living being (sattva) who aspires to be enlightened (bodhi) and in the process carries out altruistic practices. Compassion, an empathic action of sharing someone else’s feelings, is a key characteristic of a bodhisattva. 

10 Uplifting Sayings from Philosophers Across Time

10 Uplifting Sayings from Philosophers Across Time

Nandita Kochar Instead of always indulging in your desires, learn to set limits on them   “I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.”– John Stuart Mill   Appreciate the little things in life for a more...
The Power of Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo

The Power of Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo

Nam-Myoho-Renge-Kyo, the Mystic Law of the universe, the essence of the Lotus Sutra, when chanted on a daily basis is a powerful tool that we can use to change our lives and of those around us. Here are the five ways in which this can manifest!

Sartre On Love

Sartre On Love

For Sartre, love isn’t about blissful mutual respect between two lovers, resulting in enhancement of freedom of both partners. Far from it, for him, love is conflict.

The Philosophy of Firing Someone at Work

The Philosophy of Firing Someone at Work

One of the hardest things in life is to relieve someone of their services or to put in millennial language, to fire them. We experience this difficulty because we want to be seen as good by others and telling someone that they are fired will not get us such a response. So how do we find a way out of this dilemma?

The Philosophy of Travel

The Philosophy of Travel

Can travelling be approached from a philosophical point of view? Of course! Let’s see what have been some of the major philosophical strengths and drawbacks on moving from place to another. 

The Problems With Being In The Moment

The Problems With Being In The Moment

“Be in the moment” – no matter which part of the world we live in, all of us have heard this phrase at some point in our lives. And yet for some reason, we always find our heads anywhere except for in the present.

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