Spirituality

How to Forgive | Self & Others

During my sabbatical in 2015 I volunteered in a 10 days Vipassana Meditation Retreat Centre in Dharamshala, at the foot of Himalayas - North India. Every evening, volunteers would meet up with the teachers to review the day and discuss any issues or challenges. We closed every meeting with the...

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The 2 Wolves

This very same concept is expressed in different formats across different cultures such as the angel and devil in cartoons, the Holy Spirit and the Ego in Christianism or the Higher Self (or Buddha nature) and Lower Self (or Ego) in Buddhism-Yoga traditions. The following is one of my favourite...

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Top 5 regrets of the dying

A long time ago I heard about the story of Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse who used to work as a palliative carer. After several years attending to her patients thoughts and feelings on their deathbed, she noticed a pattern and wrote the best selling book "Top 5 Regrets...

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What is Spirituality?

Firstly, it is essential to clarify that spirituality is not necessarily related to religion. Some people see spirituality as their connection with a supreme consciousness, the arts, divine intelligence, the environment, mother earth, the universe or Gaia. Others are agnostic and see science as their path to spirituality. A classic example...

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Why Spirituality matters?

One of my key takeaways from Stephen Covey's 7 Habits book was this quote: If the ladder is not leaning against the right wall, every step we take just gets us to the wrong place faster. I doubt Covey was referring to one's spiritual path but I feel the quote is...

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