• Fri, Apr 28, 2017
  • Life's Lessons: It’s easy to find happiness if you know how

    Updated: Apr, 25, 201712:59 PM

    Two married couples lived in a quiet street. While Raja and Rani led a quiet and happy life, Madhan and Mayil were constantly fighting with one another. The way they lived began to reflect in their...
    Life's Lessons: It’s easy to find happiness if you know how
    Raja’s garden appeared to be cleaner and the trees were always lush with fruits. Madhan and Mayil laboured hard to make things work, but their garden looked drab. And, as usual, they quarrelled every step of the way. After a day of constant argument, Mayil quietly asked her husband, What is the secret of the harmony in Raja and Rani’s life?  The question struck a chord with Madhan, who decided to watch the neighbours closely.Rani was watering some plants from a bucket of water when her mobile phone rang and she rushed inside. At that time, Raja came dashing up the steps, kicked the bucket, spilled water everywhere and almost fell down. Rani came out with her mobile phone in hand, and quickly apologised to him. He laughed and getting back on his feet, said, “No, it is my fault I did not notice it.” Madhan understood how relationships...
  • Make an effort for right things in life Make an effort for right things in life
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201712:55 PM

    Opposite values are complementary. In life you need both effort and effortlessness. When you want to work, you put in all your effort and then the work is done – but, when you want to sleep, can you...

  • You can achieve what you want in life effortlessly You can achieve what you want in life effortlessly
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201710:51 AM

    Everyone at some point has been advised to ‘think big’ or ‘think positive’. The entire world is focused on making people think big. The reality is, anybody can think big.

  • Ramanujan, the equality crusader Ramanujan, the equality crusader
    Updated: Apr, 25, 201710:49 AM

    Ramanujan, one of mankind’s greatest saints and crusaders of equality, was born in Sriperumbudur in 1017 in the month of Chittirai , under the Thiruvadirai star. The Great Seers 1000th birth...

  • Life's Lessons: There’s no shame in forgiving another person Life's Lessons: There’s no shame in forgiving another person
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201701:40 PM

    Hari and Siva lived on adjoining farms and helped each other at all times. However, one day they had a small argument and it created a huge rift between them— the first in 40 years.

  • Do your duty, don’t worry about reward Do your duty, don’t worry about reward
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201712:49 PM

    We live in a result-oriented world. The expectation of a specific result is often the motivation to act. However, when we perform every action with an eye on the end result, the action becomes...

  • Awaken the divine within you, attain purity Awaken the divine within you, attain purity
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201711:32 AM

    We humans are blessed with all the power and knowledge to create what we want for our comfort and pleasure. We call it progress, but it is a search for enhancement in our peace, pleasure and comfort.

  • Easy ways to reach the Lord Easy ways to reach the Lord
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201710:48 AM

    The Tamil New Year promises to be an excellent one for all devotees. Known as Hevilambi or Hemalamba Nama Varsha, it signifies Swarnalakshmi, goddess of wealth and denotes prosperity.

  • Begin the year with an auspicious darshan Begin the year with an auspicious darshan
    Updated: Apr, 14, 201706:15 AM

    April 14 rings in the New Year in several parts of India. In Tamil Nadu it is celebrated as Tamil Puthandu and in Kerala as Vishu. It is the first calendar day of the first month of Chithirai in Tamil...

  • Life's Lessons: Barriers exist only in one’s mind Life's Lessons: Barriers exist only in one’s mind
    Updated: Apr, 11, 201708:27 AM

    During a research experiment, a marine biologist placed a shark in a large holding tank and then released several small bait fish into the tank.