1. You can’t give what you don’t have
2. Be the change you want to see in others
3. Nature doesn’t change. All things natural don’t change. They grow. They transform. They sustain.
4. Take care of yourself first before assuming responsibility for another
5. Have Faith in the Universe
6. Its okay to know that you don’t know
7. Its okay to feel anger. Its okay to express it. Its not okay to suppress it
8. What’s normal for you might not be so for another.
9. Learn to LOVE yourself first before loving another
10. Knowing and Understanding are as distinct as Fire and Water.
11. No one can disrespect you without your permission.
12. Follow the Path of the Heart. Heed to the workings of the Mind. Serve with purity of Intellect.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Indian National Pledge
India is my country and all Indians are my brothers and sisters. I love my country and I am proud of its rich and varied heritage. I shall always strive to be worthy of it.
I shall give respect to my parents, teachers, and elders and treat everyone with courtesy.
To my country and my people, I pledge my devotion. In their well being and prosperity alone, lies my happiness.
American National Pledge
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
Oath to Self
Of the many things my father has given me over the years – his time, money, advice, friendship, sports & politics updates and so much more – I will always cherish these particular tangibles and would like to share them with you: Books!
One of the most AWESOME books I’ve read in the recent past.
So many novel ideas. A unique way of bridging mythology, philosophy, modern day issues
I found the whole concept of maika, information related to Vikarma, courtship of Shiva and Sati captivating!
Thank you for the wonderful read!
Here’s an excerpt from the Trilogy which resonated with me most:
“What are you thinking, my friend?” asked Gopal
Shiva turned to the chief Vasudev. ‘I was thinking that the primary source of Evil is human greed. It’s our greed to extract more and more from Good that turns it into Evil. Wouldn’t it be better if this was controlled at the source itself? Can we really expect humans not to be greedy? How many of us would be willing to control our desire to live for two hundred years? The dominance of the Somras over many years thousands of years has admittedly done both Good and Evil, but it will soon perish for all practical purposes. Isn’t it fair to say then that it has served no purpose in the large scheme of things? Perhaps it would have been better had the Somras not been invented. Why embark on a journey when you know that the destination takes you back to exactly where you began?…”
“Are there any journeys which do not take you back to where you began?”
Shiva frowned. ‘Of course there are.’
A lot of people have asked me about this in the past couple of years so here’s pretty much what I know regarding this matter
To calculate your Birth Chart, this website is pretty good:
Do you know the time of your birth? You could figure out your birth chart by entering that information on the following website –
Zodiac Signs – http://mizian.com.ne.kr/englishwiz/library/names/zodiac/acquarius.htm
Om Namah ShivayaTo All My Dear Mentors!I just wanted to take the time to write this letter in your appreciation.Thank you for being there for me through my best and worst times.The month of November is an auspicious month for me this year. I’ve decided to set aside some time each day to meditate and pray at a local temple and at my house for the well-being of all of the elders in my life who’ve shared with me their wisdom, for all the teachers who give their best efforts out of an intrinsic motivation to see their students grow, for the good health of all my loved ones and of course, for myself – to cultivate the wisdom and courage to continue leading a life of good purpose and doing conscientious work that I seek out and which comes my way.I hope you’re all doing well and are in good health.Thank you very much for your time, energy, efforts over the years in helping sustain our community and for your presence in my life.With gratitude,Sincerely,Suma