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Essence of Self-help Books

Self-help books are those that tell you how to be a better person. These focus more on inner development than on external material success. This is the core topic of the scriptures of many religions of the world and the … Continue reading

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Get More Done in Less Time

I read the book “Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procastinating and Get More Done in Less Time” by Brian Tracy. Here are some notes. The ability to concentrate single-mindedly on your most important task, to do it … Continue reading

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The Religion of Man by Rabindranath Tagore

I recently read some parts of the book “The Religion of Man” by Rabindranath Tagore. He quotes extensively from the Upanishads and the folk songs of the Bauls. The book further reinforced my observation that Hinduism is nothing but Spiritual … Continue reading

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Quotes from Dr.Radhakrishnan’s “Hindu View of Life”

The book “Hindu View of Life” is the transcript of a series of lectures given in 1926 at Manchester College, Oxford. The second chapter of the book: “Conflict of Religions: The Hindu Attitude” is a must-read for all Hindus and non-Hindus. It will … Continue reading

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12 Symptoms of Spiritual Awakening

Got from the internet at several places with some slight variations. Signs of a Spiritual Awakening An increased tendency to let things happen rather than make them happen. Frequent attacks of smiling. Feelings of being connected with others and nature. … Continue reading

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