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Consistency: The bridge to connect talent and success

Once upon a time, there were two barbers named Kanu and Manu living in a small village of Gujarat, India. Both of them had a barber shop in their village. Kanu had done a course on hair cutting from the city and was very skilled in hair cutting. While Manu had learnt hair cutting from his father and was comparatively less skilled than Kanu. Despite this, Manu was making more money than Kanu. Kanu was surprised with this and approached a wise scholar in the village to inquire the reason. The scholar replied that you are unable to earn enough money matching your skill level owing to your lack consistent behaviour. Manu is lesser skilled, but he always opens and closes his shop on a particular time only. Besides he is very timely about his lunch timings and his charges. While you sometimes open the shop at 9 o’clock or sometimes 12 in noon. Sometimes, based on your fancies, you charge different rates to different customers and sometimes you don’t even open your shop throughout the day. So

Celebrating 127th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's World-Famous Address at World’s Parliament of Religions on September 11, 1893.

'09/11', this number is forever engraved on the minds of millions of people around the world, due to two unforgettable events that took place on this date. Both of these incidents have a connection with United States of America. One is the unforgettable stigma in the history of humanity, the highest form of terror carried out in leadership of Osama Bin Laden, crashing two Airplanes at the World Trade Center towers in New York in 2001, killing nearly 3,000 people. So on the other hand, on the same date in the year 1893, before 127 years, an event took place which has given eternal glory to Bharat Mata. This is the same date when Swami Vivekananda, the heroic son of Bharat Mata, presented the principles of Hinduism or Sanatan Dharma to the Western countries for the first time ever in the history at World’s Parliament of Religions held in Chicago, USA. In any society of the world, it is common to celebrate the birth anniversary of a special person. But there is only a single s

Practice of Karma Yoga: An effective Way for the Modern Man to Find Peace

  कर्मण्यकर्म य: पश्येदकर्मणि च कर्म य: | स बुद्धिमान्मनुष्येषु स युक्त: कृत्स्नकर्मकृत् || "Those who see action in inaction and inaction in action are truly wise amongst humans. Although performing all kinds of actions, they are yogis and masters of all their actions. " - Bhagavad Gita (Chapter - 4, Verse - 18) The above verse seems quite contradictory, but if it is understood and absorbed in day to day lives properly, it can be the solution to many of the modern problems. Ignorance of science of Karma: the cause of sorrow: If any task in the world is to be successfully accomplished, it requires a particular skill. In the same way to live happily is also requires a skill. And that skill taught by Hindu scriptures is Karma Yoga. " योग :  कर्मसु कौशलम् " (Bhagavad Gita - 2.50) which means "Yoga is skill in work." This is the skill of living, the skill to get peace, the skill to succeed, the skill to attain spiritual heights and to attain salvati