personal achievement

5 Quotes to remind us – it is not yet the time to give up

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Many successful people have dealt with numerous setbacks before they achieved success in their pursuits. Sometimes failure can overwhelm even the most tenacious person and giving up seems to be the only way left. I have had my fair share of setbacks in life and the last time when it

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30 Quotes of Swami Vivekananda on personal achievement

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World renowned Hindu spiritual leader and monk ‘Swami Vivekananda’ is a beacon of inspiration and wisdom to millions. His speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893 is perhaps the most iconic of his many famous speeches. He was a major force in the modern day

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Personal development in education

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The ability to grasp, reason, organise and apply knowledge in our lives has enabled us humans to create civilisation and to advance human desires and aspirations. This ability however is acquired only through the training of our mental faculties. This should be recognised as one of the fundamental roles of

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Why focus on actions and not on the fruits of actions?

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Everything that happens to us happens in the present moment. Past and future moments are simply a creation of our mind recollecting and projecting from our memory while casting a veil over our perception of the present moment. Nothing can actually happen in a past or in a future moment.

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Constitution of the Panchakosha model

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  There is a unique human body-mind constitutional model in the Vedas. The Hindu sages imparted spiritual wisdom to their students using the model as a methodology to guide them through a process of self-enquiry and meditation. It is called the Panchakosha. What is strikingly evident is the completeness of

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The Power of Thought

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A thought is a thing, just like matter and energy. In Hindu philosophies like Vedanta and Yoga, a thought is technically defined as vritti (literally, ‘a vortex’) which refers to a vibration of mind-stuff. If the mind is a lake, then thoughts are the waves. Thoughts can travel vast distances.

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