Insightful Story: All Roads Lead To Rome
Abraham bought his lucky ticket at Mecca.
But can the holy places - Vaticans, Varanasis or Vagharshapats help one attain God?
Spiritual Story: Here I Am, Lord
‘Is it I Lord?’ Rosh thinks, remembering Daniel Schutte’s Christian hymn, ‘Will you lead me?’
Becoming was dead. Being had begun
Spiritual Story: Why Do We Seek?
Who am I? Where have I come from? Where am I going?
Why are these questions important? Why do they compel our hearts?
Retold Arabian Nights tale: Ali Baba And 40 Thieves - 20
The Captain's pain morphed into anger.
Anger became blind hate. Hate gave him the purpose of his life.
Baba Farid’s song ‘Turia Turia Ja Farida’ is a collection of some Sufi Faridi hymns or Farid Bani.
Rosh explained the lyrics as Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s soulful voice danced out on the airwaves.
“Come back to me quickly. You can have your Kingdom of Heaven,” she impulsively spoke her thoughts aloud to him.
He winced and thought a little. Then answered with great sadness, “But I can’t go on that journey anymore. I have nothing left to pay the fare.”
'I am afraid to take this leap of faith. You say that the eagle alone can look into the sun. And the sun rejuvenates its eyes. But I am weak and fearful."
"If I am no eagle, the sun will scorch mine. And smite them down for my arrogance."
Neither Friend Nor Foe - Insightful story with English translation of lyrics & meanings of
- ‘Koi dost hai na raqeeb hai’ sung by Jagjit Singh, and
- Its reprisal ‘Na suboot hai’, sung by Sachin Limaye
Is initiation by Life superior to parental guidance?
Insightful story of a painter who refused to ordain his own son in his ways.
Was the experiment successful?
Insightful story: This Too Shall Pass
Shakir taught the Sufi fakir that fate doesn't care whether a person is good or bad.
Life is about constant change.