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  • Appointment with April

    Once, philosopher George Santayana came into a sizeable legacy and was able to relinquish his post on the Harvard faculty. The classroom was packed for his final appearance, and Santayana did himself…

  • Sitting by the side, watching

    One day Buddha is passing by a forest. It is a hot summer day and he is feeling very thirsty. He says to Ananda, his chief disciple, “Ananda, you go back. Just…

  • Resist not evil

    Some people brought a woman to Jesus and said, “She has committed adultery. It is written in the ancient scriptures, that she should be stoned to death. What do you think?” Jesus…

  • Bhamati

    I shall tell you of a wonderful incident in the life of Vachaspati Misra. His father urged him to marry. Vachaspati understood nothing of marriage. He however, bowed to his father’s wishes,…

  • What type of men were these?

    I was just reading an anecdote… A school teacher told the famous story of the elephant and the five blind men to his children — but he didn’t mention the word blind.…

  • Alexander and immortality

    There is a story about Alexander the Great, that he was in search to find something which can make him immortal. …He searched and searched, and once he reached the cave where…

  • Love

    The enormous redwood tree, ancient and failing, trembled. With a crackling, tearing sound, the unimaginable began to happen. Near the base, one side of the giant trunk began to crumple, like the…