Monday, November 29, 2021

Ritu S


Ritu Sharma is a philosophy scholar, a writer and an educationist.

Karma Sutra: India’s daughters — the long and hard fight
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

We must remember that demons co-exist with humans in society, but that doesn't mean they should be dealt the same hand.

Karma Sutra: The age of disenchantment
Sun, Jan 01, 2017

Be it fame or fortune, power or possessions, it does nothing to quench the thirst we start out with.

Karma Sutra: The Relationship Matrix
Wed, Nov 23, 2016

A relationship flourishes as long as there is a balance between ‘give and take’ - whether the exchange is tangible (material) or intangible (emotional) in nature is irrelevant.

Karma Sutra: The difference between Knowing and Becoming, Learned and Wise
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

The human mind is capable of two kinds of knowledge - the higher knowledge, which is traditionally associated with religion and the lower knowledge, which is associated with various sciences.

Karma Sutra: How Chhath Puja is different from other types of sun worship
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

The Chhath puja is performed in reverence to the Sun.

Karma Sutra: What must Sita’s Diwali have been like?
Sun, Oct 30, 2016

Sita, after being told that she should have killed herself rather than stay under the roof of another man and that her presence was no source of joy, rather she was a grit in the eye of her beloved, what must her Diwali, her homecoming be like?

Karma Sutra: The culture of peace, family and upbringing
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Just as clothes don’t make a man; our fancy fittings don’t make our family background.

Karma Sutra: Harnessing the power to discipline our emotions
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

As humans, we are driven by our emotions. Our emotions surface out of our bloated sense of self, our ego. They make us greedy, angry, envious and ambitious.

Karma Sutra: Durga, the slayer of Mahishasura, the buffalo demon
Fri, Sep 30, 2016

The goddess led a battle against Mahishasura and eventually killed him with the trident (given to her by Shiva), thus fulfilling the prophecy that he would meet his end at the hands of a woman.

Karma Sutra: The several phases of our life, and the constant movement
Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Our life comes to us in phases. These phases give us some stability and a semblance of the present. But at the end, we must keep moving on.

Karma Sutra: Cultivating our innate mental tendencies
Mon, Sep 19, 2016

Our nature controls how we experience the world and also how we express ourselves in the world. Which is why, our mental heredity is just as important as our physical heredity, if not more.

Karma Sutra: Why do we complicate our simple life and interfere with happiness?
Mon, Sep 12, 2016

When we sublimate our ego, we are able to recognise our connectedness to the whole, rather than seeing ourselves as a separate entity.