Marcus Aurelius: Learning is about experience, reflection and change!


Marcus Aurelius in his Book 1 Meditations, reflected on all of the people he learned from and what he actually learned from them. Father, mother, grandfather, great grandfather, brother ..... all are here with many values and insights listed; Here’s my chosen selection from his list: From Diognetus: to endure freedom of speech. From Apollonius: … Continue reading Marcus Aurelius: Learning is about experience, reflection and change!

Picture behind the story #13 How we chose our peaceful place


A personal PhotoChallenge matching a story to a photo every day for 30 days with short tales of travel, mountaineering, Nepal, art, and a few personal ones too! 13. How we chose our “peaceful place"I guess we’ve all, got one, that special place where we find peace, calm, serenity even? A place to go to … Continue reading Picture behind the story #13 How we chose our peaceful place

Manjushri the embodiment of #Buddhist Wisdom


Who is Manjushri? Whenever you visit a Buddhist or Hindu country you will easily recognise images of Buddha but are probably less likely to even notice other statues, carvings or paintings of other religious deities or Boddhisatva. One such icon is Manjushri who, along with the likes of Saraswati and Tara, are extremely important in … Continue reading Manjushri the embodiment of #Buddhist Wisdom