Open-eyed Meditations is a beautiful compilation of thoughts wherein each meditation takes you on a journey to the past, bringing a secret herb to heal a problem of the present. A true distillation of ancient wisdom tips for modern lives, this unique self-help book uses the wisdom of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata to solve your everyday problems. Beyond the storyline, something deeper is waiting to be discovered from these ancient texts. This book is an attempt to uncover the hidden layer of wealth that is cleverly packaged within the commonly known storylines.
Shubha Vilas holds a degree in engineering and law with a specialization in patent law. But in essence, he is an author, a motivational speaker, lifestyle coach, and a storyteller par excellence. He is the author of the best-selling book series known as ‘Ramayana – The Game of Life’ published by Jaico Books. The series distills thought-provoking life lessons through the gripping narrative of the story of the Ramayana. Traveling across the globe and meeting people from all walks of life, he teaches the importance of being governed by dharmic principles, meting out spiritual lifestyle tips and contemporary wisdom to deal with modern-day life situations.
Meditation has become an all-inclusive word in today’s time when going to hills for soul-searching is neither probable nor desired. At such times, open-eyed meditation becomes a very important concept which takes meditation from the realm of closedness to everyday living. Open-eyed Meditations is a compilation of meditations and thought-sutras that aims to provide practical wisdom for everyday living. Though many books have been penned with the same purpose, what differentiates Open-eyed Meditations from other such books is its constant drawing from and referring to the Indian epics – the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. The book distils the wisdom of these epics and marries them beautifully to the everyday struggles and travails.
This Post is written for Day#23 of NaBloPoMo which challenges you to a blog post every single day in November. This is a great opportunity to publish posts daily, meet other bloggers, and try something new.
I write a lot, which keeps me off the streets and out of trouble. There is always something to write about, always a new story to craft. Not writing, for me, is like trying to hold back a sneeze. Learning to write was the most powerful influence in my life. I can still remember the awe I felt when I realized I could put real words onto paper and tell out a story. From that first ‘a-ha’ moment I knew I wanted to write.
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