Beauty Of Alternative Therapy Part 2 – Ayurveda Acupressure.

Hey there,

Today is Sunday in this part of the world. In the morning I had the Ayurvedic Acupressure class (AA).So now here I am repeating the class to you.

As the name suggest this type of acupressure therapy given by Ayurveda principles.

There is a debate about where acupressure was discovered some say India some say China. But then in the olden days there were no borders like today to differentiate between two countries.

Since last night when I was researching the same I found out that the when Bodhi Dharma (a South Indian prince and Ayurveda Scientist ) when to china he took with the knowledge of Marma Chikitsa and Ayurveda researched if further and spread it across the oriental continent.

However the history, the point is Acupressure works for me.

So lets get back to Ayurvedic Acupressure (AA)

Till now we knew that there are 5 elements that makes us , Panch Tattva Theory (Maybe someday will give a full encounter about this Theory and Prakriti and origin of man)

  1. Akasha – Space
  2. Vayu – Air
  3. Agni – Fire
  4. Jal – water
  5. Prithvi – Earth

But it doesn’t end there in AA there are 5 more elements that forms our body which are equally important

6. Kaal – Time

7. Disha – Direction

8. Maan – Mind

9. Atma – Soul

10. Tam – Tammo Guna ( Creator if everything) also signified by 0

These latter five elements nos 6 to 10 are quotients of our Metaphysical body and are equally important to keep us healthy eg. A lot of individuals are physically fit but are not happy or have bipolar or mental issues or are confused about our own selves. These tattva represents them in modern science it is cure for Psychosomatic and Psychological disorders. So of course if you are not mentally healthy then it will reflect on your physical body so 5000 years back our Sages researched about the subject and derived these tattava …. Now there is always a scope for improvement so lot of research is happening ….. Lets see what new things can be discovered of this khestra called body.

Ok now moving forward these 10 elements are represented on our 10 fingers.

Check out the diagram to understand what is where

Ten Body Holes.

 

Another thing each finger is made of three joint each joint represents

  1. Vata ( first joint from top)
  2. Pitta ( middle joint)
  3. Kapha ( joint that joins fingers to palm)

Each joint represents and organ, endocrine organ body holes sense organs and energy.

AA Chart

Now as a therapist we have to learn this chart by heart so will take this week to learn.

Today only Ma’am joked about ” If you learn this chart you will be a doctor”

hahaaaaa….. I was like ” As If” … there are so many secrets in our body as rightly said in Ayurveda ” “I am the Infinite Reality” the moment you learn about one thing there is another sitting in that inquisitive corner.

Aham bramandasmi

Next week we will continue with the AA since its vast and will have to break it into 2 or more parts.

Please pray for me this shit looks scary but fun to learn.

Pics are courtesy internet gathering.

Love Light

Aarti

 

 

 

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Dastan Mooli ke Parathe Ki – Indian bread stuffed with raddish.

Before getting married my husband had told me that “Learn to cook stuffed paratha’s”. I am a Maharastrain a proper Marathi Mulgi from Mumbai and for me paratha only meant aloo paratha (potato stuffed indian bread) which we have only on holidays anyways I learnt how to make it and found out it was not difficult.

So the first day after marriage when I was suppose to cook. He asked me to cook paratha and gave me raddish … I was like What the F**k ? how can I make paratha with radish ??? But then he had asked it so nicely with all the hopes in his eyes that I couldn’t say no to him ūüė¶ ….afterall for the first time after marriage he asked me to cook something.

There I was looking at a raddish with question mark on the face ???….. The worst part is I couldn’t even use my phone to google the recipe as there were so many people around what would they thing of me :0 ¬†….. being a Hotel Management Grad I cannot cook simple mooli ka paratha ….. To my rescue my mother in law came in like the knight in the shining armour (I know it sounds cheezy but seriously at that time she looked like one). So she said ” I didn’t know how it is cooked in your house, but in Ashu (that’s my husband name) likes it this way …….. “ and I gave out a sigh of relief …. Phewwwwwwwwwww !!!

This was the very first breakfast item taught to be by my mother in law and its a fool proof recipe over the generations. Its nutritious if you are not on Diet ;p . because parathas for me are over flowed with ghee clarified butter (atleast that’s how it is taught to me).

Note : Since these recipes are home made ones there is no hard and fast rule to keep it precise. My recipes change as the seasons change.

Recipe:

  1.  Whole wheat flour dough
  2. Mooli/ Radish – 1 nos
  3. Green Chilly – 1 nos (depend on the size of chilly and taste of the person)
  4. Ginger ¬†– 1/2 inch (depending on the season – winter’s maybe more, summer maybe less)
  5. Ajwain/ carom seeds – 1/2 tea spoons
  6. Salt – as per requirement in the recipe as we are going to use it two times.

Method.

Step 1 : Peel the skin of the radish and grate it. Add some salt and keep it for 5 mins.

20170110_083413Step 2 : Chop chillies and ginger ( I prefer cutting ginger in julliens of 1/4 inch) one should feel the bite of ginger. Take 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds.

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Step 3 : Squeeze the radish and remove excess water from it.This water is very nutritious so I would suggest to drink it instead of throwing it away.

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Step 4 : Add chilly, ginger, salt and carom seed to the radish.This is the stuffing we will use in the parathas.

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Step 5 : Now make two flat rotis of dough with a rolling pill. Then spread the mixture like the way in the picture. Place the second roti on the filled roll then roll it together

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It will look something like this

20170110_085107Step 6: On a tawa or grill dry roast it. Once roasted add ghee to the paratha. No paratha in complete without ghee you can also use oil in case.

20170110_090547Step 7 : Make crispy parathas and enjoy it with tomato ketchup or dahi or pickle. Ideally white butter is the best accompaniment.
20170110_090648This is the way we serve paratha at home and my husband likes it with ketchup so I do not put much efforts in garnish.

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Shatkarma Shodhanam: Six Cleansing practices bring purification

Yogic science gives as much importance to certain cleansing practices as it does to asana and pranayama. Through the shatkarmas, harmonization of ida and pingala, the two main flows of prana, is established, resulting in the physical and mental purity and balance. The shatkarmas also balance Vata- wind, Pitta- bile and Kapha- mucus, the three disorders created by the body. According to ayurveda and hatha yoga, any imbalance in these three disorders gives rise to disease. The shatkarmas are also utilized before pranayama and other higher practices of yoga so that the body becomes free from disease and does not create any obstacles on the spiritual path.

There are six main groups of Shatkarma or yogic cleansers as follows:

  1. Dhauti : Dhauti in English will mean washing. Cleansing of digestive tract.
  2. Basti : Colon Cleansing
  3. Neti: Nasal cleansing
  4. Lauliki: also called as Nauli. Abdominal massage
  5. Trataka: blinkless gazing
  6. Kapalbhati: purification and vitalization of the frontal lobes.

Each of these practices have sub groups which we be discussing in details in the coming articles if the readers want it.Each of these practices are designed to purify the whole body and bring about first class health. They also bring clarity and harmony to the mind.

Love light,

Aarti

Doors to the innerself…

Namaste !!!

I am Aarti, from Dehradun, almost 32 by Feb (OMG!!! already ?), ¬†and I have set myself on a journey to know myself, passionate about health, lifestyle, finding balance and making natural organic products for daily use (which we have forgotten over the period of time)…..

All my life I stayed in cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore ….. I loved the city but was always in stress sometimes the pollution other times noise, so many people around, the honking and traffic just added more stress to my life ……

Just when I thought enough was enough I stared learning about health and self-awareness.The more I learnt about spirituality the more I realized …. the first step is about your body.

I discovered Reiki ( a boon to my life ….. It changed the course of my life) that lead me to Yoga, Naturopathy and Reflexology.I realized when you start on the path of self discovery the road unfold in front of you.

Little by little, I will try to incorporate what I have learned (and still learning) and what I have read in my daily life so I can share it better with others and help people feel good, happy, healthy.

I am writing about things that worked for me, things that (I think) could help others, whether it is about food, yoga, healthy habits, meditation, breathing, ‚Ķ anything with a positive impact and that‚Äôs accessible because I know ‚Äď we all have busy life and only 24h in 1 day‚Ķ what is important is to make each one counts.

Remember, If doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is – Infinite Continue reading

Beauty of Alternative Therapy Part 1 – Su Jok Therapy

Hey there,

First let me apologize to the followers and readers that I am publishing an article after such long time.

A fresh and quick update on me: I have finished my PG Diploma in Yogic Science & Naturopathy and now moving forward to Masters in Yogic Science also called as Yogacharya course and also enrolled in another course called Diploma in Acupressure.

We are learning a lot of Alternative Therapies along with yoga to mention a few Acupressure, Mud Therapy, Colour Therapy etc etc the list is endless.

Today I would like to discuss about Acupressure with you because when i discovered it i was over the moon.

Acu – means needles or small “Sukshma” point

pressure – applying pressure.

Having cleared the basic meaning now let me tell you at first i taught it was just one therapy which i need to learn but Gods were not too kind on me our amazing teacher said you need to learn 6 therapies in total.

  1. Su Jok Therapy Рorigin  South Korea
  2. Ayurvedic Accupressure – India
  3. Traditional Chinese Medicine – China
  4.  Marma Chikitsa РIndia
  5. Meridian Therapy – China
  6. Electronic Acupressure – German

Now let me throw some light on Su jok because that is the first one I learnt

Su – palm

Jok – Feet

This is a correspondence theory using Standard Correspondence points i.e. it is said that whole of your body has correspondence points on the palm and feet. ( as in the diagram).

These corresponding points are either tendons, muscles or nerve ending of corresponding organ when stimulated great a stimulation in corresponding organs.

Su Jok is a treatment system comprised of a variety of techniques that prevent and cure illness and restore health without any drugs. Our hands (‚Äúsu‚ÄĚ in Korean) and feet (‚Äújok‚ÄĚ) represent our¬†entire body in miniature. In fact, they represent a smaller, but nevertheless true, mirror image of the whole body (for example, the thumbs and big toes represent the head). The same way we use a remote control to operate a television, we can use our hands and feet to influence our whole body and cure disease. By understanding the exact similarities between various parts of the body and the hands and feet, one can influence any place or problem using the corresponding Su Jok treatment. The body‚Äôs meridian system, with which we perform metaphysical energy manipulation therapies, is also reflected in the hands and feet. Knowledge of the principles of hand and foot therapy provides an impressive vehicle for personal and family healthcare.

Corresponding organs on hands

sujok hand and feet

Corresponding organ on index finger

sujo finger

Tools used in Su Jok.

  1. Pressing pressure points by hand
  2. Using Jimmysujok jimmi
  3. Magnetssujok magnets
  4. Stars sujok stars

You apply the pressure using corresponding organs by using the above mentioned tools and Voila!! you can see the difference.

So this was about Su Jok …. once i learn more about other therapies will keep you posted.

Please let me know your comments on the article

 

Photos courtesy internet.

Love light

Aarti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herbal Homemade toothpaste : Cures tooth problems

Sometime back a Naturist friend of mine Kameshwari who I fondly call Kamy taught me this toothpaste. This toothpaste can be used by anyone, everyday and one of the most simplest recipe on Earth (Sometimes I wonder how nature comes to our rescue so often). I asked one of my friend who was suffering from tooth problem to use it for and he did religiously for 3 months and his pyorrhea was healed let me tell you he was suffering from it for a quite long time ūüė¶ . (I had Reiked the toothpaste and given him)

The recipe is simple and can be prepared in any kitchen ( OK, atleast Indian Kitchen :P).

This is a self preserving recipe so no need to use any preservative and can last a really long time orelse atleast till the oil doesn’t get rancid.

Recipe need only 4 ingredients

50 grms – Turmeric ( I use organic turmeric found in FRI – Forest Research Institute, India).

50 grms – Himalayan salt ( for me its local since I stay in Dehradun, Uttarakahand. however normal fine salt or sea salt will also do the work)

50 grms – Coconut oil ( I use organic coconut oil. you can use any oil found in your areas like olive oil, sesame oil, mustard etc. Please do not use vegetable oil or refined oil it does not work efficiently)

Juice of 1 lemon.

Now mix everything together. If required you can use more of oil. Keep it in a clean container. I use glass containers to store.

Make sure all the powders used are fine and not grainy.

Use this with a soft toothbrush or with your fingers (remm turmeric can be staining so stick to toothbrush). Make sure you do this before taking a shower orelse you will just stain your clothes.

I can vouch for this recipe to work because I have seen it happen.

I had made a bigger batch of this as a treatment for somebody but the ratio is the same.

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Incase if you have any issues in particular please write in the comment box so that I can address it.

Love light,

Aarti

Why Natural Handmade Soaps?

I get these questions a lot from the people who purchase and use my soap for the first time. For that I would like you to do a small exercise in your own super market and check out for yourself. The next time you walk down the soap aisle at your favorite store enjoying the fresh, clean scents and the bright colorful packaging, pay attention. Look at the labels. The vast majority of the products on the shelf don’t say ‘soap’ on their labels. They might be called beauty bars, moisturizing bars, or body bars, but not soap. That’s because these bars aren’t actually soap and can’t legally claim to be; they’re detergents (Now I am sure you must be nodding your head). The manufacturers have removed most of the ‘good’ stuff that occurs in the soap making process, and replaced it with synthetic lathering agents and harsh chemicals. These cheap, plentiful detergent bars are not only bad for your skin, but they’re also bad for the planet, too (and to confirm that you just need to read some papers).

Why NO to commercial soaps?

Always remember ‚ÄúYou are what you eat, wear and apply on skin‚ÄĚ. Your skin is porous and absorbent. It absorbs whatever it comes in contact with, much the same as sticking something in your mouth. Chronic use of¬†chemicals¬†laden products will cause the body to store the chemicals in the body fat or even in the brain. With enough accumulations of toxins in the body, illness can occur.

Commercial soap manufacturers make it a practice to remove the glycerin that is produced during the saponification (where oil miraculously becomes Soap ‚Ķ It‚Äôs Like Magic) process. The glycerin is a highly profitable substance, So from what I have heard is often sold to other companies who use it to make lotions and moisturizers. Most commercially produced bars contain synthetic lathering agents, artificial colors, and a slew of chemicals we can’t even pronounce (Try to read them on the cover). Antibacterial and antimicrobial soaps often contain triclosan. Triclosan is a toxic chemical that is known to cause cancer.These nasty chemicals and toxins are now finding their way into our eco-system. Every time that lather goes down the drain, those pollutants are going with it. Synthetic chemicals from¬†soap, body washes, shampoos and other healthcare products were sneaking through the filters at water purification plants. The list of offenders included phthalates, which are linked to reproductive disorders in both humans and animals, and parabens, a preservative, which links to cancer.

So now what to do?

All¬†natural, handmade soap. There are several small businesses selling extremely high quality, all natural, soap – yes real soap. Sure, these soap bars generally cost more than the detergent bars you’ll find at Super Market. But the difference is these soap bars are actually good for your skin, and are good for the planet.

So which soap should we get?

You need to understand a few things about the soapmaking process to know what to look for.

There are basically three ways to make soap. One common way is called “melt and pour” soap. There are even melt and pour kits you can buy to make cute soap shapes with your kids. These are generally glycerine based transparent soaps. They’re not as harmful (usually) as the commercial bars, But we are not sure that they are natural soap bars.
The other two methods are “hot process” and “cold process.” The hot process method utilizes heat after the saponification process has taken place, while the cold process method does not. The cold process method takes the most time, but is undoubtedly the best method for producing the highest quality soaps.

Now, we need to discuss the ingredients. Cold process soap bars are made using a combination of oils or fats and lye. Lye sounds a little scary, but all the caustic qualities of the lye are removed during the saponification process. When the lye interacts with the oils or fats, it creates glycerine. The type of oils and fats used make a difference in how hard or soft the soap bar ends up being, and how well it lathers.

With handmade soaps, just like with commercially manufactured bars, you need to read the labels. You want to find soaps that use only pure oils or fats. If plants are used in the bars (many bars incorporate seeds and petals from various plants) they should be natural. Avoid any bars that use artificial colors or fragrances. These are synthetic chemicals and you don’t want them on your skin or going down your drain. If you want a colored or scented soap bar, look for one that uses natural essential oils and natural, colorants.

To sum it up, the best soap for your skin and our planet is a handmade, all natural cold process soap bar. Once you’ve tried one of these lathery treasures, you’ll never again be satisfied with ‘store-bought’ bars. So do yourself and your world a big favor and start using REAL soap.

Luv and Light.

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Philosophies of Life – Shad Darshana

dsc00644As a practicing Yogi I think we should know about all the philosophies of life so here I am writing this article about it.

The Sanskrit¬†word “Darshana” means philosophy or perspective of ¬†and originates from “drsh” meaning “to view“. For Darshana we need two things one is “drsh” which is “to see” and the other is “drishta”which is “the seer”. Hence, darshana indicates “the process of looking at life and realizing the truth”. It does not mean seeing with the physical eyes nor does it mean to see through other senses in the outside world. It means to see something beyond your senses and beyond your mind. These perspective of life teaches us to examine life and the body-mind connection with the aim of realizing one‚Äôs true nature. It is a higher ¬†perception ” to see the invisible” or to see with spiritual insight. Spiritual in Sanskrit is “ŗ§Öŗ§ßŗ•ć‚Äćŗ§Įŗ§ĺŗ§§ŗ•ć‚Äćŗ§ģ” which means Adhi- first and Atma – Soul, it means firstly to know about your own soul.

These are the different philosophies of life. These philosophies help us explore the world on macro and microscopic level. They help us understand the origin of Universe and form the guiding principles for us to lead long, healthy and happy lives, while performing dharma (Duty), Artha (Money), Kama (Objects) and Moksha (Liberation).

There are main 6 – Shad philosophies of life called ‚ÄúShad Darshana‚ÄĚ.These are the Ashthik philosphies i.e they believe in Vedas. There are 3 Nasthik philosophies as well (which will be discussed latter) and they are equally important. So in total there are 9 Indian Philosophies of life we would be seeing the first 6 ashthik philosophies.

1.     Samkhya Darshana: Expounded by Acharya Kapila Mahamuni

Acharya Kapila has described 24 principles in the formation of Universe. These are Avyakta (Unmanifested form), Mahat (Cosmic intelligence), Ahankar (Ego), 5 Tanmatras (Objects of perception), 5 Jnanedriyas (5 senses), 5 Karmendriyas (5 motor faculties) and 5 Mahabhutas (5 great elements). This darshana has introduced the concept of Prakruti and Purusha as avyakta. It explains how universe is developed from this unmanifested form.

2.     Nyaya Darshana: Expounded by Acharya Gautama.

Nyaya means knowledge. This darshana believes in obtaining knowledge by proofs (Pramanas) & critical logic. It describes the 4 sources of knowledge as Pratyaksha (Direct Perception), Anumana (Inference), Upaman (Analogy) and Shabda (Words by an Authority).

3.    Vaisheshika Darshana: Expounded by Acharya Kanada

Vaisheshikas have described the atomic theory of creation (Paramanuvada). This darshana describes the causative substances (Padartha) of the Universe. These are Ether, Air, Fire, Water, Earth, Soul (Atma), Mind (Mana), Time (Kaal) and Direction (Dig). They have also described 6 categories of substance, including Substance (Dravya), quality (Guna), Action (Karma), Similar (Samanaya), Dissimilar (Vishesh), and Samvaya (Unbreakable relation).

4.    Mimamsa: Expounded by Acharya Jaimini

Mimasa is performing inquiry to reach the truth. Purva Mimasa is based on Vedas; Uttar Mimasa is based on Upanishadas. This darshana has emphasized on spiritual rites, discipline and religious rituals. It has said that performing or following dharma (Duty) leads to the path of liberation.

5.    Vedanta: Expounded by Acharya Badarayana.

Veda means knowledge, Anta means End. Vedanta is detailed in the Upanishadas. Vedanta is based the on principles of knowledge and realization of the Self. There are 3 main branches of Vedanta:

  • Advaita Vedanta- Described by Shankaracharya is the philosophy of non-dualism.
  • Vishishadvaita Vedanta- Described by Ramanujacharya is the philosophy of qualified non-dualism.
  • Dvaita Vedanta- Described by Madhavacharya is the philosophy of dualism.

6. Yoga: Expounded by Acharya Patanjali

Yoga derived from Sanskrit root word ‚ÄúYuj‚ÄĚ means Unite. It is the union of individual self to the Universal self. Acharya Patanjali has described the 8 limbs of yoga. He has described the path of self-discipline to attain liberation i.e. Moksha.

Gobhi Ke Parathe …… Cauliflower stuffed flatbread

Honestly speaking I never ate Gobhi paratha ever in my life untill marriage being a Maharastrain our understand of paratha is only till aloo paratha. ¬†I had heard about it only on TV and usually wondered how somebody make paratha out of florets? How can be florets stuffed into dough, ¬†and then flatten it out ??? … won’t the dough break and florets come out of it…

So after I got married and I was in the training period (Yeah!! u heard me right) when my mother in law thought me how to make these and ……. all my misconception about the stuffing vanished ….. It was so simple …. hahaaaaaaaaaa Really !!!

So here it goes :

 Prep Time : 15 mins

 Cook Time : 30 mins
 Serves: 5-6 parathas
 Recipe Category: Breakfast-Lunch-Parathas
Recipe Cuisine: North Indian
 Author: Aarti Jain

Ingredients needed

For the Dough

   Wheat flour Р1 1/2 cup
   Oil Р3 tsp
   Salt Рa generous pinch (if you like salt in your dough, we have Blood pressure patients in our household so I skip it)

For the Stuffing

   Cauliflower florets Р1 cup
   Onion Р2 finely chopped (medium sized)
   Green chillies Р3 finely chopped

   Red chilly powder Р1 tsp
   Ginger (finely chopped or grated) Р1/2 tsp
   Salt as required
   Jeera/Cumin Powder Р1 tsp
¬† ¬†Sauf / Fennel seed power or whole – 1/2 tsp ( I like to use both – this makes my trade mark paratha because my husband is able to guess who made the paratha today? ūüėČ )

For making Parathas

   Rolling pin and board
   Tawa/griddle
   Wheat flour for dusting
   Oil or Oil + ghee mixed as needed ( I suggests ghee, it just makes it better)

How to prepare dough for gobhi paratha

 

  • Add 3 tsp of oil and a generous pinch of salt to the wheat flour. Then add warm water little at a time and knead into a soft and pliable dough as you normally do for roti .
  • Cover and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
  • In the mean time we will prepare the gobi stuffing for the parathas.

 

How to prepare stuffing for gobhi paratha
  • Put cauliflower in boiling water with some turmeric for 5 minutes and drain the water completely. Pat it dry. Cut it as small as possible.
  • Add finely chopped onions, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, ¬†green chillies,¬† chilli powder, julliens of ginge, salt. The idea is that every bite of paratha should have the floavour of ginger onion and chillies so work accordingly.1-20170202_101552

 

How to make gobhi parathas

 

  • Make medium sized balls from the dough. Roll it out into a small circle.You can dust rice or wheat flour to prevent the dough from sticking to the rolling pin or board. Place a couple tbsps of stuffing on the top of a rolled out circle and spread the stuffing evenly.1-20170202_102135
  • Then place another rolled out dough on top of it and seal the corners by pressing it lightly.
  • Now roll it out gently with the stuffing inside to a circle approximately 7 inches in diameter dusting wheat flour.1-20170202_1021551-20170202_102244
  • Heat a tava and put the rolled out paratha on it. What I like to do is dry roast the paratha on both the sides properly¬†before applying ghee or oil and at the last apply oil on both the sided and make it crispy.
  • The other way to make it is wait for bubbles to appear,flip it when 1/4 done. Apply a tsp of oil (oil + ghee mixed) on the top and flip it over to the other side. Cook both sides well till brown spots appear. ( Taste definitely changes in both the methods but the first method is healthier and the second method is tastier ;P )1-20170202_102721
  • Repeat the same process for the rest of the dough.
  • Serve it with curd mixed with sugar ( I love the blend of taste of paratha and sweet curd) or pickle¬†or chutney. Enjoy making this delicious gobhi parathas at home.1-20170202_104655

Love light,

Aarti

 

Homograph – Happy

Today in college we had an interesting debate about a very common word РHappy, while teaching Mental Health subject our teacher Mr. Manoj Raturi  shed some light on a simple yet so difficult to understand topic.

We were discussing about life’s ultimate goal which everyone unanimously ¬†agreed is of – Being Happy!

Then he asked us in which way ? and we were like big ? ? ? on our faces.

In hindi there two ways you can be happy

  • Khushi – which means being happy for a short while like when we get a new dress ( thats’s me just being a girl ūüėõ ) or a new car or winning a bet. This kind of happiness is required for ¬†us to maintain the daily life balance between negative and positive forces of life.
  • Sukhi – which also means happiness for the long term. Though¬†there is nothing constant than change in life but having said that still we like to be happy for life, don’t we? This kind of happiness is long term and the feeling of being blessed by the almighty is prevalent ( I m not trying to be religious, I am trying to be spiritual). For example finding your life partner and getting married to him in my case, having a sense of accomplishment when you look back in your life, growing in all arenas of life the list can go on and on. Though to achieve this kind of happiness, to be Sukhi in life, the path will have difficulties at first but then in the long run it is wonderful, beautiful and worthwhile.

Sometime you will have to sacrifice your kushi to be Sukhi, its your call at the end of the day?

So the Ultimate question still remains.

Do you wanna be Kush or Sukhi ?

Please write your answer in the comment box to make my perspective clear.