695 – Nasadiya Suktam—Hymn of Creation, pt.1

The Nasadiya Suktam (Rig Veda 10.129) or the Creation Hymn, speaks of the time when the universe did not exist, a time before Creation when there was nothing and yet there was a formless form.

Rig Veda 10.129

1. There was neither Non-existence nor Existence,
Nor was there Earth or Sky beyond;
What was the covering, whence at whose shelter
Was there the primeval Water with depths unfathomed? Continue reading

347 – How do we begin our day?

Do I have to wake up? It is so cold or it is so hot? My coffee is not strong enough? My green tea is not green enough? My clothes are a mess? I have to walk my dog? I have not completed my tasks? The list is unending.

There is a Burmese proverb, “The monkey never complains that he has no comb”. Continue reading