Shihan Rohit

And what do we take with us?

नामुत्र हि सहायार्थं पिता माता च तिष्ठतः । न पुत्रदारं न ज्ञातिर्धर्मस्तिष्ठति केवलः ॥ २३९ ॥ nāmutra hi sahāyārthaṃ pitā mātā ca tiṣṭhataḥ | na putradāraṃ na jñātirdharmastiṣṭhati kevalaḥ || 239 || Manusmriti 4.239 The Manu Smriti tells us: namutra hi sahayartham pita mata ca tisthatah. na putradarah na jnatih dharmas tisthati kevalah. “When you depart from this world, your …

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21-day Sādhanā challenge – Day 20

अन्नाद्वै प्रजाः प्रजायन्ते । याः काश्च पृथिवीं श्रिताः । अथो अन्नेनैव जीवन्ति । अथैनदपि यन्त्यन्ततः । तैत्तिरीयउपनिषद् – Taittirīya Upaniṣad This can be translated as – from food life springs forth, by food, it is sustained, and in food it merges when departed. Such is the importance of the food we eat. The Taittirīya Upaniṣad …

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21-day Sādhanā challenge – Day 18

The worldwide lockdown due to COVID-19 has resulted in an unexpected benefit – cleaner air, clearer skies, and marked decreases in pollution levels. The Ganga is visibly cleaner, so are the canals of Venice. Delhi’s notorious air quality has seen remarkable improvement. There have been sightings of wildlife on the streets of Chandigarh, reduced vehicular …

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