Recently I was chosen by the Blog Adda team to be a part of their most famous BlogAdda Book Review Program. I received ‘Open-Eyed Meditations – practical wisdom for everyday Life’ my first ever book for a review, authored by the talented Shubha Vilas(Author of the bestselling Ramayana – The Game of Life Series)
Open eyed meditation opens with the thought process that we can meditate with our eyes wide open and the author through this book goes ahead and constructs the theory .
Every chapter in this book deals with a modern problem which one encounters in life and the author uses ancient epics to provide a perspective to it. This book in a nutshell about thought sutras which will become life sutras as you read further.
The author through this book has looked at various things we encounter in our everyday life .. for example are festivals all about enjoyment or also a metaphor for contemplation.
Open eyed meditation is a unique self help book that looks at ancient age old epics distills wisdom and gives you a secret herb to solve all the soft issues one deals with on a daily basis.
There are 64 chapters in this book and each chapter has something interesting unique and varied to offer. This is a book which will work in today’s day and age as it looks at life practically and not through rose tinted glasses .. the rose tinted glasses is what this book aims to remove .. books and movies through time immemorial have spoken about traveling , meeting people which can widen a person’s perspective on the good , bad and the ugly .
This book in a nutshell talks about being open eyed and learning from ones surroundings , age old epics and from life.
Sharing my most loved Lines from the book here.
People are happy to participate in a relationship till the extent they feel valued and wanted.
The Yoga of non-intervention is practiced by maintaining a healthy distance from those you want to connect with.
The Yoga of non-intervention helps us appreciate and accept people the way they are while simultaneously allowing us to remain at peace in the way they are.
When communication becomes yoga, relationships breathe a sigh of relief.(Chapter – Yoga of Communication)
An intelligent problem solver is not one who solves every problem, but one who knows which problems to solve and which to tolerate. (Chapter – Do All Problems have Quick Fix Solutions)
This Book is a must buy for every individual who wants to know true meaning of Life & definitely get a solution to most of his/her problems.
Author Profile –
Shubha Vilas holds a degree in engineering and law with a specialisation in patent law. But in essence, he is an author, a motivational speaker, lifestyle coach and a storyteller par excellence. Travelling 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.
You can write to him at : firstname.lastname@example.org
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