November 10th, 2013 by Jashodhara Purkayastha

Actually, no Varna system existed in the past. However, selfish people made it according to their comfort. Intellectual people in the past had different opinion about our body. Our body is divided into four Varnas. The supreme part Head is named as the Brahmin that can observe or study thoughtfully and contemplate different problems. The head can determine the process well and solve the problem. Our shoulder and hands are the Kshtriyas as these parts bear the weight of the roof and do the activities signaled by the head. Our stomach is the Vaishya who can stock the wealth keeping us healthy. The lower limbs are very important, without which people cannot move from one place to another, is named as the Sudras. We can find here that each part of the body rely one another for support. Each Varna helps one another.

There is a reason why this question came to my mind. One sage asked me, if head is Brahmin, then why are we touching Sudra, the feet and bow down? My answer was – our ego comes from our head or brain. Touching feet, means bowing down our entire feeling consciously .Self importance or Self-esteem makes us unhappy. That means when a person understands the importance of Sudras ( Lower parts), the ‘I’ ness will disappear.

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November 10th, 2013 by Jashodhara Purkayastha


1. Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea that their journey is different from you.

2. Don’t have negative thoughts of things you cannot control. Instead, invest your energy in the positive present moment.

3. Don’t overdo; keep your limits

4. Don’t take yourself so seriously; no one else does.

5. Don’t waste your precious energy on gossip.

6. Dream more whatever is necessary while you are awake.

7. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.

8. “Those who brood on the past and never live here and now, this is the cause of their suffering.” Live in the present.

9. Make peace with your past so it will not spoil the present

10. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Do not hate others.

11. Your happiness lies in your hand.

12. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like Maths class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.

13. Smile and laugh more

14. You do not have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.


15. Involve your family in everything what you are doing.

16. Each day give something good to others.

17. Forgive everyone for everything

18. Spend time with people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6.

19. Young generation follow the old. Don’t do any wrong that influences the younger generation in a wrong way.

19. Try to make at least three people smile each day.

20. What other people think of you is none of your business.

21. Your job will not take care of you when you are sick. Your family and friends will. Stay in touch.


22. Put GOD first in anything and everything that you think, say and do.

23.  Your planning is a story; Reality lies in the hand of God. GOD heals everything on time.

24. Do the right things

25. However good or bad a situation is, it will change. Have patience.

26. No matter how you feel, choose the right path.

27. Wait for the best is yet to come

28. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.

29. When you awake alive in the morning, thank GOD for it. You may have got everything in life, but never forget God who blessed you like THAT’S (God) favourite child.

30. If you submit to GOD you will always be happy. So, be happy.

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