Erich Fromm was a German American psychologist and philosopher.In this book Fromm sees love as an aspect of autonomy.For him love is an art,its an answer to the problem of human existence.In his theory of love he describes love between parent and child ,brotherly love,motherly love,erotic love,self love and love of God.
Woh jisey manzil na mili
khud kisi ki rah ban gya,
Slavery is founded on the selfishness
of man’s nature,
In this age of marketing,everything depends upon the packaging.How beautifully you present the things;How attractive and appealing a product looks.Yes,it is a sad truth that we go for eye catching advertisements and products.But I wonder since when this attitude of ours seeped into the majority of professions where hard work,knowledge,dedication and honesty were the measuring tools for one’s performance.Most of the institutes want attractive females as receptionists,beautiful and handsome staff members.It seems as if there is no place for people who show no attitude,who are simple in their living.Is it my middle age crisis or is it that suddenly I have started noticing certain things around me that I never did before.
In this first part of his Ibis trilogy Amitav Ghosh has tried to build up a story out of some records and accounts given in the archives about the transportation of coolies from Calcutta to the sugar estates of Mauritius.Lives of various people from different levels of society intermingle in this story.
Paramhansa Yogananda’s life story illuminates the deepest secrets of life and the universe.This book tells us about the various incidents of Paramhansa’s life giving a glimpse of his childhood days and how the teachings of his teacher Swami Sri Yukteswar defined his personality.The lasting contribution brought by Yogananda is the universal spiritual path of self -realization.