Tag: self

05
Mar
2022

Selfish Selflessness?

Kindness to others is kindness to oneself too. (Pic: The Comfort Book, by Matt Haig)

23
Sep
2019

Self: Super Short Story #651

Self: Super Short Story #651The overly self-conscioussee everything in terms of themselves,with the universe as if revolving around them,limiting and…

23
Sep
2019

Purpose: Super Short Story #646

Purpose: Super Short Story #646 If this self perishes at the end of this life,or transforms beyond recognition,the aim of…

10
Jul
2019

Work: Super Short Story #565

Work: Super Short Story #565  Since he is going to die, he knows his real work is not for what…

07
Sep
2018

Here: Dharmagram #222

  Here: Dharmagram #222 Not here either, ultimately; just here relatively.

15
May
2018

Who: Dharmagram #95

Who: Dharmagram #95 But who am ‘I’ still, if ‘I’ keep a’changin?

19
Jul
2017

Whose Underwear?

Why wear underwear with the loud name of someone else? Why dress like everyone else except yourself? Why smell like the…

08
Mar
2017

What’s My Name?

Who are you, if not yourself? Who are you, if you are yourself? What is your name? But are you…

16
May
2016

Discover Yourself

It’s so much more important to discover your’self’ than anything else, though it is possible to know more about yourself…

16
May
2016

Cupcake: Sam & Sara #445

Sam & Sara #445: Cupcake Sara: There is too much cream in this vegan cupcake! Sam: Is the cream not…

18
Mar
2016

Identity Paradox

The Identity Paradox: Unless you are always ‘yourself’, you have a public identity to hide your actual identity, that is…

07
Oct
2014

You: Wandering Thought #108

Wandering Thought #108: You Why be too fixated on who you are now if you can become a better you?…

26
Jan
2014

Foreigner: Super Short Story #304

Super Short Story #304: Foreigner He came across many foreigners, whom he could not turn away from, on the trip…

21
Nov
2013

Persona: Super Short Story (273)

Super Short Story (273): Persona She can never reconcile his online persona with his opposite offline character as she assumes his online persona…

23
Oct
2013

Photo: Super Short Story (250)

Super Short Story (250): Photo He feels existentially estranged whenever he needs to have his photo snapped, unsure of how…

26
Apr
2013

Doppelganger Buddhas

Ted in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ says to his buddies, ‘Look we’ve all been searching for the five doppelgangers…

30
Mar
2013

Wu Wo

‘Wu wo’ (无我) means ‘non-self’ (Anatta), which means that as there is no enduring (unchanging) entity in our body and…

20
Sep
2011

What Ego?

Wrote the below comment on a friend’s Facebook post on her ego, which seems to be the main subject for…

06
Apr
2011

Paradox of True Happiness

Part 1: True Happiness as an attained goal (of Buddhahood) is not conditioned by anyone (including one’self’),* or it would…

27
Oct
2010

Three Spheres of Emptiness

Question: While the three spheres (of self, other and connecting action) are interdependent of each other, how does emptiness come…