The intellect hardly plays a part in the conduct of one’s business and home. Consequently, families are torn apart, business houses collapse and nations are at daggers drawn. The solution lies in developing a powerful intellect to gain suzerainty over the perennial confrontations of the world.
20:00 Governing Business and Relationships
Become more efficient and prosperous in your field of activity. With a calm mind and sharp intellect, your actions become dynamic and productive, attaining the elusive combination of mental peace and material wealth.
Formula for Happiness
The quest for happiness inspires all activity. Happiness is the cessation of mental agitation. Agitation is a result of unfulfilled desire. The number of desires you fulfil divided by the number of desires you entertain equals your present happiness. Learn to maximise this quotient.
Harmonize Your Relationships
Improve your interaction and communication. Master the art of assessment. Develop right expectations and avoid disappointment. Relate better with friends, family and the world at large.
Learn to think for yourself.
The world has lost the wondrous faculty of the intellect to think originally, independantly. People follow groundless beliefs and faiths without question or reason. Such an irrational approach to life bereft of logic and reason will only cause a human to follow the herd. One mimics the actions of others without thinking and deciding for oneself. Learn the facts of life that will make you an independant thinker.
Shiv Anand is an alumnus of 3 year residential course at the Vedanta Academy, India. Under the guidance of Swami Parthasarathy, he spent 8 years at the Vedanta Academy. He now conducts sessions on Vedanta and self management in Malaysia.
People cannot relate to partners, spouses, children, employers or employees. Improper relationships lead to frustration and stress. With a strong intellect one can set right and healthy relationships.
Study classes allow people to delve deeper into the truths of life in a comfortable and conducive atmosphere with like-minded individuals. Participants are encouraged to question, discuss and analyse using select texts on Vedanta.