Shashi Dubey's Blog

The Bliss of Christmas

Today we celebrate the birth of the Christ Jesus, born in a stable in Bethlehem over two thousand years ago, welcomed into the world by humble shepherds and Three Wise Kings — poor men and rich men. Even though Christmas is a Christian celebration, the message of this...

A Rare Conjunction between Saturn & Jupiter

Many people I have spoken to recently have said they are looking forward to a new year beginning. 2020 has been a difficult year for people on many levels, particularly with the challenges of a global pandemic and its impact on everyone. The agitation and conflict we...

St. Francis of Assisi -Seeing God in All Things

I was reminded of this great saint recently when my attention was drawn to a carving of the hands of St. Francis of Assisi held in prayer, that was gifted to me by one of my students a few years ago. Today I would like to share a little of the story of this great Soul...

St. Francis of Assisi -Seeing God in All Things

I was reminded of this great saint recently when my attention was drawn to a carving of the hands of St. Francis of Assisi held in prayer, that was gifted to me by one of my students a few years ago. Today I would like to share a little of the story of this great Soul...

Happiness in Sharing

I always say, when we start living our life thinking about “We” rather than “I” we will find peace and happiness. It is very easy to become absorbed in our own problems, desires, wants and ambitions. I say we must look beyond ourselves. When we work together everyone...

Sincerity is the Face of the Soul

I meet many people from all walks of life; some who have achieved great success in business, International speakers, famous people, small farmers and labourers, all kinds of people. I am happy to engage with them all, but the person I value and appreciate the most is...

The Divine Grace of Shirdi Sai Baba

“I have come into this world to divert your thoughts from materialism toward spiritualism, and establish truth, righteousness, peace and love in you, and through you to the entire mankind, and bless them with peace and happiness.” These words of Shirdi Sai Baba, a...

Friend or Enemy?

“Give your enemy a thousand chances to become your friend, but never give your friend a single chance to become your enemy.”- Imam Ali I teach my students that no relationship is permanent; that the person who is your friend today may be your enemy tomorrow, and your...

St. Teresa of Avila — Let Nothing Disturb You

“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you, all things are passing away. God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever has God lacks nothing. God alone suffices.” These are the words of a great 16th century Catholic saint, St. Teresa of Avila, the...