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‘Philosophy and Happiness, LLC’ has been formed in New Jersey during the Covid times to respond to the need for dealing with mental health challenges among people and help them with Philosophical Counseling. LLC’s motto is to bring the life of the community at ease during the pandemic. ‘Philosophy and Happiness, LLC’ is a small business built on its promoter’s strength with decades of academic philosophy, corporate work, and volunteering experience. Dr. Ashwini Mokashi's book 'Sapiens and Sthitaprajna' is on Comparative Philosophy on the concept of the wise person in Stoic Seneca and the Gita. The book talks about how wisdom leads to happiness.

On Compassion

Dear Readers, The Academy of Comparative Philosophy and Religion from Belgavi, India, has kindly organized my talk on May 14th at 9 am EST, 2 pm GMT and 6.30 pm IST in their Web Series Lectures. The topic is ‘Tukaram Maharaj’s Compassion in Gurudev R. D. Ranade’s Words’. Please join us. The invitation and the …

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Power to Change

Kabiriyat – Episode 11 – Power to Change By Dr. Ashwini Mokashi Saint Kabir’s poem, Man na rangaye, Jogi, Kapada rangaye, talks about how we have the power to change our lives by controlling our minds. I found this poem mainly on the internet, so I could not go to the source. But if someone in …

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International Conference of Philosophical Counseling – 2022

International Conference of Philosophical Counseling – 2022 by Dr. Ashwini Mokashi The University of Delhi and the Department of Education in India organized the first International Conference of Philosophical Counseling in January 2022, along with the help of American Philosophical Practitioners Association (APPA) in New York. The Indian Council of Philosophical Research sponsored the conference. …

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Purpose of Life

By Dr. Ashwini Mokashi   For the ninth Episode of the Kabiriyat, we have chosen an interesting poem by Saint Kabir that illustrates the purpose of life. हंसा करो पुरातन बात। कौन देस से आया हंसा, उतरना कौन घाट। कहाँ हंसा बिसराम किया है, कहाँ लगाये आस॥ अबहीं हंसा चेत सबेरा, चलो हमारे साथ। संसय-सोक …

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हमारे भीतर की चिंगारी (कबीरियत कार्यक्रम – एपिसोड 7)

हमारे भीतर की चिंगारी (कबीरियत कार्यक्रम – एपिसोड 7) डॉ अश्विनी मोकाशी द्वारा आज हम जिस कविता की चर्चा कर रहे हैं, उसमें कहा गया हे कि ध्यान के माध्यम से अपनी आध्यात्मिक क्षमता को कैसे महसूस किया जाए। संत कबीर ने अपनी अनेक कविताओं में इस विषय पर अलग अलग दृष्टिकोण से उल्लेख किया …

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Book-Review by Prof. Archana Degaonkar

by Ashwini Mokashi With sincere thanks to Prof. Archana Degaonkar for writing a book-review of my book ‘Sapiens and Sthitaprajna’. Also sincere thanks to the Indian Philosophical Quarterly, published by the SP Pune University and the Chief Editor of the journal, Prof. Pradeep Gokhale for publishing the book-review in their esteemed journal. Please see the …

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