Why does Sanjiv Suri get up at four o’clock in the morning and want to give away everything ?
I just got back from an expedition to the seventh continent - Antarctica. Not only was it the farthest I have been from home but probably the most amazing journey I have ever made in 57 years.
One day a couple of years ago, I was alone with my eldest daughter and we were having dinner together.
Most of my learning comes from my children, so when they asked me, “What is the diference between us humans and the animals“?
If we see projections to 2050 we see some very depressing information regarding lack of natural resources and an energy challenge.
A couple of years ago my younger children Jasmine (then 6) and Shaan (then 8) asked me a simple question: How rich are we?
Zátiší Group has been supporting non-profit projects and organizations ever since its beginning.
A couple of years ago, I started on this journey that I will share with you. Things were happening in my life that I was not able to control.
A woman once went to Buddha and said:
“I want Happiness“. Buddha replied: “First remove the ‘I’ - that is ego. Then remove ‘want’ - that is desire.
See now, you are left only with ‘Happiness’.“
I am going to share with you a part of my spiritual journey – if it can be called a journey at all – as it is not about destination & movement, but about stillness & silence. A spiritual journey is impossible to put into language but I have tried...
I always dreamt of travelling across the villages of India on a bicycle or in a way that would put me in touch with the lives of the ordinary people.
Let´s start with Profits. “By pursuing his own interest, he frequently promotes that of society“, said Adam Smith in the Wealth of Nations talking about the famous invisible hand.
This is the first time I am sharing my personal life which till now was shared only with a few close friends. What are the events in the past 9 years that have shaped me to become the man I am today? I can think of four, three in the past and the fourth one that is unfolding now.
Six months ago, I shared with you the story about how I fainted in the South of France due to three severe slip discs in my lower back, the need for immediate surgery and how I should be walking around with 2 Titanium rods in my lower spine ever after.
We are extremely grateful to you for enabling us in 2012 to send over czk 8 mil to various projects with Unicef, People in Need, World Vision India and others in Rwanda, Congo, India, Sahel as well as support projects in the Czech Republic.
I was at the beach in the South of France in June when suddenly a severe pain in the lower back got me. I was diagnosed with a case of three severe slip discs
and the immediate option was an operation to put two Titanium nails along my spine – which I refused.
Many years ago, Joseph Epstien said: “We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents or the country of our birth. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time of our death. But within this realm of ‘choicelessness’, we do choose how to live.”
“I was knocking at the door of happiness all my life. When the door opened, I realized that I was knocking from the inside.” RUMI