Tales From Planet Earth: 3 Lessons From A Hindu Temple (Part 2)

Welcome back to Tales From Planet Earth: 3 Lessons From A Hindu Temple. In case you missed part one, you can catch upĀ here. Otherwise, let the adventure continue…

Lessons From A Hindu Temple II – On Receiving

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The Lesson of Receiving

When WiseRoo and I reentered the hostel, he went to share the sweets he brought back from the Hindu Temple with the people in the lobby.

One man in his early 20s rejected the offer, saying he had a large pancake breakfast and didn’t want any when WiseRoo asked why not.

WiseRoo cheekily replied, “that sounds awful.”

To which SomeGuy insisted “no it was really tasty, I’m stuffed.”

WiseRoo finished the exchange with “now I see why you don’t want any of this.”

And he didn’t mean because SomeGuy was full.

Now, it might look like WiseRoo is just being a mean, so let me dive into the fascinating psychology of what’s actually going on here. Continue reading “Tales From Planet Earth: 3 Lessons From A Hindu Temple (Part 2)”