Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy People And Unhappy People.

Thank you Mary.

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Story 5. Chance Meeting And Memories.

I had posted this story three years ago almost to the day. I hope that reposting this will get my newer readers to enjoy the story too. I am posting this again so that it can tie up with the … Continue reading

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Kristianne at wordpress cursus, God knows what cursus means, commented on my post on Meditation as follows: “It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button! I’d certainly donate to this superb blog! I suppose for now i’ll settle for … Continue reading

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MD. Another Landmark.

This is my 1500th post on this blog. My first post was on June 8, 2008. I have written 300 posts on average every year since I started. I invoke Ganesha to be present here and bless this blog and … Continue reading

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Not Over Yet.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eleven of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Will. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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My usual meditation session this morning was not the kind that I experience every day. I had a monkey mind working overtime and it took a great deal of effort to stay on course. This is to be expected and … Continue reading

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The Internet World.

I had posted this cartoon last Saturday. In the comment section of the post, Shackman, the amazing encyclopedia of music, gave me a link to this. Thank you Shackman.

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Story 4 Panneer Selvam Concludes.

The prequel to this story can be read here. I invited Selvam to come and stay with me at Bombay in 1996 to see if I can fix him up with some counseling and to put him back on rails. … Continue reading

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Story 4. Panneer Selvam.

Some stories are true that never happened. -Elie Wiesel Those are aspergils. The Indian versions are these. The Indian version is called Panneer Selvam.  Panneer, not to be confused with Paneer which is cottage cheese, refers to rose water in … Continue reading

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Modern Communication.

Ramana: Did the first three panels happen? The last one does! Ranjan: Yup! What goes around, comes around! 🙂 Courtesy Facebook.

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