Category Archives: Meditation

Meditation.

An old Farmer lived on a farm in the mountains with his young grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early morning and sat for meditation. His grandson wanted to be just like him and tried to imitate him in every … Continue reading

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A Reason For Being.

Please click on the image for a larger resolution. The Japanese have a word for this – Ikigai. Try as I might, I cannot find this particular type of Reason For Being at my present age of three score and … Continue reading

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Sleep Is The Best Meditation.

The title is a quote from The Dalai Lama. Way back in 1978 I was burning both ends of the candle and a very dear friend put me on to Transcendental Meditation to prevent me from self-destructing. I found it … Continue reading

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Samsara.

Tomorrow is Sunday. The day on which, without fail, my Godson ND will call me in the morning to check if I am still alive and kicking. My readers will recollect ND from my post Memory Trigger 7, The Runaway. Last … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind 3.

This is a remarkable video clip with narration by Alan Watts. I am sharing with my readers as I found it very topical.

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Doing Something II.

Cheerful Monk while commenting on my post Doing Something asked – “So what are you choosing to do? How are you making that choice?” In the same post, Wisewebwoman commented – “You need to share, Ramana!” My response is This. … Continue reading

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Peace!

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV When I had suggested this topic for the weekly LBC blog posts, I had no idea about what I will write … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger. 5 – TM, The Beginning.

In my post Religion Vs Spirituality you will find a new commentator Sultan.  Please do read his comments. Sultan is among my close friends. His family including his in laws and mine were very closely linked when we lived in … Continue reading

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Selfie.

For me a selfie is a term to be weary of. I belong to a spiritual tradition where the self and the Self are treated with a great deal of respect and constitute the major part of its pedagogy. It … Continue reading

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Being Alone.

Synchronicity strikes again. Number one development – Yesterday my niece Anjali posted a link to an article on her facebook wall that took me to this author and her book. I bought the Kindle version of the book which I … Continue reading

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