Category Archives: Philosophy

Loners.

Despite sharing a home with my daughter in love and son along with two dogs, I believe that I am a loner as I would prefer to be left alone to do things that I enjoy doing rather than be … Continue reading

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Fulfillment And Unfulfillment.

“No one achieves complete success in life but, even partial fulfilment is attained by but, a few. Unfulfilment is the normal condition of man.” ~ Irawati Karve. This post has been inspired by Ekoshapu’s post on Reunion. Since I attend … Continue reading

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Borrowed Time.

After I wrote my last post on Contentment, many memories of my past life popped up during my morning reveries and this one grabbed my attention for quite some time. When you read the lyrics, you will see why. This … Continue reading

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Contentment.

I believe that I am a contented person. I have few wants and they have been provided in adequate measure for me and I am ever grateful for that. That I am at my twilight years helps where nature makes … Continue reading

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Life And Death.

Snoopy is being very profound. In the Indian tradition, the opposite of death is not life but, birth. Life in it is eternal. Such profound philosophical thoughts coming in a cartoon is remarkable

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The Grass Grows By Itself.

My readers know by now that one of my favourites sayings is the Zen one “Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.” Now my favourite cartoon character reflects the same thought in different words!

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Change.

“The caterpillar has to suffer silently in a cocoon in order to become a butterfly. Change is painful in the beginning but it’s worth it in the end.” ~ Jaykaran Sagar First a little story: “Once a little boy was … Continue reading

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What Do You Do?

A friendly exchange between a dentist friend who came back into my life yesterday after twenty years and me. He was away in the Middle East all these years. Friend: So, what do you do nowadays? I: Meditate. Friend: Be … Continue reading

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Settle Down?

My friend Anil sent this rather crisp message to me with no additional information as to where he sourced it. I know for a fact that he and his lovely lady haven’t settled down yet and perhaps his creative juices … Continue reading

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A Rip Off!

I had gone visiting three friends yesterday and one not only extended me great hospitality but, also gifted me with a nicely wrapped packet with the title “Predictions Of Agastya”. He not only wanted me to take it home before … Continue reading

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