Category Archives: Religion

Schmaltz.

This is a communication from a friend, a hard boiled banker / successful entrepreneur who recently lost his pet dog, unexpectedly and suddenly. “Is it true that pets can take on their caretakers illnesses and sacrifice their lives in order … 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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Do you have a code that you live by?

The answer to the question is, in all humility, yes, I try to. While I succeed mostly, I confess that there are occasions when I slip. I normally take whatever steps that need to be taken to make amends when … Continue reading

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Memory Trigger – The American Chickaree.

I thank Mike for inspiring this post with his beautiful post on the American Chickaree. Reading that took me back to my childhood when I first heard the story about how the Indian squirrel got the three stripes on its … Continue reading

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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost!

This famous quote by J R R Tolkein in his poem “All that is gold does not glitter” in The Lord Of The Rings, along with the title of the poem itself has become more or less a cliche used … Continue reading

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We Are Getting Dumber!

I am not being facetious. I quote “……….it could be argued that humanity is on course to become collectively less smart. I personally have been feeling that I am less smart than most of the people that I either meet … Continue reading

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My Book Binder.

I get paper back books not available as hard cover copies bound by a Book Binder about two Kms away from home. I have been doing this for a couple of decades. Due to parking problems near his shop however, … Continue reading

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Ajahn Chah.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution. I received these four books as a gift parcel from my cousin Shankar who had a fascinating tale to tell me about them. Shankar was quite attached to a young … Continue reading

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Chinmaya Vibhooti.

I was at Chinmaya Vibhooti yesterday with four dear friends, all senior citizens about to start a group to meet regularly to discuss matters spiritual. We had been to other Ashrams near Pune on two earlier occasions and since this … Continue reading

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Mars Again.

Information about Mars does not stop chasing me! I got this forward from a friend but instead of going to the website, you can read it here as I have been able to copy paste it here. SCIENTIST CLAIMS THAT … Continue reading

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