Category Archives: Spiritualism

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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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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Pain Is Inevitable, Suffering Is Optional.

Pain is of two kinds, mental and physical. Both are experienced by all living beings and we humans are no exception. While most people can handle physical pain with medicines or by learning to live with it, almost all, cannot … 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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Einstein And Tagore.

This was sent to me by a cousin who thinks that it will be “uplifting” for me. I have verified that this conversation took place in reality as there are any number of references to it in the web. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The Dalai Lama’s Guide To Happiness.

I just can’t help loving this man. Please do spend just over eight minutes watching and listening to this very well made video.

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Samsara.

Tomorrow is Sunday. The day on which, without fail, my Godson ND will call┬áme 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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Do Dreams Create Reality?

Young Pravin with one foot into spiritualism and the rest of his body firmly in materialism, has suggested the topic for this week’s LBC Friday post. I hope that I don’t disappoint him with my take on the subject. I … 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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