Tag Archives: Meditation

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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This is one of my all time favourite quotes and when someone sent this image to me on WhatsApp, I immediately wanted to share it with my readers.  It is innocuous to begin with till one starts to reflect on … Continue reading

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“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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“A poor idea well written is more likely to be accepted than a good idea poorly written.” ~ Isaac Asimov. As I start writing this post, it occurs to me that it is the latter that will be applicable in … Continue reading

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“Birds are like people,” he said, holding a biscuit to Hana’s face. “This bird is here because it’s a good place. There’s food and there’s safety. “When a bird doesn’t like a situation, it protects itself and stays away. No … Continue reading

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Favourite Things.

Judith, in her blog post Favourite Things, ends up with this statement. “My list can go on and on but what about your favourite things?” In my comment there, I said that I would attempt a similar post and here … Continue reading

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Enforced Idleness.

Welcome to the Loose Bloggers’ Consortium, where every Friday, some of us post on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by yours truly. “It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. … Continue reading

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Something unique about where I live.

My blogger friend Sire, in his blog has requested all his readers not to let him down and post about something unique about where they live. Unable to refuse such an earnest request, here is something unique about Pune, India, … Continue reading

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I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. ~Henry David Thoreau, “Solitude,” Walden, 1854 Language… has … Continue reading

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Ashok, the youngest of the quartet on this Friday consortium binge, for all his youth, chose a topic totally unexpected from him. I hope that this post comes up to his very high standards. The other two, apart from me, … Continue reading

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