Monthly Archives: April 2017

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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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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Effectiveness 2.

Please re-read my post Effectiveness to refresh your memory before reading the following two links. The first one that caught my attention was this news item. I couldn’t believe my eyes and so probed further and found out another older … 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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Memory Trigger 12. The Weighing Machine.

There was an all too brief period of great romance in my life in the early sixties of the last century, when I was in Madras and my great passion was in Hyderabad. She used to transit through Madras to … Continue reading

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Drinking From The Saucer.

Drinking From The Saucer by John Paul Moore I’ve never made a fortune, And I’ll never make one now But it really doesn’t matter ‘Cause I’m happy anyhow As I go along my journey I’m reaping better than I’ve sowed … Continue reading

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Pals.

I have different kinds of pals.  The kind that the above definition proposes is saved for just a hand full of people now as quite a few have died in the last few years.  I have one friend in Chennai … Continue reading

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The Wife.

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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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Doing Something.

“I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” ~ Edward Everett … Continue reading

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