Category Archives: Buddhism

You Need To Believe.

Please click on the image below to get a larger resolution. I don’t believe in the sense that I think Pravin has suggested for this topic. I must confess however, that I started off believing but, now I know. In … 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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A Tale For The Time Being.

I don’t quite remember what made me buy this book and when. It has been on the top of the list of the books unread on my kindle and finally I got round to reading it a few days ago. … Continue reading

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The Well Of Our Being.

This week’s LBC topic comes to us courtesy Lin. Let me at the outset confess that I am at a loss to understand the meaning of the topic.  I have heard of and understand ‘well being’ but ‘well of our … Continue reading

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Sleep.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep. ~ Robert Frost Frost may have had miles to go before he slept but, this old heap has clocked a … Continue reading

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My New Acquisition/s.

Let me share the latest adventure that I had. Due to my ulnar palsy on my right hand, I sometimes lose the grip on my cane and picking it up when it falls down is a problem when I am out … Continue reading

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Compassion And Expectations.

“I would like to explain the meaning of compassion, which is often misunderstood. Genuine compassion is based not on our own projections and expectations, but rather on the rights of the other: irrespective of whether another person is a close … Continue reading

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Attitude Of Gratitude.

This post gets its inspiration from Cheerful Monk’s post “Taking Things For Granted.” One evening two monks arrived at their hut. For four months they had been away travelling but now, as it was the rainy season, they had returned … Continue reading

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Fear Of Death.

A young physician in Tokyo named Kusuda met a college friend who had been studying Zen. The young doctor asked him what Zen was.“I cannot tell you what it is,” the friend replied, “but one thing is certain. If you … Continue reading

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What Nondescript Item Had The Most Impact On Your Life (How/Why ?)

Two stones.  One black and the other white.  They are called Banalinga. These were gifted to me by a dear friend who alas is no more after he had learnt that I was getting interested in Vedanta. I had gone … Continue reading

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