Category Archives: Buddhism

Walk!

This resonates with me.

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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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Not Quite The Eight Year Old!

Tammy, ring a bell?

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Karma.

My regular readers know that I am a great believer in the theory of karma. Often, there are stories that makes one wonder why somethings happen one way when similar instances end up with different outcomes. There are many stray … 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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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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