Category Archives: India

The Burning Desire.

I dedicate this post to my friend Mary who inspired me to write this post with a tag on Facebook. She asked – Ramana? We also exchanged pleasantries there! Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Gandhi And Yoga.

This is too funny not to share with my readers.

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Never The Twain Shall Meet.

Rudyard Kipling wrote this famous poem The Ballad Of East And West in 1899 when The British Empire was a major factor to reckon with in wold affairs. The British found the natives of their far flung empire quite different … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Sleep – Hopefully.

Since about two months ago I have been having constant pain in the upper back and finally it was diagnosed about two weeks ago as fibromyalgia. During the day time it is manageable but when I sleep if I have … Continue reading

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Checked Out Characters.

I have this remarkable young friend who keeps stumping me with singular insights and terminology that sometimes zaps me. We were discussing some personalities yesterday and he came up with a description of two people I know as Checked Out … Continue reading

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Going To Pot.

No peanut, your guru does not smoke pot nor has he gone to pot.  Not as yet at least. I use two types of pots at my home. The smaller one on the left is a glazed clay pot that … Continue reading

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Tea, 2.

When I wrote the post Tea, I clean forgot another very important aspect of how we drink our tea. Nick reminded me of it and here is how it is done.

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Tea!

We are Indians. We are hopeless. At home we drink our tea from mugs. Or brought to us in glasses. Or from clay pots, called kullar here. The idea I would have thought is to drink the tea!

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Women And Men.

“We talk about how many women were raped last year, not how many men raped women. We talk about how many girls in a school district were harassed last year, not about how many boys harassed girls. We talk about … Continue reading

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Pizza And People.

I came across this quote from one of our genuine heroes, and just could not resist the temptation to share it with my readers. Pizza always confuses me. It comes in a square box, yet when you open it, it … Continue reading

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