Category Archives: Meditation

Peace!

“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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Memory Trigger. 5 – TM, The Beginning.

In my post Religion Vs Spirituality you will find a new commentator Sultan.  Please do read his comments. Sultan is among my close friends. His family including his in laws and mine were very closely linked when we lived in … Continue reading

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Selfie.

For me a selfie is a term to be weary of. I belong to a spiritual tradition where the self and the Self are treated with a great deal of respect and constitute the major part of its pedagogy. It … Continue reading

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Being Alone.

Synchronicity strikes again. Number one development – Yesterday my niece Anjali posted a link to an article on her facebook wall that took me to this author and her book. I bought the Kindle version of the book which I … Continue reading

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The Old Monk.

When a friend sent me this to suggest that I am now nearing monkhood myself, I could not but remember the Cheerful one.   Readers of this blog are familiar with Cheerful Monk. She is one of the earliest cheerleaders … Continue reading

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Little Bits Of Happiness.

Tammy a regular visitor to my blog inevitably with some very  encouraging, amusing and /or incisive comments has this very nice post with the same title as this post.  I had commented there – “You inspire me to write a list … Continue reading

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The Art of Stillness : Adventures In Going Nowhere. A Review.

Pico Iyer‘s pedigree has always fascinated me and I have tried to read as much of his writings as possible. He is half Iyer, the Surname/Caste to which I belong, born and brought up in the UK and the USA … Continue reading

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Commitment To The Unverifiable.

This topic had to come from my good friend who intends partnering me in an ashram some time in the future. While he will be the Guru, I will be the gate collection manager. There are only two commitments that come … Continue reading

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Meditation.

My blogger friend Jody has left this comment on my post on Writers’ Block. “I was just thinking of you yesterday because I’ve begun to meditate again, and I was remembering that you have a practice that’s been going on … Continue reading

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Advising.

In advising, there are two people involved, the advisor, and the advice seeker. The advising process can again be of two kinds; the solicited and the unsolicited. It is almost an axiom that the unsolicited is far more prevalent than … Continue reading

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