Category Archives: Philosophy

I Don’t Fear Death.

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Monkey Mind 2.

As I neared the auto-rickshaw stand near my residence earlier this afternoon at about 3.30 pm, I saw that one rickshaw was stationary with a lady standing near it and chatting with the driver. The driver signalled that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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Memory.

A friend and I were chatting on whatsapp recently when this little bit was part of the exchange. The context was about transformation of personalities, which however is irrelevant for this post. Young Friend: Sir, do you find good memory … 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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How Do You Identify Your Mojo.

This Friday’s LBC blog post’s title was suggested by Pravin whose take on this topic can be seen here. The other blogger who is sure to write Shackman’s post can be seen here. The latter is sure to have a … Continue reading

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Purpose Of Life.

This week’s topic for the weekly Friday LBC post was suggested by Pravin whose take on the subject can be seen at his blog. Another contributor is Shackman whose take can be seen at his blog.

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Peace Of Mind.

There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the … Continue reading

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Aging.

I can’t remember what prompted me to suggest this topic for the weekly LBC post but having done it, I shall gamely try and write something meaningful about it. Oddly enough, the last week’s post on The Old Days somehow … Continue reading

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Daydreams.

This topic was suggested by me for the weekly Friday LBC posts for this year. Quite what I had in my mind when I suggested it escapes me now and I am floundering to write something about it. “Daydreaming is … Continue reading

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First Impressions.

I want to share a story which has been inspired by a post by Nick. For many years now I have been seeing an elderly gentleman briskly walking every evening in our local joggers’ park. I have often heard him … Continue reading

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