Category Archives: Religion

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 Trigger 11. Jamalpur.

My facebook friend Sanjay posted this video on his page with the comment “Love these old world ladies, what charm and majesty.” I could not agree more. My earliest memory of steam engines goes back to my childhood when my … Continue reading

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Theresa May In Temple.

Visiting Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May visited Bengaluru’s famous Someshwar temple yesterday. What was most appealing to me was her wearing a sari to undertake the visit.

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Memory Trigger. 5 – TM, The Beginning.

In my post Religion Vs Spirituality you will find a new commentator Sultan. ┬áPlease 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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Religion Vs Spirituality.

‘Religion is belief in someone else’s experience. Spirituality is having your own experience. Atheism is no experience, only measurement.’ ~ Deepak Chopra. As most of my readers know, I call myself a Vedantin. Vedanta is the system of philosophy that … Continue reading

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Ganesh Chaturthi / Teachers’ Day.

Please click on the image for larger resolution. Today is Ganesh Chaturthi. As I write this I can hear the distant sound of drum beats indicating the movement of some Ganesha Idols being taken in procession before being installed in … Continue reading

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The World Has Changed.

I called on a dear friend after a long time last week. He had been unwell as has dear wife but I was unable to visit them earlier due to my own preoccupations with other matters. During the course of … Continue reading

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Does That Sleigh Have Brake Lights, Mr Claus?

Lin at her creative best again comes up with today’s LBC topic. It is mid summer here in India where I live and a sleigh, brake lights or no brake lights is far removed from our thoughts. In any case, … Continue reading

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Epistemology.

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Dying To Be Me.

This is a book by Anita Moorjani. I was led to this book by the same people who had persuaded me to read Proof Of Heaven by Eben Alexander about which I had written in my post Too Strange. The … Continue reading

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