Tag Archives: vedanta

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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What Nondescript Item Had The Most Impact On Your Life (How/Why ?)

Two stones.  One black and the other white.  They are called Banalinga. These were gifted to me by a dear friend who alas is no more after he had learnt that I was getting interested in Vedanta. I had gone … Continue reading

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Education.

There are as many definitions for ‘education’ as there are people interested in some aspect of it. My own is simple and one that I have found to be effective.  Education is learning to learn. My own education followed more … Continue reading

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As You Like It.

When one is a busy housewife with four children and a long distance commuting husband, living in a joint family in India, finding time to spare for intellectual kite flying is difficult. So, when I urged Maria G for some … Continue reading

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Code Name God.

Yes, it is the title of a book and not something that I wanted to expound on. My cousin Damodaran was browsing books in a local lending library when he came across this book, was intrigued by the blurbs “This … Continue reading

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Ego.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where ten of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Conrad The Old Fossil. The nine other bloggers who write … Continue reading

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The Guru.

During my recent visit to Vashi, I attended a lecture on Vedanta by a Swamini, that is a lady Swamy who answered a question from the audience about the Guru appearing when the student is ready. She said that in … Continue reading

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Gratitude List, January 14, 2012

Saturday I got my readjusted dentures back. Because of the visit to the dentist to get it refitted, one cavity was discovered and that too was filled before it became necessary for a root canal treatment. Phew! Sunday turned out … Continue reading

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Weekly Recap – 10.

Saturday was a day of a house full of ardent animal lovers who came to finalise a program of action at the initiative of my son Ranjan who is deeply involved in this activity. For the first time, I met … Continue reading

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Nothing.

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, gaelikaa, Grannymar, Magpie11, Padmum and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs to get nine different flavours of the same topic. Today’s topic … Continue reading

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