Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dissolving the bitterness of life…

I am sharing a message that was forwarded to me: POORNA ANANDA WISDOM LETTER January 31, 2012   Dissolving the bitterness of life… Once a young man came to a revered teacher, who was seated under a tree near a … Continue reading

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SIMPLICITY

The word simplicity can be superficially misleading…is that an oxymoron? Well the word describes a quality or condition of being plain or natural, a freedom from artificial ornament, pretentious style, or luxury. It is usually associated with dress, style, language, … Continue reading

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LBC

For Conrad!

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JOY OF GIVING

Giving in India is not something that is done overtly–it is done as part of the daily routine. Anna daanam, the gift of food, is a common feature in many homes in India. The Sarvodaya (kindness to all) program  based in temples, where … Continue reading

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LBC

Welcome to the Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where Akanksha, Anu, Ashok, Conrad, Delirious, Gaelikaa,  Grannymar, Magpie11,  Nema, Noor, Ordinary Joe, Paul, Maria the Silver Fox, Rummuser , Will Knott, and I write on the same topic. Please do visit the linked blogs … Continue reading

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The View

From the Internet The Rich Man’s Birds Once there was a rich man who bought two beautiful birds as pets for his garden. The birds were some of the most beautiful birds he had ever seen. He gave the precious … Continue reading

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Pongal and the Earthen Pot

Pongal is the harvest festival in Tamil Nadu, a thanksgiving to nature for all her bounty. Pongal means overflowing and a special dish is cooked with rice, mung dhal, ghee (clarified butter), molasses (gur) and milk and garnished with cashewnuts, … Continue reading

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