Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Disappearing Beaches

Swachh Beachside Story It was barely two days after Women’s Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and with hopes expressed for a better deal for oppressed women. Then TOI came out with a prominent Page 3 story that was anything but … Continue reading

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Bodhidharma and Emperor Wu

Your action is punishment and your action is your reward. You are the master of your destiny. When Bodhidharma reached China six hundred years later, there were already thirty thousand Buddhist temples, monasteries, and two million Buddhist monks in China. … Continue reading

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Meditation-Shunyatha-Nothingness

A story retold from Osho ….source: Anand Zen You become just like a sun with the rays from the sun moving away from the core into the nothingness and beyond to infinity. Three friends had gone for a morning walk … Continue reading

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The Winner Takes it ALL

BLESSED ARE THOSE THAT CAN GIVE WITHOUT REMEMBERING AND CAN TAKE WITHOUT FORGETTING. The last initiation was going to be given to the disciple. The Master said, “Your last initiation will be given in a very indirect way.” The disciple … Continue reading

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Remember the goal

I will tell you one story. It happened in Tibet. A lama who, was working in a faraway valley wrote a letter to the chief monastery, to his master, to send one more lama: “We need him here.” The chief … Continue reading

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PREDICTIVE TEXT

Predictably (sic) I suppose you thought I was going to write about the little thingamajig that you hold in your hand and expect it to think ahead of you and insert words into messages! You got another thought coming up. If … Continue reading

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The Rough and The Smooth

Another topic suggested by Maria/Gaelikka for LBC where seven of us write on the same topic. Language is the system of words or signs that people use to express thoughts and feelings to each other. Basically all communication is language … Continue reading

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