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Break time-relaxing strategies

When my kids were going to school and then the granddaughters..a small box was filled with biscuits or snacks to be eaten as elevenses as it used to be called. Lunchtime was a bigger box with a meal. Most often … Continue reading

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TELLING THE BEES

There is an ancient chant in the Tamizh Veda Marai tradition. These are called Thirumurai Padikangal and was composed by the Naalvar or four famous poet saints of Tamizh spiritual and literary tradition. I have been chanting a few of … Continue reading

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TWO HOURS TO DINNER..PN

A: Hi B: Hello! B: Hello! Hello! Are you there? A: Hmmmmmmm! B: What’s the matter? You don’t sound very enthusiastic? Anything the matter? A: Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm! B: For heaven’s sake…..what are you doing? Just hmmmmmmmmming away! A: Standing in front … Continue reading

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Best, Worst, Probable Scenario of the World in Five Years

My husband Raju Natarajan talks of a crystal ball into which he looks and sees the future. I look around, and see the optics of where life is going to take me and you. My Vedanta teaches me to live … Continue reading

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A DAY IN THE LIFEOF NN

Corona virus has knocked the day light out of me, if not everyone. By nature I am an out-door person. In retirement I have rarely spent a whole day staying at home. I usually go on errands to buy one thing … Continue reading

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Recipes for my granddaughters, grandnephews and grandnieces

Food always tastes better when you recollect childhood tastes. That is because food is inextricably linked with love, security and familial feeling. When you look back and remember the dishes cooked by your grandmom or if you have eaten meals … Continue reading

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Living in the NOW!..NN

Living in the Now will mean different things to different people.  For a daily worker in India in the unorganised sector who needs to earn his wage working everyday to keep hunger away, it is not an option but a … Continue reading

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SKY IS THE LIMIT…PN’s Take

I am an average person who has never aimed for great heights or achievements. I have managed to do lots of stuff but at a median level. I was an actress but never the hero/heroine…we are an All Women’s Drama … Continue reading

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Happy Soul

A description of “A Happy Soul” was found by a traveller in a Buddhist monastery in Lamayuru, a small hamlet on the way to Leh. Understanding and implementing this isn’t easy at all, but it can certainly be a moment … Continue reading

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Dont Worry…Be Happy..PN

My brother Arvind used to have a boss who had a very simple Ten Demandments of life. You need ten worries….5 major and 5 minor. When a major worry gets resolved or mummifies, promote a minor one to the major … Continue reading

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