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OVER -CONFIDENCE–positive or negative quality

Is over confidence a positive or negative quality? It all depends on the situation in which it is exhibited….over confidence can be self-assurance or bravado verging on dangerous behaviour. As a family, we four siblings have always had superb self-confidence … 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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Prayer and Love

Ramanuja was a Hindu theologian, philosopher, and expert in the Vedas. He was born in a Tamil Brahmin family in the village of Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu. He is also known as Sri Ramanujacharya, Udayavar, Ethirajar, Emberumannar and Lakshmana Muni. He … Continue reading

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The Next in Line

Mahakashyapa became the first patriarch of the Zen tradition. After him there have been six others. Again and again from master to disciple the flame has been transferred in silence. The sixth was a woman, and Bodhidharma was her disciple. … Continue reading

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