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# Day 365 (Purna: the Full, the Whole, the Complete, the Infinite—)

ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात्पुर्णमुदच्यते पूर्णश्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते ॥ (Om Purnamade Purnamidam Purnat Purnamudachyate Purnasya Purnamadaya Purnameva Vashishyate) As i write my final post of the 365-days-a-post-a-day-challenge, the mantra above comes to mind with a certain gratitude and humility. It is … Continue reading

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# Day 364 (A prayer for your “senior-self”!)

My husband has a printed copy of this pinned over his work-desk. For everyone getting on in age, these are great reminders of the pitfalls to avoid and some rules to follow to help keep your sanity and the sanity … Continue reading

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# Day 363 (The ‘science’ behind some common temple-rituals…)

There is a sequence of actions to be done during a temple visit, practices which we have imbibed through observation and association since childhood. Frankly i had never given a thought to the reasons behind some of the actions that … Continue reading

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# Day 362 (Of temples and their significance)

When we were children the major tourism activity people would indulge in was what is referred to today as ‘faith tourism’ ~ pilgrimage to various temple sites around the country. A recurring doubt that troubled us was why were most … Continue reading

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# Day 361 (A technological future…exponentially!)

Talk of a Fourth Industrial Revolution has been doing the rounds for some time now. Some say we are at the brink of one, others tell you it’s already under way with technological advancements fundamentally altering the way we live, … Continue reading

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# Day 360 (My perspective or yours??)

A verse for our times~~ If you criticise me, it’s your freedom of speech If i criticise you, it’s my Intolerance If you judge me, you are Enlightened If i judge you, i am Prejudiced If you question my faith, … Continue reading

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# Day 359 (i celebrate myself ~)

“i celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what i assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you…” These are lines from the American poet Walt Whitman’s magnum ~”Songs of Myself”~ lines that fascinate … Continue reading

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