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Now is a 3 letter explosion!!!!!

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“Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life!” Omar Khyyam ‘Now’ may seem to be a simple enough concept to grasp, but in reality it is a deep and esoteric experience of existence which can’t even be imagined at the level of an ordinary mind. It is most definitely not the present moment […]

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Perspective

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Whilst in the middle of my shopping at a mall I sat on a bench for a little rest next to an old man. His dishevelled attire and a glum look on his face conveyed a message of sadness about him. “Hello” I said perfunctorily. “Hello” he said, nodding his head. “Nice day” “What’s nice […]

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Seven Deadly Sins

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The stories of mayhem, conflict and atrocities of all kinds brought to us by the press and media continue unabated all around the world. The sad part of it all is that because it is recurrent daily newsfeed, we have come to accept it as normal. This is how we have learnt to justify our […]

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Letter from Abe Lincoln on Character Building

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I have been greatly influenced by J. Krishnamurti who had a lot to say about all aspects of life and the significant role that our mind plays in building lives. His ethos on education which emphasised the real purpose of education as ‘not to prepare us for getting a job, but to help us understand […]

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Happiness and Joy

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Embed from Getty Images At my present level of wisdom I would like to postulate that happiness and joy are not synonymous. Whilst both are emotions, they come from different sources. The most obvious difference between these emotions is that the source of one is concrete and tangible, whereas that of the other is impalpable. […]

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Compassion – The Gateway To Connectedness

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It is said compassion, an ocean of love and mercy, is the essence of life. Without it life would be like an arid desert that is hostile and ruthless. It is an attribute, a gift of Nature, placed in all of us so we may empathetically understand the woes and difficulties of others. Embed from […]

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Your Life is not about You

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Embed from Getty Images These Neale Donald Walsch’s words in the title spur me to write today because they convey a very powerful message to me. They also remind me of George Bernard Shaw’s mission in life. George Bernard Shaw said “This is the true joy in life – being used for a purpose recognised […]

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Global Peace Index

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In a study conducted this year to determine the state of peace around the world, it has been concluded that the state of overall peace has worsened in the last seven years. The measure applied to do this, The Global Peacefulness Index, derived from data collated by the Economist Intelligence Unit, considered 22 qualitative and quantitative statistical […]

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The Mind

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Whatever a human mind can conceive of actually exists. This is the limit of the human mind. When what is conceived of takes form, it is called manifestation. Manifestation is nothing but an evidence of that which exists. The mind cannot conceive of that which was pre-existence. Yet this limited mind is constantly engaged in […]