Archive for July, 2008

Jul 31

Photos from Guru Poornima 2008

Dinesh and i have been traveling like crazy for the past few days and are going to be traveling again in a few days… also at vishu’s home in bombay, there is no internet (hint hint to bombay volunteers to get that up and running) So i have not been able to write as much […]

Jul 30

An Alternate Reality – Who nose?!

Ivan for all of you once again!! Well it has long been said that the Divine has a highly developed sense of humour, and is more than a little mischievous as well, but things are starting to get more crazy than normal! I recently read a message from Guruji saying that for a while we […]

Jul 25

QnA – 16

Q: I would like to if it is possible to know the ultimate truth of our creation and creator…Does someone know this or do we all tend to ignore the basic question of life just because we aren’t able to find one..? A: Many know, because they make it a priority of their time on […]

Jul 24

Try again!!

A twenty-one-year-old girl tells her Mom that she has missed her period for two months. Very worried, the mother goes to the chemist and buys a test kit. The test result shows that the girl is pregnant. Shouting, cursing, crying, the mother says, ‘Who was the pig that did this to you? I want to […]

Jul 23

A Riddle

This one is supposed to be really tough… I got it in about 15ish minutes 1. There are 5 houses in 5 different colours. In each house lives a person with a different nationality. 2. The 5 owners drink a certain type of beverage, smoke a certain brand of cigar, and keep a certain pet. […]

Jul 22

Dance of the Chappals

Another fantastic little piece from Ivan! One of the endearing things I love about visiting the Ashram is the ‘Dance of the Chappals’ – especially at an event like Navaratri, when many thousands of partners get together several times a day in various locations around the Ashram. Losing one’s chappals goes with the territory. In […]

Jul 19

Guru Poornima 2008

Here is the transcript of Guruji’s talk in the Satsang on Guru Poornima, 18th July 2008 (slightly edited for better readability): How many of you are thinking “Guruji say something?”…Huh? What is there to talk? What is there to talk? Hmm..? We all are happy & celebrating Meditation, singing, celebrating on Guru Poornima day is […]

Jul 18

QnA – 15

Here is an article i did for some magazine… They edited a lot of stuff… here it is in the original 🙂Q: Why should a person who has been living his life happily need to do an art of living course?Answer. The Art of Living series of courses are not only for people who have […]

Jul 18

Do you really cook?

I had this question in one of the comments to the stir fry veggies post… Here is my (indignant) answer: Every single recipe that’s on this blog is cooked at least 3-5 times in my Ashram kitchen… not just by me, but by other people too… Every single photo has been taken of the food […]

Jul 17

Stir fry Veggies

A very yummy continental flavoured stir fry, quite quick to make… 1/3 a broccoli (or a full small one) chopped into medium sized florets 1 medium (green) zucchini thinly sliced 2 carrots peeled and cut into thin strips a generous handful of french beans cut thinly 300 gms frozen peas soaked in water (or fresh […]

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