Archive for 2009

Dec 6

December 6th 2009

What a lovely day! It’s cool, deliciously cool in the Bangalore Ashram, and the skies are clear and blue and sun is shining but not hot … It’s a day when you want to sing and dance for no reason at all… other than that God has allowed you to be part of and witness […]

Dec 3

Pinacolada

It’s the one mocktail that i almost always order whenever we go out to eat. Each restaurant has its own recipe, and no two ever taste exactly the same… So i made up my own recipe for it and it turned out really nice!! This recipe makes 8 medium sized glasses… 2 large pineapples 400 […]

Nov 30

Swami and Rishi

Q> Whats the difference between a Swami and a Rishi? A> A Rishi is a married Swami. A Swami has only a “mi”, a Rishi come with a “Shi” Jai Gurudeva! love bawa

Nov 30

Cobletzza

The name was coined by Vikram, the recipe put together by me You will need: 3 ripe and juicy apples, washed, cored and cut into medium sized chunks (don’t peel) 2 ripe pears, washed, deseeded and cut into medium sized chunks 1 small ripe and sweet pineapple cut into medium chunks Some dried berries, raisins, […]

Nov 26

Lawyers!

Sent by a Lawyer friend … Enjoy Q: How can you tell when a lawyer is lying? A: His lips move Q: What do you call a lawyer with an I. Q. of 50? A: Your honour. Q: When lawyers die, why are they buried in a hole 24 feet deep? A: Because deep down, […]

Nov 23

Clearing some “Concepts”

Q. I no longer have the blind faith I used to have for Guruji. I have many questions, which I asked my sister. She got fed up of me and asked me to ask you. So I am doing it… a. I feel Bangalore Ashram is fully like Hindu domain (with names of kutirs as […]

Nov 19

The Debate

When Adi Shankaracharya asked for directions to the house of Mandana Mishra, who was a highly learned scholar and ritualist, he was told the following… “You will find a home at whose gates there are a number of caged parrots discussing abstract topics like — ‘Do the Vedas have self-validity or do they depend on […]

Nov 16

16th November 2009

We had a wonderful whirlwind tour of our mastiful Mumbai… in the last 3 weeks, we did 4 YES!+ courses, 2 Sahaj courses, 1 DSN and a YES!+ Huddle (whats that? Well, come and find out the next time we have one)!! More than 700 people were on the courses with us… Meanwhile the other […]

Nov 16

Para Pooja

Adi Shankaracharya re initiated India around 400 BC (?) into the Vedic lore and way of life. He re instated the then lost art of doing Poojas and Yagyas. He expounded the Advaita philosophy. Though He was the one who gave much emphasis on Pooja, He also, in a series of brilliant verses totally rubbished […]

Nov 12

The Four Disciples

Adi Shankaracharya brought back the Vedic Lore to India by masterfully defeating in debate renowned Buddhist scholars of that time. He spread the Vedic way of life along the length and breath of India and established the four matths with the help of His four beloved disciples. The five people sitting right in the middle […]

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