Archive for 2013

Dec 28

Gujarat Riots 2002 – Truth has Finally Prevailed!

It was one of those cold nights in the month of December. After taking a walk in the Sumeru Mantap, couple of us were sitting with Gurudev in his kutir.  Gurudev got a call from from Mehul, our main teacher coordinator from Ahmedabad. Along with his wife, he had taken up the mission of teaching […]

Dec 20

The Desolation of Smaug

… is a fantastic movie! 🙂 It’s the second part in the second series of the Lord of the Rings which is actually the first… Because the events in this set of movies occur before what happens in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. It’s the story of Bilbo Baggins and how he managed to […]

Oct 10

French Toast

10 slices of any good bread … I use the bread we make in Cafe Vishala 1/2 Litre of milk 2 tsps of cinnamon powder 1 tsp of agar agar powder 2 bananas a few glugs of maple syrup, more if you want it sweeter 1 tsp good vanilla essence Blend all the above (don’t […]

Oct 3

Happy Birthday to Us!

Come September, Dinesh and I both celebrate our birthday … Preferably we would love to celebrate our birthdays with Gurudev and this year He was in the ashram for both the days, but only in the morning. He had a fairly early morning flight to catch on both the days. So breaking away from tradition, […]

Jun 19

Man of Steel

A new Superman movie!! Wow!!! I grew up with the Christopher Reeve Superman movies (and comics) and had throughly enjoyed them, and was quite looking forward to seeing this movie… and unfortunately it didn’t live up to what it could have been. Superman is a fairly happy, funny, upbeat super hero. Not like batman who […]

May 5

Give me more!

Wealth or Money can bring laziness, misery, arrogance, disease, greed, insecurity, jealousy, anger, fear, indulgence, ego and enemies. So, a more precise prayer to the Guru/God would be… God give me Money; Money that brings Enterprise and not laziness, Joy and not misery, Confidence and not arrogance, Good health and not disease, Discrimination and not […]

Jan 30

My Inward Journey

The journey from head to heart is just a few inches, but it is quite a journey! I was giving my entrance exams for IIT. I had studied enough, knew most things I needed to know, but the morning of the exam, I had a terrible headache. Dad had learnt some touch healing, spiritual thingie […]