Archive for the category ‘Did you know?’

Mar 28

Funny Maths!

Have been reading a book called The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets. Turns out that many of the writers of Simpsons were mathematicians and they managed to sneak enough maths into the sitcom to fill up a university degree course! They have been secretly educating (or trying very hard to) TV audiences for years thru […]

Aug 22

4000 Years of Medicine

2000 BC: Here eat this root 1000 AD: That root is heathen. Here, say this Prayer… 1865 AD: That prayer is superstition. Here take this Potion. 1925 AD: That potion is snake oil. Here take this Pill. 1973 AD: That pill is ineffective. Here take this Antibiotic… 2012 AD: That anitbiotic is poison. Here eat […]

Jul 9

Wanna Cook?!

Dinesh and I have been running the Cafe at the Bangalore Ashram with a fair measure of success, thanks to our tireless and super dedicated team who totally own the place as their very own … And we thought we should now do something more than just cook food and serve it for our very […]

May 29

Why you cannot understand meditation?

Watch on youtube Jai Gurudeva! love bawa n dinesh

May 26

8 Lessons on Life from Cricket

What a ironical way to end the blogging silence than a post on Cricket 🙂   I was asked to write ‘Lessons on Life from cricket’ for the Speaking Tree. My first thought was that the only lesson that can be learned is ‘Life is precious, don’t waste your time, Do something worthwhile”. But I […]

Apr 4

Kapshi

I get quite a lot of mails and comments about Art of Living doing no “seva” … that its a sham, only for the rich, etc … I usually tell people to come and experience the courses, or go and check out the Service initiatives for themselves before making judgements… As part of an NSS camp a […]

Oct 21

Antoine’s Story

Antoine is a super YES!+ teacher from Montreal… He was the guy who made me fall in love with Settlers of Cataan, one of the bestest board games i have ever played and knows more about the effects of diet choices and lifestyle choices on the environment that anyone else i know, but this post […]

Dec 2

A comment…

it started off as a comment to some comments to the post about the craziness in Mumbai, but i think its good enough to be a post all by itself … soooo here it is: There were a few comments about why change the govt… i am not going to sully this blog by listing […]

Dec 1

A White Rose

When 9/11 happened, what Guruji said is still perfectly relevant after what happened in my beloved Mumbai, and here it is word for word for everyone to read… I thought of changing the blog design to something darker for a few days, but then decided that this would mean that terror has won over love […]

Nov 11

Little?

A poem i used to love… found it after a loooooong time… thought it would be nice to share it with all of you:) Little drops of water, little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean, and the pleasant land: So the little minutes, humble though they be, Make the mighty ages of eternity… Little […]

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