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July 2012

Vipassana: Meditation on reality

Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. The ?Vipassana? is a Pali word. It simply means seeing realistically that is to see things as they really are. Vipassana is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered by Gautama Buddha more than 2500 years ago. Vipassana is taught as a path,…

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The Doctrine of Kamma

Kamma is a Pali word. A better known equivalent of kamma is karma. Why we are using kamma, not karma, even though on the outset both literally mean action. The word karma comes from Sanskrit, the world?s most ancient language. This simply means an action or a deed. On the other hand the Pali word…

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Love

?Will you love me when I?m old and ugly?? ?Darling, of course I do.? “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”…

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Mark Twain

Born: November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, The United States Died: April 21, 1910 Gender: Male Know More:Mark Twain Genre: Literature & Fiction, Short Stories, Biographies & Memoirs Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn…

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Robert Frost

Born: March 26, 1874 in San Francisco, California, The United States Died: January 29, 1963 Gender: Male Know More:Robert Frost Genre: Poetry Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost was one of America’s most popular 20th-century poets. Frost was farming in Derry, New Hampshire when, at the age of 38, he sold the farm, uprooted…

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Identity Theft Advise

Here is some advice from the Theft Resource Center to help keep a lock on your identity during the holiday season. 1. Use a Credit Card, not a debit card, to make purchases. It?s easier to get a fraudulent credit card charge erased than it is to get a bank to restore funds to your…

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Albert Einstein

Born:????????????? March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany Died:?????????????? April 18, 1955 Gender:????????? Male Know More:Albert Einstein Genre:????????????Science, Philosophy Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He is best known for his theory of relativity and specifically mass-energy equivalence, E = mc2. Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics “for his services to Theoretical Physics,…

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