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August 2012

Success

“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; to leave the world a little better; whether by a healthy child, a garden patch…

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Honesty

An elderly man, 82, just returned from the doctors only to find he didn’t have long to live. So he summoned the three most important people in his life to tell them of his fate: 1. His Doctor 2. His Priest 3. His Lawyer. He said, “Well, today I found out I don’t have long…

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Karma: Conscious choice-making

Gautam Buddha once said everything that is happening to us at this moment is a result of the karma we have accumulated in the past. All our karma are the choices that we make, whenever we do any karma. Whether we agree or not, most of us make these choices unconsciously, and therefore we don?t…

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Giving and Receiving

The universe operates as a dynamic exchange. Nothing in the universe is static; everything flows even though it may seem to be still or static. Life itself is the continuum of consciousness in spiritual sense and it is the continuity of the process of breathing in physical realm. Nature manifests itself only through the flow…

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George Bernard Shaw

Born: July 26, 1856 in Dublin, Ireland Died: November 02, 1950 Gender: Male Know More:George Bernard Shaw Genre: Literature & Fiction, Theater George Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly…

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Vipassana: The state of Mindfulness

Mindfulness in Vipassana has a different meaning than its usage in general parlance, especially in western cultures. This word did not even exist in American English vocabulary about 30 years back. Today it has come to be used in the Western world to carry meaning of high degree of mental concentration. This mental concentration consists…

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Vipassana: The path to being

The ten-day Vipassana course starts with observing the breadth. The Vipassana aims at calming down your mind. Calming down you mind is not an activity, it is a process. In our mundane life, we simply assume to be in control of our mind. It is because we are free and lead our life with our…

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