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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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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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The Blind Men and the Elephant

Once the Buddha was staying near Savatthi in the Jeta Wood at a monastery. At that time there were a number of recluses and yogies, wanderers of various sects, living around Savatthi. They were of various views, of various beliefs, of various opinions. And they relied for their support [by reasoning] based on their various…

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Born: October 02, 1869 in Porbandar, Bombay (Mumbai) Presidency, India Died: January 30, 1948 Gender: Male Know More:Mahatma Gandhi Genre: Indian,lawyer,barister,freedom fighter,father of the nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Gujarati: ??????? ?????? ?????; Hindi: ??????? ?????? ?????, pronounced [mo???nd?a?s k?r?mt??nd? ?a?nd??i] was a pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He…

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