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Events and Moments in Life…

Falling from a 4 feet wall…

Every new year, some of us friends gang up in someone’s house and spend the night out (31st night). We play games, talk, dance, watch movies and indulge in “intellectual” talk. This year, we all ganged up at my place. We played a few games, got people to dance in couples, danced in groups, had […]

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Acoustic Panels, Flooring, Full HD Projector, 320cm Screen, Kodi Home Theatre …

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In Aug this year, I dropped by at the Bangalore 2016 WhatHiFi event. Every piece of equipment that go into making a good home theater was featured in the event. On display were projectors, screens, speaker systems, amplifiers, seating furniture… Everything you would need to build a great home theater. Both desi and international brands were on […]

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Fruits, Veggies & Flowers around our home

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Good Earth is a fantastically “green”. Every home here deeply cares about having lush vegetation around. I dont know the names of most plants, veggies, fruits and flowers that grow around our house. But then, I have come to see how knowing their names is not necessary to enjoy their presence.

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What is man made and what is naturally available?

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My wife (Nandini) and son (Advay) had a unique conversation today. Advay: Amma, is wood made of cloth? Nandini: No Advay: Is floor made of cloth? Nandini: No Advay: Are plants made of cloth? Nandini: No

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Rock Climbing Session @ Aarohi

My friend, Kowshik Narayanaswamy is a rock climber. A passionate one at that. He came to Aarohi Life Education and conducted a session on Rock Climbing for all of us (including the kids). We learned something about it and also did some rock climbing ourselves. The video below is a documentary on what we learned and the […]

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Making of wooden beads & toys using Pattari in Channapatna

This April, a friend of ours (Srilakshmi) hosted a workshop at her home in Channapatna. We learned about what goes on behind the scenes when the famous wooden toys are made there. Mr. Ravindra, an artist and teacher who has been making toys in Channapatna for the last 30 years, offered to coach us on […]

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Community living of Ants

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I happened to look at this brilliant condo of Red Ants. They have painfully glued together three leaves and live in commnunity. The above pic was taken from the rear end of their abode. Below is a pic taken from their front door.

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My son wants to pose

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My son wants to make faces and pose for me to take a pic.   

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OpenGL Course @ Havelsan, Ankara, Turkey

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What an awesome and intellectually satisfying time I had in Ankara, Turkey giving a course on OpenGL to 16 wonderful people at Havelsan.

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Vipassana – Getting in touch with reality as-it-is

It has now been almost a month since I finished my Vipassana course. I still feel the magic! So I thought that it is apt to write about my experience now – since it has not faded away. There are a ton of blogs out on the Internet that give a fairly accurate day-by-day account of the […]

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