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Philosophy Technical

Equated Monthly Installments

About two weeks ago we bought a 40×60 site in Shimoga, right next to my father in law’s plot. The site is in a good location. We hope to construct our house in there in about 10 years time and move there in about 15 years time. One of the top thoughts in my wife’s […]

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Philosophy

“It is about the current step…”

Yesterday, my wife and I joined Murali, Meera and two other friends (Charan and Krishnakumar) on a bike-trip to Skandagiri. We started from Murali’s house at 5:00 AM. By 7:15 we had reached Nandigrama – a village near Nandi hills. We had breakfast there and from there we continued our journey to Skandagiri. By 8 […]

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Philosophy

Detachment.. what it means?

Almost every book on philosophy and enlightenment seem to suggest that the most important stage in the path to enlightenment is “detachment”. I was reading the Bhagavad Gita a couple of months back. In Chapter 3, Verse 9, Sri Krishna tells Arjuna – all actions, other than the ones done in detachment and as sacrifice […]

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Messenger and the Message…

The finger pointing at the moon is not the moon. What’s the meaning of this statement? Suppose a kid comes and tells to you – “I have never seen the moon, can you show it to me.” You take the kid to the terrace of your house and point your index finger to the moon […]

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Many times we do not ask – why we do what we do

Eight monkeys are put in a room. In the middle of the room is a ladder, leading to a bunch of bananas hanging from a hook on the ceiling. Each time a monkey tries to climb the ladder; all the monkeys are sprayed with ice water, which makes them miserable. Sooner enough, whenever a monkey […]

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Philosophy

Who am I ?

I spent the most of last week @ IIT Mumbai campus. After dinner, I used to go out on walks along the lake side, foot-ball field etc… During such walks I was thinking… I have a right hand. Using it I can lift objects, place them back, write on paper with a pen, type on […]

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Philosophy

SELP Starts Tomorrow

My wife and I are starting our Landmark SELP program from tomorrow. I am going with no expectations as such, fully open to take whatever education SELP has in store.

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Philosophy

Eckhart Tolle – A New Earth

Of late I am seeking inspirational books, lectures, Internet articles. After the Landmark Forum and Advanced Course, I have begun to feel that there is more to mind than begin a memory bank of knowledge and concepts. I am seeking books, lectures and Internet articles in an attempt to understand more about the mind. That’s when I […]

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Philosophy

I love my wife..

Whenever I attended someones marriage or heard someone talk about marriage, I always (over)heard people talk about marriage something like this – “After marriage, life goes down the hill. Sure life’s great for the first couple of months, but then it becomes too restrictive. Too much burden, too many responsibilities…” So naturally I started to […]

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Philosophy

I have never spoken to you..

A realization hit me a couple of days back when I had a breakdown in my communication with a friend. I realized that I had never personally spoken to anyone in my life; I have only spoken to the perception that I have (of them) in my mind of. I have an opinion about my […]