Tag: faith

Nadi Shastra – an experience

“I am Vibishana and you?” Intro Nadi Shastra is said to have been written by the great Sage Agastya, who is considered as one of the most revered vedic scholars in India. His writings are part of the Mahabharata, the Ramayana and  the Rig…

Changing times

Boycott politics, because they are the slaves of the rich corporations Boycott rich corporations, because they are the slaves of power and greed Boycott main stream media, because they are the slaves of the manipulation of politics and rich corporations.  Boycott racism, nationalism, patriotism…

The miracle of birth

We were born into a place without our consent. We were born into a family without our choice. We were born into a culture without our knowledge. We were born innocent, small and pure. So how can there be racism, patriotism, nationalism and the…

Traveller’s seek…….. a forgone conclusion

There is only one species that is going to change the consciousness of the planet – the seeker and the cross cultural traveller! Some 30 years back the planet opened up. Countries that were closed because of internal policies, wars and turmoil became peaceful…

Himalayan Stories – Kala Bhairawa

I remember the story, told to me by a priest in the mid Eighties. The story is of Kala Bhairawa, the god that is said to assist the righteous and destroy evil. The Legend tells that in olden days people having a fight were…

Himalayan morning

The sun rises gentle in the east, painting the sky and the hills with myriads of shades and colours. Let me be like this morning, gentle and calm Let me be like this sunrise, bathing everything in gentle light Let me be like this…

Tea shop in Goa

The magic of travelling in India is that you get to see so many ways of looking at religion, faith and culture. Gods are simply part of their daily life and there is hardly a place where they are not smiling from a small…

about faith

Is it in faith we trust, or is it in Religion we believe in?

my own shop

Untouched by events about diplomatic immunity, involving some Indian diplomat based in New York for faking visa papers and underpaying her domestic help. For this old lady, there is little choice, but to sit by the roadside in the sun, trying to sell the…