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28 Aug Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on (following the example of great personalities

(following the example of great personalities

The process of paramapara: disciplic succession (teaching from master to disciple) and Anugatya (following the example of great personalities) Axe Handles by Gary Snyder One afternoon the last week in April Showing Kai how to throw a hatchet One-half turn and it sticks in a stump. He recalls the hatchet-head Without a handle, in the […]

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13 Aug Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on One way to measure the value of your ediucation

One way to measure the value of your ediucation

Via ThinkProgress.

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13 Aug Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Man is condemned to be a slave of karma

Man is condemned to be a slave of karma

“Man is condemned to be free; because once thrown into the world, he is responsible for everything he does”. ~ Sartre This famous quote is actually a good definition of karma : “you are responsible for the results of your action”. The drama thickens by the fact that most people are ignorant of the actual […]

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07 Aug Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on My new book: Tales of Ancient India

My new book: Tales of Ancient India

The english translation of my french book :: Contes de l’Inde ancienne – Sagesse pratique is now available as Tales of Ancient India. Tales of Ancient India – Practical Wisdom Guy Tétreault ISBN 978-2-922417-66-1 Here is a picture of the cover page FOr more details go to the editor website : http://www.approachseries.com/

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07 Aug Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why worry ??

Why worry ??

Those who really love really worry for those they love By following this link : https://plus.google.com/112374836634096795698/posts/ibb5BXjgvSB we can see that many people would like to embrace the philosophy of “Don’t worry be happy” (see image below) but selfish peace cannot make us really happy Unselfish love is a freater source of happiness Those who really […]

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21 Jul Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shri Yugala Shatak

Shri Yugala Shatak

I just started the study of Shri Yugala Shatak by Swami Shri Shribhatta Here is a short description of this intimate work (from here ) Shri Nimbarka Sampradaya has a long tradition of Samaj Gayan, which is the traditional congregational singing of the divine Padas written by the Acharyas of the Shri Nimbarka Sampradaya. It […]

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11 Jul Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Definitions of Prema

Definitions of Prema

Rupa Goswami defines prema in Ujjvala-nīlamaṇi as follows:  sarvathā dhvaṁsa-rahitaṁ saty api dhvaṁsa-kāraṇe | yad-bhāva-bandhanaṁ yūnoḥ sa premā parikīrtitaḥ || The bond of love that exists between the lovers which does not break, even when there is ample cause, is known as prema. (14.63) And Vishwanath Chakravarti so beautifully expands on the idea: loka-dvayāt svajanataḥ parataḥ svato vā prāṇa-priyād […]

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10 Jul Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Will you get exploited even after your death?

Will you get exploited even after your death?

Some people are so convinced that they are this body and that the body needs to be loved that they are ready to pay to get their looks appear good even after death Do you live in terror of your family burying you in a frilly monstrosity complete with coral lipstick and blue eyeshadow, an […]

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10 Jul Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on One more costly materialistic illusion

One more costly materialistic illusion

With the last takeoff of the U.S. Space Shuttle program now consigned to history, science comedian Brian Malow ponders his lifelong fascination with space exploration and how it answers a call to all of us to return to the stars from whence we came. Embedded media — click here to see it. Comment: If we […]

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06 Jul Posted by in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hope

Hope

“Hope is only the love of life.” Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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