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Whom to Please
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Whom to Please

The other day a young man asked me innocently, “Whom should I please? There are my parents, siblings, wife, children, boss and others. How should I choose between them or do I try and[...]

The Daffodil Principle
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The Daffodil Principle

There’s a term in Japanese and they say, like unique words in every language I suppose, that it can’t be translated. Wab-sabi. It’s not just a word but a philosophy, a way of life.[...]

The Black Lotus App
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The Black Lotus App

Two years ago, at a meditation retreat, I announced developing an app where we all could meditate together. I called it the Pin Prick Effect and elaborated on it a bit more here. Come[...]

The Ancient Science of Mantras
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The Ancient Science of Mantras

There’s the physical aspect of yoga which comprises asanas (postures), pranayama (breath regulation), bandhas (locks), mudras (a movement, gesture or a pose) and kriyas (a sequence of steps). You also have dhyana yoga (the[...]

Five Principles of Happiness
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Five Principles of Happiness

In all human endeavors, in everything that we do, often our real goal is to eventually experience happiness. Which, at times, we mistake for fireworks and spurts of energy in the form of pleasures.[...]

Heaven and Hell
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Heaven and Hell

“Do we really go to heaven or hell after we die?” someone asked me the other day. “No.” “Are you saying the scriptures are false?” he contended. I replied with a little story I[...]