Category Archives: Spirituality

Ramadan Kareem

May Allah’s blessings be with our Muslim friends worldwide, especially for the holy month of Ramadan just started. May peace win over war, love over hate, compassion over anger.  We are all one.

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Catching breath

Okay… It certainly has been an interesting few months here at the ashram.  ‘Few’?  Hmm…actually, the interesting times date all the way back to Shiva Rathri (the Hindu new moon holiday dedicated to Shiva, back in early March). To recap:  … Continue reading

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We Get Letters – ‘Guru Purnima’

(Posted with permission), reader M.C. from India writes: Dear Rebecca   I saw your noting on moonology.com about Guru Poornima where you mentioned that Guru is a "revered teacher". You are close.   "Acharya" is the literal translation for teacher. … Continue reading

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Guru Purnima 2008

I’m not sure what the appropriate salutation is for Guru Purnima.  ‘Happy GP’ just doesn’t seem to cut it. Instead, I’ll just say a little about what Guru Purnima is: It is the Full Moon of the Guru, and happens … Continue reading

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Penukonda weather for the Guru Purnima-bound

For those coming to Penukonda for the Guru Purnima program — and who might be swinging by this here blog for updates and whatnot — a quick weather status: It’s been cooler than it was a couple months ago, with … Continue reading

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OMG

I thought my schedule was full before… Talk about understatements.  GP preps.  Meditation programs.  Seva projects galore. Sometime, soon as I can manage it, I do promise another ‘ashram life’ post. Meanwhile though, I have to say — it’s been … Continue reading

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For Sri Kaleshwar students, worldwide–

"A Mind is a Terrible Thing" public service announcement of sorts: Sri Kaleshwar Events List         (see the bottom of the list for the following item…)Sri Kaleshwar: Immortal Enlightenment Course Fri, Jul 15, 2011 — Sun, Jan 08, 2012 Penukonda, India … Continue reading

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Enjoying an Ashram Stay

This is mainly for those folks signed up for and attending the upcoming Guru Purnima program here in the Shiva Sai Mandir Ashram in Penukonda — but it could certainly be applicable for other times.  Following are some of those … Continue reading

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Hyperdrive

Remember what I said before about being busy? Cube that, run it through a tesseract, and add 42. On the plus side, life’s gotten very interesting lately.

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The Silences

I know oftentimes several days can go by without posts from me.  Sometimes it’s because I simply don’t have anything much to say.  Other times, it’s because I’m insanely busy. The past several days have been the latter reason.

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