Category Archives: Philosophy and Religion

Posts about philosophy, metaphysics, or religion (or some combination of all three)

In Memoriam: Sri Kaleshwar Swami – 15 March 2012

Today, we received the sad news that our spiritual teacher, Sri Kaleshwar, had passed away (taken maha samadi). He'd been ill for the last few years, and very recently had been admitted to a Bangalore hospital in serious condition. Sri … Continue reading

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Apocarapture Now!

Ah, sweet Oblivion, blessed Nirvana.  Looks like my ticket transfer went through, so my special Rapture(tm) package took me instead to the Buddhist heaven — which means I'm off the wheel!  Yay!  So long suckas!  Woohoo! (This was intended to … Continue reading

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Giving

My sister-in-law is pretty much dirt poor…and yet I know for a fact she gives food away like it's a duty, and her favorite thing to do.  She even grows a far, far larger garden than she and her niece … Continue reading

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Happy-Thoughts Spirituality

In the last few decades we've witnessed the development of a number of "feel-good" spiritual movements, and they all seem to pursue one or both of two worthy goals:  Healing the self and healing the planet.  Unfortunately a great many … Continue reading

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In which we ponder credulity…

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do … Continue reading

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They’re not angels

Orb FAQ — ASSAP Judging by the number of web sites dedicated to orbs, they fascinate many people. And yet, if you ask any serious paranormal researcher, they will dismiss most, if not all, orbs as photographic artifacts. Indeed, many … Continue reading

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Looking for Albuquerque NM ‘Sai Community’ info?

Thought it might be a good idea to post this here, since a fair number of folks wander in who are students of Sri Kaleshwar Swami or who want to be or who are just curious. Since returning to the … Continue reading

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Guru Purnima 2009

For those who observe it, may today bring you a joyous and peaceful Guru Purnima (7 July this year, the night of the Full Moon).  Remember to give thanks to the spiritual teachers in your life, and to ask for … Continue reading

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Guru Purnima in Penukonda 2009

There’s a fair number of folks whom I know are signed up for the Guru Purnima program this year at the Penukonda ashram.  If by some chance your Google/Bing/Yahoo searches have brought you this way, you might want to check … Continue reading

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Meditation stuff for Spirituality, and Neti pots

This is for both students of Sri Kaleshwar, or anyone involved with meditation programs — I’ve affiliate status at a very good storefront website called “Health and Yoga.”  In addition to the fairly obvious ‘yoga’ products, they also have an … Continue reading

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