Category Archives: Philosophy and Religion

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

Well…

…my Mom just reminded me that I haven’t posted in a while.  And by gum, she’s right — as mothers almost always are. Been busy of late…but also some news to share:  We’re gonna be moving back to the States … Continue reading

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Leavin’… on a lux train

We’ve had a grand time in Albuquerque, even to the point of getting to put into direct practice some of the spiritual techniques we learned in India.  And back on Friday, Stephanie and I managed a brief hike at Placitas, … Continue reading

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On the road, in the skies again

Well, it’s time once more for another journey homeward, a trip that if it goes as scheduled, will see us traverse a 36 hour day. Literally — the flight leaves at about 6am from Bangalore, connects through London, and ends … Continue reading

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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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