Monthly Archives: March 2013

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise…..and remember what peace there may be in silence…

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Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly, and listen to others; even … Continue reading

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Dont believe your own bull****

Constantly disturbed in his meditation by the noisy children in his neighbourhood, Muru came up with a ruse to get rid of them. `Go to the river at dusk and from the waters will rise a being of fire, from … Continue reading

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An exclusive club

Walking down towards the river, Vyasa came upon a spider scurrying along in a rush. `What’s the hurry?’ he asked the spider. `Arjuna’s chariot is about to pass this way’, the spider replied. `If I am caught under its wheels, … Continue reading

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One size doesnt fit all

Rajan entered his guru’s room, bruised, bleeding, his shirt torn. `What is the matter?’ the other disciples asked him. `What happened?’ his guru said, concerned about his student. `Those men outside…they were speaking ill about you. I will not tolerate … Continue reading

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Point of view

In the course of her wanderings, Maya came upon a monk, Adhir, in the forest. He seemed upset and rather disturbed. `What is the matter? Why are you weeping?’ she asked him. `I am ruined, I am finished……,’ he moaned. … Continue reading

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Native American Wisdom

Those that lie down with dogs get up with fleas–Blackfoot The moon is not ashamed by the barking of dogs–Southwest Make my enemy brave and strong so that if defeated, I will not be ashamed–Plains If you chase two rabbits, … Continue reading

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