HIS HOLINESS DALAI LAMA – THERE IS JOY IN EMPTINESS

  >     His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama spoke on “Engaging Wisdom and Compassion” on April 19-20, 2008 at Crisler Arena, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.   The concept of ‘Sunyata‘(Emptiness or Nothingness) :   The emptying of the mind and the attainment of an undifferentiated unity is a theme of the […]

A TRIBUTE TO RAJAHMUNDRY’S TRADITION-PERFORMING ARTS

GOVERNMENT ARTS COLLEGE, RAJAHMUNDRY WHERE STUDENTS EXCEL IN PERFORMING ARTS THE TRADITION OF PERFORMING ARTS IN RAJAHMUNDRY : Rajahmundry gets credit for being the home for great artists. The first drama in Telugu language was written by Kandukuri Veeresalingam, a native of Rajahmundry. During the few years I spent in Rajahmundry, I had witnessed several […]

TWO FACES OF THE COIN- TWO ASPECTS OF EXISTENCE

BEADS OF WATER DROPS ON THE LOTUS LEAF THE LOTUS EFFECT : Botanist Wilhelm Barthlott of the University of Bonn in Germany discovered in 1982 that the lotus leaf has a naturally self-cleaning, water-repellant surface. The secret lies in waxy microstructures and nanostructures that, by their contact angle with water, cause water to bead and […]

THE FEAR OF THE ‘BEATEN PATH’ – DEFINING INDIAN IDENTITY

Truth is a pathless land. There is no beaten path to arrive at truth.

THE WEST MEETS THE EAST-MEET THE WHITE AMERICAN BRAHMIN

The West meets the East – Colonel Henry Steel Olcott who had established the International Headquarters of The Theosophical Society at Adyar, Madras( Chennai ), India was known as the ‘White American Brahmin’.

HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA’S VISIT TO ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN

Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama visited Ann Arbor,Michigan on April 19 & 20, 2008.

“IF ARRIVED, WILL DEPART, THE KING, THE SLAVE AND THE FAKIR”

“Where are you searching for me, my friend ? I am with you. Not in temple, nor in mosque, not in Kaaba, nor in Kailash, but here right with you am I “. KABIR DAS(Kabir-Arabic for “GREAT”, Das-Sanskrit for “SERVANT”) 1398A.D. to 1448A.D.(or 1440A.D. to 1518 A.D.) Saint Kabir lived in Benaras(Kasi, Varanasi), India during […]

WINNING PEACE – THE ART OF PREPARNG FOR WAR

We can win Peace when we are prepared for War.