The Most Transformational Moment: When an abused lady Prostitute walked out on the Promise of Love

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You sometimes come across a personal account that is painful, poignant, humane, as well as full of power.  This answer from Quora on the question "What was the most transformational moment of your life?" by a lady who lives in UK named Sarah Ouellette.  ==========  =========  ========== When I was 8-10 I was raped repeatedly by my neighbor. I also grew up with my father making appearances in and out of my life periodically and so I had a lot of problems - specifically with sex, trust and dep … [Read more...]

What is Yoga? (Sadhguru)

The word yoga means literally means "union" or "to merge". More than a set of physical postures or exercises, Sadhguru defines yoga as a science to determine the nature of who you are and what you want to be.  Sadhguru explains that yoga means to liberate yourself from that information which determines who you are right now. If you can distance yourself from this information, then you're moving into yoga.A great series on Yoga.  To learn more about Sadhguru and Isha Foundation, please go to I … [Read more...]

Keanu Reeves in New York subway: Some stars are simple

This guy reading the newspaper on the subway is Keanu Reeves.  And he is travelling in the New York subway just like other millions of commuters.  It seems that the New Yorkers either don't care or are just acting cool.  However, he not just travels in public transport but is actually quite a gentleman.The Matrix star has had a tough life:His father was arrested when he was 12 for drug dealing and his mother was a stripper. His family moved to Canada and there he had several step da … [Read more...]

Boston Marathon Terror Attacks: Is it an Islamic terror attack?

Yesterday I was watching this program on Canada's Rawal TV from Toronto, where the gentleman Munir Sami, who is the guest on the program explains the depth, the breadth and the viciousness of the deep rooted ideology of violence and Jehad embedded in the Muslim community of Canada, specifically the Pakistanis.He cites his discussion with someone close to him, who clearly distinguishes between the Constitution of Canada and Islamic Sharia and how his allegiance is to the latter, despite having … [Read more...]

“Flying Pakistani flag in US and Canada should be illegal”: What is Pakistan and where is it headed?

In this discussion, which started from the article of Tarek Fatah on why flying the Pakistani flag in Canada (on a Govt building during a function) was illegal to the history and reasoning of why and how Pakistan was formed.  How the "Anglo-American Enterprise", as Tarek calls it, was instrumental in the formation of Pakistan.  And it had nothing to do with Islam.He is writing a book which will touch upon why all the terrorism emanating from Pakistan and happening in other countries can be d … [Read more...]

Isn’t Islamic Kalma an Exclusivist statement and does it incite violence?

When something is repeated as a matter of right - religious right at that - and with fanatic passion, then the social take on those things usually seems to become that it is kosher.  Often even truth.  One of the reasons - actually the Major reason - why out of all the ideologies, I believe Islam begets violence is because it is Exclusive in nature.  It tries to trash everything else as opposed to its professed ideology.  Not only does it trash other ideologies, it does so righteously.  As if its … [Read more...]

Facebook offers free calling for all iPhone users in the US

We have heard the Facebook wants to come out with a Facebook Phone service.  Well, it has started with one of the initial steps.  Now you can make free calls within US through the iPhones. In early January, Facebook began testing free calling over Wi-Fi and cellular data for allMessenger for iPhone users in Canada, and said that a US launch could be coming soon. Apparently, the test went well — a new free calling button has appeared in the app. Facebook has confirmed to The Verge that the feature … [Read more...]

Stunning Video of a “Nomad’s travels” through South Asia and North America

Watched this beautiful video of a person's travels in India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, and North America (US and Canada).  The visuals and the narration is absolutely stunning! The video has these intriguing words penned by Lord Byron.So, we'll go no more a roving So late into the night, Though the heart be still as loving, And the moon be still as bright.For the sword outwears its sheath, And the soul wears out the breast, And the heart must pause to breathe, And love itself have … [Read more...]


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