February 4, 2016

Here are some of the best quotes and poems from the famed 13th-Century Sufi mystic, Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, on life, love, death, friendship and more. Read more

February 3, 2016

Nelson Mandela is one of the heroes of the modern age. An icon of freedom and the epitome of forgiveness and statesmanship, he is a larger then a life figure in today’s world. Here are a few wonderful quotes from this eloquent and charismatic man who led South Africa through its freedom struggle and first years as a democratic nation. The Best Nelson Mandela Quotes We are not anti-white, we are against white supremacy. […] We have condemned racialism no… Read more

September 22, 2014

Before we get to Swami Vivekanada’s quotes, lets learn a little about him. Swami Vivekananda is one of India’s most inspiring human beings. He wrote extensively about a range of subjects that dealt with the human predicament. He was one of the wisest men of the last few centuries and is widely credited with revitalizing Indian nationalism and the Hindu way of life, with the guidance of his Guru, the mystic Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. Here are 101 inspirational Swami Vivekananda quotes… Read more

January 21, 2019

KM Munshi’s death anniversary is approaching in a few days. I thought a post on his efforts to rebuild the Somnath temple would therefore be apt. Here’s a short history of the temple till today. History & Location The linga here is called. Someshwara. Near the temple at Somnath there is a triveni, where the Hiran and Kapila Rivers join with a third, the mystical underground Sarasvati, just before they flow into the sea. The temple is at the edge… Read more

January 19, 2019

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Is there a meditation that…. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Is there a meditation that… – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Is there a meditation that… – TranscriptKrishnamurti: I hope you can hear.Is it quite clear?Yes?Good.Would you mind taking away the camera?We have a lot of ground to cover this eveningso we won’t go back and repeat what we… Read more

January 12, 2019

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Sorrow is part of our self-centred activity. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Sorrow is part of our self-centred activity – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Sorrow is part of our self-centred activity – TranscriptKrishnamurti: May we continuewith what we were talking about last Sunday.I think one must emphasise- you can’t hear? Right.They can’t hear you sir.We were talking about… Read more

January 5, 2019

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Thought and time are always together. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Thought and time are always together – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Thought and time are always together – TranscriptKrishnamurti: May we go onwith what we were talking about yesterday evening?I suppose you are here for me to talkaren’t you?So we will have a talk.It is really not… Read more

December 29, 2018

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – What is our brain. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – What is our brain – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – What is our brain – TranscriptKrishnamurti: This is a dialogue between usa conversation between two friends.So this is not a lectureto instruct inform or guide.We are going to talk over togethermany thingscertainly not to convince you of anythingnot a propagandanot… Read more

December 15, 2018

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1985 – Public Q&A 1. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1985 – Public Q&A 1 – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1985 – Public Q&A 1 – TranscriptKrishnamurti: It is a bit early in the morning isn’t it.Several questions have been put- here they are.I haven’t looked at them.It is important one thinks… Read more

December 8, 2018

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1984 – Talk with Young People. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1984 – Talk with Young People – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Bombay (Mumbai) 1984 – Talk with Young People – TranscriptKrishnamurti: Would you kindly put on all the lightsbecause I can’t see the audience.One wonders why in a place like thiswe are being… Read more

December 1, 2018

December is an important month for World War 2 history. It marks the month when the United States entered the war, besides other important events in the European and Pacific theatres. Importantly, it also has significance to India’s contribution to the World War 2 effort. Here are a few samples of India’s participation. India sent over 2.5 million soldiers (17% of the total British Empire strength) to fight under British command. Of which over 87,000 Indian soldiers (including those from… Read more

December 1, 2018

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – Love freedom goodness beauty are one. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – Love freedom goodness beauty are one – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – Love freedom goodness beauty are one – TranscriptThis is the last talk.We were talking about the art of living yesterday.I think we ought to go much more into it.Most of us have given very little thought… Read more

November 24, 2018

Below is the video from the Jiddu Krishnamurti channel, titled J. Krishnamurti – The art of living and dying. Enjoy! For more of J Krishnamurti’s videos check out the Krishnamurti video tag.J. Krishnamurti – The art of living and dying – VideoJ. Krishnamurti – The art of living and dying – TranscriptMay we continue with what we were talking aboutlast time that we met here?We were talking about conflict whether it is possibleto live in this world without problems and… Read more




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