Rolling

Rolling
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India
Birthday
December 03
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Peace has been said to be indivisible; so is freedom...

MY RECENT POSTS

MAY 30, 2014 3:40PM

Journal about A Promise Kept

MARCH 13, 2014 6:38AM

Please Do Not Delete this Blog Yet

Hi

This is a message for the Editors and Moderators of Open Salon (Blog)

I might not be able to log in or post for some time. 

That does not mean I would not ever.

This blog holds record of my life's journey through important phases of my life, messages and… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 7, 2013 10:07PM

Virtual vs Real

She says she is modern but with “respect for traditions”. She prefers the nickname Ms Conventional. (I am not against conventions that are convenient but I would not want to be stuck to them.) Ms Conventional that believes in traditions while being modern, wanted to know why my OS blog wa… Read full post »

OCTOBER 24, 2013 10:46PM

thank you, why my OS blog is special

it is a huge relief to be here. It feels like home as l have spent a very significant part of my mental and intellectual life here. This blog is my journal and logs some major transitions in my lifehere in lndid.l have made lasting and important friends here and it… Read full post »

JANUARY 3, 2013 10:48AM

Colorspalsh from my Himachal Days

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A stunning canvas of silky texture in relief and colors divine.

When I looked into the gutter you have to step over to climb up to the tailor's shop in the main market in the Kangra village I lived at last year,… Read full post »

DECEMBER 31, 2012 8:32AM

Happy New Year 2013

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Beauty in the gutter of Kangra Valley, India

 

Wishing everyone here a very happy new year.

To the ones I know, wish HNY with a "how have you been, mean to catch up with you soon and apologies for not being there to read and comment… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 28, 2012 9:25AM

A Quiet Note in the Ether

If I call he wd get another attack worrying that am wasting money on long distance calls. Anxiety nibbles at the edges of the old heart making it difficult to breathe at times.

Time to remember Vipassana, breathe, keep still. Too restless to sit in a sankalpRead full post »

JULY 3, 2012 2:13PM

James post EP

JUNE 25, 2012 9:38AM

Some Interesting Truths About Mental Illness,from a survivor

JULY 3, 2012 1:53PM

Happy Birthday Deb and Orin

 

 

orin

You have written:

"We get used to things, and stop thinking about what life used to be like, or is like in other places."

But tonight I wish both of you have enough time to go over all those days you had in the past,… Read full post »

Dismantling a home after having shifted to a house one really likes a lot - is a lonely journey and a great exercise at practicing anicchhya. Anicchyya means to "stay equanimous", not indifferent, just do not react to pain or/

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JULY 26, 2009 1:01PM

Trip - Journal Dated 26July, 09

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the morning was horrible and dark and scary.  horror you do not expect as average, ordinary citizens.  trauma. waiting to die. near

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JULY 1, 2012 12:32PM

Me

 
JUNE 6, 2012 11:32PM

Celebrating Newness

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 Gloria G I will survive VDO
 
Am not that person anymore!
I do not need these thoughts anymore!
Relief!
 
I have not got all my… Read full post »
JULY 1, 2012 12:27PM

Padraig Colman Posts

MAY 16, 2011 12:58PM

Padraig's Letters To Me: Post for Bill Beck

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This post is dedicated to the writer-gentlemen par excellence that a lot of us admire, look up to.

This Part

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JUNE 21, 2012 1:56AM

Sarahan Himachal Pradesh - The First View

 

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Some would guess that it is a place somewhere. Few would know enough to be able to associate it with an Indian mountain state. There is

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JULY 1, 2012 11:31AM

Questing Why We Write

MARCH 8, 2012 1:18AM

Questing Why We Write

 

 

"write about what you know well" "know all you can about what you want to write about"

Theory and rules and method and system are all fine - but why do we write?

To… Read full post »

sarahan

Some would guess that it is a place somewhere. Few would know enough to be able to associate it with an Indian mountain state. There is this man however, who knows all this and a little more.

He had seen this woman once, walking straight and tall, downRead full post »

JUNE 6, 2012 11:32PM

Celebrating Newness

 
Am not that person anymore!
I do not need these thoughts anymore!
Relief!
 
I have not got all my love
or all my life for someone else - o no!
What I gave away, stays given away
What I sensed and felt - I sensed… Read full post »

Dismantling a home after having shifted to a house one really likes a lot - is a lonely journey and a great exercise at practicing anicchhya. Anicchyya means to "stay equanimous", not indifferent, just do not react to pain or pleasure, simply observe your body's response to them. They do/Read full post »

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My first view of Dhauladhar peak from the guest house at Dharamshala. Karl said, "it is amazing that it can be so hot so close to a snow capped peak". Dharamshala is hot, while Kangra valley is hotter. To pay my phone bill I had to… Read full post »

JUNE 3, 2012 3:04AM

Himachal Pradesh 3

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My first view of Dhauladhar peak from the guest house. Karl said, "it is amazing that you are actually close to a snow capped peak and yet experience such hot weather", for Dharamshala is hot. But travel half an hour over to Macleodsgunje which the locals refer to as… Read full post »

A fellow meditator, a true son of the soil, a man that looks like a rockstar, lives like a monk, loves no one, hates no one, owns nothing: no land, no house, no car, no job, no money, no worries, no fear, no girl friend, no children or wife. All… Read full post »

 

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MAY 26, 2012 8:50AM

MacLeodsgunj Photos

breaking stone

Breaking stone the ancient way - he has hammered in pins into the rock in a line (where you see the dots), Upper Bhagsu in the Dharamshala district of the state of Himachal Pradesh. Himalayas. Elevation 2200 mtrs. This is my third visit to this state. The first time… Read full post »

MAY 5, 2012 1:01PM

Vipassana

Coming out of a ten day long Vipassana meditation camp, life feels slightly different.

Running inside the head are the vows of shila, samadhi, pragya, the struggle is to maintain "anichhya" (equanimity towards sensations good or bad) at all times.

Vipassana is the oldest known, the most purest form… Read full post »

APRIL 21, 2012 4:11AM

Life of a Single Woman in India

Is a vicious cycle.

With very limited options.

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Why I feel stuck and had wanted a way out:

I realise I shall always get jobs  Read full post »