BMK Gita-Gyan 5 C2V15 – Poise

The word “Poise” means balance, equilibrium, grace or control. In today’s world, these words are only used during a dance performance, never for interpersonal interactions. The 15th verse from chapter 2 according to me speaks about poise in everyday life. Being graceful, in control and poised is actually […]

Hyenas on the hunt

I started this blog on Jan 3rd but couldn’t complete it because I wanted some more instances to prove the pattern of the hunt. Also in India and the world at large, its always better to wait for a few days to go by after an incident/event/uprising happens […]

BMK Gita-Gyan 4 C2V14 Timing

The Bhagavad Gita is fascinating on many levels, one of which is the many different ways Lord Krishna tries to explain every concept to Arjuna. Sometimes, Arjuna comes across as being really slow on the uptake but then, so many of us make the same mistake over and […]

BMK Gita-Gyan – 3 C2v13 Change

The last week was spent under the spell of medicines that helped me recover from a bad allergic cough…. today is the first time that I feel alert and completely awake :). So am back with the verse 13 from Chapter 2.   देहिनोऽस्मिन्यथा देहे कौमारं यौवनं जरा […]

Happy 80th Appa

Dear Appa, Happy birthday ! If you had been around we would have made a big deal of this birthday as you turn 80 … we could have done your “Sathabhishekam”. Well, some other lifetime maybe. For today, we celebrated with your favourite food – the “poli”. I […]

BMK Gita-Gyan – 1 C2v11

I have been fascinated with the Bhagavad Gita for a long long time … I have attended a few Gita discourses at the Chinmaya Mission in Shillong and have participated in the Gita-shlok reading competitions at the RK mission, again in Shillong. This year I have decided to […]

Use it or Lose it

Yesterday we came to Jaipur along with our friend Subbu and his family. The day before, Krishnan started the Toyota Corolla and left it running to keep the battery charged. A week before, the battery had died down because we hadn’t used that car for a few days. […]

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