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The Subtle Ego

Two brothers – Ramu and Shamu lived in Sonapur village. Ramu was very successful in his life – had property, more than enough money, fame and luxuries in his life. Shamu was hardworking but made barely enough to sustain himself and his family. One evening Shamu invited Ramu for dinner …

A word about astrology!

Well, its not my intention to engage in a debate about if astrological predictions can be relied upon. That’s not in my ambit. If an astrologer were to predict that you (assuming that you are a person who strongly believes in astrology) are to die by drowning in water. Would …

Reflections

It was a fine morning. I was walking out of the restaurant after my breakfast. As I stepped out, I saw a old man in rags digging into the dustbin. I really don’t know what about that man made me stop and watch him. But there he was, furiously searching …

The delusion of Duality!

“O, enlightened master, how do I dispel the darkness of ignorance within me?”, asked the disciple to his master. “Does darkness exist? What is darkness?”, asked the master. “Well, don’t you witness darkness in the night, every night? How can you then suggest that darkness does not exist?”, asked the …

Is pain undesirable?

Mattu was a successful business man in the town. He was very popular and known for his highly principled life. He suffered from a disease in which he could no experience pain at all. His life did not know what pain was. Everyone envied him. He simply could not feel …