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Find the joy!!!!

Where is the joy?

Do you find yourself asking that question now and again? Maybe of yourself, maybe of those around you?

You can probably relate to this, I often end up working on critical projects… or even if you don’t relate to the projects-at-work professional setting, you can probably relate to relationship, perhaps you are involved in a relationship that for you is special, real, maybe you have met that special person, the one… 707 more words

Jiddu Krishnamurti

A burning lake, prayer flags and a resident guru

From the time we arrived in Bhutan, our guide, Tek, talked about having us visit the Burning Lake—a very sacred site.

While this remote destination is plenty watery, it is neither burning or a lake—it’s a widening in a river. 411 more words

Prayaan India Overland

Lymphosarcoma of the Intestine: The Making of a Bollywood Legend

Your average non-Bollywood viewer will probably read the words above and feel nothing. They will also probably pronounce intestine with a normal emphasis on the second syllable and won’t make it rhyme with “shine.” But ask anyone on the streets of Bombay who knows a thing or two about life from the silver screen, and you’ll be amazed. 795 more words

Rajesh Khanna

ashokbhatia reblogged this on ashokbhatia and commented:

During 1950s and 60s, TB played the role of a villain in quite a few Bollywood flicks. Cancer soon took over. Movies like 'Anand', 'Safar', 'Mili' and 'Ankhiyon ke Jharokhon Se' had scripts which were centered around some form of cancer or the other.

'Anand' remains a Bollywood classic in more ways than one. Hard hitting socio-economic messages well-couched in scintillating humour gave us enough food for thought. Hrishikesh Mukherji conveyed some profound thoughts on life and the need to have a positive attitude.

The illness from which the hero suffered became engraved in our memory cells. Here is an interesting post on the illness.

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Does Meditation Make You a Sad & Serious Loner?

Sad, certainly not as it uncovers the eternal bliss within, but meditation can make you a serious loner. People, as soon as they learn that you meditate regularly, expect you to be different from them. 144 more words

Meditation

Jab tak zinda hun tab tak mara nahi, jab mar gaya sala main hi nahi…

– Rajesh Khanna

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