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Salad Saturday Screenshot [18]

This week I’m going back to an old old favourite, Guild Wars 2.

The last screenshot I took on GW2, now well over a year ago. 351 more words

Video Game

VGM Corner #1

Welcome to a new section of the blog: the Video Game Music (VGM) Corner!

Here, I will share on a regular basis some of my favorite pieces of video game music. 445 more words

Video Game

H for Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu

Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu

Hiranyaksha and Hiranyakashipu are two Asura brothers from the Hindu Puranic scriptures. They were born to sage Kashyap and his wife Diti. They were the  gatekeepers of Viakunta, Vishnu’s abode, in their earlier life. 463 more words

A TO Z CHALLENGE

Asura by Anand Neelakantan

The epitome of malevolent is Ravana. The classic Ramayana is etched in every intellect because it has been told in many diverse forms and manner. Anand Neelakantan transposes that logic on its head – The narrative is from the point of view of Ravana and to avoid religious commotions he has declared his work being fiction and not interpretation. 427 more words

Book Reviews

Have you understood?

Once upon a time, the devas (gods), manushyas (humans) and the asuras (demons) who were the descendants of the Supreme One, lived with him as his students. 176 more words

Philosophy

A Tail of Two Races: Doing Proper Justice to Asura and Charr Armor

The armor in Guild Wars 2 looks amazing, with a wide variety of styles, themes, options between skimpy or clothed, and of course the level of artistic care we’ve come to expect from anything ArenaNet releases. 2,178 more words

Analysis

Revised prayer/mantra

It had just occurred to me that since the pantheon of symbolic deities has changed, I need to change the prayer to accommodate the changes. Here is the updated prayer: 124 more words

My Self