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Musings on Music, Art and Dharma

Above: Calligraphy by Master Chin Kung on the Role of the Four Great Kings.

The Middle Way is not extreme
It is similar to lute strings… 401 more words

Last Rites : अंतिम संस्कार

Core Thought / मूल विचार : क्या हमने रिश्ते कमाए हैं ? ये सवाल ही इस रचना का मूल तत्व है, हम सब जिस तरह चालाकी से, रिश्तों को भौतिक वस्तुओं में या सिक्कों में तब्दील करते हैं, वो अपने आप में एक अदभुत रासायनिक प्रक्रिया है। Chemistry की भाषा में कहूं तो ये एक तरह का Nuclear transmutation है, जिसमें एक तत्व.. 6 more words

Kavi On Ipad

Parental Journal 78 from Planet Elderly - Dementia and Grief

Monday, October 3, 2016 – very early morning

It’s been ten days since Dad died and the most painful part is to witness Mom struggling with her grief. 692 more words

Parental Journal

An unfortunate visit to a funeral parlour

I published my latest novel, Lucky Portbraddon two weeks ago; here is a little excerpt which I hope will intrigue you. The Portbraddons have been bereaved by the death of their beloved grandmother; now two of her grandsons, cousins Antoine and Alex have to visit the funeral directors’ to plan her their farewell to her: 970 more words

Lucky Portbraddon

Consolation Prize

You would think that being non-Catholic, let alone Jewish and female, would disqualify me from standing in for a priest for a patient when none are handy. 438 more words


Douglas Hagmann on The Extreme Unction of Roger Braun: Chapter 20 of Stained By Blood: A Murder Investigation

If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater:  for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son.  3,457 more words

Do an 'ANTHYESTI' to the final farewell – Kolkata’s first professional Funeral Service

And then comes a moment in your life that wasn’t expected, neither planned. A final setback in life and everything seems coming to a standstill. That’s exactly how you feel when you lose one of your loved ones forever. 645 more words

Shades Of Expressions