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On Penance (tapas) or The story of Vishwamitra

Long ago there was a great king named Kaushika, who was unequaled in might and splendour. His life-long quest began not in glory but in his utter defeat and humiliation. 1,017 more words


Evil - Remedial & Corrective ?

I have heard it been said that evil is always remedial & corrective. I wonder if this is true. What do we mean by evil anyway? 249 more words


Enthusiasm...for life!

Enthusiasm:‘A feeling of excitement. Exuberance: overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval.

Source: http://www.virtuescience.com/virtuelist.html

I love the word “Enthusiasm”, not the easiest word to say however, what I love about it is when I use the word my mouth curls up into a smile. 353 more words

The Soul Sage...

It is often said that words are our most valuable asset. Words can lift our spirits, bring tears to our eyes, allow us to fall in love and  can even crush us like a rock that fell from above. 1,451 more words

Blogs!! Blogs!! Blogs!!

"For a person who is suffering in the fire of countless miseries and who desires to cross the insurmountable ocean of material existence, there is no suitable boat except that of cultivating devotion to the transcendental taste for the narrations of the Supreme Personality of Godhead's pastimes." SB 12.4.40

It is the nature of the mind to be constantly thinking, whether awake or asleep. Therefore it is the goal of the soul who wants to wake up, to dovetail the constantly thinking mind into higher thoughts by association with the direct words, and activities of the Supreme Absolute and of great sages and devotees have have given their lives in the direct service of the Lord. 290 more words

What Youth?

I hate boiled beets
Red, bulbous thing seeped in sour sauces
On my dinner plate
Reminds me of my blood
That’s bitter enough
They crinkle their birth certificates… 254 more words


The Right to Birth Control

     Although birth control has been recognized as an essential agent in safe sex, it is important to note that in the United States that fact alone has not been aided it’s accessibility as it should. 723 more words