Philosophy

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Philosophy

The Fallacy of Objectivity

While trying to salvage a losing argument, a friend threw ad-hominems at me challenging my “objectivity”.  Before I could respond, he went away fuming after having pronounced himself as objective, balanced, and the rest of such adjectives and thrown me into the pits of “subjective, biased” views. Interesting how objectivity

23 May 20 4 min read
Spirituality

What is Truth?

The very idea of “Truth” is so restricted and incompletely understood.  Truth, in real Spiritual sense, is existential in nature. In this video Sadhguru re-defines truth in existential terms, not in the words you speak but in the way you are. He explains how the essential nature of life is

25 Feb 13 1 min read
Personal

What is the pain of losing a child?

It is said that of all the experiences in life, the loss of a child is the worst pain that can be inflicted on anyone. There is a very interesting story of a Realized man.  He got married to a wonder lady and was extremely happy with life.  He was

18 Feb 13 6 min read
Spirituality

In The Present Is The Whole Of Time

Washington D.C. 1st Public Talk 20th April 1985: ‘In The Present Is The Whole Of Time’ This is not a lecture on any particular subject according to certain disciplines, scientific or philosophical. Lectures are meant to inform on a particular subject or instruct, but we are not going to

13 Feb 13 1 min read
Philosophy

The Kingdom of Happiness: Voice of Intuition

I want, if I can, to put before you certain ideas, which you should cultivate, and which would give you a definite and intelligent conception of true spiritual life. I think all of you realize that to create, as you must create if you would live, there must be struggle

31 Jan 13 5 min read
Relationships

Relationships are divisions between Individuals

The following talk was given on April 24, 1971, New York and has been taken from “Awakening of Intelligence [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00873W5LO/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=syncbrain-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B00873W5LO] ” by J. Krishnamurti. I would

09 Jan 13 22 min read
Personal

Dealing with Death of a loved one

I had met him once.  In the middle of a spiritual sojourn. He had just moved from Minnesota to India. Moved? Yes. Because of your job? No, I have taken off for last 3 months. Don’t feel like doing something yet. “Wow! How is your family taking it?  Must

03 Nov 11 4 min read
Philosophy

Way To Go: Choose Your Death!

A few months ago, an accident during a trek in Himachal came to my notice. The victim was a 70 plus year old experienced mountaineer. The circumstances were something like this: The group comprised an experienced but aged lot of British/European mountaineers who were to trek somewhere in Himachal.

20 Nov 10 2 min read
Philosophy

Was Proto-Indo-European religion really the Vedic religion?

Budh in the Celtic languages is the name given to Mercury meaning wise [http://cura.free.fr/xv/11ellis1.html#Ref13]. Guess where have you heard that before? > Boudi and the stem budh appear in all the Celtic languages. It means – all victorious, gift of teaching, accomplished, exulted, virtue and

23 Jul 08 5 min read

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