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“On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

On Children by Kahlil Gibran Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have… Continue reading “On Children” A Poem by Kahlil Gibran

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ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS:::

ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS::: “All the holy words you read and all the holy words you speak are as nothing if you do not act upon them. Even if you read little and say little but live the right way, forsaking craving, hatred and delusion, you will know the truth and find calmness and… Continue reading ACTIONS SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS:::

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On Detachment:::

  The Cultivation of Detachment: There is only attachment; there is no such thing as detachment. The mind invents detachment as a reaction to the pain of attachment. When you react to attachment by becoming “detached” you are attached to something else. So that whole process is one of attachment. You are attached to your… Continue reading On Detachment:::

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Travel with me to Mount and Lake Batur :::

Travel with me to Mount and Lake Batur in Bali, Indonesia. In one of my trips to Bali I decided to go climb the active Volcano Batur. Rising to 5,633 feet, Mount Batur can be climbed by physically-fit hikers in around two hours.Starting in the dark of the early morning, around 3:30 am, I ascended… Continue reading Travel with me to Mount and Lake Batur :::