Category Archives: health

“Will we have War?”

Last night somebody on the ground actually asked me in so many words, “Are we going to have war?” I said, “In my opinion, God has forbidden war because that would be too easy. We’re just going to have to … Continue reading

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The Latest Proof that India is the Light of Asia

Source: Today Online Cows are peaceful, benevolent, harmless, friendly, productive, and loving. They are sacred to Bharat Mata (Mother India), Bhumi Devi (Gaia, the planetary guardian spirit) and Adi Shakti (The Goddess, Primordial Energy, God’s Consort). When we protect cows, … Continue reading

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Riff of 24 Oct 14 — Adventures in Chinese Language et. al.

Editing on 27 Oct: My fresh translation of the complete text of Mr. Yan Lianke’s speech on recieving the Franz Kafka Award can be found here: Yan Lianke in Prague, 22 Oct 14 This is one of those posts that … Continue reading

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The Second Post-Bhauji Vrat

My first Post-Bhauji “Meditation Retreat” began on May 28, and extended for 40 days. At that time I decided to have a similar Retreat every quarter for a year. This vrat will start after morning Aarti tomorrow morning (Tuesday 09 … Continue reading

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Of Incest, the Bardo Thodol, and Meher Baba’s Manifestation

We’re never going to have accurate statistics about incest because it is shameful and both perpetrators and victims have rights to privacy. But what we need in the public domain is accurate and useful doctrine about it, because then you … Continue reading

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Meher Baba on Food

(This is quoted from The Divine Sense of Humour of Avatar Meher Baba by B. Kumar, p. 136. He quoted it from Lord Meher). There are three things that are good for increasing and purifying the blood: pomegranates, grapes, and … Continue reading

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Riff of 12 Jan 14

Practice Update Yesterday, 11 Jan 2014, I broke a 9-day fast that I had begun two days before leaving MPR, with a coconut that I bought on the street. around here a coconut is not an object, it is a … Continue reading

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