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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Seeing the Illusory Curtain that creates separation between souls and God, enmity, physical attraction-repulsion with you and I, and everyone as Shakespeare rightly said: we are all players on a stage having many roles, what begins must end. Contemplating spiritual truth learned from scripture/saints confirmed in life’s classroom: our body’s merely a garment that we must transcend, our actor’s roles and costumes— which seem so...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) While there are many ways to frame, or lead into, speaking about the root cause of the problems of the world, or of the country I live in, looking more closely at the concept of selfishness will be helpful. I have often thought that fanaticism is the real enemy of the world, since people’s inability to consider other viewpoints is at the root of most world or local conflicts. To me, fanaticism is a type of selfishness, or the...
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  • Karnamrita.das's picture
    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) Those who have followed my blogs for some time know that I revisit the topic of writing frequently, perhaps too often! Yet I can’t resist, and I have to explain why, if you will permit me. This is part of my journey of self-discovery and giving, which I hope will encourage you to embark on your own. It isn’t that I feel I have to justify the time I take to write, as it is a labor of love, but I am continually amazed by the...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    More serialising of recipes by my cooking guru, Yamuna Devi. Before attempting to cook any of her recipes, make sure you are aware of the difference between US measures and Australian/metric measures. See below* This is a quick pressure-cooker soup that is warming, nutritious and very welcome on cold winter days. You can vary this recipe by substituting Parsnips, green beans, zucchini or corn for any of the suggested vegetables. A nice stew can be obtained by adding large, even-sized...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 2 years 40 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    I continue serialising some superb recipes by my cooking guru, Yamuna Devi. Before attempting to cook any of her recipes, make sure you are aware of the difference between US measures and Australian/metric measures. See below* The creaminess of papaya and avocado and crispness of Jerusalem artichokes are pleasantly set off by the sweetish coriander-lime vinaigrette. You may prefer mango instead of papaya, or celeriac instead of Jerusalem artichokes. Peled Jerusalem artichokes may be blanched...
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