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  • Karnamrita's picture
    Posted: 4 years 3 weeks ago
    Author: Karnamrita Das
    (this blog is recorded on the full page: quick time player needed) This is a follow up to my last blog which spoke about how over-attachment to our family can distract us from spiritual practice. For the purposes of this blog, “over-attachment” is the key word, although in modern culture this term is practically unheard of—while at the same time “under—attachment,” or neglect of the family is also not recommended. I am speaking about a balanced approach to family life informed by keeping our...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 4 years 3 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    Stevia rebaudiana is a South American shrub that grows in semi-arid areas of Brazil and Paraguay. The leaves of the plant have been used for generations as a sweetener, originally by the Guarani people and more recently throughout South America and Asia. Already sold as a sweetener in a variety of countries including Brazil, Canada, China and Japan, stevia has not yet been approved for use in the United States or the European Union. Although stevia had been used for decades without any...
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  • Syndicated's picture
    Posted: 4 years 3 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    How it was: Croome Court in the 1760s Yesterday I drove the whole family up to Croome Court,  the 18th century country estate of the sixth Earl of Coventry. Gardens and architectural creations by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and interiors by Robert Adam. Beautiful place, and especially so if you were part of the English aristocracy in the 1760s when it was built. Then it was new, freshly appointed, decorated, and splendidly enjoyable. Those were its glorious days. Since then it has...
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    Posted: 4 years 3 weeks ago
    Author: deshika
    How it was: Croome Court in the 1760s Yesterday I drove the whole family up to Croome Court,  the 18th century country estate of the sixth Earl of Coventry. Gardens and architectural creations by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and interiors by Robert Adam. Beautiful place, and especially so if you were part of the English aristocracy in the 1760s when it was built. Then it was new, freshly appointed, decorated, and splendidly enjoyable. Those were its glorious days. Since then it has...
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    Posted: 4 years 4 weeks ago
    Author: Kurma
    A great sage remarked that there are only two types of persons in this world - the cheaters, and the cheated. Observe...
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