Monthly Archives: April 2012

hello world!

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the world, as perceived by a 6 year old

My dad (who really should get his US honorary citizenship) has hardselled North America to poor firstborn. there’s USA and new york. hmpf.

My mum who is our resident brand ambassador for the Himalayas and the Ganges, has worked her magic too.thanks ma.

UK is there (shyam pls note)

Switzerland is there (boo pls note)

Malaysia and India are not part of Asia (MiM pls note)

Australia is misspelt( firstborn’s English teacher pls note)

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adi sankara jayanthi

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one of the people, I often think must be a legend. can’t be real…

his volume of brilliant work, and short life spent in travel and social reform…

One of the people, IMO, who didn’t have anything to do with religion and everything to do with spirituality.

I took heart with his words “swadesho bhuvana trayam” ( and my country is the universe…) when I didn’t want to leave India and move to Kuala Lumpur.

 And how much happier I am now being a citizen of the world, rather than wearing only an Indian identity.

i leave you with my favourite composition of adi sankara’s…  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbYVVNGnicI

update 2

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thoughts beat down …

 and when i realise it’s a slide downwards, i remind myself to take charge.

peace.

calm

happiness. 

today i again resolve to renew my vows and to try afresh to be friends with the trio.

*deep breath*

 

the next 24 hours challenge

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i will consciously choose only these three feelings…

peace

calm

or happy…

 

 

the last 24 hours

i went with troubledworriedrantyraveconfusedsillymoretroubleddeeplyfretanxietydoublegrayhairavoididlyandnotevenmakechutneyand notevenovercookthedalandpressurecookselfinsteadgahgahgah

AND heck the last straw was the MMMim telling me to be calm. excuse me, this man spells calm as r-a-p-i-d-t-h-o-u-g-h-t-a-n-d-a-c-t-i-o-n.”

good that he’s out of town for a bit…

will

help me be in

peace

calm

and

happy

will update frequently …

need three sambar cups full of positive energy, every hour, at least:-)

all ye help.