This is the question I asked a Sadhu at the holiest site in all of Hinduism: by the ghats by the Ganga river in Varanasi, India. The question was prompted by witnessing the treatment of a man whom many, many people by the ghats , the previous weeks had called out loud, some of them,…
If you could have anything in life, what would you have? Would you have your cake, in fact, the whole bakery, and let others eat if in front of your starving self?
What is light? It’s a tricky thing to define, depending on it’s intended meaning. But darkness is usually defined as the absence of light. Being a lone candle in the world is no easy task. In order to shine, you have to burn.
Some time ago a story popped up in my facebook-feed. It was The Egg, by Andy Weir
A few weeks ago, I by happenstance came across a PDF document on the internet, which led me to a man named Jesse Elder. A PDF document that somehow made an impact, and led me to The Mind Vitamin Community.
Death. Inevitable. The timing of it, uncertain. For the last ten years, Yours truly have lived with the notion, if not the knowledge, that death might come at any given moment. How does that affect behaviour and the attitude towards life?
Tedious situations. Like when the police show up just as you’re sitting in a sacred spot, lighting up some herb in Shiva’s honor with a holy man? Or the persecution of Jesus by Rome… or how Pilate’s nerves as a ruler were on edge when Good ‘Ol Yeshua of House Yahweh was running rampant in…