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Space in the Crowded Workplace, by Ashvin Iyengar

FaceBook  On Aug 9, 2010 jananibala wrote:

very contemporary.

 

 

Technique of the Dance, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

FaceBook  On Mar 29, 2010 jananibala wrote:

The above  translation can be found online elsewhere as well, Don't have the original link handy- i merely posted it here, in context.

 

Forgiveness & Your Life's Unfinished Business, by Stephen Levine

FaceBook  On Feb 1, 2010 jananibala wrote:

I haven't had/heard this quality mentioned in recent times. Certainly, not in the last two years.

 

 

 

 

Spirituality: The Seed of Social Action, by Vimala Thakar

FaceBook  On Feb 26, 2008 jananibala wrote:
http://www.wie.org/j10/vimala_challenge.asp?page=1
 

No Mistake is Fatal, by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

FaceBook  On Dec 11, 2007 janani wrote:
something i had read/heard- "what doesn't kill you makes you stronger". Spin- every talkative person believing(huh?) in "free living", (whatever that means!!), learns it sometime, and this combined with story-telling can cause enough chaos around. Eventually, it's possible to get caught up in a bunch of unimportant story-lines, which are, in fact, fleeting thoughts! Whatever I do, as long as I don't combine the two story lines, "Taming the tiger within", (in my case, it was really a lion of pride:)) and "the lion king". cheers, sometime- that combined with
 

Technique of the Dance, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

FaceBook  On Dec 9, 2007 Janani Bala wrote:

Naanaati baduku naatakamu Kaanaka kannadi kaivalyamu Puttutayu nijamu povutayu nijamu Nattanadimi pani naatakamu Yetta neduta gala dee prapamchamu Katta gadapatidi kaivalyamu Kudichae dannamu koka chuttedidi Nada mamtrapu pani naatakamu Vodi gattukonina vubhaya karmamulu Gadi daatinapude kaivalyamu Tegadu paapamu teeradu punyamu Nagi nagi kaalamu naatakamu Yeguvane Sree vaemkataesvarudaelika Gaganamu meedidi kaivalyamu In this song,Annamayya points out the nature of the daily life. Every day life is a drama. Birth is also true so is the death. In between what we see is drama. Ultimate is Kaivalyamu. Time keeps reminding us of the ultimate goal, liberation to reach Lord Venkateshwara. This day to day (nAnATi) life (batuku) is a drama (nATakamu) What is to not seen clearly (kAnaka kannadi exactly means something which is seen yet not seen; for instance an object at a far off distance) is liberation/salvation (kaivalyamu) C1:To be born (puTTuTayu) is truth (nijamu), to die (pOvuTayu literal meaning is to go; to leave) is truth. All the work (pani) in between these two (naTTanaDimi) is a drama. That which is right in front (yeTTa neduTagaladI) is the world (prapaNcamu). That which is the ultimate last (kaTTakaDapaTidi) is liberation. C2:To partake/relish (kuDicEdi) rice/food (annamu), to wrap around (cuTTeDidi) a cloth/saree (kOka), this conjured-in-the-middle (naDamantrapu) work (pani) is a drama. When one crosses beyond (gaDidATinapuDE) the above mentioned dual duties (vubhayakarmulu) only then there is liberation. C3:There is no break (tegadu literally means it doesn't cut/snap like for instance to say a rope doesn't cut) to sin (pApamu). There is never completion (tIradu) to good/holiness (puNyamu). All this laughing (and also laughable) (nagi nagi) time (kAlamu) is a drama. Above (yeguvane literally means at a higher place) there is only ONE VenkaTEShvara. That which is even beyond (mIdidi means one which is above; here in percep  See full.

Naanaati baduku naatakamu Kaanaka kannadi kaivalyamu Puttutayu nijamu povutayu nijamu Nattanadimi pani naatakamu Yetta neduta gala dee prapamchamu Katta gadapatidi kaivalyamu Kudichae dannamu koka chuttedidi Nada mamtrapu pani naatakamu Vodi gattukonina vubhaya karmamulu Gadi daatinapude kaivalyamu Tegadu paapamu teeradu punyamu Nagi nagi kaalamu naatakamu Yeguvane Sree vaemkataesvarudaelika Gaganamu meedidi kaivalyamu In this song,Annamayya points out the nature of the daily life. Every day life is a drama. Birth is also true so is the death. In between what we see is drama. Ultimate is Kaivalyamu. Time keeps reminding us of the ultimate goal, liberation to reach Lord Venkateshwara. This day to day (nAnATi) life (batuku) is a drama (nATakamu) What is to not seen clearly (kAnaka kannadi exactly means something which is seen yet not seen; for instance an object at a far off distance) is liberation/salvation (kaivalyamu) C1:To be born (puTTuTayu) is truth (nijamu), to die (pOvuTayu literal meaning is to go; to leave) is truth. All the work (pani) in between these two (naTTanaDimi) is a drama. That which is right in front (yeTTa neduTagaladI) is the world (prapaNcamu). That which is the ultimate last (kaTTakaDapaTidi) is liberation. C2:To partake/relish (kuDicEdi) rice/food (annamu), to wrap around (cuTTeDidi) a cloth/saree (kOka), this conjured-in-the-middle (naDamantrapu) work (pani) is a drama. When one crosses beyond (gaDidATinapuDE) the above mentioned dual duties (vubhayakarmulu) only then there is liberation. C3:There is no break (tegadu literally means it doesn't cut/snap like for instance to say a rope doesn't cut) to sin (pApamu). There is never completion (tIradu) to good/holiness (puNyamu). All this laughing (and also laughable) (nagi nagi) time (kAlamu) is a drama. Above (yeguvane literally means at a higher place) there is only ONE VenkaTEShvara. That which is even beyond (mIdidi means one which is above; here in percepetion) the sky (gaganamu) is liberation.

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Living at the Right Speed, by Carl Honore

FaceBook  On Feb 14, 2007 janani wrote:
brilliant writing, Pavi. thanks, to QAD, I mean daily good!
 

Living at the Right Speed, by Carl Honore

FaceBook  On Feb 8, 2007 janani wrote:
In response to Marsha's comments: Thank you. It is interesting to note that Bagvad Gita says: He who can see action in inaction and inaction in action, he is verily wise, Arjuna!
 

Cultivating Affirmation, by Patricia Ryan Madson

FaceBook  On Dec 19, 2006 Janani wrote:
To me the practise of "Yes" should eventually lead to open-mindedness. It has done so, for most part, for me. I live in a family, and I don't mind "house-rules"
 

Serving Like The Mountain Stream, by Allan Watts

FaceBook  On Aug 16, 2006 Janani Bala wrote:
I recall Bo Lozoff's words, "Over the years, ..., giving up willingness"... I had the same thought a couple of months before I had a chance to meet him... "Giving up intent".