Author Archives: Ian Gardner

About Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner was born on the 20th February 1934 in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, and christened Basil Ian Gunewardene. He was born two months prematurely and nearly died five times in his first two months. He moved to Australia in September 1969 where he changed his surname to Gardner. From childhood he had an enquiring mind and an innate interest in the supernatural. Since 1986, nineteen years of meditation, "searching within", reading and revelations have culminated in this free book which has been nine years in the making. Further writings followed and all his writings are available to all on the Internet free of charge. There is more information in the preface of the book.

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Namaste – the meaning.

As I see it, this is the true, or fundamental, meaning of the word and the gesture: 1. Namaste an ancient Sanskrit greeting still in everyday use in India and especially on the trail in the Nepal Himalaya. Translated roughly, it … Continue reading

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An email exchange.

Friend 1. I am now in the exit lounge. Friend 2. Are you exiting life in comfort? Isn’t that what an exit lounge is?

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Lateral thinking.

At a supermarket a shopper buys a newspaper just to get the TV guide. Later, he extracts guide and disposes of the rest. Another shopper buys a newspaper just to get the TV guide, extracts it and leaves the rest at … Continue reading

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The caring dental prostethist.

Yesterday I left my cycle helmet behind when I left my dental prosthetist and hurried back hoping to catch him before he left. He had got my address from his records and was going to drop the helmet off at … Continue reading

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NOTICE.

  I have been posting here for a long time with the intention that some posts, at least, would change the direction of aspiration of  a few readers. I have also not been too pleased that the majority of the … Continue reading

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Climbing the spiritual ladder.

Following a casual conversation with me on the subject of my writings, and having been given one of my cards with the URL of the website, a lady said, ‘I will read them with an open mind.’ I observed, ‘This … Continue reading

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