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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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Skyscrapers.

The higher they go the less we have our feet on the ground. ☺

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The immediate future of life on Earth.

In the case of the majority of us the preoccupation with things of little consequence distances them from the catastrophic climatic changes ahead, often affecting their descendants more than themselves, so much so that the sober predictions and warnings of … Continue reading

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Little boxes.

When people think of themselves as “a good” Christian or Buddhist or Muslim or Hindu or whatever they are simply compartmentalising themselves; putting themselves into a little box with a label when all they need to do is be a … Continue reading

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Discipline.

If one lives where there is no shortage of something it is still beneficial for spiritual growth to use it responsibly whilst reminding oneself that there are those for whom it is scarce or virtually non-existent elsewhere in the world. … Continue reading

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Aging.

The aging of the body is a part of the spiritual experience and, therefore, spiritual growth so accept and accommodate it. ☺

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Ian’s writings on the Internet

To Earthling eyes the appearance of Ian’s writings on the Internet all started c.2000 when I said to Ian, ‘Buy a computer.’ and Ian said to himself, ‘Why do I need a computer?’ but soon after that realised that he … Continue reading

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