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If Mahabharata's Bhagvad-Gita is taken as a philosophical guide, Ramayana's Sundara Kãnda is sought for spiritual solace; many believe that reading Sundara Kãnda or hearing it recited would remove all hurdles and usher in good tidings! Miracles apart, it's in the nature of Sundara Kãnda to inculcate fortitude and generate… Read More
At any place of worship, Christian, Muslim or Hindu, not often one finds a woman priest. Read about a woman priest at Lord Hanuman Hindu temple in Pineappleville, a town on the southeastern coast of India. Read More
“I just had a call from an old school friend. His old Ayah’s son is a prison guard at Welikade. Apparently 35 Tamil political prisoners were killed by rioting inmates” he said. “These were mostly political prisoners awaiting trial”. Read More
A story about three Americans chose to live on the Big Island, Hawaii, all three has one thing in common, they experienced living in India and came out with different persepectives. Read More

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October 05, 2012

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The Booksie Classic House

In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first part of his odyssey took him through South America and up through Africa, accompanied by his mythical hunter companion, Orion. His vision quest continued around the second cartwheel of the… Read More
Iraqi security officers were very helpful, professional and respectful to all mourners. On Monday, at least 28 people were killed and 78 wounded in a wave of bomb attacks in central Iraq against mourners. I Ajmal Mehdi condemns in the strongest terms by volunteering my time in Karbala for help… Read More

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