Anicca: Help the Fire Victims of Varkala

Life can change in seconds and everything you built can go up in flames in less than 30 minutes.  Fire is a hell of a lesson in anicca, the Buddhist concept of impermanence.  We control nothing. It is rare that I ask people to donate money to any cause but I and a friend in Varkala,…

yoga dream

For Sale in Kerala, South India AN EXCELLENT NAALUKETTU IN A COMPOUND OF OVER THREE ACRES LOCATED ABOUT HALF KILOMETERS FROM PALGHAT / SHORNUR 4 LANE ROAD AT MANKARA. THE COMPLEX CONSISTS OF THE MAIN HOUSE WITH WELL VENTILATED ROOMS, AN ADDITIONAL KITCHEN BLOCK, 2 LARGE WELLS, A PAVED WATER TANK (KOLLAM) WITH SHED, AN…

cool countdown to India

As you can see over at the sidebar, I’ve installed a countdown clock — my countdown for my third trip to India in days, hours, minutes, and seconds! But who’s counting?…:) I booked my flight today — leave for Chennai in December and will spend most of January in 2008 in Tamil Nadu. First week,…