9/11 WORLDWIDE:

9/11 is the anniversary date of a significant terrorist attack on American soil on September 11, 2001. 9/11s have happened … More

APRIL FOOLS’ DAY: “Life Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.”

About April 1, he remarks, “this is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” Another quote from him, “Ah, well, I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God’s fool, and all His work must be contemplated with respect.”
Albert Einstein asserts: “before God, we are all equally wise, and equally foolish.”

READING, THINKING AND WRITING INTERCONNECTED

History tells us there have been many wise people, especially saints with divine attribution, who did not go through a voluminous reading of books. But their minds did the reading.

REMEMBERING POET SHAILENDRA

In simple words, poet Shailendra wrote great poetry with deepest thoughts, feelings, and emotions. His ‘shikva’ meaning complaint to God … More

WHY FEEL BORED?

Boredom is a very commonly expressed feeling even in this age when we have 24-hour entertainment at our convenience. There … More

UNCLE-JI AND AUNTI-JI

Uncles and aunty’s designations have become popular among the younger generation of South Asians to address their parents’ friends or … More

MY FIRST WRITING PEN MADE FROM A DRY TWIG

Handcrafted from a solid dry twig, with one end slightly chiselled and shaped like a nib. And the stem was smoothed to hold the Kalam.
For each word or few words to write, the Kalam received its ink while dipped into an inkpot. Together the pair was called “Kalam-dawaat,” that I used to carry with me to primary school. Often my school bag and my clothing got stains of the black ink.

BITTERNESS IS HEALTHY

It may sound sweet that our fruits and vegetables are getting sweeter. While the bitterness in some of the known … More

A BOX OF TOFFEES

I was 10-year-old when one day I severely broke my right arm. A local pehlwan, as the practice or custom … More

Remembering Komagata Maru

Statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, May 23, 2019 “One hundred and five years ago the Komagata Maru steamship arrived … More

Peepaewale Biscuits

Every time I notice these in the Indian grocery stores, even at the Walmart, my recurring memories fly me back … More

Nepal’s Menstrual Huts

Nepal’s menstrual huts: what can be done about this practice of confining women to cow sheds? Sara Parker, Liverpool John … More

THOUGHTS ON THOUGHT

CREATION, CULTIVATION, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THOUGHT By Promod Puri Simple Thought: Infuse purity and ethics in thoughts, base karmas on … More

TOLERANCE OR ACCEPTANCE

Jagessar Das M. D. President  Kabir Association of Canada People all over the world talk about tolerance, such as racial … More

LIFE IS A GAME OF SOCCER

LIFE IS A GAME OF SOCCER   By Promod Puri All our thoughts and actions are influenced and regulated by the … More

Agree to disagree

By Promod Puri “Agree to disagree” is a declaration of face saving justification. It happens when two or more parties … More

Grouse Grind Meditation

  Grouse Grind Meditation/ as posted in Tripadvisor Climbing the 2.9 km steep Grouse Grind mountainous hike in North Vancouver, … More

LIVING IN THE PRESENT

By Promod Puri This brief article is inspired by widely acclaimed Vancouver-based spiritual writer Eckhart Tolle’s “Power of Now”. It … More