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Travel Diary of a Food Yogi – March 5 – 10, 2013

March 5  Leaving Gold Coast today at 1pm. I am finally starting my world tour. We had to pass through Melbourne before flying to Perth.  I arrived on time and the director of PAWS, David Reynolds was there on time to collect me. I settled into the Baywater garden house and was very comfortable. The…

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Crying for your soul’s sake – Attention all men

One of the greatest pleasures in life is witnessing the tears of someone becoming choked with emotion by a touching moment, or as they recall a fond memory of a loved one who has past. Because it is at these times that we get to witness someone getting in touch with their higher sensibilities — an…

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A Man’s Highest Calling

I’m a man with a mission — so don’t be so coy, You can trust my decisions — and learn to enjoy, My soul ego is strong now — so I live for that day, when windmills are turning — and minds are at play… When impossible factors — are thrown to the side,  and…

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Promises to Self

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind; To talk health, happiness and prosperity to every person you meet; To make all your friends feel that there is something in them; To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true; To think only of the best,…

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Real friends are friends ALWAYS

Real friends are friends ALWAYS, even if sometimes there is a misunderstanding through electronic media. It amazes me how careless we are sometimes in interpreting what intentions, inflections, or tone of voice, etc, has come with the words we receive through SMS, chat or email. For example, if you are feeling angry, it is so…

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Life of Pi – Disappointing

I saw Life of Pi 3D last night. I was a bit disappointed. There were some visually stunning scenes in the movie and the story was quite fantastic. The Narrator does a great job and so too does the young boy who plays the main role. But at times the movie just dragged on and…

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What salt block pyramids taught me about the secret of life

I dreamt of great pyramids last night. These were not your ordinary granite block pyramids, like the ones found in Egypt, but were built with perfectly cut cubes of pink, white and flecked crystal salt. They were spectacular. I was traveling with a group of friends and to our amazement we were able to drive…

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Past Lives – Impressions of the past

Today I underwent a past life regression. It was something I had always wanted to do, but never felt comfortable doing. I mean, who wants to dig up ugly past lives? But then again, maybe there are some lives that we can be proud of? Whatever did happen in the past is most certainly gone…

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Dealing with Life’s Poker Games

A poem for all the single men who have had their heart broken or have been disrespected. I stand my ground — and claim my rights, to discard all disrespect and petty fights, to raise the bar — of honor and dignity, and not degrade myself through false humility. Yes, there’s a time to shine…

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Tamal Krishna Goswami (Poem)

a Vyasapuja offering Srila Tamal Krishna Goswami (1946-2002) A Lion Warrior — within Chaitanya’s school, You stood strong and espoused the Goldren Rule, That one and all — should chant the Holy Name,  and thus you increased the glory and fame… Of the Golden Avatar — in this darkened age, You were a gentleman, scholar…

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