Original is here In 1879, when there was British Rule in India, Lt. Col. Martin of Agar Malva was leading the army in the war against Afgha...
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BENEFITS This is the stotra that provides us Lord Shiva's halo of protection. Whatever be your problems, whether of the horoscop...
Om Namah Shivay That is all you need to say....say it everyday. Every second of your day. Close your eyes and imagine that Lord Shiva is...
These are the famous Ashtavinayak temples - divine spots of pilgrimage of Lord Ganesh. Click on to enlarge and download
Here is a miracle directly stemming from bhakti for Lord Shiva Easy to please, delivers all our wishes, just deep bhakti is all we need ...
This is hilarious, but raises some very thought provoking questions - this video is a must SEE. The AOL guys have blinders on - drinking ...
Click on image to enlarge. From bottom left - Somanath, Mallikarjuna, Mahakaleshwar, Omkareshwar, Baidhyanath, Bhimashankar, Ramanath, N...
From bottom left - SOMNATH, MALLIKARJUNA, MAHAKALESHWAR, OMKARESHWAR, BAIDHNATHESWAR, BHIMASHANKAR, RAMANATH, NAGANATH, VISHWANATH, TRYAMBAK...
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Friday, February 09, 2007
I was reading Beyond the House of the False Lama: Travels with Monks, Nomads, and Outlaws (Paperback) - chapter insert about ANI thubten Jinpa's work helping homeless kids in Mongolia.
Ani Thubten Jinpa - seems like the Mother Theresa, helping these destitute kids, and it just reinforced to me the poverty that still exists.
And I thought of the free $$ that Google Adsense was generating on my weblogs.
It just doesn't make sense for me to have that $. What would I do with it? Spend it on something frivolous and intangible.
It struck me that it makes total sense to donate it.
Couldn't Google setup a mechanism to facilitate this? And also match it?
I really think it is appropriate.
In any case, I shall be doing my bit.
All the $ that I make through a spiritual cause, does not merit any trivialization, but for some beautiful uplifting cause. So thats my resolve for the day......
Added this as an after thought.....
Thinking about it some more, I will just channel this donation through my corporate, which does the matching donation. Unfortunately, it will happen once a year. That still leaves ANI thubten Jinpa in the lurch. I have no way to reach her. What about the poor orphans in India? How do I sift through all the fakes and the real ones - who are truly out to do some good. What if the donation is misused? Corporate donorship alliance indicates some serious work on part of the non-profits to get that visibility and create that alliance. How much of the $$ is spent internally within the non-profit as against helping out the cause. There are too many questions, very few answers.
I will just do my bit and donate through corporate. The Google AdSense $$ that I make the previous year will be donated the next year. That is simple enough.
Welcome to the spirituality blog
This blog is an offshoot of a website that I had conceived as a result of the spiritual grace and resultant inspiration during Shivaratri Y2K (http://www.jyotirlinga.com) on the joy of Shiva Bhakti and my quest for spiritual progress. Not finding the time (yep, bad excuse!), this blog suits me fine in quickly adding content... my spiritual forays and thoughts - helps log them too. My spiritual journey started with Hinduism and it's simple stories/ teachings as far back as when I was a 2nd grader, with Lord Shiva and has now found convergence with Advaitism / Duality. The Advaitism gurus like Bhagwan Ramana Maharishi, Nisargadatta Maharaj; they have provided that spiritual boost of energy in many lagging moments and have tremendously influenced me ... little baby steps at a time... that will hopefully all lead upto a final crescendo. The merits of satsangh are many!
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