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"Ethereal music flows from a blooming personality. It is the sound of Life, of Being."
"But we live in a world that values Becoming over Being. If you must create, create that inner silence that metamorphoses naturally into music. Create that deserving conduit, through which the Anaahat can express its Naad."
Rosh teaches his son how to fill air in a car tyre.
Informative story with basic car maintenance tips on when, where, what, why and how to do car care.
How to handle Durvasas? How to deal with people you don’t like?
Why did Rishi Durvaasa curse Indra? Insightful story on sage Durvasa of the Hindu mythology
Isha teaches Hosh how to steam vegetables well & create healthier, tastier, vivid, crunchy veges.
Which vegetables to steam? Where to find their steaming times?
"The modern world rediscovered Porridge Oatmeal when they wanted a cheap, healthy, instant breakfast."
"The fact that it was easy to cook, easy to digest, and easy to blend with different flavorings made it fashionable."
“It’s like wanting to go to the toilet while somebody else is already in it."
"You are jumping outside the door yelling, “Hurry up, I need to go – urgently!”
“Pa, is an Invisibility Cloak for real? Can I get one?” asked Josh.
Rosh settled back with a smile. “Yes Josh,” he said, “They are a scientific reality now …
Story with cooking tips: Jira Rice
Hosh learns how to cook Jeera Rice - cumin spiced rice.
Isha's quick & easy rice cooking tips & Jeera Basmati recipe
"I know what music is. It is the rhythm in everything alive. Whether it flows through a didgeridoo or a flute, sounds from dead hollows in wood can make a moribund heart come alive."
"Knowing comes from the head. But knowing about music can't create music. Music comes from the heart. When it is felt by the heart. Feeling is enough."
'Amazing!’ he thought, ‘How God appears to those who are deserving. And miraculous, how they are able to get back through to Him.’
‘Yet these communication channels remain open to us all. As Intuition and Prayer. Intuition, when God phones us up. And prayer, when we are telephoning God.’
A King invited a famous visiting astrologer to study his horoscope and tell him about his future.
The astrologer was quite learned.
He studied it thoroughly and did his calculations well. Finally, he gave his verdict.
Concentration of Kiwi wealth in houses may be concerning, but it has helped NZ stand out as the best deliverer of prosperity in the world in the past decade.
Learning to drive a car is easy if you follow some basic rules.
Know the road code, use a safe car, maintain following distance, go slow, keep left & indicate...
Let them grow roots, if you want them to grow tall and strong.
Insightful story with parenting tips for overprotective parents.
Trust in the genes & let kids be...
"It is easy to criticize cannibalism in retrospect."
"With filled tummies, and from the safety of a detached moral, social or religious high ground."
"I am however, not convinced that any rational being would not have taken the route he took."
"There are teachers," Isha answered after considerable thought, "and then there are educators."
"Perhaps it is time for you to graduate from being one to being the other."
She sought the help of another guard instead. But when he learnt more of the task required, he refused too.
Guards spoke to other guards. Attendants mentioned it to other attendants. News spread in the palace like wildfire.
“Going without is not failure… it merely opens up a void for the things that you really want.”
“Life is about choices and you just can’t have it all because you will always be tempted by beautiful, useful things.”
Isha teaches Hosh a luscious Mango Lassi recipe.
Cooking story with practical tips on mango cultivars & flavors.
Differences between milkshake, Lassi & smoothie
"Why did you wait before putting in the onions?" asked Hosh.
"Because we want to remove the odor from the mustard oil. Usually 5 minutes on high heat is enough, but you can always tell by the colour of the oil. When it goes pale, it is done. If you were using olive oil, you would only need to wait half the time."
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