Tag Archive | Inspiration

Acceptance

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In memory of Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan

In memory of  Rajeshwari teacher.(1939-2008), daughter of Lakshmi Ammal and grand daughter of Karaikudi Subbarama Iyer (the elder of the Karaikudi Veena brothers), was a ninth generation descendent from the Karaikudi Veena tradition. Nostalgic at this time of the year. Memories of Rajeshwari teacher and Kalakshetra keeps rushing through me…. It’s the fifth anniversary of […]

Nothing is Static

Nothing is static… Everything is changing constantly. No one can be static even if they wanted to. Each moment in time is perfect. Being in the moment and appreciating it. This moment won’t come back ever, Nor will it ever be the same again. One day we will be left with only memories. Even at […]

Some people say: “In this big universe, you’re just a speck of dust.” You may be a speck of dust, but oh, what a speck of dust. In this speck of dust, the infinite and the finite are fused; and you are the threshold of the two. Here, the mortal being comes as close as […]

The seven principles of Huna

  These are the Seven Spiritual Principles which create the core philosophy of Hawaiian Huna. As the world attempted to eradicate the teachings of ancient cultures of Native peoples around the globe, Hawai’i’s wisdom was hidden in the chants of the Ancient Ones and the Hulahula (Hula dances). They beautifully and simply describe who you […]

In Memory of Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan ~ (1939-2008)

The Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions:  “Veena vadhana tathvangna sruti, jathi, visartha talanjaaprayasena moksha margam niyachathi”  (“The one who is well versed in veena, one who has the knowledge of srutis and one who is adept in tala, attains salvation without doubt.”) August 15 th 2008 is an unforgettable day to me. This was the day Smt. […]

In every breath

In every breath if you’re the center of your own desires you’ll lose the grace of your beloved But if in every breath you blow away your self claim the ecstasy of love will soon arrive In every breath if you’re the center of your own thoughts the sadness of autumn will fall on you […]