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WabiSabi
2003 May 01 - Email from http://www.leonardkoren.com/ - "I wrote a book in 1994 titled [WABI-SABI: for Artists, Designers,Poets & Philosophers|http://www.leonardkoren.com/lkwa.html] ...In the repeated--ad infinitum--wiki world, you mention my name and put quotation marks around some of the words from my book, but not all..." - I quote all the words...
Consulting
[Words] > Consulting
Nonviolence and us
When Gandhi said materialism and morality have an inverse relationship, he did not mean morality only in sexual sense.  He meant it also in the ethical sense.  in our pursuit of material goods and capital gains, we are often prepared to use "any means possible," throwing principles, ethics, and morality overboard.  In other words, we often unhesitantingly indulge in commerce without morality and profits without principles.
Sandhyavandanam
With the second finger of the right hand write the letter Om on Water and uttering the word Sri kesavaya namah touch the centre of the brows with that very finger.
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Index
![Books], [Magazines], [Articles], [Writing], [Words]
Books
"To read well, that is to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise," Henry David Thoreau writes in Walden. "A written word is choicest of relics. It is something at once more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art. It is the work of art nearest to life itself."
Links
* [Naam or Word|http://www.ruhanisatsangusa.org/naam/contents.htm]
Quotations
* [Words of Hope|http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/share/shahop.htm]
Looking Back: 14 Years of Tips
It's a good first principle. And now that it is time for me to yield this space, I thought to compress into the allotted 1,200 words other nuggets I have derived from 613 weeks — I did take vacations — of sometimes furious research. So here goes.
In an airport crisis, blowing up at the gate agent will not help. It can hurt. On an occasion of awful weather at La Guardia some years ago, the man in line in front of me lost it and called the gate agent an obscene word. She told him to step aside before she called the police. He became more objectionable. I told her that if she needed a witness, I would be available. Most of us who stuck it out got on the flight, when there finally was one. He was not aboard, and may have been in detention.
Navaratri
Navaratri is a festival that lasts nine days and nine nights. The word Navaratri actually means nine (Nava) nights (ratri). This is celebrated in different styles throughout India. Navaratri occurs during the first 9 days of the bright half of the month of Aashwayuja in the Indian calendar. The most significant part of Navaratri is the setting up an odd number of steps (usually 7, 9, or 11), and the placement of different idols of Gods on them. This setup is called a Golu. Generally, when people come to a person's house to see their Golu, they are given prasad (the offering given to God that day), kumkum (red powder), and a small bag of gifts usually containing a mirror, a comb, a small box of kumkum, and fruits. These are only given to girls and married women. This is chiefly a woman's festival.
This festival is observed twice a year, once in the month of Chaitra and then in Aswayuja. It lasts for nine days in honour of the nine manifestations of Durga. During Navaratri (the word literally means "nine nights") devotees of Durga observe a fast. Brahmins are fed and prayers are offered for the protection of health and property.
Osho
* [Osho's Words for Everyone|http://www.geocities.com/yahugrup/]
Why do I lose focus?
Feel blissful, blessed. What is the point of uttering logical sentences! Utter nonsense; make sounds, gibberish, like birds... Like trees! (At this moment a nearby tree decided, with the help of a passing breeze, to illustrate Osho's words by shaking its branches and causing hundreds of leaves to fall with loud rustling sounds to the ground.) Look! This way! Is this logical? The tree is enjoying. Delighting. Simply shedding away the past.
Swami Sivananda
The teachings of Master Sivananda are summarized in these 6 words: "Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize".
Could you say something about forgiveness?
In the morning he asked Rabiya, and she gave him her copy. He could not believe his eyes. When he opened the Koran he saw something which no Mohammedan could believe: in many places Rabiya had corrected it. It is the greatest sin as far as Mohammedans are concerned; the Koran is the word of God according to them. How can you change it? How can you even think that you can make something better? Not only has she changed it, she has simply cut out a few words, a few lines -- removed them.
Finally Angulimal, with his naked sword in his hand, shouted, "Stop!" Gautam Buddha was just a few feet away, and Angulimal said, "Don't take another step because then the responsibility will not be mine. Perhaps you don't know who I am!"
Buddha came very close, and Angulimal's hands were trembling. The man was so beautiful, so innocent, so childlike. He had already fallen in love. He had killed so many people... He had never felt this weakness; he had never known what love is. For the first time he was full of love. So there was a contradiction: the hand was holding the sword to kill the person, and his heart was saying, "Put the sword back in the sheath."
So Angulimal cut with his sword a whole branch full of flowers. And before he could give it to Buddha, Buddha said, "This was only half the desire; the other half is, please put the branch back on the tree."
A moment of silence and a moment of transformation... the sword fell down from his hands. Angulimal fell down at the feet of Gautam Buddha, and he said, "I don't know who you are, but whoever you are, take me to the same space in which you are; initiate me."
Buddha said again, "If I don't initiate him, who will initiate him? And I love the man, I love his courage. And I can see tremendous possibility in him: a single man fighting against the whole world. I want this kind of people, who can stand against the whole world. Up to now he was standing against the world with a sword; now he will stand against the world with a consciousness which is far sharper than any sword. I told you that murder was going to happen, but it was not certain who was going to be murdered -- either I was going to be murdered, or Angulimal. Now you can see Angulimal is murdered. And who I am to judge?"
What is wrong with being in a hurry?
So what you have really got in your hands, solid and real, is only this moment, in which you can act intelligently or stupidly; in other words, in which you can act as a meditator or as a mediocre....
But the statement is really beautiful. You got into a puzzle because you cannot think what kind of madness this is. First you say it is urgent, and urgency creates hurry; then you deny that there should be hurry, but the question is so urgent that you should start instantly. You got puzzled into the words. I will tell you how one can get puzzled into beautiful words.
Just don't get caught into words!
I feel so much anger towards my mother....
Only these things can be the real arguments. You need not say a word. Your eyes, your face, your actions, your behavior, your response, will make the change in them. They will start inquiring about what has happened to you, how it has happened to you -- because everybody wants these qualities. These are the real riches. Nobody is so rich that he can afford not to have the things that I am telling you.
Epictetus
http://classics.mit.edu/Epictetus/epicench.html : ...Some things are in our control and others not. Things in our control are opinion, pursuit, desire, aversion, and, in a word, whatever are our own actions. Things not in our control are body, property, reputation, command, and, in one word, whatever are not our own actions...
Bhaja Govindam
Anyone who listens to the music of Bhaja govindaM is attracted to it. However, the significance of the text goes much deeper and contains a well defined philosophy of attaining salvation. Shankara words here seem to be quite piercing and seem to lack his softness and tenderness often found in his other texts. The reason is that this was an extempore recital to an old man. His words can be compared to a knife of a doctor. The doctor's knife cruely removes the tumor with much pain, but removing the tumor ultimately restores good health in the patient. So is Shankara's words, which pierce and point out our ignorance. It is a knife into the heart of worldliness, and by removing this tumor of ignorance, we can attain everlasting bliss with the grace of Govinda.
So long as a man is fit and able to support his family, see the affection all those around him show. But no one at home cares to even have a word with him when his body totters due to old age.
Gurudeva
affectionate hug and his very kind words."
Mantras
[The power of words|http://203.124.230.14/docs/astrology/astro_mantras.htm]
Is life really meaningless?
In existence everything that is really valuable is always intrinsically meaningful. And life is equivalent to existence. Life has meaning. If you just change the word "life" into "living," you will be able to understand more easily. Living has meaning -- each moment -- because living is not something dead like "life." The word "life" is dead -- all nouns are dead. But the language is created by dead people.
"Life is a bigger school than your school. And I am, each moment, present wherever I am. To be absent is not my style of life, so you please take your words back."
I suffer immensely from loneliness....
Just the word "lonely" immediately reminds you that it is like a wound: something is needed to fill it. There is a gap and it hurts: something needs to be filled in. The very word "aloneness" does not have the same sense of a wound, of a gap which has to be filled. Aloneness simply means completeness. You are whole; there is no need of anybody else to complete you.
But the three religions in India have three names for this ultimate state. And I remembered this because of the word aloneness. Jainism has chosen kaivalya, aloneness, as the ultimate state of being. Just as Buddhism chose nirvana, no-selfness, and Hinduism chose moksha, freedom, Jainism chose absolute aloneness. All three words are beautiful. They are three different aspects of the same reality. You can call it liberation, freedom; you can call it aloneness; you can call it selflessness, nothingness -- just different indicators towards that ultimate experience for which no name is sufficient.
Why so much conflict between the different religions?
Can you say this humanity is sane? One cannot remember a time in human history when people were not destroying each other either in the name of religion or in the name of God or even in the name of peace, humanity, universal brotherhood. Great words hiding ugly realities! Christians have been killing Mohammedans, Mohammedans have been killing Christians, Mohammedans have been killing Hindus, Hindus have been killing Mohammedans. Political ideologies, religious ideologies, philosophical ideologies are just facades for murder -- to murder in a justified way.
Jews have suffered immensely for one single folly that they committed: the idea that "We are the chosen people of God." Once you have the idea that you are the chosen people of God, then you cannot be forgiven by others because they are also the chosen people of God, and how to decide it? No argument can be conclusive, and nobody knows where God is hiding so you cannot ask him either; he cannot be brought in the court to be a witness. Then only the sword is going to decide. Whosoever is mighty is going to be right. Might has been right. Jews really suffered for centuries, but the suffering has not changed them. In fact it has strengthened the idea that they are the chosen people of God.
Conversation of William Knott and Mr Watt.
No, no, give me only one word.
Why do you contradict yourself?
The whole world has existed up to now according to one-dimensional logic -- and existence is multi-dimensional, it is rooted in contradictions. In fact, to call it a contradiction is again to use a word from Aristotle.
The mystics use the word "paradox," not "contradiction." In the very word "contradiction" there is condemnation: something is wrong, something has to be put right. But a paradox is a totally different phenomenon: nothing has to be put right. A paradox is a mystery, elusive, inexplicable.
Nothing is solid, everything is liquid. And when there is nothing solid, what meaning can the word "liquid" have? Then a new problem arises: if there is nothing solid, what do you mean by "liquid?" Liquidity had meaning only in reference to solidity; the moment solidity disappears, liquidity disappears...and you are dumb, in awe.
Only energy is, and the ways of energy are very paradoxical, very mystic. One particle of energy jumps from its place to another place; it is continuously lumping. It is taking quantum leaps. The term "quantum leap" comes from quanta. "Quanta" means the ultimate particle of energy, and "quantum leap" means a very different leap from what you understand by the word "leap."
Why is love so painful?
My whole approach here is that of love. I teach only love and only love and nothing else. You can forget about God; that is just an empty word. You can forget about prayers because they are only rituals imposed by others on you. Love is the natural prayer, not imposed by anybody. You are born with it. Love is the true God -- not the God of theologians, but the God of Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed, the God of the Sufis. Love is a tariqa, a method, to kill you as a separate individual and to help you become the infinite. Disappear as a dewdrop and become the ocean, but you will have to pass through the door of love.
Is there a law of karma?
I have very little to say about it -- but it will still take two and a half hours! The law of karma, in the first place, is not a law. That word gives it an aroma as if it is something scientific, like the law of gravitation. It is merely a hope, not a law at all. It has been hoped for centuries that if you do good you will attain to good results. It is a human hope in existence which is absolutely neutral.
Procrastination
[Words] > Procrastination
Interests
* [Words]
* [Books], [Articles], [Writing], [Words]
* A picture is worth a thousand words...
Knowledge Management
[Seth Dillingham] : [What is Knowledge Management?|http://www.truerwords.net/1156]
[Seth Dillingham] : [Knowledge Management, Meta Data, and the Organization|http://www.truerwords.net/1241]
Joel Spolsky
[Painless Software Management|http://www.webword.com/interviews/spolsky.html] : An interview with Joel Spolsky, the wizard behind Joel on Software
Mahatma Gandhi
In other words, will it lead to Swaraj
Weblog2001November
[Buddha] : Monks and scholars must not accept my words out of respect,
[via|http://jim.roepcke.com/2001/10/31#item3142] [Jim Roepcke] : [Seth Dillingham] : [Knowledge Management, Meta Data, and the Organization|http://www.truerwords.net/1241]
Who am i?
Along with Vicharasangraham (Self-Enquiry), Nan Yar (Who am I?) constitutes the first set of instructions in the Master's own words. These two are the only prosepieces among Bhagavan's Works. They clearly set forth the central teaching that the direct path to liberation is Self-enquiry. The particular mode in which the enquiry is to be made is lucidly set forth in Nan Yar. The mind consists of thoughts. The 'I' thought is the first to arise in the mind. When the enquiry ' Who am I?' is persistently pursued, all other thoughts get destroyed, and finally the 'I' thought itself vanishes leaving the supreme non-dual Self alone. The false identification of the Self with the phenomena of non-self such as the body and mind thus ends, and there is illumination, Sakshatkara. The process of enquiry of course, is not an easy one. As one enquires 'Who am I?', other thoughts will arise; but as these arise, one should not yield to them by following them , on the contrary, one should ask 'To whom do they arise ?' In order to do this, one has to be extremely vigilant. Through constant enquiry one should make the mind stay in its source, without allowing it to wander away and get lost in the mazes of thought created by itself. All other disciplines such as breath-control and meditation on the forms of God should be regarded as auxiliary practices. They are useful in so far as they help the mind to become quiescent and one-pointed.
Desirelessness is wisdom. The two are not different; they are the same. Desirelessness is refraining from turning the mind towards any object. Wisdom means the appearance of no object. In other words, not seeking what is other than the Self is detachment or desirelessness; not leaving the Self is wisdom.
Seth Dillingham
http://www.truerwords.net/
Mother
[Being a Good Mother|http://rachnaunedited.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/being-a-good-mother/]
Read It and Think It
6. Can you name three consecutive days without using the words
5.The answer is Charcoal. In Homer Simpson's words:hmmmm...Barbecue.
Steven Morgan Friedman
Rolls-Royce, then maybe I'm deceiving myself. We are, in other words,
words, to value reading.....
Only a Ripe Fruit Falls
These two are the possibilities. Both mean the same; only the wording is different and contradictory. But first become a center.
The Wooden Bowl
"We must do something about Grandfather," said the son. "I've had enough of his spilled milk, noisy eating, and food on the floor." So the husband and wife set a small table in the corner. There, Grandfather ate alone while the rest of the family enjoyed dinner. Since Grandfather had broken a dish or two his food was served in a wooden bowl. When the family glanced in Grandfather's direction, sometimes he had a tear in his eye as he sat alone. Still, the only words the couple had for him were sharp admonitions when he dropped a fork or spilled food.
The words so struck the parents that they were speechless. Then tears started to stream down their cheeks. Though no word was spoken, both knew what must be done. That evening the husband took Grandfather's hand and gently led him back to the family table.
Weblog2001December
Can you put [the fragrance of the rose] into words ?
Visit [1000 words]
Quotes - Enjoy
Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use. - Wendell Johnson
Euro
[Words] > Euro
Netizen
[Words] > Netizen
Christian Kwyas
Do you know the origin of the word Kwyas. Christian doesnot know either. Can you help him ?
1000 words
[2do] > 1000 words
http://www.carnatic.com/ 1000words
The Fragrance of the Rose
They asked him what the words meant.
Then he said, "put it into words."
Chris Mitchell
To the diplomats and decision-makers worldwide, I recommend the words of [Rabbi Hillel], "That which is despicable to you, do not do to your fellow, this is the whole [Torah], and the rest is commentary."
honest
[Words] > honest
Holi
The religious element in the Holi festival consists of worship of Krishna. In some places it is also called the Dol Yatra. The word dol literally means “a swing”. An image of Sri Krishna as a babe is placed in a little swing-cradle and decorated with flowers and painted with coloured powders. The pure, innocent frolics of little Krishna with the merry milkmaids (Gopis) of Brindavan are commemorated. Devotees chant the Name of Krishna and sing Holi-songs relating to the frolics of little Krishna with the Gopis.
ShreeRamanavami
Rama was the Lord Hari Himself, incarnate on earth for the destruction of Ravana. He was well accomplished, beautiful and endowed with royal marks. His glory and prowess were unlimited. He was peerless on earth. He was free from malice. He was gentle. He was the protector of all His people. He always addressed them in gentle words. He never used any harsh words even when somebody provoked Him. He held sway over the whole world.
One who approaches Sri Rama with love and worshipfulness becomes large-hearted, pure in spirit, good-natured and dispassionate in thought, word and deed. A true devotee of Lord Rama is His representative, with His power and His knowledge.
Ram-Nam burns ignorance, passion and sin. With or without knowledge, correctly or incorrectly, when the word “Rama” is pronounced it showers a rain of good upon the devotee. Sri Rama is Brahman who takes one across the ocean of worldly existence. Rama is one in across whom the Yogis sport, that is, the Self within.
Mistake
[Words] > Mistake
AssAssINation by Sardhar
SARDAR replied that he was trying to teach the students the spelling of the word "assassination" ....ass-ass-i-nation :-)
Colophon
[Words] > Colophon
Index20011224
* A picture is worth a thousand words...
Holiday Wish
Let us make the 'war' the word of the past
Writing
[Jutta Degener] : [What is good hypertext writing?|http://kbs.cs.tu-berlin.de/~jutta/ht/writing.html], [Dangerous Words]
[Words]
Dangerous Words
[Writing] > Dangerous Words
http://kbs.cs.tu-berlin.de/~jutta/ht/writing/words.html
Terrorism
[Words] > Terrorism
Weblog2002January
[Ahimsa] is word of the day
In the movie [Blast from the Past], Dad advises son to stay away from adult book stores by stating 'It is full of poisonous Gas' - Why do I recall this after the reading Cameron's words ?
Áilleacht
Áilleacht, pronounced AWL-lucht, is an Irish (Gaelic) word meaning "beauty."
Principles
* [Four Words]
Manipulation
[Words] > Manipulation
A Time for Dialogue about Things That Really Matter
For a free copy... email him at John @ Renesch dot com with the word "article" in the subject line.
information
[Words] > information
Words
Words
once attempting to explain to a crowd how human beings react to words, feed
on words, live on words, rather than on reality. One of the men stood up
and protested; he said, "I don't agree that words have all that much effect
took just a few words to get a whole tempest going within you; and it took
just a few words to calm you down, didn't it?" Words, words, words, words,
[Osho] : 'PHILOSOPHY is a disease, and not an ordinary one either. It’s not a common cold. It is cancer- Cancer of the soul. Once a person is lost in the jungle of philosophy he becomes more and more entangled in words, concepts, abstractions and there is no end to it. One can go on and on for lives together.'
[Osho] [in|http://www.ofpain.com/workinProg/afewwords/new_l_i_f_e_12.html] [The Book of Secrets] : ...Jean-Paul Sartre wrote an autobiography. He called it Words. The name is very meaningful. It is the autobiography of every man-words and words and words. You are filled with words, and this process of words continues the whole day, even in the mind. When you are sleeping, you are still filled with words, thoughts. The mind is just an accumulation of words, and everyone is too much obsessed with the mind. That is why self-knowledge becomes more and more impossible. The self is beyond the words, or beyond the words, or behind the words, or below the words, or above the words, but never in the words. You exist not in the mind, but just below the mind, behind the mind, above the mind-never in the mind. You are focused in the mind, but you are not there...
[svarnasharira], [Hunger], [Respect], [Dangerous Words]
Chutzpah
[Words] > Chutzpah
Pearls
As I understand it, I am being paid only for my work in arranging the words; my property is that arrangement. The thoughts in this book, on the contrary, are not mine. They came freely to me, and I give them freely away. I have no "intellectual property," and I think that all claimants to such property are thieves.
Serendipity
[Words] / [Movies] / [Software] > serendipity
Upanishads
http://sanatan.intnet.mu/ : The word "Upanishad" consists of three words—"Upa" means "near", "ni" means "down" and "shad" means "be seated".
Why I Weblog
* [Brad L. Graham] article http://www.bradlands.com/words/maybe/maybe02.html is the inspiration for this page...
Wendell Berry
Wendell Berry expresses in his own life and in his works, a fondness, a love for the land and community. In my opinion and understanding, he wants us to realize our modernization is damaging the earth. It is killing the environment. Berry is not trying to tell us to "Save the World." The difference we make does not have to be large scale but local, individually taking part in preventing further damage. Berry explains in an interview with Bluegrass, "I think that changing yourself by doing the best work you can is of major importance" (27). In other words, if we worry about the part we can do locally, instead of thinking that we cannot do it all, then together we can make a noticeable difference.
Standing by Words. San Francisco: North Point Press, 1983. A book of 7 nonfiction essays.
* source : http://www.tipiglen.dircon.co.uk/wendellberrybooks.htm - "I do have an interest in this book, which is for sale. (If you have bought it, dear reader, I thank you. If you have borrowed it, I honor your frugality. If you have stolen it, may it add to your confusion.) Most of the sale price pays the publisher for paper, ink, and other materials, for editorial advice, copyediting, design, advertising (I hope), and marketing. I get between 10 and 15 percent (depending on sales) for arranging the words on the pages.
As I understand it, I am being paid only for my work in arranging the words; my property is that arrangement. The thoughts in this book, on the contrary, are not mine. They came freely to me, and I give them freely away. I have no "intellectual property," and I think that all claimants to such property are thieves."
articulate
[Words] > articulate
Composed of distinct, meaningful syllables or words, as human speech.
perspective
[Words] > perspective
Work
[Words] > Work
Quester
[Words] > Quester
Umberto Eco
http://www.themodernword.com/eco/
Urkost
[Words] > Urkost
Hypertext
[Words] > Hypertext
viviculture
[Words] > viviculture
genuine
[Words] > genuine
Beware
[Words] > Beware
Playing with Words
[Phrases] > Playing with [Words]
ps: If you play with words on the net too, do send me email
Phrases
[Words] > Phrases
Spam
[Words] > Spam
fram
[Words] > fram
read http://www.bradlands.com/words/maybe/maybe02.html
Hunger
[Words] > Hunger
intellectual property
[Words] > intellectual property
Jallikattu
[Words] > Jallikattu
Literature
[Words] > Literature
Namaste
[Words] > Namaste
The sanskrit word Namaste means 'I bow to the divine in you.'
Be
[Words] > Be
Did you know
[Words] > Did you know
The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Rules the World
Anbe Sivamayam Satyame Parasivam! Tonight we are going to talk about a vast subject, one that is important to every Hindu family: stri dharma, the dharma of the Hindu wife and mother. In Sanskrit stri means "woman." Dharma is a rich word which encompasses many meanings: the path to God Siva, piety, goodness, duty, obligation and more. Stri dharma is the woman's natural path, while purusha dharma, we can say, is the man's.
Anger
[Words] > Anger
When you become angry leave the place immediately. Take a long walk; stay away for a half hour. Repeat the sacred mantra OM SANTI one hundred and eight times. You will find that your anger subsides. Another way is to count from one to thirty - your anger will subside. When anger tries to show itself, observe silence. Never utter a harsh word. Try to nip it off before it emerges from the subconscious mind.
Jealousy
[Words] > Jealousy
John Hogue
"Meditation is the guiding force of my life, but how can I tell you about this journey inward to find my self again, without tarnishing it with judgments, dialectics, words?"
Heaven & Hell
a word, maybe this will explain:
svarnasharira
[Words] > svarnasharira
Rules to follow to be happy
Don't tell lies, false words may cost you a whole life's fortune.
Days2002February
http://www.carnatic.com/words/
Soul
[Words] > Soul
Job
[Words] > Job
Ego
[Words] > Ego
Nationalist
[Words] > Nationalist
Ashram
[Words] > Ashram
Three visions for India
echoing John F. Kennedy's words to his fellow Americans to relate to
Conscience
[Words] > Conscience
Consciousness
[Words] > Consciousness
Du kannst, denn du sollst
[Words] > Du kannst, denn du sollst
Quality
[Words] > Quality
Ethics
[Words] > Ethics
Kyosei
[Words] > Kyosei
What is the purpose of life?
...In God’s creation, there is a purpose in everything...It is our duty to use our intelligence and find out the purpose of God in blessing us with those special powers...Sri Krishna : After death a man is what he has been just before his death. If he has not controlled lust and anger in this life, and acquired peace of mind and joy, he cannot have them after death...One is not asked to give up one’s legitimate pursuits necessary for one’s livelihood. But while being so engaged, one should not lose sight of the essential purpose of life... ( ref : http://www.voiceofsankara.com/swami/mahawords/default.asp?show=purpose )
Words Divine > http://www.voiceofsankara.com/swami/mahawords/
Summerhill School
Summerhill School is unique. It is a progressive, co-educational, residential school, founded by A. S. Neill in 1921; in his own words, it is a `free school'. This does not mean, alas, that it is state funded. The freedom Neill was referring to was the personal freedom of the children in his charge. Summerhill is first and foremost a place where children can be free.
respect
[Words] > Respect
"When people love and respect you, you are obliged to return their courtesies because you do not want to hurt them. But when they do not respect or love you, they will not be hurt by your actions and words, so they set you free.
Greed
[Words] > Greed
Selfishness
[Words] > Selfishness
Compromise
[Words] > Compromise
Karadaiyan Nombhu
[forumhub.com: Kaaradiyaar Nombu...|http://forumhub.com/indhistory/15939.15.30.24.html] - contains 2 recipes: sweet and the salt (correct - ? - better word ? )
Philosophy
[Words] > Philosophy / [Theosophy]
[Osho] : 'PHILOSOPHY is a disease, and not an ordinary one either. It’s not a common cold. It is cancer- Cancer of the soul. Once a person is lost in the jungle of philosophy he becomes more and more entangled in words, concepts, abstractions and there is no end to it. One can go on and on for lives together.'
Simplex Veri Sigillum
[Words] > Simplex Veri Sigillum
Yoga
[Words] > Yoga
The word 'Yoga' comes from the Sanskrit root 'Yuj' which means 'to
Why
[Words] > Why
Laughter
[Words] > Laughter
Four Words
[Stories] > Four Words
child, he looked at his wife and uttered just four words.
1. What were the four words ?
Sadhana-Chatushtaya
[Words] > Sadhana-Chatushtaya
Linkrot
[Words] > Linkrot
http://webword.com/moving/healing.html
Merlion
Singapore was known in ancient times as "Temasek", a Javanese word meaning sea. It was destroyed at the end of the 4th century AD and was only re-discovered again in the 11th Century AD.
When Prince Nila Utama landed on the island, he saw a strange beast. He later learnt that it was a lion and immediately named the island "Singapura", a Sanskrit word for Lion (Singa) and City (Pura).
Brahmamuhurta
[Words] > Brahmamuhurta
Ultrasound
[Words] > Ultrasound
Willpower
[Words] > Willpower
Adoption
[Words] > Adoption
Wisdom
[Words] > Wisdom
Criticisms
[Words] > Criticisms
Communism
[Words] > Communism
ACID
[Words] > ACID
Inn
[Words] > Inn or [Palace]
Palace
[Words] > Palace or [Inn]
Sneeze
[Words] > Sneeze
Cancer
* http://seokhean.wordpress.com/
Lifestyle Changes to Heal Cancer - http://anticancerliving.wordpress.com/2009/07/15/lifestyle-changes-to-heal-cancer/ - via https://twitter.com/RawBoutenkos
Defeat
[Words] > Defeat
OPML
[Words] > opml
Salvation
[Words] > Salvation
The Pencil Maker
Now he stood before the Pencil Maker, and waited for him to say those 5 words.
Karma Yogi
A karma yogi should bear insult, disrespect, dishonour, censure, infamy, disgrace, harsh words, heat and cold and the pains of disease. He should have great power of endurance. He should have absolute faith in himself, in God, in the scriptures and In the words of his guru. Such a man is a good karma yogi and reaches the goal quickly.
Immunization
[Words] > Immunization
German
[Words] > German
Self-Realisation
[Words] > Self-Realisation equiv. [God-Realisation]
Goal
[Words] > Goal
Life
[Words] > Life
God-Realisation
[Words] > God-Realisation
George Herbert
Good [words] are worth much, and cost little.
Bangalore
Words cannot explain its beauty, though I have tried
useless
[Words] > useless
Nothing
[Words] > Nothing
What
[Words] > What
Treat
[Words] > Treat
Monastery
[Words] > Monastery
Ruhezeit
[Words] > Ruhezeit
Genomics
[Words] > Genomics
Sandhya
[Words] > Sandhya
Poetry
[Words] > Poetry
Microwave
[Words] > Microwave
WC
[Words] > WC
Void
[Words] > Void
haiku
[Words] > haiku
Advice
[Words] > Advice
Forgiveness
[Words] > Forgiveness
Love
[Words] > love
Fourteen Precepts
Do not utter words that can create discord and cause the community to break. Make every effort to reconcile and resolve all conflicts, however small.
Do not say untruthful things for the sake of personal interest of to impress people. Do not utter words that cause diversion and hatred. Do not spread news that you do not know to be certain. Do not criticize or condemn things you are not sure of. Always speak truthfully and constructively. Have the courage to speak out about situations of injustice, even when doing so may threaten your own safety.
Do not believe that I feel that I follow each and every of these precepts perfectly. I know I fail in many ways. None of us can fully fulfill any of these. However, I must work toward a goal. These are my goal. No words can replace practice, only practice can make the words.
Holiday
[Words] > Holiday
Sadness
[Words] > Sadness
Sanskrit
[Christmas Then and Christmas Now|http://www.blavatsky.net/blavatsky/arts/ChristmasThenAndChristmasNow.htm] : ...as neither the modern Hindu devotee understands a word of the Sanskrit, nor the modern Parsi one syllable of the Zend, so for the average Roman Catholic the Latin is no better than Hieroglyphics. The result is that all the three--Brahmanical High Priest, Zoroastrian Mobed, and Roman Catholic Pontiff, are allowed unlimited opportunities for evolving new religious dogmas out of the depths of their own fancy, for the benefit of their respective churches...
particular word. "Sanskrit is full of compounds and there is no room for
Oriana Fallaci
http://www.giselle.com/oriana.html : "I sat at the typewriter for the first time and fell in love with the words that emerged like drops, one by one, and remained on the white sheet of paper ... every drop became something that if spoken would have flown away, but on the sheets as words, became solidified, whether they were good or bad."
Natura non facit saltum
[Words] > Natura non facit saltum
Mind
[Words] > Mind
Vairagya
[Words] > Vairagya
Prosperity
[Words] > Prosperity
Self
[Words] > Self
Enlightenment
[Words] > Enlightenment
Upasarga
[Words] > Upasarga
Politics
[Words] > Politics
Meal
[Words] > Meal
Loss
[Words] > Loss
Gift
[Words] > Gift
Sadhaka
[Words] > Sadhaka
Sadhana
[Words] > Sadhana
Mumukshu
[Words] > Mumukshu
Moksha
[Words] > Moksha
Tattoo
[Words] > Tattoo
Language
[Words] > Language
"The language of the head is words. The language of the heart is love. The language of the soul is silence."
Consultant
[Words] > Consultant
Tricycle
[Words] > Tricycle
Now
[Words] > Now
Death
[Words] > Death
Last Words - http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/20/opinion/20cameron.html
Samyama
[Words] > Samyama
Wonder
[Words] > Wonder
Citizen
[Words] > Citizen
pain
[Words] > pain
Giving
[Words] > Giving
Satsanga
[Words] > Satsanga
The word ‘Satsanga’ is the combination of the two words ‘Sat’ and ‘Sanga.’ ‘Sat’ means existence absolute, which is Brahman. ‘Sat’ is the essential nature of Brahman which is permanent in things that change, which is the only reality that upholds the world of appearance.
Vipassana
[Words] > Vipassana
Tamil
[Words] > Tamil
Guru
Guru - [Sanskrit] word
the word "guru" consisting of the aksharas "gu" and "ru" stands for a teacher - one who dispels darkness (ignorance) of the the mind (person). "gu" means darkness and "ru" means the act of removal.
[Kularnava Tantra] : At the root of dhyana is the form of the guru. At the root of puja are the feet of the guru. At the root of mantra is the word of the guru, and at the root of all liberation is the grace of the guru.
Param Poojya (His Holiness) Swami Chetanananda Saraswati - He hails from the Siddha lineage of Avadhoot Nityananda and Paramhansa Muktananda of Vajreshwari - http://www.siddha-loka.org : ...DIVINE LIGHT, the indweller of all beings, illuminates the universe. Realizing this truth through the grace of the Sadguru is the goal of human life. The secret of a successful life lies in meditation on the SELF. [Meditation] occurs spontaneously through Shaktipat [Deeksha]. Only a Siddha Guru is capable of giving Shaktipat Deeksha by HIS divine word, touch, glance and thought...
Pilgrimage
[Words] > Pilgrimage
Genius
[Words] > Genius
Rudram
[Rudram - Word-by-Word Meaning|http://www.pradosham.com/rudhram.php] : "Sri Rudram is one of the most sacred and powerful mantra found in Krishna Yajurveda. Those who wants to go through the meaning, may please read Sanskrit phrases and English transliteration here."
Silence
[Words] > Silence
Education
[Words] > Education
Value
[Words] > Value
Investing
[Words] > Investing
Reincarnation
[Words] > Reincarnation
Man
...A man, according to the Science of Para-Vidya, is not entitled to be called a man in the true sense of the word, unless he has full knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of his distinguished position in Creation, his several component parts-body, mind and soul-in order of comparative importance, and of his relationship to the Unseen Power, called God, which is to be achieved while he is living on this earth...
Artist
[Words] > Artist
Cynicism
[Words] > Cynicism
Cynic
[Words] > Cynic
Vibrations
[Words] > Vibrations
Television
[Words] > Television
Risk
[Words] > Risk
Mudslinging
[Words] > Mudslinging
Schizophrenia
Man is split. Schizophrenia is a normal condition of man--at least now. It may not have been so in the primitive world, but centuries of conditioning, civilization, culture and religion have made man a crowd--divided, split, contradictory.... But because this split is against his nature, deep down somewhere hidden the unity still survives. Because the soul of man is one, all the conditionings at the most destroy the periphery of the man. But the center remains untouched--that's how man continues to live. But his life has become a hell. The whole effort of Zen is how to drop this schizophrenia, how to drop this split personality, how to drop the divided mind of man, how to become undivided, integrated, centered, crystallized. The way you are, you cannot say that you are. You don't have a being. You are a marketplace--many voices. If you want to say 'yes', immediately the 'no' is there. You cannot even utter a simple word 'yes' with totality.... In this way happiness is not possible; unhappiness is a natural consequence of a split personality.
Social Capital
[Words] > Social Capital
Mantra
Stated simply, a mantra is a sound vibration. The word "mantra" is a Sanskrit word consisting of two syllables: "man" (mind) and "tra" (deliverance). In the strictest sense, a mantra is a pure sound vibration which delivers the mind from its material inclinations and illusion.
Prana
[Words] > Prana
Brahmin
[Words] > Brahmin
Hiccup
[Health] [Words] > Hiccup
Vikkal
[Words] > Vikkal
Soren Kierkegaard
When a memorial stone was erected on Gilbjerg Head at Gilleleje in 1935 to commemorate the centenary of the intellectual emergence of the young Kierkegaard, these words from his notebook were inscribed on the stone: "What is truth but to live for an idea."
Lying
[Words] > Lying
Friends
[Words] > Friends
NR Narayana Murthy
words quickly lose their meaning when he sends these chiding groups
Prayer
[Words] > Prayer
Meaning
[Words] > Meaning
to listen to the Master, but I find his words quite ordinary."
"Don't listen to his words. Listen to his message."
"Take hold of a sentence that he says. Shake it well till all the words
Divorce
[Words] > Divorce / [Marriage]
The University of Hard Knocks
password: your@login
including any form resulting from conversion by word pro-
the case, for instance, with most word processors);
many words
Here is a great mass of words and sentences and pictures to express
We discover, in other words, that The University of Hard Knocks has
In other words, we are raw material. You know what raw material
coming here. I have the feeling that I spoke the words, but you are
In other words, all the people of the world are in the great barrel
to sit in the chairs and speak the last word in every department of
of oxen and had said the words. But I have!
been selected--" I never read farther than the word "selected."
Anybody could write those songs--just a few simple words and notes.
write the words and where to place the notes. These are not the
literature that day. Execute is the word that tells what happened
for I will sa-a-a-a-ave you!" or words to that effect.
Journalist
[Words] > Journalist
Justice
[Words] > Justice
Detachment
[Words] > Detachment
KIV
[Words] > KIV
Index2002
![Books], [Magazines], [Articles], [Writing], [Words]
Interview
[Words] > Interview
Dogfood
[Words] > Dogfood ( http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/jargon/html/entry/dogfood.html )
Demo or Die!
[Words] > Demo or Die!
Advent
[Words] > Advent -> arrival
Sacred Contract
[Words] > Sacred Contract
Poorvabhashi
[Words] > Poorvabhashi
You should be more sociable. You should speak sweet words and win the
Vedas
[Vedic way to healthy living|http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/mp/2002/09/02/stories/2002090200120300.htm] : ...But isn't it necessary that one understand the meaning of the Vedas that is being recited, was the unanimous question from the gathering. To this, Sri Tatwamasi Dixit said, "Well, the very meaning of the Vedas is knowledge, and they transcend religion and beliefs. It is not necessary that one understand the language in which it is recited. One can benefit from it through three levels — vibratory level that is the structured patterns or just the sound are said to have a great impact on the body; next, by understanding the meaning of the verses; and the third, by perceiving the emotions or feelings in the verses. Basically, if one develops a faith that these words have some power and meaning, then that belief itself will have a positive effect on them."...
Innovation
[Words] > Innovation
Family
[Words] > Family
Motivation
[Words] > Motivation
Idea
[Words] > Idea
Theosophist
[Words] > Theosophist / [Theosophy]
Perseverance
[Words] > Perseverance
Inertia
[Words] > Inertia
Snow
[Words] > Snow
Tolerance
[Words] > Tolerance
Hate
[Words] > Hate
The Freshman
[Joel Spolsky] : ...In my personal life, I have a policy lifted from Marlon Brando, playing a mob boss in The Freshman: "Every [word] I say, by definition, is a [promise]." The best way to avoid breaking promises is not to make any,...
word
[Words] > word
[Words]
Discipline of Speech
speaks at random, is entangled in the foolishness of his own words.
the words carefully, before they come out of your mouth. Speak only
words which can do good to others. Always be polite and courteous.
Do not talk much. Become a man of measured words. God has given you
Words exist for the transmission of ideas. Words and ideas are
coldness. Be careful in the selection of your words. They can produce
violent disturbance in the feelings of others. Speak only those words
Think more. Do much. Speak measured words. Let your tongue never
utter an unkind word, or a harsh word. Let it never speak sharp
criticism. An undisciplined tongue is a sword that cuts others'
Inspiration
[Words] > Inspiration
Society
[Words] > Society
Disciple
[Words] > Disciple / [Guru]
Miracle
[Words] > Miracle
Immortality
[Words] > Immortality
Saint
righteous conduct, who speaks sweet words even to those who are
Project
[Words] > Project
Intellect
[Words] > Intellect
Mumukshutva
[Words] > Mumukshutva
Addiction
[Words] > Addiction
Nerd
[Words] > Nerd
Guide to Sadhakas
variety of sounds; a mere play of words. Rest your mind in God. Live
Breath
Yoga calls it prana. That word is beautiful. Yoga calls breathing prana. Prana means
Yoga calls those methods pranayama. The word pranayama means expansion of life. One
Dina Mehta
"Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. How do we define this lively darting about with words, of hitting them back and forth, this sort of brief smile of ideas which should be conversation?" ~ Guy de Maupassant ~
Selfish
[Words] > Selfish
Deeksha
[Naam or Word - Deeksha|http://www.ruhanisatsangusa.org/naam/naam-deeksha.htm] : ...In almost all the scriptural lore we come across, in one form or another, a term that stands for "initiation," i.e., introduction of a person into the principles of the inner science. The Muslims generally use the word "baet" for initiation, while others call it "deeksha." Among the Christians, the admission to the church is known as "baptism.'' The Hindus call it "duojanma" or the second birth.
This initiation or introduction into the tenets of a new science is not something formal or by word of mouth only. Its significance is far deeper than is generally understood. It is tantamount to adopting an individual into the very life and spirit of the tenets that are introduced to him in theory. It is conveying a Life-impulse to the initiate and giving him first-hand experience of the source of life. It thus has a two-fold aspect: theoretical as well as practical...
Cosmopolitan
[Word] > Cosmopolitan
The Magick Path of [Tantra] : ...I have, in fact, always though of myself as a cosmopolitan and not limited by any ideas and not part of the social, political or intellectual world. The world is my city; the cosmos my land. The word cosmopolitan was first used by Diogenes, the naked Greek Cynic philosopher about 400 B.C. When will the human race grow up to recognise that there are many people who are not nationalists and want to be free of labels and locations? Why, in this modern day and age is it expected that all humans should grow up and conform to the patterns and ideas of the country and zone into which they are born? We are really still a long way from being a civilised and advanced culture...
Tilak
[The Magick Path of Tantra] : ...One of the unique features of India is the Tilak, the red mark used to denote that one belongs to the Hindu community. Although it is used by all women it is used by men also. Its ancient origin is amusing. In the long distant past, when a girl had her first monthly period she became an adult and the parents wanted to get her married as soon as possible. Propaganda was used in various forms to let the local bachelors know that it was now time to speak up and pop the question. This method was not favoured among the young girls and most were shy and embarrassed by a man going around the town beating a drum and shouting "Gulub is having a bloody time". Prayers to Vishwakarma solved the problem. Taking a rest from constructing large galaxies, suns and planets, he found time to visit India. At constructing a better situation he proved ideal. He promulgated a new rule that when the girls had their first Luna blood, the mother should put her finger in the right place and then use the blood to mark a spot or streak between the eyes on the forehead. Thus marked, the girls were proud to walk round the town and no words need be spoken...
Contemplation
[Words] > Contemplation
Truth
[Words] > Truth
Orthodox
[Words] > Orthodox
Concentration
[Words] > Concentration
Sengkang
[sengkang.com - The web portal for Sengkang residents|http://www.sengkang.com/] : ...The name Sengkang comes from a road called Lorong Sengkang, off Lorong Buangkok. The word Sengkang (Shen-Gang) in Chinese simply means "prosperous harbour". The area was formerly known as Kangkar (Gang-Jiao) or "foot of the port" as there was once a fishing port located along Sungei Serangoon. Fishing villages and rubber and pepper plantations flourished in the area in the old days...
Web Hosting
* 2004 02 18 - http://www.kishore.org is hosted at http://www.bloghosts.com - I recommend http://www.bloghosts.com - I will use the word "highly" after some months...
* http://williambragg.com/wordpress/
Change
[Articles] / [Words] > Change
adhikara
[Articles] / [Words] > adhikara
[David Frawley] : [Enlightenment, Are You Prepared ?|http://www.vedanet.com/YogaArticle.htm] : ...The Sanskrit term for competence is adhikara, "the ability or authorization to do."...The problem is we don't like to hear the word “purification” these days. We would prefer to be "natural," which often means avoiding challenging our conditioning and remaining our same old undeveloped selves. This is like the unbaked Soma vessel refusing to be baked but asking for the soma anyway...
None
[Words] / [Religion] / [Spirituality] > None
All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you
[Words] > All you have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to you
Mandala
[Etc] > Mandala is a [Sanskrit] word meaning "circle" representing symbols of the universe and its energy
Joe Simonetta
Author of Seven Words that can Change the World
Think
[Words] > Think
Santosham
From Ramana Maharishi and the Path of Self-Knowledge : .....The English have a word "Thanks" but we only say santosham (I am pleased).....
Robert Blackwill
follow Krishna’s wise words, “Be thou of even mind.”
meaning to the word tough. Listening enraptured to a
a word about India’s religious beliefs. Someone once
Bhagwan
[Words] > Bhagwan
WordPress
[Software] > WordPress http://wordpress.org/
WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.
* [Dev Blog|http://wordpress.org/development/]
* [Support|http://wordpress.org/support/]
* [Nightly Builds|http://wordpress.org/nightly/]
What I will do once WordPress 1.1 will be available !
* [Cruft-Free URIs in WP 1.0|http://wordpress.org/development/archives/2004/1/8/cruft-free-uris-in-wp-10/]
Bloglined
[Words] > Bloglined
20050114
Mother beckoning. Word spread about the power of Goddess Rajarajeswari
"Kuteeram, " Sri Swamiji is a man of few words. In this room, perhaps
Interview: In His Own Words
HT: Can Swami say a few words about his work abroad, outside of India?
Anuradha Choudry
Fascinated by the SOUND of this language, she believes in making others experience the joy of its rich vibrant words. She got an opportunity to realize this when she was appointed by:
iPhone
# Words with friends , tower madness , spider
Index200909
![Books], [Magazines], [Articles], [Writing], [Words]
Password
[Etc] > Password
Passion
[Word] > Passion
Culture
[Words] > Culture
Thirumal Ekambaram
http://timelyaction.wordpress.com
Rutger Kortenhorst
If we consider Shakespeare’s English, we realize how different and therefore difficult for us his English language was although it is just English from less than 500 years ago. We struggle with the meaning of Shakespeare’s English or that of the King James Bible. Go back a bit further and we don’t have a clue about the English from the time of Chaucer’s ‘Pilgrim’s Progress’ from around 700 AD. We cannot even call this English anymore and now rightly call it Anglo-Saxon. So English hadn’t even been born! All languages keep changing beyond recognition. They change because they are defective. The changes are in fact corruptions. They are born and die after seven or eight hundred years –about the lifetime of a Giant Redwood Tree- because after so much corruption they have no life left in them. Surprisingly there is one language in the world that does not have this short lifespan. Sanskrit is the only exception. It is a never-dying constant. The reason for the constancy in Sanskrit is that it is completely structured and thought out. There is not a word that has been left out in its grammar or etymology, which means every word can be traced back to where it came from originally. This does not mean there is no room for new words either. Just as in English we use older concepts from Greek and Latin to express modern inventions like a television: ‘tele [far] – vision [seeing]’ or ‘compute –er’. Sanskrit in fact specializes in making up compound words from smaller words and parts. The word ‘Sams - krita’ itself means ‘completely – made’.
They learn to speak well, starting from Sanskrit, the mother language of all languages. Those who speak well run the world. Barack Obama makes a difference because he can speak well. Mahatma Gandhi could move huge crowds with well-balanced words. Mother Theresa could express herself with simple words which uplift us even now. The language of the great Master Teachers of mankind from times past is all we have got after centuries and millennia, but they make all the difference. We can enter the remarkable mind of Plato through his words. If your daughter or son can express themselves well through conscious language they will be the leaders of the next generation.
Sanskrit has the most comprehensive writings in the world expressed through the Vedas and the Gítá. The Upanishads –translated by William Butler Yeats have given people from all over the world an insight into universal religious feelings for more than one century now. To know these well expressed simple words of wisdom in the original is better than dealing with copies or translations as copies are always inferior to originals. We really need clear knowledge on universal religion in an age faced with remarkable levels of religious bigotry and terrorism arising from poorly understood and half-baked religious ideas.
I have seen myself and others growing in such qualities, because of our contact with Sanskrit. I have just spent a year in India. Though it felt a bit like camping in a tent for a year, it was well worth it. For many years, we taught Sanskrit like zealots i.e. with high levels of enthusiasm and low levels of understanding, to both adults in the School of Philosophy and children in John Scottus School. We did not perhaps inspire a lot of our students and may have put a number of them off the study of Sanskrit. It felt to me like we needed to go to the source. Sanskrit teachers worth their salt need to live with people whose daily means of communication is in Sanskrit. I had already spent three summers near Bangalore doing just that and becoming less of an amateur, but it really needed a more thorough study. So I moved into a traditional gurukulam for the year. This meant living on campus, eating lots of rice and putting up with a few power-cuts and water shortages, but by December 2009, I made up my mind that I would step down as vice-principal of the Senior School and dedicate myself to Sanskrit for the rest of my teaching life. It felt like a promotion to me as quite a few could be vice-principal but right now which other teacher could forge ahead in Sanskrit in Ireland? [Hopefully this will change before I pop off to the next world.] With Sanskrit I’m expecting my mind to improve with age even if my body slows down a little. Sanskrit is often compared to the full-time teacher, who is there for you 24/7 whereas the other languages are more like part-timers. The effects of studying Sanskrit on me have been first and foremost a realistic confidence. Secondly, it meant I had to become more precise and speak weighing my words more carefully. It also taught me to express myself with less waffle and therefore speak more briefly. My power of attention and retention has undoubtedly increased.
2. The writing script is not the most fundamental thing to be taught. A language is firstly made of its sounds, words and spoken sentences. [The script we use -though very beautiful- is only a few hundred years old.]
5. Don’t teach words and endings in isolation; teach them in the context of a sentence as the sentence is the smallest meaningful unit in language.
I’ll give NASA’s Rick Briggs the last word from me:
child
how to bring up a child is a very good compilation of Aurobindo and Mother's statements - see http://auromere.wordpress.com/2011/08/05/how-to-bring-up-a-child/ ... entire book is available online

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