Tag Archives: philosophy

Detachment and diet

As a Westerner, detachment has been something very difficult to grasp. In fact, a lot of Hindu philosophy has been difficult. I took one day of a Hindu philosophy class in college, before realizing that it was way over my … Continue reading

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Another great blog

It’s not a secret at this point that I’m seriously into tumblr. If i was a rock, I’d be all smooth and shiny by now! Not a great joke, I know, but you get the idea. Anyway, the tumblr is … Continue reading

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Life’s Purpose

No, I haven’t figured that out. Far from it, actually. I mean, obviously it’s to learn from life experiences and progress toward an eventual state of detachment and enlightenment, but that’s the macro version of the answer. On a micro … Continue reading

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Just go with it.

Firstly, this article from Vimoh’s blog. It’s a really interesting academic look at actively proselytizing, monotheistic religions vs. non-proselytizing, henotheistic religions. It also talks about the future of the first category, and how it needs to move closer to the … Continue reading

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Not what I meant.

I had some time to mull over that last post (I really should know by now not to post things either a. just because and b. at 11:30 at night, when I’m not really mentally present), and came to some … Continue reading

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Diets

Not those yo-yo, fad, grapefruit things. I’ve never been one for restricting food for weight reasons. I’m fairly European as far as my opinions about food. Basically, you should eat smaller portions by enjoying each thing you eat. It’s not … Continue reading

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Tamasic, rajasic, sattvic

I’m continuing to read the Bhagavad Gita and am realizing that I’m understanding a little more of it each time I pick it up (or maybe I just think I am, but I feel like I am for the time … Continue reading

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Source material

I’ve been having a bit of a run-down day today, so instead of dwelling on that, I thought I’d share some of the resources I’ve found useful over the past months. I’m sure this list will grow, and if anybody … Continue reading

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More detachment

Not actual detachments, but I have been thinking about this a lot lately as I continue to read the Bhagavad Gita. I have just finished the portion where Krishna reveals himself in all his glory and immenseness to Arjuna, and … Continue reading

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Happy new year?

Still in the funk from last week, although it appears to be chemical in nature, so that’s sort of comforting (i.e. it will end eventually, without me doing anything). I’ve been running myself ragged and am tired, so it’s hard … Continue reading

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