Nintendo Wii

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://youtube.com/v/da1Gh4kH-o8″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] I am hoping to pick up my Nintendo Wii soon, pre-ordered from Future Shop. I am picking this up ‘for’ my 14 month old son. There have been so many Wii accidents being reported with the wire and what not, and YouTube is maxed out with those videos. This […]

Orkut Stats

Interesting stats from Orkut – majority from Brazil, then USA and then India. 18-25 single people seeking for friends makes up the biggest demographic.  Wonder how that compares to other social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace? I would think that countries like USA and Canada are bigger on them. You can view them here.

RC Car Racing

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/C2KYpm6Mv1c” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] I started watching all these RC Car racing and drifting videos on youtube and felt like a kid all over again. I am hooked. I need to get one of these again. Now that I have a son who understands what a car is, I think I may have […]

Ripple Effect

I can’t believe that I am still understanding the ripple effects of our actions and reactions in our lives and the lives of those around us. If positive, they spread far and wide but somehow it doesn’t feel like that. If negative, the shit just don’t stop. Depending on the gravity of what has been […]

The day after

Sometimes I spend so much time and energy focusing on one day and one effort that everything fades out. I do savour every moment of that day as it passes me by and nothing seems sweeter. But the day after, I am spent. My mind and body seem to just slow down, still reliving the […]

The now

I spoke about being aware of the past yesterday, but there’s also a downside to that – being stuck in it. Sometimes I tend to think so much about the past and re-live those moments that I find myself in love with certain images and people. But, in reality, those people and images don’t exist […]

Rewind & Erase

It is very important for the mind to be aware of the direction in which its heading – buddhi or kama, and to know either it must be aware of its origins. The ego must be complete with the empirical records and the mind free enough to realize the mistakes of yesterday, for a clearer […]

Manas: Definition

The seat of mentation and egoic consciousness; in humanity Manas is the human person, the reincarnating ego, immortal in essence, enduring in its higher aspects through the entire manvantara. When imbodied, manas is dual, gravitating toward buddhi in its higher aspects and in its lower aspects toward kama. The first is intuitive mind, the second […]