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Non-Body-Identification

by Aranyakananda A funny thing happened last night as my wife and I rode back home after work. She was telling me about her day, and how since her schedule will be changing soon a client she works with will … Continue reading

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Sacred Garbage

by Aranyakananda Beginning the process of eliminating the amount of “stuff” we have, which will in turn lead to the packing process for moving out and into a new apartment has pointed out to me an interesting aspect of my … Continue reading

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How Material Gifts Are Like An Avatar of Vishnu

by Aranyakananda In Part 2 of a series I am calling “Deep Thoughts (Except Not Really)” I’d like to talk about gift-giving. Christmas is over, but occasions for gives are ever-looming. Anniversaries, birthdays, Valentine’s Day, graduations, baptisms, etcetera ad infinitum. … Continue reading

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