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Maya!

by Aranyakananda Inside my home, where I feel like the real me truly resides, it is quiet. It is peaceful. Just outside my window is a playground. Almost every day on that playground, at some point there is a child … Continue reading

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The Hamburg Beatles and a Meditation on Karma

by Aranyakananda I find inspiration in the strangest places. I think all of us must at one point or another. I think I’ve mentioned a time or 15 that I am a fan of the Beatles. At work, along with … Continue reading

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Darkness is Nothing But Absence of Light

by Aranyakananda Imagine yourself in a well-lit room. This room is connected to another room by a door. This other room is completely dark. You open the door connecting the two. The dark room gets lighter as the light rays … Continue reading

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