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The Quantum Album: 4. Live Die Repeat

I watched the Tom Cruise action flick “Live Die Repeat” with my wife this weekend which doesn’t have a thing to do with the Quantum Physics theme of the last few posts, but it sort of set of a chain … Continue reading

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Vs. III – Reincarnation vs. Rebirth

This one does not hold as much immediate import on a day-to-day basis as the last two posts do as far as I am concerned. Because (1) it has to do with transmigration, a subject that, to most, cannot be … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

by Aranyakananda I find opportunity to shore up my own understanding of what I stand for in some of the oddest places. Often it is in my interactions with people, and making mental note of who I most identified with … Continue reading

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On the Winter Solstice and the Gita

by Aranyakananda As usual lately, I am a little late to the party on certain subjects when it comes to blogging. But yesterday was the Winter Solstice. The beginning of winter, yet it marks the day when daylight hours begins … Continue reading

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Neti, Neti, Neither or Both?

by Aranyakananda I don’t often write an entire post announcing posts which have not been written, but, well I just felt like it tonight. Coming soon, in a series of three (or maybe four, I’m not too sure) posts, I … Continue reading

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The “YOLO” Delusion

by Aranyakananda, Recently in the news I have been seeing the acronym YOLO come up often. It stands for “You Only Live Once.” Just today I read the news of an up-and-coming rapper Ervin McKinness who, after Tweeting “YOLO” died … Continue reading

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Dealing With Death As A Hindu

by Aranyakananda A family member ended her life this weekend. I don’t think there has been a death in the family since I began to see life from the Vaishnava point-of-view. Though my wife has lost some people who she … Continue reading

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The Gita and the War on Drugs

by Aranyakananda There has been a lot of talk on various media recently about the “War on Drugs”. A lot of people seem to think we need to give up this idea as a quaint relic of the past. An … Continue reading

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Philosophy, and Philophilo (to coin a term)

by Aranyakananda The love of wisdom is called philosophy. God is Wisdom (Sophia) but God is also Love. Ergo the Love of God is to be called Philophilo. Often people will refer to their faith as their “philosophy” but I … Continue reading

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