The Guessing Game

The external Guru, the Mahānta-guru not only helps us to contact the inner Guru- the Chaittya-guru , but he helps to prepare us so we can infallibly read the direction of the Chaittya-guru. At first, in a raw way, we may receive direction from the Chaittya-guru, and that draws us to the Mahānta-guru. With the […]

Svaha

When Driving into Melbourne, graffiti starts to pop up on the freeway barriers and road signs, building in intensity the closer you get to certain suburbs.  This reminded me of an idea of a tag I had when talking to my son about street art. Taking  ” Svaha” an auspicious ending used when chanting certain […]

Cliché

The internet stole my momentAnd turned it into a cliché. ~ I.B. Das

KYFC

kaler doṣa-nidhe rājannasti hy eko mahān guṇaḥ kīrttanād eva kṛṣṇasya mukta-bandhaḥ paraṁ vrajet ~Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 12.3.51 O King, this age of Kali is a reservoir of inauspiciousness, yet it has but one glorious quality: in this age, simply by chanting the Holy Name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa, the soul is freed from the bondage of Māyā and […]

Freedom

In the smṛti-śāstra, the Scripture of smṛti, it is told: dravyaṁ mūlyena śuddhati if we will give in exchange for something the value of that thing, what we will buy will not bring with it the karmma of the person who made it. ~Swami B.S Govinda

Pre PostTruth Humble Pie

It was 2012 and the ripples of the “Post Truth” era were forming, and this image was created for a page in the Book of Fraud. It gained more meaning in 2020 as the world search for meaning in an ocean of conspiracy narratives. Comedy from the inpired center, spreads in all directions. “Comedy from […]