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Category : October 1998

Quotes & Quips



""I've been practicing two months to say his name.
He's my boss, so I have to pronounce it correctly!"

Silicon Valley engineerVladimir Orlovsky, after demonstrating how fast he could address his Tamil boss, Kodampakkam Balachandran"


We have kindly requested them to carry only religious symbols. 1998 kumbha mela manager J.P. Sharma asking Naga sadhus not to tote pistols and other firearms during processions to the Ganges

The only problem with Yogi Berra is that every time he exacerbated a situation it just got worse. From our Editor

Smile! It takes only 13 muscles.
Frowning takes 64.

However beautiful sex may be, it does not open the door to a state of higher consciousness. If that were so, the majority of people who believe in sexual excesses would all have achieved enlightenment. The late Swami Sivananda Radha in her book, Kundalini Yoga for the West

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is mystery. Today is a gift from God, that's why it is called the present.

With the passing of Sri Frank, the faith community will soon be welcoming what has come to be called The Sinatra Dharma, which loosely translated means "The Eternal My Way." Adherents to this movement take inspiration, guidance and ritual from their scriptures known collectively as the Vegas. Fred Stella, president of the Interfaith Dialogue Association in Grand Rapids, Michigan, giving his humorous take on the passing of Frank Sinatra (1915?1998), American singer and actor

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. Albert Einstein (1879?1955)

When I moved from Roman Catholic to Druid in 1980, this was considered incredibly weird. It was something you wouldn't dare mention at the office. But today, when I explain that I worship the power resonating up through the Earth, people are interested. They say, "Now, Chris, how should I celebrate the equinox?" Druid Chris Turner, quoted June 22 by the Washington Post as he and other Druids marked the summer solstice at Stonehenge in England

DID YOU KNOW?
A Seed to Heal With
P
rabhat Kumar Srivastava claims to be the only person in India who practices rudraksha therapy. A rudraksha is the seed of a blue marble tree. "It can cure skin and psychosomatic diseases, nervous disorders, as well as alcoholism and drug addiction," informs Srivastava, who left his job with a leading law journal to practice his two-generation-old family profession. He says rudraksha also promotes longevity and protects against calamities and adversities. "Rudraksha emits electromagnetic waves to body cells and promotes well being. It sharpens intuitive faculties, overcomes negative thoughts and brings inner peace and success."