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Cricket:Business as usual!

(Courtesy: The Times of India, New Delhi Edition ) (Courtesy: Hindustan Times , New Delhi Edition )

5 Movies I like to watch...

These are the movies that I have been waiting for. They get released here in Australia over the next 2 months. Here we go, 5. Children of Men It should be a good science fiction with a racy climax. Storyline:Children of Men envisages a world one generation from now that has fallen into anarchy on the heels of an infertility defect in the population. The world's youngest citizen has just died at 18, and humankind is facing the likelihood of its own extinction. 4. Saw III Be useful or die. Watch the movie for more. Storyline:Jigsaw has disappeared. With his new apprentice Amanda, the puppet-master behind the cruel, intricate games that have terrified a community and baffled police has once again eluded capture and vanished. While city detectives scramble to locate him, Doctor Lynn Denlon is unaware that she is about to become the latest pawn on his vicious chessboard 3. Zen Noir I am curious because after watching its trailer and the number of awards it has won in inte

Festival of Lights

(Photo courtesy: Jay Khemani under Creative Commons) It's the festival of lights - Diwali - the most famous festival that is celeberated across India, every year. It signifies the triumph of good over evil. On one such Diwali, I was born. Always, it's special festival for me and my mother. I wish you for a long-lasting happiness and prosperity. Happy Diwali!!

The Art of Living...

(Photo courtesy: Pete Carr via Flickr ) It has been 3 years since I attended this " Art of Living " course to learn "Sudarshan Kriya" - a breathing technique which gives a complete relaxation to your body, mind and spirit. Now, in Adelaide, I am learning it again to refresh myself. I dont follow any religion or any religious leader (Each one teaches at least one good thing, though). But, I like to contemplate on spiritual things. I am trying to get answers from every religion for that matter. Ravi shankar (fondly called by his devotees as "Sri Sri") is a spiritual leader and founder of the international Art of Living Foundation. Developed by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the Sudarshan Kriya® is the core component of the Art of Living Course. Sudarshana Kriya® is sort of deep meditation. You start by concentating on your breathing, and reach a state of deep relaxation. Ok, the theory goes like this. By controlling our breathe, we can control our body rhyth

Comes the Dawn

After awhile you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul. And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning And company doesn't mean security. And you begin to understand that kisses aren't contracts And presents aren't promises, And you begin to accept your defeats With your head held high and your eyes wide open. With the grace of a woman, not the grief of a child. You learn to build your roads On today because tomorrow's ground Is too uncertain for plans, and futures have A way of falling down in midflight. After awhile you learn that even sunshine Burns if you get too much. So you plant your own garden and decorate Your own soul, instead of waiting For someone to bring you flowers. And you learn that you really can endure, That you really are strong. And you really do have worth. And you learn and learn...and you learn With every goodbye you learn. a poem by Veronica A. Shoffstall