Deepavali signifies the good over evil and renewal of life
Deepavali is a festival which every Hindu longs
for every year. The preparations for Deepavali start long before the
festival date. The Hindus in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu rejoice on
that day all family members meeting in one place, paying respect to
elders and sharing moments of delight and kinship.
Mitigating the impact of Karmic forces
So long as the evil action does not mature
karmically, the fool thinks his action to be as sweet as honey. But
when it matures, the fool experiences untold misery. - Gautama
Buddha. In Sanskrit the word ‘Karma’ means action; but it is also
the consequence of action.
Reminiscences of an octogenarian
It was 1952 and I was in my last teens when my
father passed away. It was imperative that we move out, hence we
decided to take up temporary residence at my brother's home in