Thursday, October 9, 2008

Floating candles...

Photo of floating candle in absolute dark
Floating candle and its reflection, shot in absolute dark..
Location of the shot: @my home
Camera details : Canon Rebel XTi

Photo of floating candle
Candle and its reflection..
Location of the shot: @my home
Camera details : Canon Rebel XTi

Monday, October 6, 2008

The faces are hidden in these...


Book Review - "Many Lives Many Masters"

Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives Many Lives, Many Masters: The True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient, and the Past Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives by Brian L. Weiss

My review

rating: 4 of 5 stars
It’s a book about Dr Brian Weiss, a prominent psychiatrist and his Patient Catherine who came to the doctor for treatment of her anxieties and phobias. Dr Brian tries the traditional psychotherapies on her for 18 months which don’t work and finally he goes for regressive hypnosis. These regressive hypnosis sessions unfolds many other things which they both were not expecting. The initial hypnosis sessions unfurl her childhood era and let her remember the long-forgotten tragedies of hers during that time but these doesn’t heal her traumas. Further hypnosis sessions startle both of them when her sub conscious mind takes her to her past lives. Catherine remembered her 86 past lives in which each page of her distinct life changed with few winks of her eye. She not only narrates her past livings but also the time during her death in each of her lives and the trans-period between her death and her next new life. These discoveries leave our psychiatrist to transcend the life after death and believe in the theories of reincarnation. He discovers that there were some connections and a few common people in each of her lives. Most importantly he is able to communicate the Master souls and receive their messages through Catherine. He learns that a soul has to learn something in each of its lives and move to the next higher plane of life when it has learnt in its present life. The master souls accompanied her after her death in each of her life till she takes a new birth.

Each chapter in the book convoys the messages that our doctor learns from the master souls and each chapter is therefore worthwhile. The book unfolds the new meaning of life and a must read for those who are apprehensive towards “death”.

Good read..

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

Some more sketches...

Lord Krishna with his flute...


My Dad...sketched from an old photo of his.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Book Review - "Jonathan Livingston Seagull"

Jonathan Livingston Seagull Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach

My review

rating: 4 of 5 stars
Its a story of an "outcast" seagull whose passion of flight takes him to higher planes of life where he learns whatever he could learn of flying and then he returns to earth to teach other gulls and spread his knowledge.

Most seagulls don't bother to learn more than the simple tacts of flight. For them flying means - how to get from shore to food and back again. However not the same for a gull named Jonathan Livingston Seagull. For him, it was not eating that mattered, but flight. This book throws light on the significance of seeking a higher purpose in life, even if your flock considers your ambition useless. To pursue his ambitions, he is even exiled from his flock. By not compromising his ambitions, Jonathan reaches the higher plane of life. And he learns the meaning of love and kindness. And finally he returns and spread it around.

This book is a good spritual & inspiring one which will leave you spell bound with its philosophy.

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Very Inpirational..

Book Review - "Tuesdays with Morrie"

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

My review

The book is really nice. It captures the reader's emotions. Its a true story of a Teacher "Morrie" and his student "Mitch". Morrie taught Mitch during his college. They used to spend their tuesdays together, Mitch learning the lessons of life from Morris. But gradually with time, both of them were lost in their lives for many years. But they meet spend few more tuesdays..And these were the few last tuesdays of Morrie's life which taught Mitch to see the world with profound eyes.. So these last tuesdays of Morrie's life became a special gift to Mitch from Morrie which changed his perspective to see this world....
Nice read..

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Book Review - " To Kill a Mocking Bird"

To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

My review

Put in a frame through the eyes of little 6 year old Jean Louise Finch aka Scout, the story demonstrates the racial prejudice in Maycomb county and how it depresses Scout and Jem . Their father Atticus, a lawyer who is supporting the trial of a black man - fighting the truth. The novel shows how the life of the small family is effected by the trial of Tom Robinson and how it personally effects the thinking of Scout. Harper Lee has made it so much intresting with the witty humour that one would be totally engrossed in it. The character potray is wonderfully crafted.

The best part for me in the novel was the innocent imaginations and thinking of the small children described in an amazing way. The way the children actually percieve and react to things and situations and how they learn as they grow. Harper Lee must have spend alot of time on learning about the physcology of children.

Good book to read.

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Saturday, January 19, 2008

My Sketches

This sketch symbolises love..