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Jasmine

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Jasmine

It was a balmy late afternoon. The sky was a glowing, washed-out blue. White balls of cotton bobbed about merrily on that sea of blue-ness. Some had coagulated greyly, ponderous with moisture. It had rained all morning. Steam rose in warm wafts from humid earth under my feet. Somewhere, far off, it was raining again, after a hot and humid… Read more »

An Hour In The Garden

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I don’t know why I have come into the garden today. Everyday when I return from training, I go straight upstairs. Today, I didn’t. Instead of turning right from the gate towards the stairs, I turn left into the garden. I take off my sandals and walk barefoot in the cool, moist grass. The garden lies in the shadow after… Read more »

Beyond Salvage

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Your garden has the exact mix of order and wilderness that appeals to you. You love it; it is beautiful. The best feature of your garden is a huge shady tree under which there is a garden bench. A rope swing hangs delicately from its sturdy branches. The tree is big and strong. It will remain the same for eternity;… Read more »

The Art Of Hoping

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धीरे-धीरे रे मना, धीरे सब कुछ होय । माली सींचे सौ घड़ा, ॠतु आए फल होय ॥ ~ संतकबीर  [Dheere- dheere re mana, dhere sab kuchh hoye, Maali seeNche sau ghada, Ritu aaye fal hoye.] Translation: Be patient O my heart, for everything happens slowly, in its own time. A gardener may irrigate his plants with a hundred pots of… Read more »