Reflection for this weekend:

“When we understand how the mind works, we can control it. When we can control it we can direct it. When we can direct it we can create the life that we want and sustain the changes that we seek.” ~ Dandapani

Photo: The sun rises another day on the magnificent 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia. It is one of the most beautiful temples I’ve seen and its setting in the jungle is absolutely perfect.

Joyous Children

Today I thought I’d share some images that I photographed of smiling and laughing children during my many travels to India. These pictures remind me of my favorite quote from my guru, Gurudeva Subramuniyaswami: “Life is meant to be lived joyously.” I always jokingly say that life goes up and down like the number of my Instagram followers but…

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2016 in Review

Well, this is coming embarrassingly late. Every year in the first couple of weeks of January I do a review of the previous year. Needless to say I’m late with my “2016 in Review” but better late than never. I’m so grateful for all the opportunities I had last year, for the people that I…

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