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Belgium man in a “Coma” for 23 years meditated while trapped in body

For 23 years Rom Houben, 46, was ­imprisoned in his own body. He saw his doctors and nurses as they visited him during their daily rounds; he listened to the conversations of his carers; he heard his mother deliver the news to him that his father had died. But he could do nothing. He was unable to communicate with his doctors or family. He could not move his head or weep, he could only listen. Continue reading 

Ramesh Balsekar (1917 – 27/9/2009)

Lila, a Dharma teacher  from Jerusalem, who paid regular visits to Mumbai to listen to the teachings of Ramesh Balsekar, the wonderful Advaita teacher, has emailed me to let me know that Ramesh passed away peacefully a few days ago on Sunday morning of September 27. He was 92 years old. Continue reading 

Update on the Blog

With the encouragement of friends, I started this blog in May of 2007 with a view to putting up a blog item every week on matters that I believe might be of interest to those who check the blog. There are now more than 100 items on the blog. Continue reading