Armed with a Thermometer

Highly recommended for all daddies: A Thermometer. On New Years Eve, Zee had a bad bout of fever. She was  also coughing real bad. It was late in the evening and her temperature was 101’F. Some quick research and I found out that it was a borderline temperature which could affect the baby. Called Dr.Kala and she recommended some paracetamol. I also used a damp cloth to cool her forehead (…) Read more

A surprise from Zeenee

Came home yesterday after such a long day (work, editing the Chinese New Year Drama audio and finally centre committee meeting) to a beautiful surprise from Zeenee. There on the dining table was a Special Edition 52 Deck card with accompanying booklet of the Autobiography of a Yogi! Truly was not expecting anything like this. Paramahamsa Yogananda’s Autobiography of a Yogi is one of my all time favourite books and (…) Read more

A Lesson on Family

I know many will be spending time writing or perhaps contemplating on their achievements and failures of 2010 and their hopes for the new year. 2010 has been a year filled with many surprises for me. The biggest of all was of course that I was going to be a father soon. But amidst the success and failure of the year, there was one strong lesson for me and that (…) Read more

Christmas Dinner

Zee and I hosted a small Christmas cum thanksgiving dinner for our very close friends yesterday. It was an unforgettable evening filled with so much joy and laughter. Felt really good having all our good friends together. A sumptuous dinner was prepared by Zee’s mother. The menu? Asparagus & Mushroom Soup with garlic bread Nachos & Tomato Salsa Basmati Rice with a variety of ingredients mixed in it Vegetarian Black (…) Read more

Narayanan Krishnan

This is an amazing video of Narayanan Krishnan, who founded his nonprofit Akshaya Trust in 2003. Every day, he wakes up at 4 a.m., cooks a simple hot meal and then, along with his team, loads it in a van and travels about 200 kilometres (120 mi) feeding the homeless in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to 400 indigent and elderly people in Madurai. Since 2003, (…) Read more

Zeeneeka Rap

This is a video of Zeenee’s SSE Class doing a small rap for her for her dedication towards organizing the choir and getting the group together. It also has some highlights of the short choir by Bangsar Centre at Swami’s recent 85th Birthday Celebrations.

The Generous Vegetable Seller

Zeenee and I have both not read the Readers Digest for quite some time but yesterday while waiting to meet my doctor at the hospital, we picked up the December issue and there was one article which really stood out. It was about this vegetable seller who was practically living the Ceiling of Desires principle and using her savings for those in need.  When I say savings, I’m not talking (…) Read more

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