If music be the food of love, play on …

We often chant the “Primordial Sound” – AUM (OM) when meditating.  The most ancient scripture of India (possibly, the world), Rigveda states “First the Absolute (Brahma), then follows Waak (Sound) – the vibrating energy – which becomes the universe”.   Sound (nada) is believed to be at the heart of the process of creation.  In Hinduism, …

Poppycock!

Recent news headlines have reminded me of this expression, hardly ever heard these days.  It means “nonsense, rubbish, meaningless” etc., and is possibly a legacy from the days of the British army officers in India.  A storm in a teacup, is how I view Mr. Cherry's recent diatribe respecting the Remembrance Day Red Poppy. A …