“In ancient times, if you put your hand up and asked ‘how many?’ they would say ‘Nine’. Five for the fingers on your hand and four for the spaces between them — the space around us is as important as the space inside us,” says Chungliang Al Huang, the highly regarded authority of Tai Ji,…

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The Master must have known that his words were frequently beyond his disciples’ comprehension. He spoke them nonetheless in the knowledge that a day would surely come when they would take root and blossom in the hearts that heard him. One day he said: “Time always seems too long when you wait – for a…

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The Irish launch of THE DEWDROP IN THE OCEAN – Wisdom Stories for Turbulent Times was held at the Irish Writers’ Centre, Parnell Square, Dublin on August 27. The function was attended by over 120 friends, family and well wishers from all parts of Ireland and a few even from outside the country. Dr. Ronnie…

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A DEWDROP IN THE OCEAN – Wisdom Stories for Turbulent Times by Francis J. Padinjarekara was launched at Juhu Granth Book Shop in Mumbai on July 3, 2009. The launch was made by Prof. Dr. Francis X. D’Sa, the eminent Indologist and a close friend and former professor of the author. In a most inspiring…

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