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One of many most desirable eastern novels of the 20 th century, the ladies within the Dunes combines the essence of fable, suspense, and the existential novel. In a distant beach village, Niki Jumpei, a instructor and beginner entomologist, is held captive with a tender girl on the backside of an enormous sand pit the place, Sisyphus-like, they're pressed into shoveling off the ever-advancing sand dunes that threaten the village.

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Rules are rules,” he said finally. ” Dharmaputra didn’t budge. indd 59 Then a miracle took place. Suddenly, instead of a dog, it was Sri Krishna, the Lord of Love, standing at Dharmaputra’s side. St. ” Little stories like this can remind us to always be compassionate towards our fellow creatures, recognizing that the same Self lives in them as in us. For a spiritual ecologist, every creature is sacred. We can do a great deal for the earth by introducing our children to stories like these, and by helping them to cultivate loving relationships with animals and birds.

Peter looked up his name. “Let’s see . . Dharmaputra. Yes, we have orders to let you in. ” asked Dharmaputra. So St. ” Dharmaputra did not hesitate. “That dog loves me,” he said. ” St. Peter again considered all the relevant records. “Rules are rules,” he said finally. ” Dharmaputra didn’t budge. indd 59 Then a miracle took place. Suddenly, instead of a dog, it was Sri Krishna, the Lord of Love, standing at Dharmaputra’s side. St. ” Little stories like this can remind us to always be compassionate towards our fellow creatures, recognizing that the same Self lives in them as in us.

This is my idea of the beautiful home – where the father, the mother, and the children always remember the unity of the home, where they turn their backs on their own personal pursuits, on their own personal pleasure and profit, to work together for a higher goal. It is not easy, but it will enable the parents, the children, and even the pets, to flourish. indd 56 5 Family yoga They live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them. – B h a g ava d G i ta It is good to e x ten d yo ur lov i ng relationships to include more and more people.

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