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Thursday Mar 29, 2007

Balancing the Equation

We yearn for the unknown; we fear the unknown; something has to give.

In perspective we have depth. Although the Sanskrit word ‘dharma’ has no precise equivalent in English, an appropriate understanding of the word in the context of this book is from the French phrase: raison d’etre, or reason for being, which is your ‘purpose in life’.

Your dharma then is the reason for which you have come here.

For what concerns us here, it is essential not to confuse the concept of dharma with the politics surrounding it over the ages.