The Effulgence Within

Friday, August 13, 2021

Practising Goodness makes one Pure

Batter my heart, three-person'd God; for you As yet but knock; breathe, shine, and seek to mend; That I may rise, and stand, o'erthrow me, and bend Your force, to break, blow, burn, and make me new. I, like an usurp'd town, to another due, Labour to admit you, but O, to no end. Reason, your viceroy... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, August 7, 2021

How to make your Latent Potential Patent

The inherent resident quarter of all beings is universal: a body is otherwise a corpse without the spirit as its body-current or the life-giving force. At the outside, the body is one extremity; in between are progresssively, the layers of our diffentiated existence -- the mind (emotions, feelings),... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

The Second Part of The Clouds

Szymborska the poet, continues... Next to clouds even a stone seems like a brother, someone you can trust, while they are just distant, flighty cousins. Let people exist if they want, and then die, one after another: clouds simply don’t care what they’re up to down there. And so their haughty fleet... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, August 1, 2021


I’d have to be really quick to describe clouds - a split second’s enough for them to start being something else. Their trademark: they don’t repeat a single shape, shade, pose, arrangement. Unburdened by memory of any kind, they float easily over the facts. What on earth could they bear witness to?... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Never Repayable Debt

The Poet Laureate from Herefordshire County in western England, John Masefield lost his mother at six years of age who died while giving birth to his sister. This heartrending experience at an impressionable age left an indelible mark of sorrow on his soul which he found almost impossible to... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Make mind non-judgmental

The mind is invariably the dominatrix in a sadomasochistic relationship with the body and the intellect. It uses the body as an instrument to fulfill its desires, and the body helplessly follows to do her bidding. It being naturally impure, a lot of effort in purification is required to be done that... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Rhinoceros: A study in Abuse of Logic

Hailed as one of the greatest Romanian playwrights, Eugene Ionesco wrote his dramas in French. Having spent his childhood in utter poverty, he came to believe that life's paradoxes were absurd and "out of harmony". Thus, the play, Rhinoceros, belongs to the Theatre of the Absurd. – the theatre that... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

Lotos Eaters: Tennyson’s story of Paradisiac Languor

The long-drawn ten years’ war in Troy has ended. The ship of Odysseus (that is, Ulysses) sets sail for homeward journey. The mariners sight land. A few of them go to explore the region. The air, languid, all quiet reigned. The streams seemed slumberous in movement. It was a land where nothing... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 23, 2021

Who is Godot? Reverse it - ToDog, Or, it is To Dodge?

Samuel Beckett, an Irish playwright's Waiting for Godot is a 1953 play of the "Theatre of the Absurd". The play is the story of two tramps, Vladimir and Estragon who meet at a country roadside spot, waiting for Godot, an enigmatic being, but he never arrives. His non-arrival provides the only fact... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

DEATH - Emily Dickinson

“Because I could not stop for Death”, reads the first line of the poem. It has been argued by various critics as to the exact meaning conveyed by the poem. All you readers out there may wish to have a look at this short poem, here. I present my interpretation along with a request to you fine poets... Sign in to see full entry.

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