Monday, May 16, 2022


Oswald Pereira, a veteran journalist with more than 30 years’ experience is the author of the popular novels, The Newsroom Mafia, Chaddi Buddies, Revenge of the Naked Princess, The Krishna-Christ Connexion, Army Girl Steals Civilian’s Heart and Golmaal in Goa, as well as two non-fiction books, Crime Patrol:The Most Thrilling Stories and How to Create Miracles in Our Daily Life. Oswald is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, and practises Kriya Yoga.

post-The Gift of ResurrectionThe Gift of Resurrection

“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” – Mahatma Gandhi Christ has gifted each one of...

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post-Banish Your Ego, Build Your Self-EsteemBanish Your Ego, Build Your Self-Esteem

Ego, like the Sensex, is highly susceptible to upswings and downswings; it makes our life uncertain and quite often it crashes, because it is a very unstable index of our happiness and well-being, says OSWALD PEREIRA  One wise man said...

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post-The Blessings of AgeThe Blessings of Age

Our quality of life doesn’t deteriorate with age. In fact, we get better with age, like fine wine ― but without the alcohol content, says OSWALD PEREIRA When we were youngsters our parents, teachers and elders would often goad us...

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post-Your ‘Enemy’ is a Good Being Like YouYour ‘Enemy’ is a Good Being Like You

The person whom you believe is your enemy is really a good being like you, deserving your kindness, friendship, and love. So why not make the effort to love your so-called enemy, says OSWALD PEREIRA Patrick, you should hate alcohol;...

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post-Following Shivaji’s Path Of Religious ToleranceFollowing Shivaji’s Path Of Religious Tolerance

Today, the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is the right day to reaffirm the great Maratha King’s belief in religious tolerance, says OSWALD PEREIRA Born and bred in Thane, in Maharashtra, I grew up reading stories of Chhatrapati Shivaji...

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post-The Intelligent YogiThe Intelligent Yogi

While being spiritual, a true yogi is also empowered with a high level of intelligence, and is capable of controlling his own mind When we think of a yogi, we imagine someone sitting in seclusion in a cave or on...

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post-Conquer Pernicious DesiresConquer Pernicious Desires

We can conquer our pernicious desires with the help of Vedic psychology, which is far superior to the empirical theories of modern psychology, says SWAMI MUKUNDANANDA in his new book, ‘The Science of Mind Management’. OSWALD PEREIRA reviews his book Here’s...

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post-Yoga for the GodlessYoga for the Godless

Sri M’s new book, ‘Yoga Also for the Godless’, reviewed by OSWALD PEREIRA In my late teens and later in life, I did complicated yoga asanas, including the headstand. I would also do some basic meditation. In the last few...

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post-Rediscovering Christ and ChristmasRediscovering Christ and Christmas

When we were children, Christmas was always a grand celebration, with new clothes and a sumptuous feast of the choicest food on December 25. A month before Christmas, we seven siblings ― four brothers and three sisters ― would accompany...

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