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When are we happy?

There are many unknowns about happiness, but one thing is known: Thinking about happiness does not make you happy, says B S Prakash.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh Think of three age groups: 15 to 20......

NY: NRI on fast unto death to save ashram

AIndian-originbusinessman turned-priest has gone on a fast unto death in upstate New York to prevent a local bank from foreclosing his ashram.72-year old Swami Madanji, a businessman who made a......

An outside eye on India

The English are obsessed with the question of their Englishness. What marks them out as a people, as a nation, what makes them English? The question, and attempted responses, are self-consciously......

'Why can't I use my mother's name?'

Last year, Sanjeev Kumar, president of a Delhi-based non-governmental organisation, wrote a letter to the Director General of Income Tax asking for aPermanent Account Number and a PAN card to be......

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India Lover
Q. Will Sonia and Rahul own responsibility for present Congress rout and choose vanaprastha?
India Lover:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-sonia-and-rahul-own-responsibility-for-present-congress/27438111/answers/

Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag
Q. In earlier days older gen(Sr Citizens )used to go & stay in jungles(Vanaprastha) leaving everything for younger generation . . . nowadays should Sr Citizens move to native place/ smaller town or villages with a registered Legal WILL that their properties is to be shared by the younger gen only after Sr Citizens death. (till then it will be in the name of Sr Citizens) .Q is multifold U can reply in stages.
Mahesh Gopal Shanbhag:  A. no more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-earlier-days-older-gensr-citizens-used-to-go--stay-in-jun/27331083/answers/27438140

lalit mahata
Q. What are the four stages of Sannyas ?
Lalit Mahata:  A. will is a must but the property should not be handed over to younger generation as long as you are alive, 'what u are talking was possible in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-are-the-four-stages-of-sannyas-/25581474/answers/27331106

Sudhakar Kuruvada
Q. What is the meaning of the Swastika?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A. The full life period of an Indo-Aryan was divided into 4 stages, namely, brahmacharya, grihasthya, vanaprastha, and sannyasa. The first stage was...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-meaning-of-the-swastika/25425560/answers/25581498

  Web results for Vanaprastha
The right to die

The Supreme Court invitation on euthanasia debate is a welcome beginning for the right to die. In 10 or 20 years time the right to die should be a... ...

http://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/Whathappensif/entry/the-right-to-die
Writing with a trowel

Alan Sealy's latest genre-busting book may be literary non-fiction, but it is not without a plot. Well, 433 square yards to be precise. The Sealy... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/blink/read/writing-with-a-trowel/article6224299.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
There's No Such Thing As Renunciation

I will give a little insight into the vanaprastha stage for a yogi-guru. Normally people think that it is renunciation, but there is no such thing... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-articles/god-and-i/there-s-no-such-thing-as-renunciation
Almanac of a Forest Dweller

There are many possible ways and places to read this book: at a retreat where life steps at the pace of a bud unfurling and you need a book that... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/books/Almanac-of-a-Forest-Dweller/2014/07/06/article2314127.ece
EC to scrap over 9 lakh EVMs in next 5 years

NEW DELHI: It's vanaprastha time for these old warhorses of Indian elections. And unlike some lush forest, the setting for this will probably be in... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/election-commission-to-scrap-evms-whose-infallibility-was-questioned-during-lok-sabha-polls/articleshow/37344586.cms

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