Archive for November, 2010

Would Krishna Ride a Motorcycle?

Krishna

Krishna is one of the most important deities in many Hindu traditions. He is the divine speaker of the Bhagavad Gita – a sacred Hindu script considered to be one of the most important texts in literature and philosophy. In the Gita, Krishna speaks with Arjuna, a warrior who is debating about going to war. Helping […]

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Take The Long Way Home

Back Camera

Technology makes it easy on us to find the shortest, quickest route anywhere we go. We carry in our pockets little devices that receive signals from satellites in the sky, determine exactly where we are, and with the maps of the world loaded onto them tell us where we need to go. But navigation technology is […]

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Ride Of Your Life on Conscious Talk Radio

conscious talk radio

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with Brenda Michaels and Rob Spears, the hosts of Conscious Talk Radio. The show focuses on different ways people transform their lives and how these changes propagate through society. It turns out that both Rob and Brenda have spent a number  of years on the back of […]

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What is America?

Easy Rider

The results of the recent mid-term elections bring up again the old questions about the true nature of America. What is the fabric that holds all of us together? What is it that defines us? What is America? When I was on the road, I read John Steinbeck’s book Travels with Charley – in Search […]

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Bike is Back (in Black)

Bike is back - Ride of Your Life

It has been two weeks since I came back home from the Ride. The trip is over and it’s time to write. I am going over my notes, the raw video footage, and the pictures, and reliving the fabulous time on the road. Everything is back to its normal course apart from one thing: the […]

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A story of a Rabbi, a Goat, Dogs, and Inner Peace

Daisy

Long before Albert Einstein came up with the theory of relativity, the fact that “everything in life is relative” was well understood by former generations. Take for example the famous story about the Rabbi and the goat: A man goes to his Rabbi and complains about his house. “Dear Rabbi”, he says, “my house is […]

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