Anand Krishna

July 6, 2009

Finding Yourself

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times Mulat sarira, an expression oft quoted by the Balinese, has been chosen as the theme for this year’s Bali Arts Festival. Meaning self-introspection, – Read More...
July 13, 2009

No Matter Race or Creed, the Law of Karma Affects Us All

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times My first visit to Bali was in the 1970s – not too long ago, I guess. I remember staying in Sanur then. My – Read More...
July 21, 2009

‘Success Shall Kiss Your Feet’ when You Celebrate Life with Good Karma

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times When you use the phrase “Hukum Karma” in Indonesian, it generally implies punishment. The Indonesian word “hukum,” derived from Arabic, has a twofold – Read More...
July 27, 2009

A Life Lived in Balance Is a Spiritual One

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times There is a saying among the Sufi mystics: “In the olden days, ‘Sufi’ as a term did not exist, but people lived the – Read More...
August 7, 2009

Finding the Meaning of Life

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times Along with dharma (right action), artha (social security), kama (basic comfort) and moksha or (freedom) – are commonly considered the four Purushartha, the – Read More...
August 13, 2009

The True Value of Wealth

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times To the people of this archipelago, of which Bali has always been an inseparable part, artha, “wealth” or “money” is not the end – Read More...
August 21, 2009

From Passion to Compassion

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times Our first encounter with the word kama is most probably through Kamasutra, the famous eastern classic on sex. Kama however is not limited – Read More...
August 28, 2009

The Ultimate Freedom

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times Moksha – The Ultimate Freedom, Salvation or Liberation – is the fourth and the last purushartha, the four pillars holding our life structure. – Read More...
September 4, 2009

The Material and the Immaterial (Part 1)

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times I remember reading Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) when I was in junior high school: “East is East, and West is West, and never the – Read More...
September 25, 2009

The Dynamics of Balinese Society

By Anand Krishna For The Bali Times When we say “it depends,” we do not normally explain the “what” of it. We do not find it necessary to do so, – Read More...
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