The new and improved amarjyoti.com

Phoenix, 26th Sep 2010 Just before leaving for the US, Sojish and me made a promise to each other. We’ll start writing on our site again. This way we can say great things about us and feel good :-) Sojish was a always a wonderful writer. One who can inspire...

The evolution of Poornamites

I made this movie for the last director’s talk. I had promised Arun that I will put it up soon…   Well almost a year later… Here is the movie. Please note that this video is dull to watch without the sound… Hope you enjoy it as much as I...

Life after “The destruction of suffering”

There isn’t a lot to write once we know the “The origin of suffering” and “The destruction of suffering“…. But then again, this site was not created for this purpose either. Let’s just say I have been plain lazy to write for a...

The destruction of suffering

The Buddha continued to meditate on the chain of causation.     By the destruction of ignorance, body, speech and mind are destroyed. By the destruction of body, speech and mind, consciousness is destroyed. By the destruction of consciousness, the names and forms or...

The origin of suffering

The Buddha attained enlightenment sitting under a tree. He meditated on the chain of causation.     From ignorance spring body, speech and mind. From body, speech and mind springs consciousness. From consciousness spring the names and forms of objects. From the names...