Offshore havens and hidden riches of world leaders and billionaires exposed in unprecedented leak


The Pandora Papers reveal the inner workings of a shadow economy that benefits the wealthy and well-connected at the expense of everyone else. https://www.icij.org/investigations/pandora-papers/global-investigation-tax-havens-offshore/

See the horrifying place where your old clothes go to die


https://www.fastcompany.com/90640931/see-the-horrifying-place-where-your-old-clothes-go-to-die?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner&cid=eem524:524:s00:06/01/2021_fc&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=Compass&utm_campaign=eem524:524:s00:06/01/2021_fc

True Self-knowledge


To arrive at true self-knowledge is to arrive at God-realization. God-realization is a unique state of consciousness.It is different from all the other states of consciousness because all the other states of consciousness are experienced through the medium of the individual mind whereas the state of God-consciousness is in no way dependent upon the individual … Continue reading True Self-knowledge

Learning Body language from Vanessa van edwards – her newsletter i subscribe


I found Vanessa Van Edwards on Udemy when I was learning and beginning my Toastmasters Pathways journey. In one of the exercises we have there, we have to research a topic and speak. I found Apart from Content, it was Vocal variety, Gestures and Body Language, Personality which had important place in a Public Speaker's … Continue reading Learning Body language from Vanessa van edwards – her newsletter i subscribe

The Master serves. Mastery in servitude


The Master serves the whole universe out of the finality of his infinite consciousness, and those who serve the Master and obey him also have their share in his universal work. Their service has the advantage of his wisdom and insight.Willing participation in the work of the Master not only raises the value of service, … Continue reading The Master serves. Mastery in servitude

MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland | UNFCCC


MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland  Lighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019Credit: Max BurgersLighthouse Activity 2019 Summary The Swedish restaurant chain, Max Burgers, launched the world’s first “climate positive” menu in June 2018. Climate positive is defined as “removing more climate gases than the … Continue reading MAX Burgers: Creating the World’s First “Climate Positive” Menu | Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Poland | UNFCCC

Institute for the future Newsletter I like


News from the Future curated by Institute for the FutureSept 3, 2020 – Issue #46View online or Tweet from this issueLike News from the Future? Share this link to our subscription page.Signals from the Future  Can IoT counteract racist medical textbooks?Surprising no one, it turns out medical textbooks are skewed to diagnose White people. But what if the IoT could diagnose patients and track their … Continue reading Institute for the future Newsletter I like

Desires


Open your heart by weeding out all desires and by harboring only one longing—the longing for union with the Ultimate Reality. That Ultimate Reality is not to be sought in the changing things of external environment, but in one's own being.- ------AVATAR MEHER BABA[GEMS FROM THE DISCOURSES OF MEHER BABA By Meher Baba. An Avatar … Continue reading Desires

Today’s Inspirational Quote:


Today's Inspirational Quote: "Never give up, never look down and never look back. Always move forward in life. Don't let anyone make you feel as if you don't belong or unworthy of... ever. Those that do are just not strong enough to handle such greatness. Be proud of who you are. Always walk with your … Continue reading Today’s Inspirational Quote:

Seth Godin Newsletter


Date certain One of the most expensive things a service business or freelancer can do is promise that work will be done by a certain day. Which is something we need to do, of course, but we should charge appropriately. “It’ll be done soon,” should be way cheaper than, “It’ll be done at exactly 11 … Continue reading Seth Godin Newsletter

Re-orient life


The individual soul has to realize its identity with the Supreme Universal Soul with full consciousness. Men shall have re-orientation of life in the light of this Ancient Truth; and they will readjust their attitude towards their neighbours in everyday life. To perceive the spiritual value of oneness is to promote real unity and cooperation; … Continue reading Re-orient life

Provoke like a mentor – Quotes collected via Goodreads.com


"Say 'provoking' again. Your mouth looks provocative when you do." — Becca Fitzpatrick (Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, #1)) "These are the few ways we can practice humility: To speak as little as possible of one's self. To mind one's own business. Not to want to manage other people's affairs. To avoid curiosity. To accept contradictions and correction … Continue reading Provoke like a mentor – Quotes collected via Goodreads.com

God is…


God is Indivisible One, and is indivisibly in each one and everything. What is it then that causes apparent divisions? There are no divisions as such, but there is an appearance of separateness because of ignorance. This means that everything is of ignorance and that every one is Ignorance personified. A drop in an ocean … Continue reading God is…

Bhagvad-Gita अध्याय 12 का श्लोक 5


अध्याय 12 का श्लोक 5 क्लेशः, अधिकतरः, तेषाम्, अव्यक्तासक्तचेतसाम्, अव्यक्ता, हि, गतिः, दुःखम्, देहवद्भिः, अवाप्यते।।5।। अनुवाद: (तेषाम्) उन (अव्यक्तासक्तचेतसाम्) अदृश ब्रह्ममंे आसक्तचित्तवाले पुरुषोंके साधनमें (क्लेशः) वाद-विवाद रूपी क्लेश अर्थात् कष्ट (अधिकतरः) विशेष है (हि) क्योंकि (देहवद्भिः) देहाभिमानियों के द्वारा (अव्यक्ता) अव्यक्तविषयक (गतिः) गति (दुःखम्) दुःखपूर्वक (अवाप्यते) प्राप्त की जाती है। (5) विशेष:-- इस श्लोक 5 … Continue reading Bhagvad-Gita अध्याय 12 का श्लोक 5

Nik’s Book Summaries Newsletter I like


Heyo, Nik here with your free summary of the day. If you enjoy these, check out our reading guide. It'll help you learn and remember more from everything you read. Happy reading! Want to get just one weekly summary roundup? Switch to weekly. 1-Sentence-Summary: Resisting Happiness shows you how to get more joy in your life by exploring the roadblocks … Continue reading Nik’s Book Summaries Newsletter I like

Interesting Newsletter from Nik


Would They Miss You If You Were Gone? A simple definition for doing work that matters Four years ago, after six months of hard work, I finally did it: My email list reached 10,000 subscribers. I was ecstatic. 10,000 people. That’s a small stadium. Imagine a sold out arena, waiting for you — just for you — … Continue reading Interesting Newsletter from Nik

The Beacon Newsletter


The Beacon It’s Monday, August 24, and the Pebble Mine project could be delayed indefinitely. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will issue a letter today giving the developers of the Pebble Mine, a proposed gold, copper, and silver ore mine in Alaska, 90 days to submit a new plan to mitigate the project’s impacts … Continue reading The Beacon Newsletter

Surrender yourself to the cause of God.


Divine Love will make men selfless and helpful in their mutual relations and it will bring about the final solution of all problems. The new brotherhood on earth shall be a fulfilled fact and nations will be united in the fraternity of Love and Truth. My existence is for this Love and this Truth; and … Continue reading Surrender yourself to the cause of God.

Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 12, Verse 3-4


ये त्वक्षरमनिर्देश्यमव्यक्तं पर्युपासते | सर्वत्रगमचिन्त्यञ्च कूटस्थमचलन्ध्रुवम् || 3|| सन्नियम्येन्द्रियग्रामं सर्वत्र समबुद्धय: | ते प्राप्नुवन्ति मामेव सर्वभूतहिते रता: || 4|| ye tv akṣharam anirdeśhyam avyaktaṁ paryupāsate sarvatra-gam achintyañcha kūṭa-stham achalandhruvam sanniyamyendriya-grāmaṁ sarvatra sama-buddhayaḥ te prāpnuvanti mām eva sarva-bhūta-hite ratāḥ ye—who; tu—but; akṣharam—the imperishable; anirdeśhyam—the indefinable; avyaktam—the unmanifest; paryupāsate—worship; sarvatra-gam—the all-pervading; achintyam—the unthinkable; cha—and; kūṭa-stham—the unchanging; achalam—the immovable; dhruvam—the eternal; sanniyamya—restraining; indriya-grāmam—the senses; sarvatra—everywhere; sama-buddhayaḥ—even-minded; te—they; prāpnuvanti—attain; mām—Me; eva—also; sarva-bhūta-hite—in the welfare of all beings; ratāḥ—engaged Translation BG … Continue reading Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 12, Verse 3-4

Examples of Rhetorical Devices


via Examples of Rhetorical Devices Examples of Rhetorical Devices A rhetorical device uses words in a certain way to convey meaning or to persuade. It can also be a technique used to evoke emotions within the reader or audience. Skilled writers use many different types of rhetorical devices in their work to achieve specific effects. Some types … Continue reading Examples of Rhetorical Devices

Rumi Quotes (Author of The Essential Rumi) | Goodreads


via Rumi Quotes (Author of The Essential Rumi) | Goodreads Rumi > Quotes more photos (1) Rumi quotes Showing 1-30 of 2,076 “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ― Rumi tags: inspirational-love 8579 likes Like “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing … Continue reading Rumi Quotes (Author of The Essential Rumi) | Goodreads

Dinner Ideas


Creamy Pumpkin Soup Original recipe yields 4 servings Ingredient Checklist 2 ½ cups chicken broth 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree ½ onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning ½ cup heavy cream Add All Ingredients To Shopping List  Oops! We cannot find any ingredients on sale near you. Do we have the … Continue reading Dinner Ideas

AEON+PSYCHE NEWSLETTER


Weekend reads Saturday 22 August 2020 Love and friendship Last week’s most read Forgive and be free Hurts – your own or those done to you – keep you stuck. Forgiveness therapy can help you gain perspective and move on by Nathaniel Wade History and philosophy of mental illness Editors’ pick For Donald Winnicott, the … Continue reading AEON+PSYCHE NEWSLETTER

Random Phrases of the day


What Goes Up Must Come DownMeaning: Things that go up must eventually return to the earth due to gravity. Curiosity Killed The CatMeaning: Typically said to indicate that any further investigation into a situation may lead to harm. Every Cloud Has a Silver LiningMeaning: To be optimistic, even in difficullt times. Man of Few WordsMeaning: A person who does … Continue reading Random Phrases of the day

Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda


via Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda Bhagavad Gita: Chapter 12, Verse 1 अर्जुन उवाच | एवं सततयुक्ता ये भक्तास्त्वां पर्युपासते | ये चाप्यक्षरमव्यक्तं तेषां के योगवित्तमा: || 1|| arjuna uvācha evaṁ satata-yuktā ye bhaktās tvāṁ paryupāsate ye chāpy akṣharam avyaktaṁ teṣhāṁ ke yoga-vittamāḥ arjunaḥ uvācha—Arjun said; evam—thus; satata—steadfastly; yuktāḥ—devoted; ye—those; bhaktāḥ—devotees; tvām—you; paryupāsate—worship; ye—those; cha—and; api—also; akṣharam—the … Continue reading Chapter 12, Verse 1 – Bhagavad Gita, The Song of God – Swami Mukundananda

United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology


via United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology Aug 19, 2020 06:00 pm The US is to increase restrictions on Huawei to try to cut off all access to American technology for … Continue reading United States: Huawei facing more US sanctions to stop access to chip technology

Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”…


via Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”... Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”... By: Laila Husain Jeff Bezos just shocked Amazon investors to the core with this dire statement: “I predict one day, Amazon will fail.” In a recent interview, Bezos explained that he believes “Amazon will be disrupted one day” … Continue reading Amazon CEO Says His Company “Will Go Bankrupt”…

United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter


via United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter Ethical Alliance Daily News United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter Aug 18, 2020 06:00 pm The U.S. Justice Department issued a rare Foreign Corrupt Practices Act opinion letter, saying it doesn’t intend to bring an enforcement action against a U.S.-based investment adviser … Continue reading United States: Justice Department Issues Rare FCPA Opinion Letter

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Magniloquentmag-NIL-ə-kwəntPart of speech: adjectiveOrigin: Latin, mid-17th century 1Using high-flown or bombastic language.   Examples of Magniloquent in a sentence "His speech was so magniloquent the audience was held in rapt attention." "You might admire magniloquent language, but sometimes plain speaking is best."