Meditation on Sri Rama

Dhyaayedaajaanubaaham dhritasharadhanusham baddhapadmaasanastham,Peetam vaaso vasaanam navakamala dala spardhinetram prasannam;Vaamaankaaroodhaseetaa mukhakamala milal lochanam neeradaabham,Naanaalankaara deeptam dadhatamuru jataa mandalam raamachandram. Translation: One should meditate on Sri Ramachandra, with hands reaching the knees, holding the bow and arrows, seated in the locked-up lotus posture, wearing a yellow garb, with eyes vying with the newly-blossomed lotus petals, with a pleasant gait, who has Sita seated on His left thigh, who … Continue reading Meditation on Sri Rama

What Next for India PLC?

BY RAKESH SHAH Inflation is showing signs of deceleration in the Indian economy as retail inflation dropped to 6.77 per cent in October from 7.41 per cent in September. As consumer prices are decreasing in basket of essential commodities, inflation is expected to go downward in upcoming months. Despite slowdown, inflation is still hovering above the target set by Reserve Bank of India. RBI had … Continue reading What Next for India PLC?

Indian Lamb with Spiced Pumpkin

Ingredients: 8 lamb cutlets 150ml tub natural yogurt 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp turmeric small bunch coriander, chopped juice and zest 1 lemon naan bread, to serve For the pickle 750g chunk squash, peeled and chopped into 2cm pieces 1 tbsp sunflower oil 2 onions, chopped thumb-size piece ginger, chopped 1 green chilli, halved 2 tsp black or brown mustard seeds 1 tsp ground … Continue reading Indian Lamb with Spiced Pumpkin

Pride in Sunak

BY CSMI STAFF WRITER As more than a billion Hindus around the world this week observed Diwali, “the festival of lights,” the appointment of one of their own as British prime minister offered a second cause for celebration. Sunak, a former British Chancellor and a practising Hindu, won the race to lead the Conservative Party on Monday and was officially appointed prime minister by King … Continue reading Pride in Sunak