Digital Dharma

Digital Dharma

Yummy for the Tummy
Solve that quandary of what to cook tonight by tapping Indian culinary queen Tarla Dalal's "Desi Khana." This ravishing CD offers 140 Indian vegetarian recipes hyperlinked to a glossary of every possible ingredient--from cashews to cardamom. Wholesome curries, snacks, chutneys, breads, rices and more are complimented by nutritional stats for each dish. Many who love Indian food are intimidated by how it's prepared. The CD's videos eliminate such fears and get you right into "mango vanilla burfi." Mac & Windows. US$30. Contact: Kirloskar Computer Services, 5570 Malleswaram West, Bangalore 560055, India. E-mail:

God Intoxicated
Do not make me, O Mother, a cross-grained, pain-hugging recluse. I want to enjoy the world, seeing in it Thy manifestation." Thus uttered Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886), one of India's great spiritual pillars, after profound God realization, feeling compelled to guide others to the same state. His legacy lives on the Web at You'll find affectionate biographies, classic photos for sale and the universal teachings of Ramakrishna, Vivekananda and Sri Sarada Devi, plus a schedule of weekly classes and Sunday services at the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York.

Prison Ashrams
More people are incarcerated in the US than in any country. While still in prison, many feel the urge to get spiritual. Who will guide them? Most of us don't bother. Exceptional help comes from the Human Kindness Foundation, based on the teachings of Neem Karoli Baba. At you learn about Bo and Sita Lozoff's upliftment of thousands of US prisoners since 1973 through programs of yoga, community service and written correspondence--The Prison/Ashram Project--and how you can help. The online catalog (sales fund the nonprofit foundation) gives resources for prisoners and the rest of us, especially Bo's bestseller book, We're All Doing Time.

Cyber India
Need a job writing software code in India or other budding techno nations? Itching for the details of India's next computer expo? Look no further than Cyber India Online (, where you'll find 600 job listings and a schedule of 24 trade shows staged in India within the next two months. Or, if you're trying to stay ahead of associates in system software, read the story on the Mac OS 8/Internet Explorer 4.0 bundle. Then visit the link that tells where to buy it in India (besides Bangalore!). This website's news and feature articles will keep you up-to-date on the dynamos who are revolutionizing Asia's high-tech landscape.

He is the God of forms infinite, smaller than the smallest atom, and yet the creator of all, ever living in the mystery of His creation. In the vision of this God of love there is everlasting peace.

Krishna Yajur Veda, Svetasvatara Upanishad 3.15?16

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