Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Count down from ten...

What are the most important things in your life?

Good Question. So count down from ten.

10 Things People Wouldn't Guess Just By Looking At You
1. I’m a devotee of Krishna

2. I love to sing

3. I play an Indian drum (rudimentary, mind you!)

4. I am a teacher

5. I speak Spanish

6. I play a mad game of ping-pong (chess, too)

7. My Master’s will be in Education

8. I’m 20

9. I study classical Indian dance

10. I love to write

9 Things You Want To Do Before You Die

1. bathe in Radha Kunda

2. take darshan of Sri Radha Raman and listen to the flute player who comes every evening

3. perform Bharatanatyam professionally at least once

4. learn to sing classical Drupad style so that I can…

5. record a CD

6. write a book (young adult)

7. Revolutionize education through charter schools and empowering the student

8. take initiation from Radhanath Swami

9. play the bansuri flute like my father

8 Things You Say Everyday
1. the maha-mantra

2. haribol

3. dude

4. beautiful

5. hmmm… that’s interesting

6. oh man

7. Radhe-shyam

8. oh, jai

(damn, I must sound like Homer Simpson)

7 Things You Hate
1. people who don’t communicate

2. finding parking

3. traffic

4. ignorance

5. people who are stuck in their ways

6. pollution

7. mindless slaughter – animals and humans

6 Things You Love To Do
1. sing bhajan and kirtan

2. write about my life

3. TEACH – my passion in life

4. learn

5. dance – classical and spontaneous

6. chant the maha-mantra

5 People You Look Up To
1. Radhanath Swami

2. Indradyumna Swami

3. Jaya Radhe

4. Anapayani

5. Ganga

4 Places You Want To Visit Before You Die
1. Vrindavan

2. Mayapur

3. Chowpatty

4. Ahovilam

3 Things You Look For In A Partner
1. resilient character

2. dynamic personality

3. beauty

2 Things You Never Want To Do
1. Have sex before marriage

2. stop chanting

1 Person Who Has Changed Your Life For The Better:
1. Ganga

To write is to dare the soul. So write.