Human Potential : Wholeness

Minal Dalal


Wholeness. Living as a whole. Knowing every facet of yours, accepting it, bringing them all to a center point and living from that center point is what I call as Whole living or Wholeness. Your intrinsic facets like Mind, Body, Intellect, Spirit, Values, Intentions. Your body as your instrument and your exterior facets like social, economical, environmental facets as well as your reach.

What happens to most of the lives at most of the times? We live in fragments. We consider few aspects and leave unattended rest. In hurry, in chaos, in stark competition, in struggle and stress we do fail to give enough attention. Here is the reason of we not reaching far. It is not about being Buddha or being a Sadhaka to live a life, it’s about living it fully, all chords connected and rightly stretched to bring out the Music. The music of Soul, which can…

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August 1944 (1)

Pacific Paratrooper

Cowra POW Camp, Sydney, Australia Cowra POW Camp, Sydney, Australia

1 August – it was announced that the Japanese resistance on Tinian had ceased.  This came after costing the enemy 9,000 troops in its defense.  This island would provide the Allies with an air base for long-range bombings in Japan.

On Guam, the US troops, in the midst of heavy combat, occupied Utano, Pado, Pulan and Matte.  The aircraft bombings preceded them in the north to ease the men’s advance.  This fighting had resulted in 1,022 KIA and 4,926 WIA.  By the following day, half of the island was in US hands.

Myitkyina, Burma, mid-1944 Myitkyina, Burma, mid-1944

1-3 August – while the Nationalist Chinese territory was being reduced by the enemy in China, the Burma results were quite the opposite.  After an 11-week blockade, the Japanese withdrew from Myitkyina and the US/Chinese troops moved in to occupy it.  The Japanese commanding general of the 14th Army committed…

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