A Book of Simple Living: Brief Notes from the Hills

A Book of Simple Living Brief Notes from the Hills Mist fills the Himalayan valleys and monsoon rain sweeps across the hills Sometimes during the day a bird visits me a deep purple whistling thrush She perches on the window sill and looks out with

  • Title: A Book of Simple Living: Brief Notes from the Hills
  • Author: Ruskin Bond
  • ISBN: 9789385288258
  • Page: 163
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mist fills the Himalayan valleys, and monsoon rain sweeps across the hills Sometimes, during the day, a bird visits me a deep purple whistling thrush She perches on the window sill, and looks out with me at the rain This personal diary records the many small moments that constitute a life of harmony with the self, the natural world, and friends, family and passersby Mist fills the Himalayan valleys, and monsoon rain sweeps across the hills Sometimes, during the day, a bird visits me a deep purple whistling thrush She perches on the window sill, and looks out with me at the rain This personal diary records the many small moments that constitute a life of harmony with the self, the natural world, and friends, family and passersby In these pages, we watch a wild plum blossom and the moon come up between two deodar trees we hear a redstart whistle and the rain drum on a tin roof we recognize the aftermath of loss and the consolation of old companions.

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    1. Simple pleasures derived from communing with the nature around. His writings are very simple and express his love for nature through his unusual friendships with geraniums, moon, sky, oak tree, mouse, sparrow, thrush :) His writings has the effect of calming a restless soul and provide deep contentment that one can derive from meditation.

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