It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad Men World

It’s a “Mad world indeed.

Random Musings And Wanderlust


The final words uttered by, Don Draper in the Mad Men series finale.  Such a small word, but yet it has such a vast meaning.

The sound first appears in the Upanishads, a collection of sacred texts that inform Hinduism. The Mandukya Upanishad, which is entirely devoted to om, begins “Om is the imperishable word. Om is the universe, and this is the exposition of Om. The past, the present, and the future, all that was, all that is, all that will be is Om. Likewise, all else that may exist beyond the bounds of time, that too is om.” Like I said, Om may be such a small word but it truly is BIG.


Don Draper finds his Om. In that moment, the past, present, and future all come together within his exhale as that little smirk creeps across his face while he’s sitting in Padmasana…

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