The Monk who sold his discotheque

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It lasted 15 years – Parties, music, cigarettes, and alcohol. At 35, I owned a discotheque, Coyote, the most happening disco in Paraguay. All this had been fun during my 20s. But in the 30s, I was looking for a way out but I didn’t know what the new way would be or and how… Read more »

The ingenuity of India’s sports facilities

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Changing one’s perspective is a tough yet satisfying experience. I personally find it a huge ‘Aha’ when I am able to see the same thing very differently, with just a touch of humour and acceptance. Ready to take a light walk down the humour lane with me to get a new perspective? Contrary to common perception,… Read more »

Inspirational Story Of The Boxer

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Going by the general mood on another one of my favourite blog sites, evident by a few blogs (very very gloomy of course and suicidal at times), I thought a nice inspirational story is in order. And mind you this is not a work of fiction but a true story which was unravelled on the… Read more »

Declutter your life

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Life is simplified when there is one center; one reason, one motivation, one direction and purpose ~Jean Fleming How many of us find ourselves overwhelmed by the hoards of things we have piled in our houses? Most of the things are of little use but still occupy a major space in our houses just because… Read more »

How to Move from Lack to Contentment

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A glance at the news papers reveals the corruption and the violence around us. We see an impoverishment of collective thinking towards building a healthy, happy and secure environment. Where does all this stem from and why? The basic root cause zeroes down to a sense of lack. The sense of lack arises from non-availability… Read more »

N E Exodus: Art of Living Ashram turns a safe haven

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The mass exodus of thousands of north-eastern people from various parts of India, coming on the heels of Assam riots and consequent displacement of hundreds of thousands of families, is a huge blot on the country. It is time to rally around our North Eastern brethren and open up our hearts and homes to assure… Read more »

Hacking Inception : Questioning Reality

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Has it ever happened to you that you woke up from a dream, think you are awake, and then suddenly you wake up again and find yourself still lying in your bed? The problem is that you didn’t know that you were (still) dreaming, until you woke from that dream. However strange your dream may… Read more »

Shiv Sutra – Day – 3

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Knowledge is like soap, if you will keep it as it is after applying it. It will indeed create more dirt. It needs to be washed away. Krishna says in Gita that there is no supreme thing other than knowledge which will purify you. Illusion of “I have too much of knowledge within me” is… Read more »

Independence Day Flavors of the Tricolour

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Art of Living Bloggers wish India a very Happy Independence Day. On our 66th Indpendence Day, let us pay our tribute to the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives to win freedom for One billion Indians. Today let us renew our commitment to our motherland to reclaim its lost glory from the jaws of corruption… Read more »