Art of Living victory for Indian Army Colonel

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A decade and half ago, I suffered from an ailment very common to the soldiering community ‑‑ a torn knee ligament.  Having been a frontline sportsman with excellent skills at arms and field craft, life could not have been more bothersome in the wake of the injury. More than the jerked knee, the pain lay… Read more »

Barfi – Learning From Silence

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Caution: Don’t read this before you watch Barfi … Strictly. Barfi came in to me with that brilliantly melodious background music and kept me glued to the screen throughout. I literally enjoyed it frame by frame. And I am glad I did, for every frame in this movie taught me something valuable. Life also does the same;… Read more »

All the way to Persia… Ganesha is Everywhere

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Ganesha Chathurthi has arrived, the festival to invoke the Divine Lord Ganesha and his blessings for  prosperity and happiness. Lord Ganesha is a fun-loving, dancing, frolicking divinity and has been symbolically and graphically illustrated and modelled in different forms, from riding on His vahana, vehicle, the mouse Mooshika, to the modern day figurines, showing Him speaking… Read more »

A chocolaty surprise for Ganapati Bappa

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“Vakratunda Mahaakaaya Suryakotee Sama Prabha Nirvighnam kuru mey Deva, Sarva kaaryeshu Sarvadaa” O Lord Ganesha of Large body, curved trunk, with the brilliance of a million suns, please make all my work free of obstacles, always. Ganesh Chaturthi the spectacular festival honors the birth of the beloved Indian elephant-headed god, Lord Ganesha, popularly worshiped for… Read more »

Art of Living Eats: SAGO VADA

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Thanks to technology life in kitchen is easy and savouries can be turned out in a jiffy. Let us get set cooking with some delicious vegetarian starter recipes! SAGO VADA Ingredients One cup sago One cup sooji rava One cup sour curds One large potato (boiled and mashed) 2 tbspn ginger/ green chilly/green coriander paste… Read more »

God listens and takes care

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As a child, I remember my mother teaching us to sing this Gujarati prayer every evening, “Sau nu karo kalyan, Dayalu Prabhu, Sau nu karo kalyan”, which means, “Oh kind God! Bless everyone for their welfare, wellness!” Right from the time I started to learn this prayer we said this every single evening, along with… Read more »

Skydive into the Present

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I had read somewhere that ‘if you believe you can fly, you will’ and this is exactly what I experienced at Skydive Long Island, New York.  For a lark, I saw myself signing up, where the first thing you are told is that when you Sky Dive, there is a probability that you may die… Read more »

Art of Living : Find and eliminate Muda

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An Indian hotel group ‑‑ supposedly the Taj Group — invited a Japanese consultant, Mr Masaaki Imai, to hold a workshop for its managers. The hotel managers were skeptical: our hotel is doing excellent business; this Japanese guy has no exposure to the Indian hotel business; what exactly are we going to learn from him? In the… Read more »