Hulimavu Lake Cleaning

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This is the story of how a stinking, neglected water body was changed into a beautiful lake due the initial efforts of a single man who inspired and helped others to help themselves and were able to rejuvenate the Hulimavu Lake. Mr. Saurabh S Nair, a resident of Bannerghatta Road passed the Hulimavu lake often… Read more »

Winter Recipe : Kunukku

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Kunukku is a crunchy snack that we used to enjoy as children. It is comfort food for the cold, rainy wintery days. Athough it is fried, it does not soak up oil, like most fritters. Give it a try, and enjoy this savoury delight! Name:  South Indian Kunukku ( Bhajia in Hindi, Fritters in English) Ingredients: Channa dal          : 1/2 cup… Read more »

Art of Living De-Addiction Centre, Bengaluru

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Situated amidst the interiors of the Vaderahalli village, the Art of Living’s De-addiction centre in Bengaluru is creating uproars since its inception in November 2015. Having patients from pan India especially Northern regions, the centre has treated over 140 patients with a success rate of more than 70%. The centre houses over 14 dedicated employees… Read more »

Reviving aquatic life in Sengeniamman temple tank in Chennai

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Ecosystem, described as a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment, is unfortunately now getting limited to books. Ice bergs melting in Antartica is too far off to touch hearts. Floods in Uttrakhand might touch a nerve but then “life moves on.” Unless, we experience the loss, we don’t understand the magnitude of… Read more »

River Rejuvenation Success in Marathwada

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While the success of the Art Of Living’s River Rejuvenation project has already been demonstrated, most notably for the Galhati and Kasura rivers, the Marathwada region has remained untouched. Known as a drought affected area, its residents suffer from water shortages and livelihood problems. With the mass exodus to urban areas, it has left the… Read more »

Shirodhara

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Certain ancient healing remedies advocated in Ayurveda have the communion of beauty and relaxation from deep within the body, and on the face and skin levels. One such technique is the Shirodhara.   Shirodhara is the process of running a fine stream of warm sesame oil on the “third eye” area of the forehead (eyebrow… Read more »

Eclipse: An Ancient Indian Perspective

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Recordings of eclipses are available in texts, temple inscriptions, copper plates and legends of the land. Through the times, we see continuity in the understanding and recording of eclipses.   Why were our ancients interested in eclipses? Why did they learn to predict eclipses? Dos and Donts surrounding eclipse We see there are many elaborate… Read more »

Guru Purnima Promise

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Guru Purnima – The day of the devotee to express gratitude, love and respect to the Guru and also to review our life and measure the spiritual growth from one Guru Purnima to another. How to express the inexpressible?! That is the question. However, I go with the ‘spontaneous flow of powerful feelings’ and offer… Read more »

Master key to Guru Purnima

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“A Guru does not simply stuff you with knowledge, but kindles life force in you; a Guru invokes intelligence in you,” these lines by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar stand absolutely true for each one of us. We consider Guru Purnima to be a day of the Master, but in reality; it is a day… Read more »