Nirbhaya – a tribute

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She is known as Nirbhaya, the fearless one. It was exactly one year ago that the world was shocked at the brutal gang rape of Jyoti Singh, the 23 year old physiotherapy student who was thrown away from a moving bus to die. The brave-hearted girl gave a statement with horrific details, before she died… Read more »

Woman’s secret of harmony

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A woman’ s life is a music of many leaves. Each leaf is a different period in her life and only she knows how to play the notes. Adapting to changing situations and needs brings harmony . My daughter Pooja worked hard to get double Masters degree from a reputed American university and went on to… Read more »

Savitri – a tale of harmony

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What a blessing to be born a woman! Especially when we have a spiritual Master like Sri Sri to  guide  us  in harnessing our innate virtues, the process  of evolution to perfection becomes a cake  walk!  As I keep repeating, a woman’s life is a music of many leaves. Idealists by nature, we women know… Read more »

Women, stories and harmony

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As I said in my earlier post, a woman’ s life is a music of many leaves. Unless orchestrated and fine tuned perfectly, her life can emanate discordant notes instead of soulful music.. In a talk about ‘role of a mother’, Sri Sri explains the concept of Ardhanarishwara. “Our ancient wisdom has given equal importance… Read more »

Woman knows the art of balance

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A woman’s life is a music of many leaves. I have always loved being a woman. The word woman also contains man. Have you ever thought of it? Even I had not, till this moment. Wo  Man. Yes, we have the traits of both genders, perfectly balanced and utilized as the situation demands. Sthree shakti… Read more »

Dosa recipe

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There is nothing more redeeming than hot dosas on your plate when you are hungry! Apart from the gastronomical pleasure that dosas provide, they have a great lesson to teach. In Kannada we have a proverb, “ellara mane dosenu tute” meaning dosas made in every house have holes in it. Like Sri Sri says and we all… Read more »

Kaamana Habba – Holi in Karnataka

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Kaamana Habba, as children  that is how we knew Holi that falls on full Moonday in phallgun. Growing up in Mysore, I did not know there was anything called Holi. Kaamana Habba was celebrated in an unique way in Mysore. Custom had it that boys should ‘steal’ logs and cow dung cakes from neighbours during… Read more »