In Conversation with Ronnie Newman

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World over, India has come to become synonymous to Yoga and Meditation. An Indian child hears these words even before he begins his formal schooling. They have now become a part of our sanskara. Our parents, elders and ancestors have vouched for the discipline of mind for our wellbeing but we have now come to… Read more »

Secret of Wisdom

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In one of his famous dohas, Sant Kabir Das ji says, पोथी पढ़ पढ़ जग मुआ,पंडीत भया न कोय; ढाई आखर प्रेम का, पढ़े सो पंडीत होय I (Pothi Padh Padh Jag Mua, Pandit Bhayo Na Koye; Dhai Aakhar Prem Ka,  Jo Padhe so Pandit Hoye)     Meaning: In this mortal world, caught up books, words,… Read more »

Sanyam Special: Carrot and Vermicelli Kheer made with Jaggery

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The First Sanyam is unforgettable. Everyday Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar served us with food -specially prepared to cool down the system after a lot of Yoga and Meditation. Each and every dish was planned by Him and prepared according to His instructions. I can still vividly taste the carrot and Vermicelli Kheer that we… Read more »

Manana – Picture and the Frame

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An organisation should be like a picture frame. The frame shouldn’t eat away the picture.” In other words, just as it isn’t possible to hold a picture in the absence of a frame, without an organisation any work, whether spiritual or social, can’t happen. At the same time, if the organisation becomes too bureaucratic, it’s like the… Read more »