Happy Child Happy Chennai

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Childhood is the most precious time in our lives. It is the time when basic culture and values are nurtured and growth in the sphere of health, education, etc. takes place. Still there are many areas where children are being denied of basic facilities. One such area is the slums in Chennai where children are… Read more »

Youths in Maharashtra overcomes addictions

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Youths in Maharashtra overcomes addictions According to Hindu Mythology, during Amrit Manthan one of the 14 jewels that the ocean delivered was Varuni – The Goddess of Wine. Also smoking of Cannabis is known in India since 2000 B.C. Thus the use of alcohol and other such agents is not new in our country. According… Read more »

How I became a vegetarian!

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Krishan Verma, our favourite Yogi shares with us, a moment that changed his life forever! Many years ago, I used to go to the temple to attend their weekly service. One day it so happened that the priest couldn’t come, and for some reason, the management of the temple asked me if I could lead… Read more »

Project Pavitra – A small time business woman helps women through awareness about menstruation

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In India, menstrual cycles are still mentioned in a hush-hush tone. The taboo restricts urban women to discuss menstrual cycles openly. In a lot of places, women are considered impure during this period. They are restricted from entering the kitchen, cooking, touching pickle, touching or getting close to Holy books or Puja room or even… Read more »

Lighting homes, lighting lives

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Chatargaon, a tribal village amidst the Darbhanga forest of Assam had barely seen light for years. The faint sunlight through thick tall groves was the only source of comfort till the project “Light a home” by the Art of Living enlivened the utterly simple lives of the villagers. With 60 households and a population of… Read more »

Rebuilding the lives through Prison Smart Program

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Both crime and criminal are treated as unpardonable in any society. Solitary confinement of criminals was thought to be an effective way to help offenders become penitent resulting in transformation. Hence, prison system emerged as the formal way of punishment and is being followed in India since Eighteenth Century. To bring about a real transformation… Read more »

Do you know that India had over 1,10,000 varieties of rice in the olden days?

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Have you thought beyond these common varieties of rice – Jeera, SonaMasuri, Basmathi, Steamed and Raw etc. Meet Mr. Mahesh Anand from Chidambaram, an ex-techie, converted into a farmer since 2.5 years. His passion to find and revive the traditional paddy varieties! He works with traditional paddy varieties – Kitchili Samba, Konakkuruvai, Katarniyam and AruvadhanKodai…. Read more »

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 »