Combating child malnutrition in 1000 days

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1 month old baby Rupsa (picture below) was admitted to a Nutritional Rehabilitation Center with respiratory distress due to improper feeding in Kolkata. She was fed sugar and tap water as soon as she was born   2 year old Asik Laskar, who cannot sit, talk or eat on his own is severely malnourished and… Read more »

26/11 attack: Who is the Honey Bee?

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It’s been 5 years since the gory attack of 26/11 unfolded in Mumbai. The attack was meticulously planned by the enemies of the Nation. Places which suffered the most were Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Leopold Cafe, Taj Mahal Hotel, Oberoi Trident, Nariman House. Police officers and NSG launched massive campaigns to secure the sites and flush… Read more »

With Sri Sri in Mongolia

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It was August  2006. As instructed by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, I was living in a relief camp on the outskirts of a small village in the Bastar region of Chattisgarh state of India. I was engaged in trauma relief work in naxal-hit areas. The nearest telephone was 20 kms away. One day I… 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 »

Vote for a Better India

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I vote for a better India  In our country the real meaning and context of the word ‘Politics’ is completely lost. We think that ‘Politics’ is something dirty and ‘Politician’ is someone who plays this dirty game. The word ‘Politics’ comes from the Greek word ‘politikos’ meaning – “of, for, or relating to citizens”. It… Read more »

Significance of Ganesha

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Right from my childhood I was always fascinated by the elephant headed deity “Lord Ganesha”. Whenever I saw a Ganesha idol or picture, I would wonder why he has an elephant head? I found the story of birth of Lord Ganesha also very intriguing. The story goes like this – One time, Lord Shiva’s consort,… Read more »

Albert Einstein real life stories

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One day during a speaking tour, Albert Einstein’s driver, who often sat at the back of the hall during his lectures, remarked that he could probably give the lecture himself, having heard it so many times. Sure enough, at the next stop on the tour, Einstein and the driver switched places, with Einstein sitting at… Read more »

Rama Setu: Engineering marvel of 5076 BCE

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The Government of India has decided to go ahead with the destruction of Rama Setu, the oldest man-made bridge of our civilization, a civil engineering marvel of 5076 BCE. This bridge is believed to have been built by Rama and His team. Only if Rama is historical could Rama Setu be man-made. If the bridge is… Read more »

Sri Sri at Ramlila ground, a show of Cow Culture

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The venue was the same. The mission almost identical. Even the crowd was quite similar. It is tempting to dismiss the clarion call given by Sri Sri at Ramlila ground, to volunteer for a better India, as a mere show of strength which is doomed to fizzle out. After all, wasn’t this the fate of recent confluences… Read more »

Sri Sri brings dignity to social activism

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Sunday the 3rd of February 2013 will be long cherished in the history of social activism for several reasons. The world witnessed a new order in social activism on that day. Peaceful and musical yet strident and meaningful.  The occasion was the launch of the Volunteer for a better India (VBI) movement at the Ramlila grounds by Sri… Read more »