Story Of The Starfish

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A story for everyone, that I remembered suddenly which I had read during my childhood (which is still ON) ūüėČ A teacher of repute was walking on the beach soon after a storm.¬†The storm had washed up thousands of starfish on the shore, and they were beginning to dry up. Soon all of them would… Read more »

Art of Living with the Mountain of Love

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… I still remember the excitement and flutters I experienced while waiting for the vacations as a child growing up in Abu Dhabi. Vacations meant traveling to India, and India for me meant, hills! Our beautiful ancestral village in Himachal Pradesh… That was when my love affair with the mountains really started! The whole day… Read more »

Barfi – Learning From Silence

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Caution: Don’t read this before you watch Barfi … Strictly. Barfi came in to me with that brilliantly¬†melodious background music and kept me glued to the screen throughout.¬†I literally enjoyed it frame by frame. And I am glad I did, for every frame in this movie taught me something valuable. Life also does the same;… Read more »

The Parable of becoming extraordinary

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There is a difference between education and experience. Education is what you get from reading the small print. Experience is what you get from not reading it! But isn’t it true that great learning comes from both education and experience? Here is a parable: A young school teacher had a dream that an angel appeared… Read more »

The Monk who sold his discotheque

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It lasted 15 years – Parties, music, cigarettes, and alcohol. At 35, I owned a discotheque, Coyote, the most happening disco in Paraguay. All this had been fun during my 20s. But in the 30s, I was looking for a way out but I didn’t know what the new way would be or and how… Read more »

Inspirational Story Of The Boxer

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Going by the general mood on another one of my favourite blog sites, evident by a few blogs (very very gloomy of course and suicidal at times), I thought a nice inspirational story is in order. And mind you this is not a work of fiction but a true story which was unravelled on the… Read more »

Ex guerillas get a new life with Art of Living

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The 250 calm faces, deeply immersed in meditation, belie the fact that everyone in this group belonged to armed militancy that has claimed thousands of lives in the North East of India. ¬†An amazing transformation is unfolding currently at the Art of Living International Centre in Bangalore where over 250 surrendered militants from Assam, belonging… Read more »

Dance to your Tune

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There was this person, who was so fed up with life, trying to be a perfect parent, perfect friend, perfect everything. Making it a first person account – The problem was in trying to live my life on someone else’s terms and making a mess of what I was, masking my strengths and gradually forgetting… Read more »