Bohr & Sri Sri – a crazy connection

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In the beginning of twentieth century, Neils Bohr conceived the first quantum mechanical model of the atom-which could explain why there are distinct colors in star lights for example. Another giant who found out the nature of electrons and the principle that no two electrons can be in the same quantum state-was Wolfgang Pauli. His… Read more »

Meditation prevents suicide

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It’s time meditation be made a vital element of our social support system. It can drastically bring down suicide rates. Every year, millions around the world try to kill themselves; and nearly half a million to one succeed! That is a devastating statistic for a time that is hailed as one of opportunities and growth…. Read more »

Zen from Cars

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When did you last get your car serviced ? What is the most important part of a car? You could say the engine. Without engine the car won’t run. Or the wheels – they allow the car to move. Or is it the fuel? Some would say battery-without it car wouldn’t start. Yet if a… Read more »

Sri Sri and the Art of Meditation

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“Service is seeing God in the person next to us,  and meditation is seeing God within us.” Meditation is not concentration; Meditation is deconcentration, Where the mind relaxes into itself ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar  

Art of Living with Life of Pi

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What is life of Pi all about? When I watched the movie, I could co-relate my own life with the movie. In fact, it is the story of everybody’s life. We also go through so many storms throughout our life. What was it which came as the only knowledge to overcome all the obstacles? The… Read more »

But I don’t want to meditate!

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I used to play tennis as a kid. If somebody decides to train seriously hard in the game, it’s because they have a dream – they want to win Wimbledon or become world No. 1 or, as in my sister’s case, they just don’t like school. Likewise, if you devote hours strumming a guitar, its… Read more »

Past Life Reading : Sharing the Secret

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An anonymous journalist reveals his trysts with his past lives. When I went to attend a spiritual self-development course 10 years ago, I was fascinated by a set of questions the instructor gave as homework on the third day of the workshop. One of the questions “When did you come to this planet?” sounded silly…. Read more »

Feel light like a flower

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If you have meditated, you should feel light like a flower, where your inside feels so soft, beautiful, delicate, delicious and comfortable. ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Ajmal Kasab: a symptom of deeper malaise

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What is the objective of Mumbai Police? It is surely not to create martyrs. If law and order is the objective, then there is much to be desired in their level of preparedness. It is important to identify the clutter wherever it may be and clear it to pave way for preparedness for action. One… Read more »

Art of Living with one’s own mind

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Usually we think of scientists as people narrowly focused on their specialities. What would a scientist have to do with spirituality? Well, one of the greatest physicists since Einstein, the famous Richard Feynman was fascinated by the workings of the mind and experimented with different meditation techniques. His experience with hypnosis and the power of belief… Read more »