Meeting the Master

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It was Aug 2011. I was in Art of Living Bangalore Ashram to do the Advanced Meditation Program with Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar ji. The program was wonderful making me feel so serene & deep like never before. I was floating above the ground happy and fully in love with the Divine. The night… Read more »

Towards Infinity…My baby steps

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When I decided to do the Art of Living course more than  ten years back, I wasn’t looking for any spectacular transformation/miracle to happen overnight. And it didn’t. But what did happen was the continuous practice or Sadhana and the gradual transformation – in all aspects of life – mental, physical, emotional and spiritual. Having… Read more »

Love and Forgive – for your own good!!!

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My son just got back from his exams and there was a nice little story for his language comprehension section. He gave this paper to me (quite unusual and asked me to read the passage – which was a lovely story). It was such a conincidence that the currently active topic appears in the question… Read more »

Yoga in Islam : A form of ibaadat (prayer)

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Rajaque Rahman, a Practising Muslim talks about how blinkered interpretation of what’s permitted and forbidden in Islam is making the Muslim world hesitant to take advantage of universal healers like yoga and meditation. Even as I was persuading a group of Muslim elders in Itanagar — the capital city of eastern-most Indian state of Arunachal… 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 »