Archive for the category ‘Bio’

Jan 7

News from the Winter Break 2009-10

Winter Break 2009-10 was the best YES!+ program we have had so far. 1382 young people from many parts of India and the world had an absolute blast. We started with the Challenge of the seven levels – a super fun bonding activity on day one, masterminded by Priya Mani and Gowri Shankar with plenty […]

Dec 31

Getting Back to Bangalore

I had gone to Trichi for a conference and realized that i had no reservations on the train to get back to Bangalore… Bawa was adamant that i not travel unreserved and ordered me to fly back the next day… Turned out to be the 4:00 am flight from Trichi to Bangalore via Chennai. More […]

Dec 29

This Time, Last Year…

Dinesh had written out a very cool story about his trip to Trichi last year … winter break time and somehow, it never made it to the blog… Here it is 🙂 Around the same time last year, I went to Triruchirapalli (say it 5 times in a row, its quite a tongue twister). Since […]

Dec 17

The Next Morning…

… i wake up and there was no one there. No one. Just a few birds hopped about. Everyone had gone off to the Bhoomi Pooja. I had woken up late (it was 6:45 am … and that was late!). So lets practice a bit of Knowledge i thought… Accept situations as they are, and […]

Dec 14

Night in Swarnabhoomi

Q. Guruji, You had asked us earlier that we should innovate, but whenever we do that there is a high risk/rate of failure… How do we avoid or minimize this? I was thinking maybe Guruji will say all failures are stepping stones to success, that a failure just means that this is not the way […]

Oct 19

The Hermit goes to America!!

Suparna’s Birthday gift for me 🙂 She sent it very much on time … i wanted to format it and add pics so it got delayed … Thanks a lot Suparna… The hermit traveled across US of A To Yellowstone, Zion and Bryce He finally arrived in New York, New York (So good, they named […]

Oct 12

Dinesh’s Birthday (2009)!!

I simply cannot beat what Dinesh wrote for me on my Birthday … so i won’t even try 🙂 But here is a photo of a long past Birthday … and here are photos of his birthday this year … Found the Cake Picture!!! 🙂 A very, very Happy Birthday to you my darling Dinesh […]

Sep 22


If Guruji wants any work done, He likes it done yesterday… Bau likes it done the day before. That’s how he came to the planet 40 years ago, a month before he was due 🙂 His sense of urgency coupled with a style of having-all-the-time-in-the-world and topped (rather cherry whipped creamed) with a magnificent sense […]

Jul 23

No more Doubts!

I forgot my Sudarshan Kriya tape in Bangalore city and decided to hitchhike from Ashram in the middle of the night to get it back… I got a ride in an old, broken down truck and absolutely everything that I abhor and detest happened to me all at once… And just when i thought nothing […]

Jul 20

The Truck

I had forgotten my Kriya tape in Bangalore city and decided to go and get it in the middle of the night hitchhiking from the Ashram… I decided to hitchhike. Before anyone could say no to me, I just started walking down Kanakpura Road towards the city… It was a pleasant night. But I was […]

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