Archive for the category ‘General’

Jul 19

The Mind Map for Ready Study Go!! Talk in Poona

Mar 23

Holi Water

As the winter months come to an end and the chill in the air has lost its edge, the time to welcome spring has come. As nature recovers from the freeze, tiny blossoms and hints of fresh green start to pop up all over the place. Life is renewed and soon there will be a […]

Feb 2

An Almond, a Pea & a Pinecone

I recently graduated and became a fully certified Bio Dynamic Craniosacral Therapist. It’s quite a mouthful isn’t it?! You need to study quite a lot of anatomy and physiology for this course… Here is a fascinating essay that I wrote as part of my homework. Btw, in case you are wondering what exactly is bio […]

Jan 4

Why Does Negative Times a Negative Equals Positive?!

It’s something we all know, right? Negative times a negative equals positive. Of course, we know that! Except when someone innocently asks us why. And continues asking, if negative times a negative is positive, why is positive times a positive not negative? What kind of a question is that?! EVERYONE knows negative times negative equals positive, […]

Dec 31

Delhi Delights

Dinesh and I had a delightful trip to Delhi. Avinash, Sandeep, Mahika, Jitesh and a host of others organized some Art of Living events for us – courses, follow ups, refreshers. All were really great and quite intense! We stayed at Prama bhabhi and Ranji bhai’s beautiful home, which is even prettier now because their […]

Dec 30

The Force Awakens

Episode 7 of the Star Wars Saga. There are many references to Episodes 4, 5 and 6 and you will enjoy this movie much, much more if you have watched these older movies. But, it works very well even if this is your first foray into the Star Wars Universe. We went with a mixed […]

Nov 20

A Quickie Post on the Evils of Meat Eating

This is in response to a question about why Indians are consuming more meat compared to our western counterparts of late. I feel meat eating has been equated to wealth in many minds. I remember once when Dinesh had gone to Africa to a small village, they were going to slaughter a goat in his […]

Nov 17

Why does Sri Sri Ravi Shankar travel in Expensive Cars?

Why does Sri Sri Ravi Shankar travel in “attention grabbing” cars or fly in choppers? Why can’t He travel in cheaper cars? Got asked this question on Quora. Here is my answer:   Here is a scenario: A devotee asks Gurudev, Gurudev please ride in my new car. It would make me very happy!!! It’s […]

Oct 29

My Nine Nice Habits to Celebrate Navaratri 2015

This Navaratri, I decided to do something different than the usual fasting… Something that would be longer lasting, than just starving myself and giving myself a headache at the end of it (Pitta… Need regular food, otherwise I explode) So for each day of Navaratri, I am going to imbibe a new good habit. Stuff […]

Oct 2

A Train Ride with Gandhiji

A little known fact about Gandhiji is that he used to meditate daily for about an hour. He was once known to have said, “I am so busy today that I can’t meditate for an hour. I will have to meditate for two hours!”. He knew the power of meditation and personally, I feel that’s how […]

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