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Feb 23

The Five Signs of a SatGuru, and a chance to win a MacBook Pro

Someone once asked Gurudev, How do I know that you are a real SatGuru and not fake? He replied there are 5 things that manifest in your life when the Grace of a SatGuru touches you. For no reason at all, you feel happy. A common experience of all who visit Bangalore Ashram or are […]

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 […]

Aug 23

Being Content

How to be content? If you are not content, it means you have some unfulfilled desires. Right? Do you have the faith that these desires will be fulfilled? If you do, then there is no problem, your mind will become calm and contentment will dawn. For many people this is not the case. They have […]

Jul 30

Make the Moon Smile!

Nature has taken 4.5 billion years of evolution to set the stage for the drama of Human Life. A planet colliding into Earth, Meteor bombardment for more than 20 million years, volcanic eruptions for longer than that, Ice ages lasting 100 million years or more, the dinosaurs being destroyed after being on the planet for 165 […]

Jul 21

A Week of Bingeing!

Dinesh and I had been having a super healthy diet and exercising at the ashram gym almost everyday for 40+ days. So when we were invited to address the students of Maharashtra Vidyarthi Sahayak Mandal (An old educational institution, estb. 1927) in Poona for their commencement day, we jumped at the opportunity to go gallivanting around Poona and […]

May 30

Lotus Story

We were taking a late night walk with Gurudev in Radha Kunj. Beautiful, secluded and enchanting at all times, but even more so at that time. He was holding 2 beautiful lotuses in His hand and suddenly He said see you can smell a fragrance from these lotuses. You normally don’t get any smell from […]

Apr 29

The Right Path

Recently I was asked a question, “How do I know the path I have chosen is right for me?” You have to make it the Right path. When do you need to make a choice? When you have two or more options, and all those options are equally good. If any option is even just […]

Nov 13

What’s the Purpose of my Life?

I am asked this question on almost all courses I teach and as usual it popped up in the DSN Dinesh and I were teaching in Delhi. Here is my answer: Have you ever had a really good lunch on a Sunday afternoon? There was all this delicious food and you overate. And then after […]

Oct 14

Delhi Tales – I

We are coming to Delhi in a few days time.   I learned a lesson in cross cultural management the first time I went to Delhi. I still remember I flew there on Rajshree’s ticket. This was before security checks and photo ids. When the world was a simpler, safer place.   After teaching 2 […]

Jul 31

Patterns of the Mind

Have you ever noticed how things keep changing and still manage to remain the same? You may be in a situation that you don’t like. And somehow you manage to escape it. You breathe a huge sigh of relief because thankfully, now you don’t need to deal with that set of people or circumstances any […]

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