23Mar
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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 […]

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4Jan
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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, […]

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31Dec
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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 […]

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2Oct
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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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11Jul
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Elusion

Possibly the biggest mistake you make in your life is to get great marks in your 10th standard board exams. In India, if you get great marks in 10th standard, you automatically study science. Mediocre marks means commerce, and terrible marks means arts. Never mind that you may be interested in Shakespeare. You got 90% […]

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19Mar
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The Evil Eye

Many times, I have been asked, what to do if someone has cast an “evil eye” on me. Kissi ki nazar lage toh kya karna chahiye. The first thing to do is to not bother about it. Gurudev had once said, this is all simply on the periphery and will just vanish in no time. […]

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27Feb
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This and That

Anshika was one of the first followers of my blog. She started following whatever I had written since she had been 14. I had run a few contests on the blog many years ago and she had managed to win a dinner with me! 🙂 It never happened and this time while in Delhi, I […]

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13Feb
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Gowri and a Viral Fever

When I went to Chennai in the first week of February, Gowrishankar (Gowri) came to receive me at the airport and as we were driving home didn’t seem to be completely alright. He had a vague feeling of being a little unwell, like the beginnings of a flu. There didn’t seem anything to be worried […]

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10Jan
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What is Stillness?

According to Ayurveda, the three doshas are basically the manifestations of the interactions of the five elements air, water, fire, earth and ether or space. Good health is simply balancing all the elements. It is interesting to note that the four elements air, water, fire and earth exist in space. That space is all pervading. Everything […]

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21Oct
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Thoughts on Vertebrae

I have been taking CST for years and it has made a huge difference to me. Right from the time I had my back issues to in the last few years, when my health had been a little delicate, the CST touch always used to rejuvenate me and make me feel great. Sri Sri University […]

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