Narvada Puri Darshan

Wanderer was I… before one is ready to be a yoga student

As a wanderer… Our names have been changed so many times we begin to cling to our original crumbling identity even more, our ears now ...

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Five Years ago Today…

Five years ago today, January 24th, having cleared my debts (student loans & credit cards), quit my job (running a community multimedia center), and packed ...

why do we multitask?

I sit in my crowded room, mostly taken up by the double bed, which actually doubles, shall I say triples as a sleep-sadhana-work/study space. And ...

Who Checks Your Diary?

Who checks your diary?

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For Now India is My Mirror [poem]

For now India is my mirror, reflecting upon me the western culture, I left behind which shaped all the ways of being, I feel myself ...

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Four Keys to a Simple Life

My cousin was writing a book. Now is the time to make peace with your past, so you don’t mess up the present! “Aging Is ...

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ideal education 1.2

[first written as part of my application to volunteer at Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya]   What is your conception of a quality school and educational program? ...

Metropolitan Diary 10.16.01 {poem} | relativelylocal.com

Metropolitan Diary 10.16.01 {poem}

Reflections on 9.11 Through the Perspective of My First Trip to India

Somehow in my reflections on 9.11, the idea of pursuing the very same American Dream that so many Indians I met along my travels held ...

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