They say travelling opens your mind. I refuse to stop at just that. I know travelers that have hit the same destinations but haven’t opened their mind an iota. That is because it is not where you go, it is READ MORE
Joined the TATA consultancy Mumbai group to clean up after visarjan. 1000s of people came together with such community spirit at 5am on a working day, doing whatever little they could! It was almost cathartic. Here is what I learnt: READ MORE
Adulting – I have read about how much more people are using it these days, particularly millennials, and bloggers commenting on when is it appropriate to use and when is it not. Like how when one turns up on time for READ MORE
Nirvana Shatakam is 6 verses (Shatakam) by Shankaracharya on Nirvana – End of the cycle of birth and death and all the pairs of opposites that come between these two occurrings.
This particular dance was performed & choreographed by myself for the occasion of Shivratri 2017. It was on a recitation of Nirvana Shatakam by Rahul Solapkar feat Tom Alter in the album ‘In Search of God’.(https://www.amazon.com/Nirvana-Shatakam/dp/B0077RYXLG)
This dance was first conceived, choreographed and performed at Siddhabari, Himachal Pradesh (December 2016)- the abode of Swami Chinmayananda. Creativity flows in the Guru’s presence, the Lord alone can make it express through you and even give you the capacity to be an instrument – this was a classic example of that.
A wonderful commentary available on Nirvana Shatakam in Chinmaya Mission. (www.chinmayabooks.com)
If I am a generally happy positive person, chances are watching the news today will make me fairly miserable or it will be a mental gymnastics session in making myself believe that the world is a good place to be. READ MORE