An experience of meditation

Meditation for me is not so much about doing something, as allowing things to happen to me. Yesterday after an evening walk, I sat on a stone bench at Bandstand Promenade, in Bandra, Mumbai, for an...

Meditation school

I still remember the day I got a phone call from a friend telling me I had made it through the pre-medical test. I remember thanking God and my angels and whoever was listening for my stroke of...

The peaceful warrior

Have you ever, in the face of the fiercest storms, the collapse of your only house, the lover that jilted you, the precious job you lost; when everything in life said, ‘Run for cover’, have you...

The sounds of silence

It is a conversation of deep silence. If silence can have a sound, it is here, in the bowls, rhapsodises Shameem Akthar, on the magic of singing...