Such a long journey

Brandon Bays, author of The Journey, is now in India to create awareness of her cellular healing technique that also gives the participant an experience of the soul, says Nipun Augustin Jacob I had first come in touch with Brandon Bays several years ago when a friend gave me a copy of her book, The Journey, after rhapsodising about it. On reading, I could understand why. The Journey is a profound

God`s visiting card

A miracle is a divine knock on the doors of our consensual reality that brings a message of hope, healing and transformation says Shivi Verma Who has not, at one point or the other, coveted a fairy’s magic wand that would set everything right? Human beings survive on hope when reality becomes too much to bear. They pray for a miracle – a welcome disruption in the neat mathematical

Happy birthday to me

On the big day, Shivi Verma discovers that her happiness arises within her own heart; it does not depend on externals If we say that birthdays are only for children and do not matter to us, we are lying. We hate growing old but if left ignored or forgotten on the big day, we get hurt. Who, after all, doesn’t like being made to feel special?It was my first birthday after marriage. My

Sculpture of seeking

Shakti Maira muses about the inspiration behind his latest showing, The Sangha. The Sangha is a group of 12 majestic sculptural figures, each about six feet tall. Together they form a community of spirit, a garland held together by something mysterious and beautiful. The idea behind the Sangha was of giving life and palpable artistic form to spiritual seeking – the quest, the journey, the

Mantras, Yantras, Tantras

From Vaastu to pranic healing; from ISI certified courses in spirituality to esoteric healing techniques. Find all the world’s New Age wizardry under one roof. Remember: January 27, 28, 29, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi A course in evolution The Tej Gyan Foundation stall offers a certified course in accellerating the human evolutionary process. Sirshree, spiritual master and founder of

Stillness in yoga

By achieving stillness in a particular yogic pose the practitioner can control the mind, says Shameem Akthar Shameem Akthar has trained as yoga Acharya with the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Kerala, and is a master-trainer in neuro-linguistic psychology. In advanced yoga, the sign of progress is noticed when you are comfortably still in