Soil for the soul

Only when we are planted in an appreciative environment, will our soul, psyche and body naturally grow to its full potential. Read on to find out how to develop an appreciative gaze that nurtures you and the world at large, says Suma Varughese Exercise appreciationOn our appreciation journey, the place to begin is with ourselves. We can only give what we have enough of and it is essential that we endorse the good

Mohanji, the guru who finds you

Landing up at a meditation session instead of a Christmas party changed the author’s life, as she found her guru The confluence of the seeker’s aspiration and Divine Grace is how I would define a master or a guru. A guru is the consciousness that propels from within, and calls from without. You never really know whether it was your aspiration that called forth grace in your life, or the

The solace of silence

From being a compulsive loner as a child, Yoginder Sikand has transitioned to someone who enjoys listening to his own inner silence Among the most vivid of my earliest childhood memories, is the memory of being terrorised out of my wits while squatting on my bedroom floor and wailing uncontrollably. I am mortally afraid I might choke myself. I plead desperately with my mother to not send me to

The wonder of Won Ki

Won Ki works on the principle that illness attacks when the energy we receive on birth dwindles, and we die when the energy is completely depleted. Health therefore can be obtained by enhancing the energy, says Nipun Augustin Jacob While delivering a sermon, a revered priest quoted from the Bible, “Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life;

Of cancer, karma and clearance

Through a cascade of convergences Nandini Murali was led to meet and vanquish thyroid cancer and coast her way to wholeness and health My hands clasped the bottle of Thyronorm – levothyroxine, a synthetic form of thyroxin, the miracle endocrine hormone. I bowed before the Supreme in a moment of surrender, chanting a couplet from the Vishnu Sahasranamaam and the Mahamrtunjaya mantra, as I slid

Eat Organic!

Sreedevi Lakshmi Kutty believes that we are at the crossroads today with our food threatened from all sides by toxins, genetic modification, cloning, additives, preservatives, antibiotics, hormones, and denaturing through processing. Organic is the answer The highpoint of my week is the visit to the weekly organic farmer’s market in the city centre every Wednesday. It began the week