Woman rising

With the dawn of the cycle of the Divine Feminine, we will see a new world order of co-creation, collaboration, relationship, body awareness, and earth connection, says Sukhvinder Sircar There are two kinds of people in the world. Women and their children. Who does not love happy endings? December 21, 2012, brought us to the mother of all happy endings. The Ascension of Mother Earth. And

The Messiah in white

Shri Rakeshbhai, founder of the Shrimad Rajchandra Mission, Dharampur, has breathed fresh life into Jainism by popularising it among the young and restless, says Shivi Verma It is not easy to pump buoyancy and life into the human spirit, for it is so obscured by the volatility of the mind and the myriad desires of the body. However, for Shri Rakeshbhai, or Bapa as he is popularly known, such a feat

Learn to let go

Taking responsibility for circumstances in our life, which may be necessary for our spiritual growth, requires letting go of our own story line, and instead looking at it objectively, realises Akila Jaikumar Let go,’ two simple words, easy to understand, should be easy to practice as well, I thought smugly. Yet, from my own personal experience, I have found it difficult to practice and

The kindness of strangers

Surely there is not one among us who has not been helped by a stranger in a critical period in our lives? Nandini Sarkar explores the mysterious ways the universe supports us through unknown quarters Jesus was sitting in the midst of a crowd when a messenger arrived, saying, “Your mother and brothers are outside, asking for you.” Looking at the people around him, Jesus said,

The pearl among millets

Bajra is a nutrient-dense, gluten-free grain perfect for winter, says Naini Setalvad, while providing you with a delicious way to have it. With the arrival of winter, one grain comes to the foreground: bajra. Called pearl millet in English, it is mostly grown in Africa and the Indian subcontinent. India is the largest producer of bajra. It is grown mostly in the states of Haryana, Rajasthan,

Sleep tight !

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best things we can do for our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being, says Vaibhav Sharma Power naps can recharge youWhile sleeping in the day can cause sleepless nights, there are times we do not have a choice. If you have been pulling too many all-nighters at work or college and find yourself too drained – a power nap could help keep you