I have tried different types of meditations i.e. focusing on breath, focusing on a point of light, five senses meditation and the one that I have been able to stick to on a daily basis is a vedic mantra based meditation taught by Deborah King. From what I know even Transcendental Meditation uses the same… Continue reading 7 Simple benefits of Meditation
Feminism doesn’t ask you to be a man hater Feminism doesn’t ask you to use coercion or domination as a means of influence Feminism doesn’t ask to be expressed in obnoxious and disrespectful ways Feminism doesn’t ask you to only care about women and women’s rights Are you a feminist simply by being born a… Continue reading My take on what it means to be a Feminist
More often than not people around us tell us that we need to find love in people who satisfy certain 'normal' conditions of religious upbringing, caste, color, community, social status, gender orientation etc etc. This post is dedicated to every person who has had the courage to recognize love in themselves and in another beyond… Continue reading Loving differently-Happy Valentine’s
In the past few years my interests have led me to dig up some info on psychology in the Western world and corresponding work in the realm of Eastern wisdom. In this blog I am drawing parallels between two Western Psychological models of understanding why we do what we do with the Eastern wisdom namely… Continue reading Parallels between Vedic Wisdom and Western Psychology
It is often when we are alone that our faith gets stronger It is often when we are alone that our fears crawl out into the open It is often when we are alone that we are silent It is often when we are alone that we do take a deep listen. Being by… Continue reading Solitude
Exploring the 'creative' process using the lens of child birth and pregnancy.
Being born in India where Hindus constitutes majority of the population, rituals were a common occurrence around me. I grew up with different ceremonies and rituals being performed at different times of the year. When you grow up with something you don’t always appreciate it and that’s exactly what happened with me. I was fascinated… Continue reading Creating your own Ritual-fuel your intentionality
My dirty laundry epiphany I am beginning this blog with a confession for a change.Here it goes.. I spend a lot of my time denying my humanly flaws and limitations. Somewhere I nurture a belief that I am superior to others or better than others in some ways. Where I learned that from? Well, I… Continue reading My dirty laundry epiphany