When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

Fun Friday, Everybody... Folk wisdom says that each person has or will have his / her look-alikes in this world. It becomes even more intriguing when your look-alike happens to be a celebrity!! ☺️ This happened with us when we attended a family wedding back in August 2019. My family was meeting many of our … Continue reading When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

Pursuit of Happiness

Even though happiness is one of the innate qualities of every soul born on Earth, it gets masked by various layers of wrong notions we acquire as we age and gets lost! And we are on a perpetual quest for it!! The following blog written by Sri. RamaMurthy is on this very topic, which is … Continue reading Pursuit of Happiness

Quotients of Life

Happy weekend, Folks. An interesting write-up on the topic, types of intelligence that I received in one of my WhatsApp groups inspired me to this blog-post.  When we hear the word, Quotient, Intelligence Quotient / IQ is probably the first word that we think of. Next would be Emotional Quotient (EQ) / Emotional Intelligence (EI), … Continue reading Quotients of Life

A Leaf from Childhood Memories (Author: Meghana Savkar)

This article marks the debut of my cousin, Meghana Savkar as a Blogger! 💐Meghana is a loving daughter, daughter-in-law (of my Aunt and Uncle that I had talked about earlier), wife of my cousin, Ravi, a caring & nurturing Mom of two adorable kids, Ankith and Aisiri, an able IT professional, and above all, a … Continue reading A Leaf from Childhood Memories (Author: Meghana Savkar)

Tools for Self-Transformation

In this blog, I am going to share a list of self-transformation tools that was given to me when I embarked on my Yogic journey by enrolling in M.Sc. Yoga Therapy program offered by S-VYASA, a deemed Yoga University, based in Bengaluru, India. Our M.Sc. batch had around 160 students! Given the fact that we … Continue reading Tools for Self-Transformation

Faith Keeps Us Going (Author: RamaMurthy)

The following article written by Sri. RamaMurthy highlights the essence of the beautiful poem, Karunaalu Baa Belake (ಕರುಣಾಳು ಬಾ ಬೆಳಕೆ) by the respected B.M. Srikantiah, one of the most influential authors, writers and translators of Kannada literature. This poem is a Kannada Classic based on the English poem, Lead, Kindly Light by the renounced Theologian … Continue reading Faith Keeps Us Going (Author: RamaMurthy)

Mythological Spin on Valentine’s Day

Origin of Valentine's Day as per Hindu Mythology... 😀 The following write-up that was shared in one of my WhatsApp groups left me in splits. So, thought of sharing it here... Enjoy... *************************** When Lord Murugan returned home after the fruit fiasco, Lord Ganesha hosted a big party - a welcome home party for Lord … Continue reading Mythological Spin on Valentine’s Day

Divine Love

February 14 is celebrated as Valentine's Day all over the world. Even though the common perception is that this day is for lovers, there are so many different relationships that can be celebrated on this day e.g., love for parents, siblings, nieces, nephews, children, and grandchildren and so on. I had written about Bhakti / … Continue reading Divine Love

Cousins’ Gang

Cousins' Day is still a few months away. But, a photo shared by my Aunt (my Mom's Sister-in-law) took me down the memory lane and all the nice time we cousins had (and still having :-)). This is a pic from her wedding reception (early 1980s). Little girls draped in Sarees!! I was telling my … Continue reading Cousins’ Gang

Bhakti Bhavana & Its Types

Before I start this blog-post, let me tell you what prompted me to write it.On February 09, 2020, "Guru Ravidas Jayanthi' event popped up on my mobile's Calendar App. This rang a bell in my mind; my Yoga Guru at SVYASA Yoga University, Smt. Rashmi Bapat, while teaching us Narada Bhakti Sutras (NBS) course had … Continue reading Bhakti Bhavana & Its Types