It all began with Daaji announcing retreats in Kanha Shanti Vanam during the pandemic. Keeping COVID-19 in mind, everyone who visited Kanha during this period was required to do a two-week quarantine, which could also be used as a spiritual retreat. Registering for the September period, a dear friend and I decided to drive to Kanha from Delhi, for reasons of safety.
Right after the quarantine retreat period, Daaji asked me to photograph the birds of Kanha. One thing that still baffles me is how he knew that I had come prepared with a 600 millimeter tele zoom lens.
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50 Years of Breathing
By the end of the 1960s, Westerners were traveling to India to visit Babuji. Among the first were the Danes, who all fell in love with Babuji and were instrumental in bringing the spiritual practices of Heartfulness to the West. One of these pioneers was THOMAS MOGENSEN, who first visited Shahjahanpur in 1971 with his wife and some friends. Here he shares the value of 50 years of Heartfulness.
The Journey of a LIFETIME
HEATHER MASON is a yoga therapist who has pioneered yoga and mindfulness in the healthcare sector, including for the National Health Services in the United Kingdom. Here, she is interviewed by EKTA BOUDERLIQUE of the Heartfulness Yoga Academy in the Yoga 4 Unity 2022 program.
Patience and Observation
CHRISTIAN MACKETANZ explains the creative process behind the paintings in his exhibition.
Yoga For Self-development
VERONIQUE NICOLAI is the Director of the Heartfulness Yoga Academy and the coordinator of the Yoga4Unity platform. As a pediatrician, she is also passionate about mental and physical well-being for all ages, especially children. Here she is interviewed by VARSHA KUSHWAHA of the Heartfulness Institute about her own journey of yoga.
The Benefits of DOING NOTHING
DR. ICHAK ADIZES is an expert in change management for organizations. Here he shares some thoughts on doing nothing, and how he creates the space to do that through a yogic meditation practice.
The Universal language of life
THOM BOND is a thought leader, peace educator, author, and mediation consultant who is best known for The Compassion Course. He’s the founder and Director of Education for the New York Center for Nonviolent Communication. He is interviewed by ELIZABETH DENLEY about his journey, his mentor, Marshall Rosenberg, and what drives our behavior and responses to life.
FOUR ATTITUDES That Will Transform Your Life Forever
Everyone is looking for guidance to navigate the uncertainty and challenges that we collectively face in today’s world. Sometimes the source of such guidance has been right in front of us all along, and all we need is a simple reminder that the answers to our deepest problems are within our grasp. DAAJI shares an ancient source with us, enlightening us on four simple atttitudes that keep us safe in all storms.
KINDRED SPIRITS: Transforming Darkness into Creativity
MELISSA BERNSTEIN is the co-founder of Melissa & Doug, a toy company with a mission to “provide a launch pad to ignite imagination and a sense of wonder in all children so they can discover themselves, their passions, and their purpose.” In this article, EMILIE MOGENSEN starts with a simple interview approach with Melissa, which blossoms into much more – a meeting of kindred spirits!
For Caretakers: HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELVES
The founder of Yoga Vahini, SARASWATHI VASUDEVAN, is interviewed by DR. VERONIQUE NICOLAI, Director, Heartfulness Yoga Academy, about the role yoga has to play in self-care for full-time caregivers. Her simple 10-minute breathing practice and checklist of questions for caregivers are a must for everyone.
Divine MISS EARTH
TEJASWINI MANOGNA was crowned Miss Earth India 2019, and went on to represent India at the international Miss Earth competition. She is a multi-talented advocate for major environmental and humanitarian issues, a doctor, a dancer, a yoga trainer, an NCC cadet, and a philanthropist. Here she is interviewed by RAJESH MENON of the Heartfulness Institute about her visit to Kanha Shanti Vanam.
Animal Kingdom Storytelling
Kanha National Park & Tiger Reserve – Kaziranga | The Land Of Big Five
El derecho a estar segura
Desde que un ataque horrendo conmocionara a India, las mujeres de ese país han demandado -y obtenido- más protección frente al acoso y el abuso en espacios públicos,
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
Delhi Airport's Green Transportation Programme
On the occasion of the World Environment Day, Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) which operates and manages Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, has announced the implementation of the Green Transportation Programme in the airport and its vicinity.
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Job racket busted at 2 call centres
T Cops Raid Call Centres In Delhi & UP
Fire at plastic factory in North Delhi, none hurt
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