As the program neared its end, many thoughts crossed my mind. Traveling back and forth from Mumbai to Bengaluru was getting cumbersome. I was growing weary and tired with age and time. Yet deep down, I nursed a strong desire to travel all over the country and teach Art of Living courses. Doing Seva was my first prerogative.
A few months later, the lockdown was announced and I was confined at home. My heart sank. ‘What do I do now, I wondered. Whatever little I was doing, also stopped. I felt a sense of emptiness from within. Soon Gurudev, while addressing an online teachers’ meeting proposed initiating Online Meditation and Breath Workshops for adults and children. Now I was all the more confused. ‘How do we get people to meditate online?’ I muttered under my breath. I wasn’t good at connecting with people through digital mediums. Or at least I thought so.
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AN ENGINEERING MARVEL
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The Bonhomie Of Nenmara Vallangi Vela
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ADVERSITIES ARE TEMPORARY ROADBLOCKS
Look Beyond The Apparent
The question is a path - not the means for just an answer
LION A film about celebrating courage and resilience
Miracles happen! The film Lion is a beautiful depiction about joy and hope winning over desperation and doubt
BELLANDUR LAKE FROTH - Debasish Ghosh
Bangalore, India, was once known for its interconnected lake systems, which provided a reliable water source. As the city grew, these lakes have encroached, and the water became polluted day by day. The largest, Bellandur Lake, now carry huge volumes of snowy froth, which block the adjacent canals.
The Cosmic Chaos of India
Just like the cosmos, when you see India for the first time everything seems chaotic and yet every Indian person finds his/ her own order in that hustle which all goes in tandem. Pavan Rajurkar a freelance illustrator based out of Mumbai, capture this Indianness perfectly in his artworks for many different brands and studios. Some of his recent illustrations have been displayed here.
Doctor of Happiness: An Art Essay
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Discover The Remnants Of Empires And The Seeds Of Independence In Mumbai
Discover the remnants of empires and the seeds of independence in India’s most populous city.
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.
An Expat Learns the Key to Authentic Indian Cooking
Cooking lessons at home in Mumbai.
The 12 Best Rooftop Bars Around The World
The world looks different when viewed from these stunning rooftop destinations.
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