What Peace Means to Me #HumansOfHeartfulness

Heartfulness meditation came into my life on August 13, 2017 following a philosophical discussion when one of my office colleagues suggested to me to give it a try. There were some questions and answers exchanged on wisdom and he mentioned the Heartfulness system. It was a coincidence that I had three days off from my office – Sunday and Independence…… Read More.

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The Art of Inner Connectedness

One of the most interesting and instructive courses I’ve taken as a graduate student was Arts of Communication. In the course, my professor noted that there were three golden rules: Number 1: Resonate. Feel one with your audience. Number 2: Be your natural self. Don’t try to be someone that you aren’t. Number 3: Center yourself, especially before you speak.…… Read More.

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The Importance of Nothing

There is nothing I can do. But wait. And watch. And listen. Suddenly the outside world is non-existent as we stay safe at home. My self esteem has had a hit, as it is focused on outside approval for my appearance, my work, even my spiritual practice. At least that was until COVID-19. When “stay at home” orders meant my…… Read More.

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Stop Worrying, Will You?

Worry is something most of us carry with us all day long. We were worried yesterday, we are worried today, and we will be worried tomorrow. There is no end to it. Interestingly, worry creates an anticipatory pattern in the mind that something may or may not happen. Let me share a short scenario that happened to me at work.…… Read More.

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Resolution through Reflection #HumansOfHeartfulness

My conservative, middle-class upbringing suffered a severe jolt when, at the age of 8 years, my mother left us suddenly to pursue another life. I don’t even remember calling her “Ma” and my feelings for her were driven by anger and resentment that she had opted out of raising a family and, instead, had moved on with her life and…… Read More.

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Discover how Meditation Helps with Weight Loss

Over time, the unwholesome and unnatural body images promoted generally and longed for by many has led to many problematic issues including low self-esteem and body shaming by others; and social media has compounded this crisis with many people suffering from mental issues owing to their body shape. Obesity affects the person not only from the outside but also harms…… Read More.

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Yoga: Divine Oneness

In spite of our many efforts to live a healthy life, in reality, our modern day lifestyle brings on a lot of stress. Let’s take a moment to observe our structured daily routine. We wake up, do the morning chores, go to work, come home late, eat, sleep, and repeat. If there’s still some time left, we give it up…… Read More.

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The Compassion Revolution

Every heart, has locked within itself a treasure which when unleashed can prove to be most fruitful not only to oneself but more importantly to the others around it. This treasure that we all hold within our hearts is “COMPASSION”. A compassionate heart is one that is able to love, accept, understand, be gallant and harmonize. (L.A.U.G.H) LOVE A heart…… Read More.

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Meditations Of A Covid-19 Warrior #HumansOfHeartfulness

Browse through any news channel today, and you realize that society is obsessed with the topic of COVID-19. This continuous blaring of updates about the statistics of infected and death, feeds the anxiety of a society that has been exposed to a wide array of apocalyptic movies. Chennai is a city with very high number of COVID-19 positive people and…… Read More.

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Meditation for Loneliness

Meditation – In the Time of Loneliness I am not loved by my loved ones. There is no one to bug me. I do not have a friend to meet. Loneliness is when you get these and many such thoughts, that just depict negativity. We always seek a close companionship that supports us in every possible way, celebrates our joys,…… Read More.

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Going Solo – Creating Community Beyond COVID-19

Seattle, Washington, March 12, 2020 We are the epicenter of the virus. School and college closures. Social distancing. Empty stores, churches, entertainment venues. Masks. Gloves. Furtive looks between bus riders. Walking on the side of the road to avoid contact with joggers, bicyclists. Wondering how long this will last. Drop in coffee shops, Starbucks closes. Still going to work for…… Read More.

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Meditation – A budget free retreat

Meditation: A No Cost Holiday Package Who doesn’t like to travel? For some it is snowy mountains or forest treks that tempt them, for others the pristine beaches or the magnificent palaces and forts are a real draw. One thing is clear, the more you travel, the more you crave it – for the soul of a wanderer is always…… Read More.

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