Pearls of Wisdom – Episode I

“For picking up the pearls one must oneself dive deep into the ocean”   - Babuji     This interview is brought to you by the fellows of the Heartfulness Fellowship. It kicks off our interview series, called, Pearls of Wisdom, where we document the experiences, memories and journeys in meditation of the residents of … Continue reading Pearls of Wisdom – Episode I

The Genderless Heart

In the background of the contentious Brett Kavanaugh confirmation and #metoo storm which swept through India’s media and entertainment circles, I became despondent. Now, more than ever, healthy conversation was needed around the topics of male privilege and entitlement, consent, the negative impact of patriarchy, gender sensitivity and the collective fight against sexism. But the climate … Continue reading The Genderless Heart

Elephant Parades in Palaces, Meditation Flash Mobs and Spreading Acts of Kindness – The Heartfulness Dasara Event

I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Heartfulness Dasara Event in Mysuru. This event is the first of its kind to take place in Mysuru Ashram and so, not knowing what to expect, I packed a duffle bag and began my journey from the hustle and bustle of Bangalore. From what I learned … Continue reading Elephant Parades in Palaces, Meditation Flash Mobs and Spreading Acts of Kindness – The Heartfulness Dasara Event

How to keep a Dream Journal

"The dream is specifically the utterance of the unconscious” Jung, Dreams, (p.95) What significance do dreams have? Are they nonsense mumbo-jumbo? Or do they provide valuable insights into our inner worlds? Noted psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung believed that dreams were an important compensatory tool for our minds to cleanse themselves and achieve harmony. In his book … Continue reading How to keep a Dream Journal

From Fellowship to Fellowship

When first coming to India, I had only intended to stay for one year. But that is clearly not what life had in store for me. Through a series of unexpected events, I found my passion for Heartfulness meditation. Upon visiting the Kanha Shanti Vanam ashram in Hyderabad, myself and another YIF-er, Ankur, discovered that … Continue reading From Fellowship to Fellowship