Do we own the territory? Think again!

My dad was telling me about his violin teacher’s car. Rats managed to get under the hood and chewed off the wires. And this happened so many times that he ended up selling his car. In a tropical country like India, this is a common phenomenon. Our next-door neighbours also have the same problem. My …

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Humanity is being eaten alive by what?

My ancestral home is a tiny village in the south of India, Sevvur. Unless you are from there or know somebody from the village, there is no way you would have heard about it. It is a sleepy 2.5 street village with a population of less than 1000, and at a given time, there may …

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It is so noisy – No Wonder we cannot hear anything

I spent the weekend over in Maine – in the midst of nature. The more time I spend in nature, the more I begin to appreciate the wisdom nature has to impart. For example, every morning, we would go for a kayak ride in the lake. It is so beautiful in the morning, sounds of …

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I have recently discovered Self-Compassion. I knew it was the right thing to do; it is something we should practice. But as we all know, there is a vast difference between knowing and knowing, right? When the student is ready teacher appears. I watched the video by Kristen Neff on Self-Compassion:¬†https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvtZBUSplr4&t=666s. If this topic calls …

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