Category: Life and Purpose

  • 10 tips for a healthy work-life balance

    10 tips for a healthy work-life balance

    Contrary to the yesteryears, a working individual doesn’t just have a regular nine to five job anymore. Even if you are a high-strung corporate person, you have to play a role and manage the identity of yourself apart from being a professional. Working men and women are in all areas of life. Whether they are […]

  • Increasing Importance of Mental Health in Today’s World

    Increasing Importance of Mental Health in Today’s World

    In today’s new age and fast-paced life, we suffer from many illnesses that are caused by external factors. Personally, and professionally, we all suffer from stress. Stress is a very underrated issue that needs to be taken more seriously. Stress leads to many illnesses, mental and physical, one of which is mental health.  Mental health […]

  • Why wasn’t I told about the Horrors of the night of 20 July?

    Why wasn’t I told about the Horrors of the night of 20 July?

    We ask this question and so will the next generation and the next one if we don’t expose the horrifying facts. History repeats itself and somehow we don’t seem to learn from our mistakes. Why wasn’t I told about this is the question that was asked when General Patton’s troops liberated the Buchenwald concentration camp in […]

  • Republished | Top ten street foods that you must try in Bombay

    Republished | Top ten street foods that you must try in Bombay

    Originally published on January 20, 2018 Other articles by Saakhi  Bombay- the city that never sleeps, the city with an insatiable appetite for dreams, the city with a pulsating vibe. This fantastic city grows on you, becomes a part of your soul and the culture runs through your veins, as it makes you its own. […]

  • What happened to the Tank Man?

    What happened to the Tank Man?

    June 4 marks the 30th anniversary of what has come to be known as the “Tiananmen Square massacre,” when Chinese troops opened fire on unarmed civilians, mostly students, bringing a sudden and bloody halt to the protest movement for reforms. Since the entire morbid event is massively censored in China, only people who were there […]

  • World Falun Dafa Day

    World Falun Dafa Day

      Why Falun Dafa, a ‘phenomenon’ worthy of attention, is embraced worldwide What is the Significance of World Falun Dafa Day     May 13th holds a special significance for people all over the world whose lives have been positively impacted and transformed by Falun Dafa, an ancient spiritual practice of mind and body. Falun […]

  • What drives us to revisit the horrors of the night of 20 July?

    What drives us to revisit the horrors of the night of 20 July?

    Recalling that ill-fated night can be traumatic but we want to remind the world lest they forget like the holocaust during the Second World War that killed 6 million Jews. And we don’t want people to write off 20th July 1999 like the holocaust which they say is something that never happened and is part […]

  • HOW TO GET WHAT YOU Really, Really, Really WANT!

    HOW TO GET WHAT YOU Really, Really, Really WANT!

    Did you know that only 3% of the world’s population has clear, well written and articulate goals. This 3% of the world’s population accomplishes 10 times more, than others who do not have goals at all; they have 10 times more success in whatever they do and earn 10 times more than people who do […]

  • An Open Letter to Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Mr Aamir Khan

    An Open Letter to Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Mr Aamir Khan

    Dear Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Mr.Aamir Khan As an Indian, I feel absolutely elated that Indian Film superstars such as yourselves not only enjoy the adulation and demigod status with a humongous fan-following in our country but also across a country like China which seems so alien to our culture and ethos. But it just […]

  • Falun Dafa – A cultivation practice system for the refinement of Mind and Body

    Falun Dafa – A cultivation practice system for the refinement of Mind and Body

    Falun Dafa A cultivation practice system for the refinement of Mind and Body Falun Dafa (also called Falun Gong) is an advanced practice of Buddha school self-cultivation, founded by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the practice’s Master. It is a discipline in which “assimilation to the highest qualities of the universe—Zhen, Shan, Ren (Truthfulness, Compassion, Forbearance)”—is the […]

  • How to deal with depression

    How to deal with depression

    What is Depression: Depression is defined as a mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life. In simple words, a state of low mood and aversion to activity where one is unable to experience a healthy mental well-being, the simple joys of life, […]

  • Why The Self Care Movement Is Taking The World By Storm !

    Why The Self Care Movement Is Taking The World By Storm !

    Self-care is a topic that has social media and people abuzz. An Instagram search for #selfcare reveals more than 5 million results with posts varying from product recommendations for essential oils to petal laden bubble baths surrounded by crystals. With blog posts, magazine articles, and self-help books popping up daily, it may seem like another […]

  • Vanity- Curse or Boon?

    Vanity- Curse or Boon?

    Vanity- Curse or Boon? “I loathe narcissism but I approve of vanity” Diana Vreeland once said these words and they seem appropriate to begin with. At the risk of sounding futile or narcissistic, Vanity may just be one of the greatest strengths of a person, as long as it does not feed on contempt and […]

  • Are crop circles messages from aliens to humankind?

    Are crop circles messages from aliens to humankind?

    What is a crop circle? A crop circle is typically defined by standing wheat stems that have been flattened in the shape of a circle or more complex pattern. They tend to appear mainly in developed Western or secularised countries — including Japan. The cause of many of the circles is unknown despite various natural […]

  • Some Lessons about Life and Living by watching Death

    Some Lessons about Life and Living by watching Death

    This might sound as a strange concept to the western mind and also to a lot of Indians. Can you believe there is a place in Varanasi where people come to die? No it is not a hospice. It is the strong belief people have that if they die in Kashi they will attain Moksh […]

  • The moving power of forgiveness

    The moving power of forgiveness

    It happened the night of June 28, 2015, in South Cumminsville, under a highway overpass. Suliman Abdul-Mutakallim was shot in the back of his head, as he walked home, carrying food for himself and his wife. The 39-year-old Navy veteran, known by many as “Sam,” was still alive, face-down on the pavement, bleeding. His wallet likely contained […]

  • Some Practical Tips for Beginners in Meditation

    Some Practical Tips for Beginners in Meditation

    People have all kinds of notions about meditation, that it is for people who are old and you can never ever meditate calmly when you are living in the everyday world of hustle and bustle. Meditation helps you to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in […]