Give Us a Role Model – Part 2


Excerpts from the book ‘Ignited Minds‘ Written By A.P.J. Abdul Kalamji Another girl in all seriousness asked, ‘Every day we read in the newspaper or hear our parents talk about atankvadis (terrorists). Who are they? Do they belong to our country?’ This question really shocked me. I myself was searching for an answer. They are [...]

Give Us a Role Model – Part 22021-09-30T00:27:52+05:30

Healthy Eating Plan


Healthy Eating Plan A healthy eating plan gives your body the nutrients it needs every day while staying within your daily calorie goal for weight loss. A healthy eating plan also will lower your risk for heart disease and other health conditions. A healthy eating plan: Emphasizes vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat [...]

Healthy Eating Plan2021-09-30T00:34:14+05:30

A Simple Food Blessing (Do This at Every Meal)


A Simple Food Blessing (Do This at Every Meal) Pause for a second and center yourself. Express and feel gratitude for the food in front of you. Thank everyone involved in the process of getting the food to you. It might look something like this: “Thank you to the Earth for growing this and all of [...]

A Simple Food Blessing (Do This at Every Meal)2021-03-01T21:29:37+05:30

How Blessing the Food helps in Digestion – Part 2


Blessing food leverages the Placebo Effect. If you believe that the food carries good energy, it will. If you believe that the food will make you happy and healthy, it will. The placebo effect, though overlooked by modern science, is a profoundly powerful phenomenon. It’s a testament to the power of the mind. Whatever you [...]

How Blessing the Food helps in Digestion – Part 22021-03-01T18:53:11+05:30

How Blessing the Food helps in Digestion – Part 1


Blessing food relaxes your digestive system. Holding gratitude and blessing food will switch your nervous system out of sympathetic mode (fight or flight) and into parasympathetic mode (rest and digest). As a result, you will digest the food and assimilate the nutrients much more effectively than if you’re holding stress. This concept is common sense. [...]

How Blessing the Food helps in Digestion – Part 12021-03-01T18:48:26+05:30

5 Real Benefits of Blessing Your Food!


Blessing food before a meal brings your attention to the moment for eating and that way prepares your physiological body to digest the meal by increasing salivation, digestion enzymes. Mindfulness before meals releases hormones and sets your brain to the mode for enjoyment Taking the moment to focus before the meal prepares your physiological body [...]

5 Real Benefits of Blessing Your Food!2021-02-01T16:19:57+05:30

Taking Progress to the Villages


Gujarat has passed the test of real democracy as even the common man is interested in development of Gujarat. I do not believe in lop-sided development of a handful of places in Gujarat. I want development to reach each village and each person in Gujarat. Today, Vibrant Gujarat is known all over the world, I [...]

Taking Progress to the Villages2021-09-30T01:50:48+05:30

A Harmonious Village: A Journey towards Belonging and Prosperity


Dialogue Instead of Debate The basis of democracy is decision making based on majority. However, our concept of a harmonious village expects decisions based on consensus arrived at after in-depth deliberation. The idea of consensus is definitely more desirable than that of majority because decisions so taken carry the strength of the entire group. The [...]

A Harmonious Village: A Journey towards Belonging and Prosperity2021-09-30T01:50:48+05:30

The Bravery of the Forest People


(Unveiling of Adivasi Shahid Smarak, Pal Chitraya, Vijaynagar District, Sabarkantha. June 22, 2003)   The Jallianwala Bagh and Pal Chitariya massacres happened in 1919 at a time when Mahatma Gandhi was not yet in the limelight. More than a thousand freedom fighters, who had assembled for a peaceful discussion, were shot down mercilessly by General [...]

The Bravery of the Forest People2021-01-06T23:58:32+05:30
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