Rakshabandhan: The Unbroken Bond


(Published in Sadhana, August 24, 1985) Festivals can be envisioned as the very energy of the social life. All over the world, festivals are central to the lives of people, perhaps more so for us Indians. In the land of Bharat, festivals are not merely limited to being expressions of personal joy or means of [...]

Rakshabandhan: The Unbroken Bond2021-09-30T00:37:58+05:30



(At the Dedication Ceremony of Sokhada Village rebuilt with the support of GNFC. Rajkot, April 20, 2002) the earthquake 26th on January 2001 had ruined the whole state. The whole world was worried about our state. Those who had lost everything were completely at sea about how to get out of this mess. However, it [...]

SHRINES OF HARD WORK2020-06-25T14:38:11+05:30

Path to Enlightenment – part 5 By Om Swami


There are three kinds of fishes in the sea. One that gets caught in the fishing net and even aware that it is trapped   Second is the one that gets caught on the net, makes a few attempts to escape, and then give up.  Third is the one that is aware that it is trapped [...]

Path to Enlightenment – part 5 By Om Swami2020-06-18T19:16:07+05:30

Happiness is an Inside Matter.


A story, quoting Dr. Wayne Dyer   A 92-year-old blind lady immaculately dressed and with meticulously done makeup, goes into a hotel and asks for a room. The hotel manager explains that it would take about 30 minutes for the room to be ready. Meanwhile, he describes how the room is laid out, how the [...]

Happiness is an Inside Matter.2020-06-18T18:19:23+05:30

Anger Management


Excerpts from the book ‘Your Child Is Your Parent!’ by Manoj J Lekhi (Amrut Vivek). Improving Your Child’s Behaviour  Most of the problems that we, as parents, face today regarding the behaviour of children are related mainly to one emotion, that is, anger. A child can have varied levels of anger, ranging from the lowest, [...]

Anger Management2021-09-30T01:24:33+05:30

Fruit and Vegetable Juices – Beneficial in the Treatment of Common Ailments. Part 2


CANCER Carrot, grapes, raisins. Complete 100% carrot or grape juice diet is highly recommended and claims to cure cancer completely. Johanna Brandt in her book "The grape cure" describes how grapes cured her completely of her nine-year battle with cancer. CATARACT Orange juice with water. Grapes and all seasonal fruits. Sesame is particularly useful. Vitamins [...]

Fruit and Vegetable Juices – Beneficial in the Treatment of Common Ailments. Part 22020-06-06T15:18:41+05:30

Shinning Villages – Part 2


Excerpts from the book ‘Work Ethics’ by PM Narendra Modiji.   This has not come easily. Everyone would surely remember the days when it took endless petitions only to shift an electric pillar that was in the way. We have come a long way from those days. The Gujarat Government has put up 34 lakh [...]

Shinning Villages – Part 22021-09-30T00:44:27+05:30

Clear Your Clutter


Excerpts from the book ‘Super Leader Startergies!’ by Manoj J Lekhi (Amrut Vivek).   Whenever we visit an exotic resort, we feel wonderful and say, ‘What a beautiful resort!’ When we visit a beautiful temple, we are in awe of it and exclaim, ‘What a beautiful temple.’ The same appreciation goes for any beautiful place [...]

Clear Your Clutter2021-09-30T01:29:22+05:30

The Garbage Truck


One day I hopped in a taxi and we took  off for the airport.    We were driving in the  right lane when suddenly a black car jumped out of a parking space right in  front of us.    My taxi driver slammed on his brakes, skidded  and missed the other car by just  inches!    [...]

The Garbage Truck2020-05-19T15:49:28+05:30

Letters to Teachers


Excerpts from the book ‘Exam Warriors’ by PM Narendra Modiji.   Dear Teachers, Let me begin by congratulating you on the wonderful work you are doing to mould and educate young minds. You belong to the noblest profession in our society and your hard work lays the foundation for a better tomorrow.   The relationship [...]

Letters to Teachers2021-09-30T01:51:40+05:30