Pic: Himalayan Monk Cafe, Bir, Himachal Pradesh In a different universe, at a different time, in a different Avatar as a civil service aspirant I spent four years going through the rigour and seclusion of intense
Rāga Yoga is an online exploration of the self through the rāgas in the Indian classical music and some simple yet powerful practices from Antaranga Yoga (Inner Work Through Yoga).
SaptaSwara is a unique framework of self-exploration that my mentors Sri Raghu Ananthanarayanan and Smt. Sashikala Ananth designed few decades ago. I feel lucky enough to be part of the community that is being mentored by them to take forward this precious work.
An year that seemed so still, Yet so deep. Imbued with silence and learning, For the ones willing to listen. As the bell tolls,
I’m staying with a sense of mādhuryam (sweetness) after today’s practice with my teacher Smt. Saraswati Vasudevan. The sankalpa (intention) through the practice was to explore receiving fully with each inhale and offering whatever residues I am holding from
For all the beauty that this world holds isn't it surprising how many of us feel it is challenging to just feel?
I'm a true blue South Indian when it comes to starting my day with a strong filter coffee. 😀 And I've experimented with many ways to discover the right taste that I really love when I make the coffee. But recently I discovered something that never struck me before...
This Deepavali (Diwali) I missed my ancestral home at Poonjar. Not that I used to visit there often in the past. At most it was annual visit while growing up. But the 300 years old palace (some modern houses
Onam festival is a quintessential part of the identity of Keralites. Onam is truly an all-inclusive festival that is celebrated across caste-religious divides in Kerala. However, the understanding of the origins of Onam festival and the central figures in its legend Vāmana and Mahabali seems to have undergone many...
There is a home that I dream of.Filled with love and beauty,From people and nature. Away from the cacophony of crowded cities,Away from the relentless rush to nowhere,Nestled in the silence of nature,In the stillness of