Creativity as therapy

Creativity as therapy

we as a human race and as individuals are absorbed by the creative urge; it doesn't matter if we create a painting, an article, a song, a book, a meal, an organization, an institution, a tradition, a country, a relationship, a garden...anything.

06 June, 2008

Gliding into Assam - Delhi-Rajdhani Express

Sunset over river Brahmaputra, Guwahati, Assam

Even later in my stay when I crossed the magnificent river it seemed nothing like a meeting, quite unlike the response that River Ganga evokes from me. Ganga, the magnificent -- caring mother, bubbly teenager, mature wisdom and more to me...

03 June, 2008

Mantra for life

Mantras have long been used for multifarious purposes. They work on the subtle energies and create a positive consciousness. Like all good things, there is potential for abuse here as well. If used in tantra, especially the kind practiced in Bengal,

03 June, 2008

Self Healthcare for Type 2 diabetes

Ayurveda suggests Pashchimutan yoga asana for regulating the pancreas' functioning. Ancient Indian wisdom suggests chewing 5 neem leaves and 5 bel (bilva or wood apple) leaves to control diabetes. These are insulin free remedies for diabetes, handed

02 June, 2008

Mindfulness Meditation - Buddha within

Lotus therapy: Mindful Meditation - Buddha's legacy

For years, psychotherapists have worked to relieve suffering by reframing the content of patients’ thoughts, directly altering behavior or helping people gain insight into the subconscious sources of their despair and anxiety. The promise of

02 June, 2008

Destination India!

The official word is that the Indian Tourism Ministry has identified 20 mega destinations for infrastructure development, since India is witnessing encouraging trends in the tourism sector with foreign tourist inflows touching 5 million mark in the

02 June, 2008

Sri Lanka's King Ravana

Sri Lanka's king Ravana

Ramayana has become the link to Sri Lanka's past and present. Sites associated with the Ramayana are being promoted by the Sri Lankan Tourism Board.

29 May, 2008

Ayurvedic wines?

Ayurvedic wines for good health

Ayurvedic Wines are an Indian entity. Have always been so. There alcohol content is restricted to about four percent, and they are all highly potent medicines, says Ayurvedic practitioner Dr Sharath Kumar.

29 May, 2008

Now, online booking for bus service in India

RedBus, headquartered in Bangalore, offers passengers the flexibility in terms of choosing the type of bus (A/C, Volvo, non A/C or sleeper), seat preference, home delivery of tickets, and pick-up and drop points.

29 May, 2008

The Indian Paan bazaar, Old Delhi

Paan preparation

Paan bazaar, an alley market in Sadar Bazaar, offers a glimpse of Indian culture in Old Delhi. In India, paan has been playing an important role in the social life and customs of people for hundreds of years. In the court of the Mughal kings and

27 May, 2008

Meera Bai Bhajan by Pandit Mallikarjun Mansur in Raga Bhairavi, Mat ja jogi