Meaning and Importance of the Solar Plexus-Manipura Chakra- Part-1

1. Mantra: ‘Ram’ (Pronounced ‘Rum’)2. Location: Below the rib cage above the navel.3. Color: Yellow4. Position: Parallel to the Earth/ Perpendicular to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Mars7. Corresponding Number: 18. Corresponding Mudra: Rudra Mudra Across cultures, a lot of importance has been laid to the solar plexus. The proverbial ‘fire in the belly’ is quite related to the concept… Read More

Empower your mind….set it free ( contd.)

Empower your mind….set it free ( contd.) If you read the previous post you must have been able to figure out by now the common connection between all the great people I talked about. It’s the freedom of their mind and their thoughts that made them so powerful that it lead them through the long… Read More

Power of’Why’?

Back when I was a kid in the 90s, we didn’t have the internet. We didn’t even have cable in most households here in India and yet people were flocking from India to the States every other day, building companies that were coming up there. Interesting isn’t it? The products of such low exposure being… Read More

Clarity in Confusion

What do you think is the one thing that allows us to connect with ourselves at a level that only we can fathom?Don’t we go on and on about ‘Being true to ourselves?’What is the concept of introspection at all? Okay, forget about all these questions and think.Seriously think… How does one arrive at a… Read More

Meaning and Importance of The Sacral Chakra-Swadhishthana-Part-1

1. Mantra: ‘Vam’2. Location: Between the navel and genitalia.3. Color: Orange4. Position: Parallel to the Earth/ Perpendicular to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Jupiter7. Corresponding Number: 38. Corresponding Mudra: Dhyana Mudra Now from root chakra we come to Sacral chakra. The place from where our ego, our identity starts to grow. We want to express ourselves. We want to create… Read More

Make peace with your childhood, discover the real YOU!

How many of us are actually where we wanted to be as children? Sure, we’re all in the journey to self realization but even this realization that it is a never ending journey wasn’t all that pleasant to begin with. Was it? As kids, we thought you grow up, you do this you do that… Read More

Meaning and Importance of The Root Chakra-Muladhara-Part 1

1. Mantra: ‘Lam’2. Location: Base of the spine.3. Colour: Red4. Position: Perpendicular to the Earth/ Parallel to the Spine5. Rotation: Clockwise6. Corresponding Planetary energy: Saturn7. Corresponding Number: 88. Corresponding Mudra: Prana Mudra/ All Grounding Mudras (More points in the second part) It is said that the tree is strong, healthy, tall, it is all because… Read More

Empower your mind….set it free!

How often have you heard about the concept of focusing your mind on a single thing in order for you to be able to tame it? Great philosophers and ascetics have long advocated the need for us to be able to enslave our senses with the help of our mind.‘Control your thoughts and control your… Read More

Stop cribbing! You have everything you NEED.

If you’ve spent the better part part of your life so far thinking about all that you could have had and all that you should’ve got… Then you probably haven’t been looking hard enough at all the things you never thought you’d have but do and all that you should have had but don’t. Here’s how… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 7/7

“Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only gift is a portion of thyself. Thou must bleed for me. Therefore the poet brings his poem; the shepherd, his lamb; the farmer, corn; the miner, a stone; the painter, his picture; the girl, a handkerchief of her own sewing.” The opening quote… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 6/7

Obstacles aren’t in your path. Obstacles are the path. Think of the richest man you know. I mean really know as in you’ve had dinner with them at some point of time. Now, very honestly pick out a personal crisis you had during the course of your day. Ok? Now, how would that person react… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 5/7

The easiest way to be creative is to be original. The biggest thing getting in the way of you thinking and acting creatively is your view about others’ opinions of yourself. Conforming your creativity to be ‘accepted’ is like creating poison for the soul. Think about Pablo Picasso for a second. Here’s his brand of… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 4/7

“Logic can take you form point A to point B. Imagination can take you everywhere.” ~Albert Einstein Ever seen a pro make a split second decision about something and which goes on to change the course of history? Well, I’m a fan of cricket and there’s no better place than sports to find great men… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 3/7

People don’t buy for the value you create. They buy for the value they ‘perceive‘. Marketing is defined by the American Marketing Association as “the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large”. In short, marketing is the art of creating… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 2/7

The value you value is the value you create. Entrepreneurship is about creating value. Period. Any product, service or idea you’re selling to the world means nothing unless it creates value for them. Mind you, the biggest problem you’re going to face is convincing these guys that the value you’re creating for them is valuable… Read More

Entrepreneur Motivation Day 1/7

Are you ready to be an entrepreneur? The most important thing about entrepreneurship is to realise it isn’t for everyone. Why? Well, I don’t mean to discourage you but being an ‘Entrepreneur’ is a lifestyle not a job, title or frankly even a decision. After a point it sort of becomes like an addiction that… Read More

How to plan your life when you’re too young to know better?

This article is about 3500 words in length. While writing, I felt this topic demanded a  far more precise approach than the ones I’ve written before. I request your full attention for the 24.5 minute read ahead.   A freshly graduated college pupil’s first ‘regular job’ is the most important landmark in his adult life.… Read More

The expert at anything was once a beginner

No matter how far you go in life and what you become, there will always be things that are new to you. Things that you are new to. Things that you don’t understand yet but shall know too well in times to come. That’s the beauty of life, you never know around which corner, behind… Read More

The ‘Grounding’ Mudra – Meditation

I came across the mudra you see me making here, for the first time, in the Sivananda Ashram in Kerala. So, What is a mudra? A Mudra is literally speaking, a ‘pose’. Mudras direct the flow of energy through body chakras as long as you hold them. In yoga and meditation, mudras and chakras are… Read More

Your comfort zone.. and where the magic happens..

I was writing in full creative force when I gave up WordPress altogether and just.. left…I just felt my true expression was being lost in translation. I felt that there was so much I needed to say and in different ways that I was losing out on just because I had gotten used to being a certain way and accepting a certain order to things. Read More

TMI Tag – Too Much Info about me!!

A while ago, fellow blogger Apple Rae tagged me to answer these questions below. I have been wanting to answer them from some time but boy! have I been busy. I’ve barely been able to keep up with my blogging schedule and firefight all the other areas of my life that are fast transforming. But… Read More