The Heartfulness Way of Meditation

The Heartfulness Way of Meditation

I had the good fortune of speaking to Joshua Pollock, co-author along with Kamlesh Patel of the book – The Heartfulness Way, a book that aims to demystify meditation so as to reach readers who suffer from stress in their daily lives. Joshua Pollock has an...
Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

Red White And Blue and the Hyphenated American

This Fourth of July, the hyphenated identity is being discussed everywhere. Immigration – the benefits and demerits of the system – who gets to be included and why is being discussed in newspaper columns, on TV channels and at family cookouts. As a first...
New Jersey Leadership Program 2018 Fellows Announced

New Jersey Leadership Program 2018 Fellows Announced

The New Jersey Leadership Program (NJLP) is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting South Asian American youth participation and education at the local level of government in the State of New Jersey. NJLP and its fellowship program focuses on...
Can “I Love You” be used within an Indian family?

Can “I Love You” be used within an Indian family?

Rain lashed on the windshield as my mother navigated our white Fiat car through the flooded streets of Chennai, the erstwhile Madras. I sat in the front seat craning my neck trying to watch out for any danger as she drove back home late in the night. Her simple...
The Man Who Moved a Mountain: An Inspiring Story Like None Other

The Man Who Moved a Mountain: An Inspiring Story Like None Other

A man moved a mountain – how is that even possible? I flipped the pages of Nancy Churnin’s children’s book, Manjhi Moves a Mountain with a sense of disbelief. Disbelief soon turned to awe as I learnt about Manjhi and his mountain. Dashrath Manjhi, a...