6 Incredible Lessons I’ve Learned In My 20 Years In India This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. Twenty years ago I moved into Parmarth Niketan ashram for one week. It was the second week of… Read More

From Prayer TO ACTION This article was published on The Speaking Tree, here. SADHVI BHAGAWATI SARASWATI was a participant at the Parliament of Religions, the same conference that Swami Vivekananda attended back in 1893. She filed this blog… Read More

Hiking On The Path Of Life: The Role Of A Guru This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. The Solitary Trek The trek up the mountain was fantastic. Clearly a less travelled path, it was nearly… Read More

Bridging The Gap Between The Church And The State This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. Last week, I had the joy and blessing to be part of a conference hosted at the World Bank in… Read More

Yoga Is An Exemplary Way Of Life For Ourselves And Our Planet This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. The Early Days: As our car pulled into the driveway, my dad checked the mailbox. “Did it… Read More

Lighting Lamps To Dispel The Darkness Of Our Ignorance This article was published on The Huffington Post, here. In Indian culture there are so many holidays, festivals, rites and rituals around the theme of light. We light lamps in… Read More

Reflections on Water from the Banks of Mother Ganga THE GRACE OF MOTHER GANGA The cycle of life is intricately linked to water; it is even, perhaps, embedded in water. From our first nine months swimming in a… Read More

Who is a Hindu? This article appeared in The Huffington Post (India), here. Countless people across the world ask me : “Have you converted to Hinduism?” The question is understandable. After all, people don’t often behold an American… Read More

Know Yoga, Know Peace We twist and bend our bodies into the poses demonstrated by the lithe and supple instructors. We exhale and bring our forehead closer to our knees. We balance in shirsanasa — keeping the weight… Read More

“Beware of the spiritual shortcut”, Complete Wellbeing, February 2015 This article was published on Complete Wellbeing, here. On the spiritual path, it is tempting to assume that having a deep spiritual experience is a sign that we have… Read More