~ Lyricist Gulzar Honored With Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award

~ Lyricist Gulzar Honored With Prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Legendary Indian Cinema Lyricist, Filmmaker  & Poet Mr. Gulzar will receive Indian Cinema’s Highest award, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.  Academy/Oscar award winner for ‘Jai Ho’ song  with Mr. A.R.Rahman from famous Slumdog Millionaire (2010) film along with many national and international awards. Over 5 decades, this 79 year old legend  has penned down thousands of … Continue reading

~ Election Tourism In India On Rise: Witness Colors of Election In World’s Biggest Democracy

~ Election Tourism In India On Rise: Witness Colors of Election In World’s Biggest Democracy

Election is Festival of Democracy…Like any other Indian festivals, 882 million electoral voters with total 1.25 billion Indians will celebrate this too in Grand style for one month long election process! Many curious foreigners are visiting India this month to witness this great Election Festival of Democracy. Recently with successful pioneering efforts during Gujarat State … Continue reading

~ Film On 6000 Years ‘History of Yoga – Path Of My Ancestors’

~ Film On 6000 Years ‘History of Yoga – Path Of My Ancestors’

A Must Watch first ever film documentation of this kind in the world.’History of Yoga’film has 6000 years of history & Philosophy of yoga that India gave to the World. This 2 hour film (English & Hindi) has recorded evidences from : 134 locations across India and Nepal Over 35000 Km journey including 80 Archaeological … Continue reading

~ Yoga : Simple Daily Poses By Shipla Shetty…

~ Yoga : Simple Daily Poses By Shipla Shetty…

Model & Hindi Movie (Bollywood) actress, Shilpa Shetty is teaching different Asanas ( poses ) of Yoga…Watch short 1 min clip each (in English) & practice simple Yoga poses to align your Body, Mind, Spirit and Soul…This series got tremendous response since when it was released.

~ Science Behind Yajna / Yagna ( Fire Ritual)

~ Science Behind Yajna / Yagna ( Fire Ritual)

YAJNA / YAGYA / HOMA / HAVAN, a powerful Hindu Vedic fire ritual  combines 2 energy systems- Fire & Sound (through Sanskrit Mantra chanting), to get Physiological, Psychological, Environmental & Spiritual healing benefits (See post for information, photos, clip & Slideshow). “Heal the atmosphere and the healed atmosphere will heal you” says Dr. Madhukar Gaikwad … Continue reading

~ Mahashivratri Special : Peaceful ‘Om Namah Shivay’ Chant

~ Mahashivratri Special : Peaceful ‘Om Namah Shivay’ Chant

Today is Mahashivratri (Shiva’s whole Night celebration), big day for all Lord Shiva Devotees across the world. Lord Shiva ,the supreme power/Shakti,  symbolizes inner-sef that remains intact even after everything (Life) ends on the earth!‘Om Namah Shivay’, a powerful Sanskrit chant used in Meditation, Spirituality  & Lord Shiva Worship.

~ Science Behind Eating With Hands

~ Science Behind Eating With Hands

Do we hold our baby wearing Hand gloves? OR Do we like to express Love through interpreter? No!! Then what’s the problem in eating meal with your own hands, if it has following scientific benefits??  “Eating food with your hands feeds not only the body but also the mind and spirit” says Ancient Hindu Vedic … Continue reading

~ Hindu History of Ancient Russia and Europe (Greece/Italy)

~ Hindu History of Ancient Russia and Europe (Greece/Italy)

Latest archeological findings shows that Europe (Italy, Vatican City / Greece), especially Eastern part, and Russia regions were following Hinduism ( Sanatan Dharma) till about 2nd -3rd century AD (evidences found were between 200 BCE to 3 AD). Archaeologist suspects; Hindu history evidences might have deliberately removed due to influence of other faith(s) in those … Continue reading

~ Ayurveda: Science of Life

~ Ayurveda: Science of Life

Arurveda, ancient Hindu Herbal Medicine, is not just about stretching your life (longevity), it is a science of ALIVENESS! His holiness Sadhguru defines Ayurveda  beautifully as means to have the necessary sense to understanding that among all things on our planet you should be able to recognize what kind of impact it has on you! … Continue reading

~ Mumbai’s Another Landmark : New International Airport Terminal T-2

~ Mumbai’s Another Landmark : New International Airport Terminal T-2

One of the most difficult & complex projects in the world has successfully finished. Mumbai International Airport’s new terminal “T-2” will start operation for international passengers from this week ( Feb-2014). The main attraction of this  $1 billion dollar, 4.4 millions sq.ft. new Terminal is; a beautiful 3 km indoor Art gallery cum Museum “ … Continue reading

West Vs East: Indian Business Management Techniques

West Vs East: Indian Business Management Techniques

Post 2008 economic recession, World is looking for new business management practices which are free from Greed, Monopoly and Selfishness. Indian business management approach is based on Hindu mythology which celebrates idea of “Satisfying your  hunger first so as to outgrow my hunger”.

~ Hinduism Basics : Difficult Questions, Simplified Answers…

~ Hinduism Basics : Difficult Questions, Simplified Answers…

Ms. Gauri Maheshwari ( formerly  Danielle Riordan) , an American lady, is answering questions from her friends about Hinduism. Nice simplified answers  to all  fundamental & difficult questions about Hindu life in Westerner’s point of view  viz. Gods in Hinduism, Sacred Texts, Meaning of Life & Death, Concept of hell & Heaven how it is different than other … Continue reading

~ New Supercomputer based on Vedic concept of ‘Brahmanda’

~ New Supercomputer based on Vedic concept of ‘Brahmanda’

New supercomputer is being developed; concept is based on ancient Hindu Vedic belief of Brahmanda (world constructed by one’s mind around itself through Imaginations). Sanskrit mantra “अहम् ब्रह्मास्मि तत्वमसि (Aham Brahmasmi Tatvamasi)” means ‘I  am Brahma (Divine); You are too’,  provides basis for this ancient core Hinduism insights. Mr. Henry Markram in following TED talk has called … Continue reading

~ True meaning of Success…

~ True meaning of Success…

Sadhguru here discussing great insights on being successful..”Success is only when you are able to use yourself to your full potential…Don’t try to put recipe for your success…What you also need is right Perception & Active Intelligence! Important thing is to enhance your perception; if you are able to see life just the way it is without distortion…you have necessary intelligence … Continue reading

~ Yoga : Aligning to the Source…

~ Yoga : Aligning to the Source…

Best video on Yoga till date with  excellent insights from Yoga legend Mr. B.K.S. Iyengar & Best-selling author Dr . Devdutt Pattanaik . Understand deep meaning, History, Development, Science behind, Stillness of Mind & Body, Improving Consciousness & Body Awareness…So, millions across the world are practicing Yoga.

~ Seeking Enlightenment: A Spiritual Journey to Holy Mount Kailasha and Lake Manassarovar…

~ Seeking Enlightenment: A Spiritual Journey to Holy Mount Kailasha and Lake Manassarovar…

Watch Enlightened , Peaceful,  Beautiful, Spiritual  & Mystical Journey to  sacred holy  places of Mount Kailasha (Lord Shiva‘s Holy Mountain) and holy Lake Manassarovar   around Himalaya with Spiritual Guru Sadhguru (Mr. Jaggi Vasudev), founder of Isha Foundation which teaches Yoga, Inner wellbeing, Stress Free and Inner Peace techniques (Inner engineering). “I have been to many truly sacred … Continue reading

~ Indian Innovation: World’s First Fully Automatic Roti (Tortilla) Maker

~ Indian Innovation: World’s First Fully Automatic Roti (Tortilla) Maker

The Best Gift to Indian Mother / Wife / Sister / Girl Friend / Lazy Guys and those who love Indian wheat flour Roti / Nan / Chapati / Tortilla…Ms. Pranoti Nagarkar (see in clip) , a Pune based Mechanical Engineer now at Singapore, has invented and started commercial production of ROTIMATIC i.e. World’s first … Continue reading

~ Indian IT Business : Software Coding is Not a Science!

~ Indian IT Business : Software Coding is Not a Science!

World’s one of  the eminent  scientists & new  Bharat Ratna award (Gem of India)  winner Prof. CNR Rao has opened old debate again by arguing ” IT has nothing to do with Science & Techies (employees in IT companies)  are a whole bunch of Unhappy guys working there”!! Learn Indian IT sector’s detail analysis to understand why … Continue reading

~ What is Negativity and How To Get Rid of it…

~ What is Negativity and How To Get Rid of it…

Negativity – Thing which appears to give you Pleasure but in fact gives you Sorrow/Misery/Suffering/Pain!! Watch Simple but effective definitions and incredible wisdom on Divine inner source  from His Holiness Sri Sri Ravishankar, Spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living , world’s biggest organization for World Peace , spreading Happiness and  Stress-Free life! Sri Sri on GOD / Devine … Continue reading

~ West Vs East : ‘Nationalisation and Denationalisation’ of Family

~ West Vs East : ‘Nationalisation and Denationalisation’ of Family

Due to current economic crisis many Governments in the world has limited budget. So, discussion about social  structure in own country has got attention in order to find solution to economic crisis. Here is rough comparison between Western (Nationalization) and Eastern (De-nationalization) family structure based on few parameters. Both systems has its advantages & disadvantages.

~ Price of Materialism!

~ Price of Materialism!

Worth watching!!…Give your 5 minutes here…. What price we are paying for Materialism / Consumerism / Capitalism ?? WATCH THIS CLIP….. THINK….. REALIZE….. DECIDE…… CONCENTRATE not only on Tangible but also on INTANGIBLE THINGS (People / Love/ Satisfaction/ Bliss/ Hobby/ Family/ Friends/ Goodwill/ Respect/ Good Values/ Ethics/ Politeness/ Smile/ Touch/ Talking/ Listening others/ Compassion) TAKE … Continue reading

~ Significance of Nataraja Pose (Dance of Shiva) in Today’s Life

~ Significance of Nataraja Pose (Dance of Shiva) in Today’s Life

Beautiful short clips (four) on Significance of Cosmic & Divine Dance of Lord Shiva (called Tandava) carved in the form of famous Nataraja (also means King of dance) Statue pose, which also depicts source of the cycle of creation, preservation and dissolution of the Universe (life). Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik is a famous Indian Mythologist and Author of many books on Mythology & … Continue reading

~ Mumbai Dabbawala (Tiffin) Service: System That Challenged Six-Sigma Management Standards!

~ Mumbai Dabbawala (Tiffin) Service: System That Challenged Six-Sigma Management Standards!

Mumbai Dabbawala is world’s most efficient (tiffin supply chain) delivery service.   Just 5000 Dabbawallas (persons) every day collects & deliver over 200,000 lunch boxes at DIFFERENT  locations and return back empty tiffin from where it was collected (over 400,000 transactions per day) with zero or less than one mistake (99.999999 accuracy)  i.e. beating Six-Sigma Standards without using … Continue reading

~ Globalization: Understanding India’s Pattern

~ Globalization: Understanding India’s Pattern

Excellent talk by Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik (successful Author/Business Consultant/Mythologist) about India’s pattern in comparison with Western and East Asian beliefs/culture/business. Video thoughts are also elaborated/simplified below as text format. In order to grow business in emerging countries, you have to Understand and Accept the local culture. You may not be successful if you adopt same order/pattern of other country to … Continue reading

~ Jugaad (जुगाड़) Innovation: From India To The World

~ Jugaad (जुगाड़) Innovation: From India To The World

Jugaad (जुगाड़), a Hindi word, which means innovative fix / creative solution in crisis / problem solving in available resources. Indians are known for their “Jugaad” practices. New term Jugaad Innovation is a result of using “Jugaad(u)” ability to solve technical/business problems and innovate. An attitude of finding quick, creative, less cost, local market solutions … Continue reading

~ Pani-Puri Recipe: How to Make Crispy ‘Puri’

~ Pani-Puri Recipe: How to Make Crispy ‘Puri’

Simple Pani Puri dish (also called Gol Gappa) but difficult to make crispy Puri (hollow spherical shaped fried bread ), that’s the biggest challenge with this dish! See collection of 3 Secret Recipes to make “Puri‘ for mouth-watering Pani-Puri dish at Home! :D Many Indians buy ready-made Puris from shop and make Pani-Puri dish at home. But, such Puris may … Continue reading

~ 7 Techniques to help you quit Job/Career Fear and ‘Reboot’ Life

~ 7 Techniques to help you quit Job/Career Fear and ‘Reboot’ Life

Priya Parker has proposed crazy but effective seven steps to eliminate FEAR about quitting your current career/job to choose things you are really passionate in life! She has given interesting 7 steps that will help you to switch career to follow your heart! The steps are helpful in transition stage when you have decided (or wish)  to quit your current career but not sure how … Continue reading

~ Ayurveda: Know your ‘Dosha’ by simple self-assessment quiz

~ Ayurveda: Know your ‘Dosha’ by simple self-assessment quiz

Answer simple questions about your body and habits to know your Dohsa (Body issues/humors are divided into 3 basic types in Ayurveda - Vatta, Pitta, Kapha). Once you know your Dosha, Ayurvedic Doctor can suggest you appropriate Ayurveda (Herbal)  remedies and diets: Don-n-Don’ts,  what to eat, which type of food your should avoid or reduce intake, etc. Answer … Continue reading

~ Reverse Innovation: New trend from Emerging to Developed countries

~ Reverse Innovation: New trend from Emerging to Developed countries

Globalization has changed the world faster than we used to think! In recent years, emerging countries (India/China/Asia/Latin America) had innovated many break-through technologies for their local needs and situation; such innovations  are now exported to the developed countries, this process is also called as Reverse innovation . By doing this companies are finding new markets … Continue reading

~ East India (Stand-up) Comedy :))

‘East India Comedy’, is a famous group of young Indian stand-up comedians (English language) with some of hit comedians on board like: Saurabh Pant, Kunal Rao, Sapan Varma, and Sahil shah. Watch some of hilarious stuffs from these guys :) Kunal Rao on ‘Air india’ Sapan Verma on ‘Swedish house Mafia‘ Sapan Verma on ‘Race 2 (Hindi movie)’ – HERE Sahil … Continue reading

~ How India Influenced West

~ How India Influenced West

Mr. Philip Goldberg, famous American author (of 19 books), shared his over 40 years of research on India’s influence (since past 100 years) on West and he summarized his talk by thanking India for captivating heritage,  knowledge and vedic wisdom: “…give a thank to India; because it has affected you more positive way than you realize….India … Continue reading

~ Summer ‘Holi’ Party : New Trend @ UK/Europe

~ Summer ‘Holi’ Party : New Trend @ UK/Europe

Summer ‘Holi‘ parties are becoming more popular and crowd puller events (outside India) in recent years. Holi festival  is traditionally celebrated in spring for Unity in Diversity, Universal Happiness, promoting Togetherness and Celebrating life with Colours (Read - Holi party new rage in Britain). People throw different coloured powder (generally made up of flower petals and certain … Continue reading

~ Tiger and Dragon : Discussion About “Chindia” – Part 3

~ Tiger and Dragon : Discussion About “Chindia” – Part 3

Part 3 from series of discussions about “Chindia” (term derived to understand China and India together) in current rapidly changing era of Globalization. See my previous discussions here –  PART 1 and PART 2 Mapping the future of countries (Mr. Parag Khanna) He is a Geopolitical expert, full details at TED site here New Market : Chindia and US business Speaker: … Continue reading

~ Ideas for Innovations from ancient Mythological stories

~ Ideas for Innovations from ancient Mythological stories

In this interesting TEDx talk, Mr. Nitten Nair talks how Indian Mythological stories could inspire for future innovations! He has also drawn similarities between few recent innovations and ancient Indian mythological stories. More specifically, he talked about following ideas from Hindu mythology stories that are similar to today’s innovations: 1) Test Tube Baby /IVF/ Cloning Techniques It is written … Continue reading

~ Free online “Type Pads” in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

~ Free online “Type Pads” in Sanskrit and other Indian languages

Here is a collection of  online “Type Pads” (computer text/writing) that are useful to write in Indian languages for blogging or any other digital writing purposes. Some services also provides Sanskrit-English translation which is difficult and rare. You can use such online ‘type pad’ to write text for logo, tattoo, blogging, drawing, digital sketching,design, etc.in … Continue reading

~ Lonar Crater Lake,India : Unique World heritage site created due to impact of a Meteor (Star)

~ Lonar Crater Lake,India : Unique World heritage site created due to impact of a Meteor (Star)

Lonar lake  is created due to the impact of a large 1.8 km diameter Meteor (shooting star); about 50000 years ago! It is a unique green coloured saline soda water lake ( Alkaline: pH ~ 13) with other salts and minerals which are different from local soil. Lonar is situated at central part of India, in district … Continue reading

~ Royal & Romantic : Udaipur Lake Palace

~ Royal & Romantic : Udaipur Lake Palace

Feel Royal, Feel Romantic!!…. Make you feel like a like a Royal Guest not a Visitor, like a Traveller not a Tourist!! This beautiful palace was build in 1746 by Mewar dynasty King Maharaja Jagat Singh as his summer (lake) palace in the middle of lake Pichola at ancient Udaipur City in North-West part of India called State of Rajasthan. … Continue reading

~ Himachal : The ‘mini Switzerland’ of India!

~ Himachal : The ‘mini Switzerland’ of India!

Himachal Pradesh (Pradesh means-State/Area) northern part of India (Near New Delhi), is blessed with beautiful Himalaya ranges, Rivers, Forests, and Natural landscapes. Visitors also call it a Mini-Switzerland of India!! It is undoubtedly one of the best places to visit in India. Himachal Pradesh is most sought destination for Adventure sports, Camping, Trekking, Ropeway, Hiking , Mountain … Continue reading

~ Fundamentals of Happiness

~ Fundamentals of Happiness

Happiness is all about balancing satisfactions in terms of Mental, Emotional, Physical and Materialistic things! Ancient Indian scolars could figure out these four things which need attention if you wish to live a ‘Happy’ life. In today’s capitalism/ consumerism era, the general opinion among people is “Money = Happiness”, in short – we can buy ‘anything’ with … Continue reading

~ Mahabharata & Ramayana (Ancient Indian Epics) With Subtitles In All Foreign Languages

Mahabharata  and Ramayana are famous ancient Indian epics originally written in Sanskrit but now translated to many languages. About Mahabharata : It is a story of Lord Krishna Avatar. Famous Indian director Mr. B. R. Chopra made TV serial ( about 94 episodes each of 45 mins approx) on Mahabharata Epic.It is advisable to read some basics about Bhagvad Geeta and  Mahabharata before you start watching the each episode. Bhagvad Geeta was told by Lord Krishna to  Great … Continue reading