In the stillness of the early morning hours, the empty page stares at me. My pen is poised, ready to chart the course of the flight of my thoughts. The pristine whiteness of the page soothes my mind. Even before I have written anything, I am calm. With the process of writing I get in touch with that part of my soul which is nurtured by silence and blossoms with the light of attention.

Highway Of Life

The wide open road beckons once again and before long I find myself on the highway, soaking in the sights and sounds unique to our beautiful country. A long and leisurely drive, cutting across towns and villages of rural Punjab is an unforgettable experience.  Sharing the dark winding road with fellow travellers enriches

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The Day Heaven Touched Earth

The sound of the waves and the unmistakable pull of the sea guided my feet towards it. Being very early in the morning there was solitude all around. I reached the magnificient openness of the beach and strolled to a cluster of huge rust colored boulders. Climbing the highes one,

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Simple Relaxation Exercise

this is a simple relaxation technique that can help you to de-stress by tensing and relaxing various muscle groups while either sitting or lying down. Breathe in gently while tensing and breathe out while relaxing. hands and arms: breathing in, clench your fists and tense your arms, slowly relax them while breathing

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The Goodwill Balloon

Last year my friend’s son, Aryan, a young boy of ten, decided to do a little experiment. He bought a helium balloon, a nice, big, shiny one. He played with it for a little while and later, quite like what people sometimes do with birds in a cage, he released

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Kindness of Strangers

I was in my car, waiting impatiently for the red light to change to green at a big, busy crossing in New Delhi. Moving around were lots of little children selling various interesting, saleable items.  One such child stopped by my window carrying neatly lined strings of my favourite flower, Jasmine.

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