What is Love?

Love – the Basis of Hinduism Love is the very basis of Hinduism. If you know how to love you are a great Hindu. All great people have become great because of their love for others. They gained greatness because they learnt to love. Since love is the heart of Hinduism, we as children of…

How to Live a Perfect Life?

“When our hearts are full of love, life is a smiling valley of beauty and joy, romantic and divine.” – Swami Chinmayananda Q. If detachment is the key to happiness, do we not merely invite sorrow by taking on responsibilities and living as it is inevitable that we will become attached to friends, family, career,…

5 Ways to Beat Monday Blues

Are Mondays overwhelming for you too? Does the thought of Monday itself trigger feelings of stress, anxiety or sadness? Do you lack inspiration and motivation to kick-start the week? Well, don’t worry, we are here with five awesome ways to help you beat those dreadful Monday blues easily. 1. Seek Inspiration from Our Quotes Calendar:…

CORD – Chinmaya Organisation for Rural Development

CORD (Chinmaya Organisation for Rural Development) is a bond of love and understanding encouraging a process of sharing which enriches both the giver and the receiver. In this process of giving and serving, the giver grows spiritually and the receiver is blessed with the power of transformation. – Swami Tejomayananda CORD was formed under the…

Tell, Never Teach, a Story

Historically, there has never been a time so badly cracked up. The maximum conflict that we notice today is not in politics or economics, but it is in the relationships in each home between parents and their children. Parents consider their duties towards their children are only to feed, clothe and groom them. And to help…

Life Is a Gift…Living Is an Art

What is a gift? If we buy something for ourselves, it is purchase, and cannot be called a gift. Basically, a gift is given by someone else; given out of love. A bribe, though given by someone else, is not a gift, because there is an ulterior motive and an expectation behind the giving. A…

The Story of a Smart King

Once Upon a Time… There was a kingdom where the constitution allowed the king to rule only for five years. In those five years, the king could rule the way he wanted, with unlimited and absolute power. There was no opposition, no coup, and no election. No one could impeach or remove him. But, at…

Why is the Lotus So Special?

Lotus is Special…Why? Some believe that the lotus is “cradle of creative might”, while the other believe that “lotus holds the secret of the Gods.” Many stories illustrate the significance of lotus. In this blog, we have brought together all those mythological fractions to tell you why we consider the Lotus to be so special……

What is Team Work?

In all endeavours success depends totally on Team Work. The very acronym of the word ‘Team Work’ explains what it is: T – Togetherness                                                        W – Willingness E – Empathy                                                   …

What Should a Cloth Bag Cost?

That depends on how much you value it… Why NO to Cloth Bags? Ecoexist (a Social Enterprise in Pune) started promoting cloth bags in 2009 with a campaign called UseMeAgain. They were speaking to a public that had been spoilt into the habit of receiving free plastic carry bags from vendors on demand. Vendors were…