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To say that I was nervous when I was offered the role of Editor-in-chief at would be an understatement. I was petrified. Not because I didn’t have the skills or the experience, I do, but it was the feeling … Read more →

The Eight Stages of Anger

Flew off the handle again? Never mind. Understanding the stages of anger may help you deal better with it. If krodha is the outermost layer of the onion called anger, there are seven more underneath. Have you noticed how we … Read more →

Guru Purnima

Tomorrow is the day when the world over disciples celebrate the presence of their gurus in their lives. Like you have Father’s Day and Mother’s Day, tomorrow’s Guru Purnima (or Poornima), the Guru’s Day. We have been celebrating this in … Read more →

The Simple Truth

We live in an age where unrealistic expectations from the ones around us are at an all-time high. The reverse is also true – there are unrealistic expectations set of us. What is the simple truth? The post below details … Read more →

The Big Decision

It’s perhaps the most important decision I’ve taken as far as is concerned. I called it my personal playground and built it with my sweat and blood over the last ten years. It wouldn’t be possible without the team … Read more →

The Gates of Shambhala

You are getting old. You are getting old. You, my friend, are getting old. No, it’s not a warning. Just a reminder; actually, maybe a confession. We are all getting old. Time to wake up. When I say “old”, while … Read more →

Building a Sense of Belonging

The essence of human existence is our search for a sense of belonging. No matter what we set out to do or accomplish, the end goal is eventually this. Be it falling in love; getting a promotion; raising a family … Read more →

Meditation Journal

In his book, A Million Thoughts, and in this virtual retreat, Om Swami refers to a journal on meditation. You can download it below. Meditation Journal The focus of the Meditation Journal is to raise your self -awareness and help … Read more →

Healing Through Forgiveness

What happens when we carry around resentment and bitterness in our hearts? We block self-healing. The post below speaks about our vulnerability in relationships and how, oftentimes, self-healing is prevented because we are unable to let go. Forgiveness is the … Read more →

COVID-19 and A Beautiful Life

COVID-19 is the black swan of 2020. Given its unprecedented spread and effect, it may be the black swan of the century. In case you are wondering what I mean by “black swan”, I encourage you to read The Black … Read more →

The Secret of Great Communication

It’s one of those days. I am casting a vacant look at my blank screen as if some words will tumble out of it and write my post magically. As if I’ll just write “Peace. Swami” and not the more … Read more →

Neelam Om in her Own Words

I’ve realized that people all around the world are the same, different nationalities, color, caste religion don’t really matter. What matters is that how much kindness, compassion, and respect we share with each other. It makes life so liveable, so loveable. … Read more →

Life Guides

Sadhvi Vrinda Om was initiated into sannyasa by Om Swami in 2016. A graduate from Sophia College, Ajmer, and an MBA, she briefly worked for Thomas Cook but then the writing-bug bit her and she took to full-time writing. Her … Read more →

When Loss Hurts

What is the one thing that will be a great source of strength when dealing with your loss? How to find happiness after suffering a loss? What we perceive to be our greatest loss, is it really a loss? What … Read more →

The Book of Kindness

‘A random act of kindness needn’t always be a material offering. Even a word of encouragement, a compliment, a helping hand can be equally, if not more, profound. Make such acts a habit and Nature will reciprocate in kind.’ In … Read more →