Category: Wellness

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Beware of Ayurveda Medicines!

Recently my friend was admitted to a hospital due to kidney problem. By sheer luck he was able to recover with the intensive care and treatments given by nephrologists. I asked him: “Mahmoud, have...

Yoga is Not Secular.  It’s Purely Hindu Dharma 1

Yoga is Not Secular. It’s Purely Hindu Dharma

My ex-colleague Ananda Krishnan called me Last month. He wanted me to write an article about Yoga in his life-style in-house magazine for International Yoga Day, June 21. “I don’t understand why a section...

HOW TO TURN YOUR CHILD INTO A SUPERKID? 1

HOW TO TURN YOUR CHILD INTO A SUPERKID?

Recently I went to my youngest daughter’s school for Open House. There was a long queue and I was waiting for our turn. Suddenly, a very well dressed gentleman came near me and asked:...

Working Women – Mother, Wife and Daughter 0

Working Women – Mother, Wife and Daughter

Varuni Anandatheertha (Bangalore): “Should a woman work when her children are very young and family is financially okay. There are different opinions on this which makes it even more difficult to decide. If you...

Marriage Compatibility, Premarital counseling, Match-making, Married Life and Divorce 5

Marriage Compatibility, Premarital counseling, Match-making, Married Life and Divorce

Nandini Raj from Palakkad asked me a question: “How come there is no story in any Puranas about ideal husband? No wonder, many men don’t know how to be a husband, let alone an...

LAZINESS AND PROCRASTINATION – GOOD OR BAD? 2

LAZINESS AND PROCRASTINATION – GOOD OR BAD?

Long ago a King declared an award for the laziest man in his kingdom. Few people came, but the palace officials said that the laziest man is in the village that was too lazy...

CAN WE COPE WITH PAIN (MIND OR BODY) AND SUFFERINGS? 0

CAN WE COPE WITH PAIN (MIND OR BODY) AND SUFFERINGS?

Once, Mother Teresa met a lady dying from cancer and in terrible pain. She tried to comfort the screaming sufferer: “You are suffering, that means Jesus is kissing you!” The lady couldn’t control her...