Am I an Irrational Complainer (October, 2017)

Some people are constant complainers. Irrespective of place, time or condition, such a person will always find something that’s not right. It could be food, weather, traffic, politics, latest customs, school, friends, office, boss, colleagues, friends, or even their own family members, there is always something that is wrong. While building opinion is good and having action oriented discussions is

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Jealousy – Identify and Remove ईर्ष्या – पहचाने और निकाले (April, 2017)

“A proper diagnosis is half the cure!” a famous quotation of medical field also applies to mental diseases – particularly the way we think. However, most of the time, we stay oblivious to the existence of any flaws in our thinking let alone diagnosing or curing it. Moreover, the diagnosis of the ailments of thoughts is painful and unsettling, for

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Avoid Excessive Fun -अति भोग से बचें (March 2017)

Excess of anything is bad, but when excesses are done in fun or enjoyment, the results are simply unfathomable for they cause huge decay at physical, mental and spiritual levels. The topic for this month’s assignment is Avoid Excessive Fun (अति भोग से बचें). The time when we celebrate or have fun is the most delightful part of our life

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End-of-Year Presentation (December 2016)

Namaste, As one of the critical parts of any learning is revision (पुनरावृति), without which the learned topic is likely to be forgotten, this month, the hawan kids will review and revise their year-long learning. At this month’s Hawan, kids will share their understanding of all the topics of 2016 in multiple, creative ways: e.g., presentations, skits, poems, posters and

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Diwali and its teachings दीवाली (October 2016)

Isn’t it a beautiful coincidence that the monthly Hawan this time falls on the auspicious day of Diwali! Let’s take this blessed concurrence, which I do not recall happening in the last 21 years, as an opportunity to share with kids the truer, deeper meaning of Diwali and other festivals’ celebrations.   Navratri, Ashtami, Durga Puja, Dushehra, Ahoi, Diwali and…

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