Neha Thakur

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3 Ways to Get Kids Stoked About Yoga

Want to cultivate better communication, focus, and coping skills in students of all ages? We turned to Rina Jakubowicz from Superyogis’ Schoolhouse …

Yoga

Yoga Nidra: The Key to Better Sleep?

According to Ananda’s head of yoga, Kirit Thacker, one session of the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra, which means, “psychic sleep,” is equivalent to …

Yoga

Scientists Reveal The Magic Of Meditation

Learn to exercise your brain by practicing meditation and how it can improve your life. Reduce stress, fatigue, and physical ailments.

10 Everyday Habits To Make You A Calmer Person

Have you ever taken the time to observe a naturally calm person?<p>They're a sight to behold — the way they glide through the day with ease, not rushed …

Video: Mindfulness Explained in Under 90 Seconds

<i>A version of this article first appeared on PracticeMindfulnessWithMe.com. Please scroll down to play the video. To download the video for non-commercial use, please click here and go to the link at the bottom of the page. It's free!</i><p><i>If you are a trainer, teacher, or parent, please feel free to</i> …

Mindfulness

Now THAT'S the ultimate road trip: Adventurous family-of-four drove across 11 countries from India to France over 111 days (surviving an earthquake, passing the Himalayas and the world's largest burning crater along the way)

• <b>The Baid family from India set off from Bangalore in their trusty Fiat Linea Tjet in the pursuit of new experiences</b>• <b><br>The 14,154-mile journey saw them</b> …

Vegetarian Food

Map shows how long it took to travel the world in 1914

The map, published by the Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society, charts travel times from London to different parts of the world, which ranged from around five to 40 days.<p>Created by John George Bartholomew, a British royal cartographer who worked for King George V, for the book An Atlas of …

Math geek shows how Japanese kids learn to multiply, and it's so simple

Every day, math teachers across the world are tasked with a difficult challenge: how to make math interesting and fun for young learners. Teachers …

Series | Decoding Indian Belief Systems: Does Hinduism believe in one God or 33 crore Gods?

Share Email<p>Osho has been one of the most controversial spiritual gurus from India. Among many others, one of the controversies surrounding him was …

Hinduism

When Iqbal called for a Muslim India, within India

<b>For too long now there has been a parochial understanding of what Pakistani history as an academic discipline entails, as there is a firm assumption</b> …

India

A rare letter from the Dalai Lama to Jawaharlal Nehru

A very rare document, the translation of a letter sent by the Dalai Lama to the Prime Minister of India on March 26, 1959.<p>The letter is written from …

This Epic Rant Against The Growing 'Intolerance' In India Is Absolutely Spot On

Subscribe to Storypick<p><b>Intolerance.</b> Lately, this word has created a lot of furor and resentment in our country. From SRK to Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher to …

Oliver Sacks on Gratitude, the Measure of Living, and the Dignity of Dying

“I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure.”<p><i>“Living has yet to be generally recognized as one of the arts,”</i> proclaimed a 1924 guide to the art of living. That one of the greatest scientists of our time …

Love of Life: Albert Camus on Happiness, Despair, the Art of Awareness, and Why We Travel

“There is no love of life without despair of life.”<p><i>“Those who prefer their principles over their happiness,”</i> <b>Albert Camus</b> (November 7, 1913–January 4, 1960) wrote in his notebook toward the end of his life, <i>“they refuse to be happy outside the conditions they seem to have attached to their …

'Intolerant India': Is criticism against Modi's BJP justified?

<b>In recent weeks, actors, writers, academics and scientists have expressed concern over growing intolerance in India.</b><p>A movement that began with writers returning state awards has spread to scientists, historians and filmmakers. Some 200 academics teaching in India and abroad have issued a joint …

India

These Are The Indian Women Fighting For “Men’s Rights”

In a country where the number of sexual assaults against women is increasing, a handful of women in India are fighting for the people they believe are the real victims: its men.<p><b>The banquet hall</b> in the three-star hotel on the outskirts of Mumbai was crammed with tables and testosterone.<p>“Rape is more …