How to Calm Your Anxious Thoughts by Living in the Moment
Calming down your anxious thoughts is of utmost importance to reduce your mind’s restlessness. f you can practice some simple mindfulness practices when you are feeling anxious, it will calm your mind and ease anxiety.
Art is My Sun: The Peace Story of Swetapadma Mishra
Hello everyone! Welcome to The Peace Stories. Today we have Swetapadma Mishra with us. Today, she will share her inspiring story of becoming an artist, defying destiny to rise above all odds, her experience of creating arts as a medium of meditation, and a lot more. Come, let’s know her peace story. Let’s Know Swetapadma: I am Swetapadma Mishra, a…
Who are you, Krishna?
Wandering in the valleys of love, pristine, Floating in the sea of longing, I shine. Embracing the light that makes me blind, Singing the song of glory, divine. I ask the heart of mine, Who are you, Krishna? ~~~ Who are you, Krishna? I often ask this question to my heart and that leads me…
Book Review: Kolkata Chronicles – An A to Z Guide for the Uninitiated by Sreeparna Sen
Many years ago, I was travelling to Kolkata. For that time, I was too young to feel that the city was something beyond description. My aunt’s house is there and all I knew about city Kolkata that time was, it’s a big, very big city, unlike our hometown. As far as I can remember, I…
Broken Wings Are Still Alive
Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise. – Maya Angelou “Move..move..this is the moment, fly..” I was hearing a sound within, something like, a whisper, A voice, from the far.. someone was calling me inside. I wanted to stretch my wings, but I…
The Healing Power Of Ragas In Music Therapy
The awareness of Raga Therapy is growing in society. Research has embarked to re-discover the therapeutic ragas on a trial and error basis which is already providing promising results. Simple interaction to musical rhythms in bhajans and kirtans is capable of relaxing the mind which can also provide positive hormonal changes in the system. We…
Bandish – Voyage From Seven Notes To The Infinity
What is music?? What is Raga?? Have you any answer of my questions?? May be you have an answer…or, perhaps, you have no answer yet.. Surprised?? Shocked?? Speechless?? Don’t worry..it happens. Believe me, I am not going to let you down anyhow. I am not writing this post to show you my knowledge although.…
Thumri – The Art Of Singing Poetry
“Jab se Shyam sidhare…. Tadap tadap, jiya, jaye…..” When a girl sings a ‘Thumri’, she becomes ‘Radha’. With the poetic lyrics, she tries to express her love for ‘Krishna’. Sometime, with its ‘Shringar’ mood, she adorns herself for her beloved. She smiles with ‘Thumri’, her soul dances with ‘Thumri’.Whether sometime in ‘Viraha’ mood, she…