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In The Book of Forgiving, Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Mpho Tutu are inviting us to join them on the path of forgiveness so that we can 'heal the world by healing each and every one of our hearts'. I was invited to share my story of forgiveness for...
On Sunday January 5th, in the center of Delhi at Connaught Place, a group of young people committed to raising the peace index of their city gathered to reach out and inspire their fellow citizens to join them. The day began with frantic warnings with group What’s App messages...
Never bowed, the courageous spirit of Mumbai has been celebrated again. In a beautiful collaboration, The Welingkar Institute of Management in Matunga has taken our initiative to spread peace and forgiveness, the ‘Pledge of Peace’, an initiative undertaken to spread peace and forgiveness. The ‘Pledge of Peace’ ceremony was...
British royal couple Prince Charles and his wife Camilla made a nine day visit to India and paid tribute to the victims of the 26/11 terror attack last Saturday. They met children, parents and staff. The Prince of Wales also met senior business leaders for a round table discussion...
Today is November 14. Five years ago on this day I drove my husband Alan and daughter Naomi to the Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia. From the Blue Ridge Mountains, where we lived at a modern meditation sanctuary, it was a two hour drive. It seems like such...
Peace and Forgiveness We are coming up on the fifth anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai Terror Attacks and here is an emotional interview with Kia where she talks about celebrating peace and life in the aftermath of death, by visiting the restaurant in which her husband Alan and daughter...
November 5, 2013 A friend of mine wrote down this episode of our dinner together at the Fenix, formerly known as the Tiffen restaurant at the Oberoi Hotel in Mumbai. This was not the first time I had eaten there. On New Year’s Day 2011 I was staying in...
Here is a documentary from Odyssey Networks. They came from around the globe for a special meditation experience in India. But in the second week of their stay, the unimaginable happened when a band of young terrorists shattered their serenity and took the lives of two of their members....
One of my favorite things about Mumbai (and the reason I am living here for longer periods of time) is the connections of the heart that transpire when least expected. Walking along the Colaba causeway on a Friday night, a friend brought me to his favorite bookstore, Search Word....
It was an annoying chipped fingernail that prompted me to close shop for the day. I turned off my laptop and headed straight to the 10th floor beauty salon. It was packed full on a late Saturday afternoon, but here in Mumbai, there's always room for one more. In...