31 Jan 2009, Guam Island During my stay in Guam, we took a group of children for a nature hike, in order to give them a chance to bond with Mother Nature and value the many blessings that She always showers on us. The name of the place was “Shark’s Hole”, which is a hidden […]

3 -4 Jan 2009, Trivandrum IAM classes were conducted for the CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) personnel stationed at the Trivandrum International Airport.  The total number of participants exceeded 150. All the Officers including the Commamdant actively participated in the classes. The peronnel  stationed there have to deal with a lot of physical and emotional […]

6 Dec 2008, Tel Aviv, Israel A 4 day program that was held in Israel was concluded with an Integrated Amrita Meditation retreat by Brahmachari Shubamrita accompanied by Nath. The 1st program was held in Tel Aviv. On that night Tel Aviv was quiet as in the morning there was an alert for terrorist attacks, […]

14 Nov 2008 Guwahati, Assam The Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) is the largest paramilitary force in the world. We were invited to conduct  Integrated Amrita Meditation Technique classes for the CRPF personnel in the north east sector. Just as we had finished making the final preparations to depart to Guwahati – we were informed of […]

There have been a series of IAM meditation classes here in Amritapuri – even for the children. It was the first time I was taking a class for children in Amritapuri. There were children from all over. Some serious and some…. – You Know! It was so beautiful to watch all the children and how […]

  To cross into Sikkim, you’ll be subjected to identification checks, almost as if you are crossing an international border. As we moved in, it was indeed like stepping nto a different country, maybe even a different era. The winding roads alongside the gushing Teesta river was a magnificent sight. Large monasteries and constant chanting […]

Braving the cold and icy breeze Where even time seems to freeze This lonely sentry stands guard On this frozen terrain so hard There seems no way to brace Against icy winds lashing his face No place to hide, no place to rest Nature torments this unwelcome guest There the sentry stands tall Answering his […]

IAM Classes were conducted for the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar. The SSB is entrusted with the task of safeguarding some very tough terrains in the high Himalayas (Nepal and Bhutan borders), and are also deployed in the fight against Naxal terrorism. Classes were conducted at SSB Training Centers at […]

In between Haridwar and Rishikesh is the little town of Raiwala. Surrounded by the forests of the Rajaji National Park, it is quiet and serene. When we got down from our train there we found an army officer standing with a placard bearing our name and to our surprise he spoke to us in Malayalam! […]