BSB 2018 - Day 1: Frozen
In this vast cosmos, our galaxy is a small happening. In the Milky Way, this Solar System is a speck. In that tiny speck, planet Earth is a super-tiny speck. In that, your city is a micro-tiny speck. In that, you are a big man! – Sadhguru…
BSB 2018 - A Sequel to Last Year's Trip
TREES What they exhale, we inhale. We may live bereft of friendship, but our lives are laced in this relationship. – Sadhguru W e were already halfway through the semester and the last few weeks had been quite hectic with the upcoming midterm exams. I was waiting for spring break to…
My All-Time Favorite Movie Scene
If only life had background music.. This post is rather different because I wrote this as an assignment for a class that I'm taking this semester. The class is called "Music and Culture" and the assignment was about describing my favorite music in a movie or play. Turns…
Hinduism is Not a Religion
In today's world, the word "Hinduism" spells religion. It is even considered to be the oldest religion in the world. When you compare ancient Egypt, the Mayan civilization, or the Norse culture, they no longer exist, or rather they have become extinct. Hinduism is perhaps the only exception.…
Saturday Morning in St. Petersburg
Kabir The millstone of life goes on moving, Kabir weeps, Between the layers of truth and untruth, No one is spared As part of our upcoming BSB trip next month, Jules and Meredith, our trip leaders signed us up for a pre-service event with the Marina team at Maximo Marina.…
Day 2 - Visiting Windsor Castle
When I was a kid, I used to watch the British TV series Merlin. As I immersed myself into the world of Arthurian legend, I always wanted to visit the actual shooting location which took place at the Château de Pierrefonds in France. I guess I wanted to know how…
The Adventure Begins
T he day finally came to catch my flight. Though I was excited for the trip, I felt more relaxed now that my finals were over. In fact, I was so relaxed that I started procrastinating until I found myself packing at the last minute. Did you know that Packing…
I'm going to Europe!
After months of research and planning, I'm finally travelling to Europe on Wednesday, May 3rd. To be honest, I'm having mixed feelings because I also have my final exams this week. I'm excited and nervous at the same time. However, I need to focus on my studies at this point,…
BSB 2017 - My Volunteering Experience
Volunteering is a way of learning to make our lives into a process of just giving and being willing. Not just willing to do this or that, simply willing. – Sadhguru Bulls Service Breaks (BSB) is a volunteering program at the University of South Florida. The program's mission is to raise…