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Inner Conversations: Visit to the Shrine of St Francis of Assisi

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Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
‚ÄĒ The Prayer of St. Francis

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St Francis was introduced to me by Master Choa Kok Sui through the Meditation on Twin Hearts. All of you who have meditated with me will remember the reference to this glorious saint in the MCKS Meditation On Twin Hearts. Here are the lines of the prayer:

Lord, make me an instrument of Your peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy.

In MCKS Pranic Healing and Arhatic Yoga students from time to time are provided nurturing sessions to build upon our practice. This year we had a special nurturing session by Acharya Danny on the Power of Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. This session was a life changer in many ways for me and created a deep deep respect for my spiritual teacher and The St. Francis.

I had heard Dr. Wayne Dyer narrating a story about his miraculous healing in Assisi and his divine connection with the saint . You can call it synchronicity while I call it grace,two days prior to my trip I get a newsletter from Wayne Dyer titled ” St Francis” with a link to his “Experiencing The Miraculous Seminar” where he is lecturing in the chapel where St Francis prayed and just freezes with tears pouring from his eyes… you can see the recording:

Wayne Dyer has done a lot of writing on St. Francis and is one of my favorite authors.

Our trip to Italy had a special agenda and it was a visit to Assisi. The town is slightly out of way as compared to the conventional iterinaries of Italy and we had limited days at hand so instead of visiting Florence or Venice I had chosen Assisi for obvious reasons ūüôā

There was a calling to this holy place and somewhere I had felt an ecstasy to be there and to experience the presence of the great ones while I pray and meditate. It is difficult to explain things on the spiritual path, why I do what I do, Why I believe what I believe? Somehow travel in my family is a choice that I make and thankfully my partner just supports me without questions. I also see this as a blessing in my life. Last year we did ‘Stonehenge’

So we take a train from Rome to Assisi which was a comfortable ride and reach Assisi in 3 hours .As you stand at the train station of Assisi you can feel the peace and bliss in the air. Even my husband felt and remarked in the evening while church bells tolled that the place has a different feel. Hmm…and I was happy and silent at the same time.

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We stayed in an awesome hotel Nun Assisi Relais Spa Museum in Assisi right in the heart of the town. A good place where the family could unwind after a 3 hour train journey. We spent  the evening checking in hotel and then heading to the Spa Museum. The SPA Museum was nothing we had experienced so far, it is a well preserved historic site , it is said that they worshiped water here. Here is a picture of the SPA from internet as we did not have time to click pictures here, were busy enjoying the ambiance with Samaira my soon to be 2 year old daughter.

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The Next day was an early morning as I had opted for 3 hours walking tour of Assisi with my guide Elizabeth.  Assisi has a lot to see and experience and probably needs 2-3 days to experience the magic and mysticism as there is a lot of history.

The impressive basilica built over the tomb of St. Francis of Assisi in the early 13th century is one of Italy’s – and the world’s – most important pilgrimage destinations. Pics Above

The portico of the Temple of Minerva dates from the first century BC and was converted into the church of Santa Maria della Minerva in 1539 Pics Below:

We started from the Communal square and visited the Temple of Minerva ,the roman temple with baroque interiors the entire town of Assisi is connected by beautiful narrow stone roads with small  souvenir and art shops lining up the streets that make you stop every 10 mins to marvel.

We visited the¬†Basilica of Santa Chiara¬†(St. Clare) one of the key disciples of St. Francis. The Basilica with its massive lateral¬†buttresses, rose window, and simple¬†Gothic¬†interior, begun in 1257, contains the¬†tomb¬†of the St Clare and 13th‚ÄĎcentury frescoes and paintings.

Elizabeth was an experienced guide and we connected over spirituality and meditation very well and she understood how important it was for me to visit Assisi.Though I had limited time as we had to catch a train in 3 hours she ensured I could meditate and experience the place. She showed me The San Damiano Cross  which is a large cross before which St. Francis of Assisi was praying when he is said to have received the commission from the Christ to rebuild the Church. She gently handed me the prayer that St. Francis said in front of the cross and asked me to take my time and meditate at this place. The prayer was as below:

Most High, glorious God,
enlighten the darkness of my heart
and give me true faith, certain hope, and perfect charity,
sense and knowledge, Lord,
that I may carry out Your holy and true command. Amen

As I started reciting the prayer and looked at the cross , tears just rolled continuously from my eyes and I felt a deep connection and presence around me. It was an experience. The words of the prayer are so profound it could only come from someone who was serving the higher agenda of the Source. You can try to connect with the energy by just repeating the prayer and focus on the cross , may be you can experience what I am writing.

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After this Elizabeth took us to Basilica of St Francis, there was a big event going on inside the basilica so she just explained a couple of frescoes and then took me to the basement of the church to the Tomb of St Francis and as no one is allowed to speak here she left me for 15 minutes here to meditate. I was so grateful and very emotional to be here, my trip to Assisi was accomplished by being in the aura of this great saint. I gently did Twin Hearts Meditation and paid gratitude for all the sacrifices these great beings have made to bring humanity where it is now. Sent loving blessings to everyone and paid my sincere reverence to my spiritual teacher Master Choa because of his grace I could understand the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi and be here.

The Inner Conversation that I had at this Shrine was to follow our higher purpose, to focus on the agenda of the soul ,rather than just be trapped in the needs of the incarnated soul. Life is all about living our higher purpose to allow ourselves to be available to grace to serve the will of God/Divine/Source ,whatever you may call.

Love Sargam!

For Pranic Healer’s Interested in knowing more about the Inner Meaning of The Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

You can access here http://www.globalpranichealing.com/magazine/master-dannys-presentation/

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Living A Purpose ! The Zero Hunger Act

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Living A Purpose ! The Zero Hunger Act

My father is an ardent devotee of Lord Hanuman and Neeb Karoli Maharaj as a result ¬†Hanumanji and¬†Neeb Karoli Baba Temple ; Hanuman Setu ¬†was our playground on Tuesdays. Yes the same Neeb Karoli Baba¬†, Maharaj Ji who was visited by Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg in Kainchi Ashram , we were brought up listening his hyms and his magical experiences ūüôā

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My Father dedicated himself in his service and praise ; here is a lovely Vinay Chalisa dedicated for him.

In Lucknow the 4 Tuesdays of the Month of June (Jyeshtha) is celebrated as Bada Mangal .On the roadside corporate houses, shopkeepers and residents erect canopies to offer free unlimited chilled sherbet, water and food to all passer-bys, blaring chants dedicated to Lord Hanuman can be heard in all Hanuman temples. Evening is the time for children to rejoice in fairs that are put up around the temples for the devotees. Muslims in large numbers put up stalls to offer water and food to the devotees in the scorching summer heat of Lucknow.

This festival that is unique to Lucknow is the biggest example of secularism and cross-religious beliefs of people of Lucknow. Innumerable examples of Hindus constructing mosques and Muslims constructing temples can be found in Lucknow. Lucknow till date is a peaceful city that has had no history of any communal violence or has shown any intolerance toward opposite regions.

This is how we understood loving ,sharing and caring in childhood.

 

In India most of the families take out a portion of food for poor and even cows. I saw my mother doing the same and it always felt nice as we had lots of street vendors as visitors regularly coming to our door to ask for food water and also daily essentials. So giving was a way of life because both my parents had an understanding about the hardships of life. My parents always emphasized on service towards the people who took care of us our house helps, regular street vendors and we also had fakirs and saints coming for regular donations. My dad financed religious trips for them. They use to sing praises and give blessings to my Dad aloud , I still have those voices fresh in my ears. Once I had gone out to give a blanket to the Fakir he asked for my name and since then started taking my name as soon he entered our lane.

“Sargam Bitiya Ka Bhala Ho….Babuji Ka Bhala ho” It was his way of giving blessings ; as a child it was so fascinating.

The amazing value system that was silently absorbed as a child some where was out of focus once I left for college to Mumbai for pursuing my dreams and  I got lost in the madness of earning a living.

Then in 2010 -2012 when I was struggling with everything in my life , I started feeling my life was too shallow there was nothing worthwhile. I was just not happy with anything.. ….and then after a wait of 2 years Pranic Healing happened and it brought my focus back to LIFE.

Life is much more beautiful and intense when we live with a purpose, a vision which is much much bigger and great than just ME , I Myself.

So When Master Choa Says Manifest Your Greatness! You cannot just sit and do nothing you have to constantly live his vision and also help strengthen his mission.

Zero Hunger Act ‚Äď For a Hunger ‚Äď Free World / A pledge to combat hunger and poverty.

To eradicate death through starvation and extreme sufferings and diseases through prolonged hunger and to provide for the Right to Food to all as legal entitlement and to establish Right to Food Fund and for the establishment of National and State level food commissions and district level food implementation forums and to establish food courts to deal with complaints relating to supply and provision of food and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

This is the vision of My Teacher Master Choa Kok Sui. 

In these 5 years I have tried my best to be a good instrument for his teachings but now it is time to scale up and on 9th June Me and a group of friends decided to start a feeding program to serve this humble vision of my teacher.  We started from our Society which has nearly 150 House help and Staff and provided for a hot delicious meal.

The idea is to be able to make it a regular feeding program for the entire area of Indrapuram and beyond.. My Co Pranic Healers are doing similar fantastic feeding programs in their area like Noida and Delhi. With more awareness and support this drive can gain momentum. If your are in and around NCR and want to contribute to Zero Hunger Act or Volunteer to distribute food in Delhi NCR please contact on the number shared below.

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Feed the Body, Nourish The Soul

A monthly Feeding Program in Indrapuram you can sponsor a meal for 4 people for Rs 100/- Also you can join for food distribution. Next Drive on 9th July

Contact: +91 8127232188

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Zero Hunger Drive by Ochre Tree Center C-780 New Friends Colony
New Delhi, India 110025

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If you are in NCR and not close to any of these places Contact MCKS Delhi Foundation on the following number and they will connect you with the nearest center

011-6509 3839, 09560 570 900, 9560 900 900

You can also start this humble initiative at your own society . Just let us know how we can help you set up a feeding program for your area.

Live a Life of Purpose

Join The Zero Hunger Act!

Thank & Grow Richie Rich

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I recently conducted a super successful workshop on Gratitude, this was a unique workshop with Meditation, Blessings and Energy Healing as the core of the gratitude practice daily for 21 Days.

Some call it luck, some call it God/Source/Universe, but I call it GRACE.

You can call anything you want but there is a guiding force that shows up in all of our lives. And the more you acknowledge it, the more it appears. The key to grace is being able to acknowledge the presence of grace in your life and this can be done through gratitude and the ability to count your blessings even in the worst of your times.

To understand the power of grace, you must understand that life is not about me; it‚Äôs about we. Anytime you do something that is greater than yourself, you get to a different level of insight. Your experience is enhanced. Life is really about creating meaning ‚Äď and meaning doesn‚Äôt come from what you get; it comes from what you give.

So if you have done the first two steps in life and are looking for that luck factor to transform your life then this workshop is for you. In these 21 days we worked on Celebrating grace by being open to movements of grace in our life. The results and expereinces were amazinglyawesomenascious.

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Sharing few testimonials of the workshop:

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Gratitude has been described as the most trans-formative force in the universe. Now is the perfect time to ‘wake up’ to this powerful vibration as we navigate through energies of the new paradigm. When you learn to fully express gratitude you can experience “Breakthrough Living”.

Benefits of the workshop

  • If you want profound shifts in your life, and you are willing to choose gratitude to create space for these shifts to occur, you will benefit from this workshop.
  • If you would like to experience less struggle in life, and have more joy, prosperity and flow, you will benefit from this workshop.
  • If you want to create a healing experience in your life, with yourself and with others, you will benefit from this workshop.

Look out for the next workshop on http://www.sargammishra.com

Chakras the Energy Centers

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The Power Stations

Chakra is a Sanskrit term meaning ‚Äúwheel,‚ÄĚ which refers to wheel-like¬†whirling energy centers or vortices of energy that play vital roles in the proper functioning of the¬†body.

‚ÄúMajor Chakras or Energy Centers are actually major acupuncture points. Chakras are very important parts of the energy body.‚ÄĚ

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These chakras are basically located in the surface of the etheric body of man, with a stem and a root in the body, each having a specific role in our system.

The functions of the chakras are not just confined to physical functions; they also control and affect the psychological and spiritual conditions of a person.

Just as there are vitals and minor internal organs in the body, the energy body has several major, minor and mini chakras that control and energize these organs altogether. Being a source of energy or Prana, when these chakras malfunction, they adversely affect the vital internal organs in the body. This phenomenon is called disease.

While the major chakras control, energize and are responsible for the proper functioning of major internal organs, minor and mini chakras supply energy to less important parts of the visible physical body.

The psychological state of a person is also dependent on the condition of various chakras. Weaknesses such as laziness, irritability, worry, forgetfulness and strengths such as productivity, compassion, creativity, intelligence and intuition are all products of the chakras, which can be purified or further improved.

Some chakras are also sites or centers of psychic faculties that if activated will led to the development of certain psychic powers; such as the Crown chakra that is the center for higher intuition and divine oneness.

The average size of the chakras basically depends on the evolutionary development of a person. The bigger the size, the more intelligent, advanced and evolved the person. Arhatic Yoga in this case is an advanced spiritual technology that serves as a medium to accelerate this evolutionary process.

‚ÄúWhen quite undeveloped they appear as small circles about two inches in diameter, glowing dully in the ordinary man; but when awakened and vivified they are seen as blazing, coruscating whirlpools, much increased in size and resembling miniature suns.‚ÄĚ

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In traditional literature, mainly seven chakras have been introduced while sometimes you may have read about 9, 11 or even 12 major chakras in spiritual textbooks and esoteric sciences as well. According to Master Choa Kok Sui, all are correct. The key word is only!

‚ÄúThey have never mentioned that there are only seven chakras. The key word is only. The problem is that the students or readers assume that there are only seven chakras. This is an assumption without any basis‚Ķ The student must remember that truth is dynamic, not static. This is the basis behind progress. One must be ready to discard lower truth for higher truth.‚ÄĚ

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In Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna mentions about the city with nine gates. Upanishads refers to a city with eleven gates, which correspond to the 11 major chakras. In Kabbala, there exist ten energy centers with one hidden center that makes a total of eleven.

Grand Master Choa Kok Sui through his books and teachings reveals the existence of eleven major chakras together with one more chakra; the 12th Chakra.

In alternative medicine and complementary therapies including Pranic Healing these chakras are basically being treated to improve a wide range of physical and psychological ailments. In such systems, the physical and psychological function of the chakras and how they affect ailments is the area of focus.

To know more about the chakras and their functions, you are encouraged to read a book by Grand Master Choa Kok Sui with the same title.

 

http://pranaworld.net/chakras-the-whirling-energy-centers/

 

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Inner Conversations: Journey to the Mysterious Stonehenge

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View of the Heel Stone at summer solstice sunrise, as seen from inside the Stonehenge monument. Image via mysticrealms.org

This year we decided to take a trip with our little one to UK so that she could meet her grandparents. This was Samaira’s first trip abroad so the itinerary had to be carefully planned to suit the little one’s comfort. While planning for the trip we decided to stay in London for a few days as the vacation planner of the family I was very keen to check if I could make the trip to the so called “Heart Chakra” of the planet Earth the mysterious area of Salisbury, Glastonbury and Avebury. I looked at a number of itineraries and tours but none were baby friendly or I must say infant friendly. Then I happen to come across Pat Shelly, Pat is an experienced guide and conducts private tours of Stonehenge. I mailed Pat to find out if he could accommodate an infant on his coach tour of Stonehenge and I received a prompt reply from him that he would be more than happy. I booked a private viewing of Stonehenge on 11th August 2016 for three of us.

This was the only tour that we could take with Samaira considering that she can not travel more than 4-5 hours in a coach and as we were informed there will be lots of walking required and the terrain is not baby push chair friendly we will need to carry her we just decided to cover Stonehenge in this trip. There is something compelling about these trips which are full of excitement and mystery. A similar experience was Delphi in Greece last year where we visited the Temple of Apollo it is also considered as the Navel Center of Earth. You can read about the Greek Sojourn a journey with nearly 5 months of pregnancy. This year it was the journey to the Heart center of Gaia. My husband is not too much into esoteric journeys but has been a co traveler in many of my trips and thanks to it I am able to get some lovely shots of the place.

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A lot has been written about the Stonehenge however in this blog I will be sharing my own experience of the place. I had the company of Pat Shelly an amazing tour guide however I was not able to be with him to hear the archaeological discussions as I was busy ensuring Samaira was warm and well comforted as the winds were very strong. Here is some Wikipedia information on Stonehenge to brief you all so that you understand why it was such a compelling journey on my to do list.¬†Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3¬†km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13¬†km) north of¬†Salisbury. Stonehenge’s ring of standing stones are set within earthworks in the middle of the most dense complex of Neolithic¬†and Bronze Age monuments in England. Archaeologists believe it was constructed from 3000 BC to 2000 BC. The surrounding circular earth bank and ditch, which constitute the earliest phase of the monument, have been dated to about 3100 BC. Radiocarbon dating suggests that the first¬†blue stones were raised between 2400 and 2200 BC,¬†although they may have been at the site as early as 3000 BC…………. Wow that is really really long time back and it is really amusing to see them standing tall and strong even today.

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Midsummer celebrations have been held in Britain at the time of the solstice for thousands of years and  every year it attracts 1000s of visitors at Stonehenge and near by Avebury stone circles. Stonehenge is believed to have been used as an important religious site by early Britons 4,000 years ago. The Stonehenge Free Festival was a British free festival from 1974 to 1984 held at Stonehenge during the month of June, and culminating on the summer solstice. The festival was a celebration of various alternative cultures. The Tibetan Ukrainian Mountain Troupe, The Tepee People, Circus Normal, the Peace Convoy, New Age Travellers and the Wallys were notable counterculture attendees. (Source internet)

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We reached this amazing site at 7.45 pm in the evening and then navigated through the grasslands inside the stone circle. The amazing serenity of the place, the crisp and pure winds , the large expanse of sky and amidst it stands this secluded circle of humongous stones. The sight actually awe strucks you , standing among these chalk stone slabs which have stood¬†through the ages felt so familiar may be who knows this monument was visited or built by people I knew ūüôā

Some people say it was an ancient timeclock, some a temple , others a passage from life to death but for me this place has something to feel within.The monument is only a landmark ,there is much more to be understood and decipher.I spend some time looking at the massive chalk stones and I was really amused just as most of the people would be as to how these  Trilithons (the two vertical stones topped by a horizontal stone) were installed in that age where each stone weighed more than 15 tonnes??. Imagine the kind of vision and leadership needed to encourage  thousands of people to work together to set up Stonehenge. Even if it was Super beings who did it as believed by many , they have surely left a mark on the planet that has undergone the test of time and still stands magnificently

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A giant helps Merlin build Stonehenge. From a manuscript of the Roman de Brut by Wace in theBritish Library (Egerton 3028). Dating back to the second quarter of the 14th century, this is the oldest known depiction of Stonehenge. (Source :Wikipedia)

There have been many theories around Stonehenge just like the pyramids of Egypt but for travelers like me who are looking to experience these sights there is much more to experience and questions than only how they were built, why they were built etc. When I sat down to meditate inside the circle I could feel impulses of energy throbbing within the heart and as I closed my eyes I could feel that a lot of energy work had been done in this place.The only thing I wanted to do as an appreciation was a blessing for the creators and contributors of this interesting monument, it is because of these mysteries in the world we realize life is much more than what we are living.

You think because you understand ‘one’ you must also understand ‘two’, because one and one make two. But you must also understand ‘and’.

Rumi

Do write to me and share your experience would love to hear and connect.

And now planning my next destination…….

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credits : Summer solstice at Stonehenge By in | June 22, 2016 ; Wikipedia and internet for few images

Conscious Parenting Series

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“The best metric of child poverty may not have to do with income but with how often a child is spoken and read to.”

Amidst our hectic life style and a quest to chase our dreams we sometimes ignore our responsibility as a parent. Having very little time for communicating and playing with our children we find it easy to introduce technical gadgets  to our children in their early years. This is the time when they are absorbing everything as a sponge. A child by age 4 will hear nearly a million words and more this is how he she will form their vocabulary and learn to express themselves. So every time you speak to your child you are giving them words and expressions to process which will become the foundation of their behavior.

It is important to raise awareness and my articles and counselling have been a medium. There are so many excuses we can hear and most of them feel it is difficult to keep the children away from the media and technical gadgets. This is actually true because we ourselves have indulged in them and life without TV and social media is impossible. We do not want to miss our favorite serials (daily soaps) or avoid listening to romantic and catchy numbers where lyrics are just not making any sense.

Raising a child is a conscious choice and a 20 year project at the minimum and once you have taken it up it is your duty to deliver it to the best you can. Most of us feel when babies are 0-6 months they do not understand what is happening. Instead the child is learning at a phenomenal rate daily , the brain activity is happening not only when they are awake but also during the REM (Rapid Eye movement) sleep time. They are constantly accessing the environment they are growing up in absorbing energies being emitted from all the people near them. They are sensitive to the oceans of thoughts and emotions in their environment.

Babies are like wet clay they have the potential to be anything but they are dependent on the environment set up by parents and the way we handle them plays a major role in their making.

 

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Conscious parenting is a choice…a choice that we have to make everyday.

Live An Intense Extraordinary Life – Letter to My Child

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Live An Intense Extraordinary Life – Letter to My Child

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Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

You may give them your love but not your thoughts,
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
You may strive to be like them,
but seek not to make them like you.
For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday.

You are the bows from which your children
as living arrows are sent forth.
The archer sees the mark upon the path of the infinite,
and He bends you with His might
that His arrows may go swift and far.
Let your bending in the archer’s hand be for gladness;
For even as He loves the arrow that flies,
so He loves also the bow that is stable.

Kahlil Gibran

As I sit comfortably on my bed reminiscing these 38 weeks of togetherness, I am filled with immense love and gratitude for your presence. In a week I will be sharing an amazing creation with the world. You will have your own individuality and a beautiful life ahead. This feeling is gradually sinking in as we are progressing to the ‘D Day’. You and me ,we have spent beautiful times together and I am really grateful to all the support you have provided during this time to me. It has been one of the happiest pregnancy one could have experienced.

This journey of motherhood has been truly worth waiting for ūüôā As I look back on our journey through these 38 weeks it gives me a sense of fulfillment as 2015 is one of the most intense and eventful year of my life. I wanted to pen down my experience and this beautiful journey with you. Hence this blog it is not something I am writing for others but for us as my gratitude gift to you.

2015 started with an intense inner purification with January being a spiritual rejuvenation month, it was simply a wow month it started with a visit to Allahabad your grandparent’s place for the annual Magh Mela and a dip in the holy waters of Sangam , Gangaji ka bhandara and Arti. Then with immense excitement I proceeded ¬†to Varanasi and en route visited Sitamani and Vindhyavasini Devi before arriving Kashi for the annual Arhatic Retreat. The plan was to reach a few days in advance to visit ¬†Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kashi Vishwananth temple and witness the majestic Ganga Arti¬†and various ghats by boat. The trip was phenomenal and manage to visit several temples including Kaal Bhairav Temple, Kashi Annapoorna Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple (for Nanu),Vishalakshi Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir. This trip to Varanasi was one of the most intense travel experience of my life.

After this beautiful journey began the three days of annual Arhatic Retreat it was an amazing experience with more than 1200 meditators together for 3 days it was like a spiritual rejuvenation .

Jan 2015 was a perfect jumpstart to an eventful 2015. ūüôā

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Meditating under the Mahabodhi Tree (Gaya)

I had created a vision board for 2015 in September 2014 and when I reflect back I am amazed how beautifully things got lined up in 2015. March was a tough month emotionally during the Saturn period there was a lot of cleansing and letting go that happened. There were issues that had been pending for years and I was now looking for permanent solution.

A perfect way to get answers to life questions was attending 1008 Sharnagati practice I had done it earlier and decided to do it. It happens on 1st Tuesday of every month so I took an off from the office on 1st March. I really needed guidance and clarity for a specific situation.

5 hours of Sharnagati prayer helped in surrendering the issues to MCKS /God and here was guidance to take proactive action on pending situations. I kept getting signs that I was on track just like the Alchemist. bday 2015 sargam mishraThings got really sorted on my Birthday 6th March as if it was waiting for this day. Interestingly this year my Birthday and festival of Holi happened on the same day and yes it was a Full Moon this is first time ever in my life.

I am sure it was a planned turning point of my life as there are no coincidences. It created a beautiful foundation and thanks to your dad he really made it special. I could feel the warmth of my Sun period starting. ūüôā

21st March 2015 was the auspicious occasion of Ram Navmi every year I look forward to Navratri and enjoy setting up the Devi altar at home. This year it was special on Day 1  after the havan there was a peculiar heart warming feeling and I was full of tears of Joy ; I had no idea why it made me feel so emotional to host the goddess at home the idol had a powerful aura and I could feel a deep emotional cleansing. Tears were just rolling down the cheeks it was Saturday and I was on my way to CR Park I called up your Nanu and told him about the emotional breakdown and explained it felt as if someone has actually come in the house.

The days of fasting were beautiful and then on the last day of Ram Navmi 28 March there was a pleasant surprise nearly 45 kids visited the house for Kanchak and they were all so happy eating prasad. I just smiled for this opportunity.

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I always believed motherhood will be a life fulfilling event and that I should really be well prepared to take up this responsibility in the best possible way. ¬†In April I attended the much awaited class on ‘MCKS Achieving Oneness with the Higher Soul’ and got deeper insights into how a soul chooses to incarnate the class was fascinating.

Then in April end we had a wonderful opportunity to attend the‘Om Mani Padme Hum’ session by Sriram it was really amazing to understand one of my most favorite Mantra. This was also a good preparation for the mega event of the year Wesak.

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Om Mani Padme Hum Session with Sriram

The meditation experiences were becoming rich and very peaceful ūüôā and there was a lot of purification and service happening for Wesak.

I felt someone with me for the first time when we meditated together on the auspicious occasion of Wesak Full Moon on 4th May 2015 as I was sitting in the meditation awaiting the descend of Lord Buddha in the valley of Shambhalla, I saw a Christ like figure giving me a golden baby I just thought it was my inner desire which was reflecting in my meditation, as at that point I had no clue we were together, the vision was very beautiful and it left a big smile on my face.

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4000 Pranic Healers Meditating in Bangalore

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You and Me Meditating in the Sacred Formation at the exact time of Wesak

Your presence was confirmed on a day that I will always cherish May 9th Mother’s Day and it was beautiful how your love and presence could be felt within. Such a beautiful gift to our family the news was welcome with smiles and tears of joy. You really made me feel special, the feeling of being a mother was priceless. I had fallen in love once again in my life , but with someone I had not seen , yet I was becoming so fond of you every day.get together with nanu masi and mama

You have brought a lot of joy to our family, and how could your Nanu ,Masi and Mama miss this opportunity ūüôā so they all came down to visit us and we end up with another trip together after years.

We went Choki Dhani and then Vrindavan for a day trip and we did darshan at the Banke Bihari temple and Isckon temple at Vrindavan.

August 2015 was the time for our dream vacation to Greece, all the tickets were booked in March when we had no clue of your arrival, and there were some interesting activities planned. Greece was going through a financial crisis and it was not quite safe to visit specially with us only 3 months young. Your dad side of family was really apprehensive and wanted to cancel the trip. There was something within that kept us going we conducted a special 21 Day Prosperity Healing Event in July 2015 and conducted a special 21 Day blessings for Greece financial crisis and stability in the country.

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Trip to Greece

By the grace of God the trip went ¬†extremely well , the people, places, they all left us full of gratitude. The trip had a spiritual significance and it unfolded when we visited Delphi it was quite a hectic trip specially 8 hours of bus journey and sun ūüôā on¬†the second last day of the trip with both you and me tired was a feat, but we did it together. Here is the account of the experiences at Delphi.

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This year has been super fulfilling as you filled me up with¬†many¬†ideas to make this a year focused on service and spiritual growth. ¬†We could conduct multiple online event of healing and meditations. Relationship Healing, Prosperity Healing, Blessings for Greece Financial Crisis, This Diwali ‘Make A Wish’ and New Beginnings 2016.

There was an amazing review session with Acharya Hector on MCKS Kriyashakti in August and then we attended the Arhatic Bootcamp with Sriram and the MCKS Inner Teachings of Hinduism Revealed. This year was super fulfilling in terms of learning ūüôā I am sure you enjoyed it too.

I am so happy that you are already under the blessings and guidance of your spiritual grandfather Master Choa ūüôā we got so many opportunities to meditate , attend lectures on Master Choa’s teaching , Spiritual Sutras on Bhagvad Gita, and also visit the Pune Arhatic Ashram. I felt really blessed when we celebrated your Nanu’s 70th bday at Ashram and had a desire to be with you as well and in October 2015 during our 7th month together we could travel. It was an amazing incident at the airport when we were granted special permission to board the flight because of you as we were so late due to traffic.

Thanks to all the love and blessing of the masis and nanis during our stay who made this visit possible it was a beautiful experience. The meditations were blissful and intense.

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You and Me Meditating Together at The Arhatic Yoga Ashram

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Full Moon Meditations At Sathya Sai Auditorium

Your baby shower was planned on 26th of October, Full Moon this ceremony marks the descend of the soul and it became a historic moment for all as the moment your grandparents did the ritual and blessed us the entire building was shaking due to earthquake of magnitude 7.5. It was one of the most powerful earthquake in 2015. Some coincidences are hard to explain but they leave you thinking.

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Papa and Us just before the Earthquake 26th Oct 2015

This year I had an agenda to meet a living Guru and wanted to meet Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev but somehow it could not work out but then this year was a year of wish fulfillment and on 1st December Sadhguru visited Delhi and we could make to the event. Sitting in the Aura of an enlightened being is an experience. Hope you enjoyed it too Thankyou!

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Several Insightful Esoteric Study Sessions with Acharya Hector

You are a beautiful gift not only for me but for everyone who will experience you during this lifetime. You have made my life very special by giving me an opportunity to bear you as my child.  I have felt you and been with you in these 9 months silently paying you gratitude. People have been showering you with blessings and love, I hope you have had a great time with me. No one will be able to understand our bond but I know in my heart it will exist forever. I am looking forward to your arrival every passing day and I know the day you will be born I will be sharing a masterpiece with the world.

I know someday you will be reading this blog too and you will know that you are a special child :).

Live your life in an extraordinary way and fulfill your life purpose for which you are visiting this planet.

I Love you

Mom

 

 

 

‘Power of Intention’ – Series 5

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You are the Universe within; You are Unlimited Abundance

The sixth face of intention is expression of something that has no boundaries,is everywhere at once, and is endlessly abundant.You were created from the marvelous gift of abundance. You are connected with an infinite supply of source energy you just have to believe and acknowledge this energy all around you.

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A special gratitude meditation to be receptive to the immense power of Intention.

Be Receptive to the Power of Intention:
The seventh and last face of Intention is Receptivity. As Master Choa says there is light all around us but how much light we can absorb depends on our receptivity. When we meditate we become receptive to the grace of all our spiritual teachers and the powerhouse of source energy. Gratitude opens up to grace and abundance.
Lots of love

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‘Power of Intention’-Series 3

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Day 5: Love makes the world go round

The quality that supports, enhances, nurtures and encourages all life in the universe can be nothing but LOVE. Creativity and kindness can exist only in an environment of love have you ever wondered why this warm fuzzy feeling can make you feel on top of the world? It is because love provides security, harmony and an environment of well being. All of us crave for that feeling in our life which is our true nature.

LOVE is the third face of intention.When you do what you do not love , you experience yourself to be out of alignment with the field of intention and it attracts dissatisfaction. However when you love what you do and do what you love, life is a blessing.

In the meditation of MCKS Twin Hearts ,the prayer of St. Francis of Assisi there is a beautiful line “Where there is hatred let me sow love” Love is a powerful high vibration/energy that can dissolve all lower emotions anger, hatred, jealousy. Just like a single candle can absorb the darkness of a room. Love is the most powerful and still the most unknown energy in the world,

Exercise: Look in the mirror , smile at this person and say I LOVE YOU straight in the eyes. Say this till the warm fuzzy feeling sinks in this is the person who needs your love the most.

Please join for the Tuesday gratitude meditationhttp://pranichealing.com/31daysofgratitude

Inner Conversations – Greek Sojourn “Know Thyself”

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Inner Conversations – Greek Sojourn “Know Thyself”

Travel is a calling for me an inner invitation something I am unable to justify to myself and even my family. Our travel to Greece was nothing but a calling as many of you have appreciated our photos and I am sure are motivated to visit the country as well.¬†The thought came to me last year August when I saw a picture of Santorini and decided to share on my FB cover with a title “Destination Next”. That year we did a trip to Europe (Swizz Paris n Uk) a pleasure trip totally and the plan for Greece was a dream. In September I went¬†to Pune an annual trip with Delhi Arhatic practitioners to the GMCKS Ashram a beautiful and spiritual place. We had to create a vision board for 2015 and I ended up sticking a picture of a plane with a tag “vacation to Greece”

The Snapshots of the Beauty of Greece

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I had no idea why I was so fascinated by the place, none of my friends had gone there and being a Mediterranean climate country my husband would not have agreed to travel with me in August (our annual vacation month). But there was no doubt in my mind about how it will materialize however soon the vision board was shelved on top of my Almirah and I got busy in business as usual.Later on in Feb 2015 I started searching more on the sacred sites in Greece and I was fascinated to see there was so much mythology and culture in this country. I ended up finding more and more interesting reasons for visiting Greece and the thought became powerful. I booked our tickets for August 2015 knowing it will be hot and peak season for tourists , I just went ahead with my bookings following my heart. This year June -July Greece was going through economic crisis, strikes and unrest and our families were very concerned of our trip they even pushed us to cancel the bookings. However in my heart I was sure all will be well as it is not my plan and  it is being worked by someone who knows it better than me :).

During the July full moon meditation a thought was absorbed that I need to conduct a group meditation session and bless the country of Greece using the Universal Prayer The Great Invocation and the timing was actually perfect as I had to travel on 3rd August and I ended up starting a 21 Day Prosperity Healing Event 12th Jul Р1st August and was guided to use the The Great Invocation prayer to bless Greece for financial stability and safety of its people. I had no idea that a dream a year back will actually have an elaborate plan to it and I will be an instrument for blessing this country and encouraging so many to do the same. It is very difficult to share these coincidences with anyone but I am sharing because so many of us get these callings but not sure if we are able to search for deeper meanings.

Adding to all the surprises I was also expecting around 4th month and my husband was really concerned if I could travel and do so much of site seeing but fingers crossed the plan was intact and we landed in Greece.I did keep asking myself why me? and why now? waiting for my answers as I was not sure why am I doing this?  My itinerary though was a mix of pleasure, luxury, pampering and quality time together it also had a higher agenda of visiting Delphi; a 4 hour drive from Athens one way ;one of the most hectic site seeing tour considering my swollen feet and a hot sunny day it was our last site seeing tour.

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About Delphi:

One hundred miles northwest of Athens, soaring high above the Gulf of Corinth, stands the holy mountain called Parnassus. Nestled amidst the pine forested slopes and rocky crags of the sacred peak are the beautiful and exceptionally well-preserved ruins of Delphi. A city of wondrous artistic achievements and grand athletic spectacles during the flowering of Greek culture in the first millennium BC, Delphi is best known, however, as the supreme oracle site of the ancient Mediterranean world.Delphi was considered the center of the earth by many ancient Greeks.Delphi, is also known as the ”centre of awareness” .

An omphalos is a powerful symbolic artifact made from stone. Considered the ‚Äėnavel of the world‚Äô, the central point from which terrestrial life originated, an omphalos was an object of Hellenic religious symbolism believed to allow direct communication with the gods.

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Navel of the world at the Temple of Apollo, Delphi, Greece

Apollo¬†was the “god of oracles,” One of his most celebrated temple is found¬†at the Greek site of Delphi, seat of his famous oracle.The Greek god of the sun and oracles, Apollo, possesses important attributes in common with the Jewish savior Jesus, including his status as the son of God. As Jesus was titled “the Christ” or Christos, so too was Apollo purportedly styled Chrńďstos, chrestos appears to have been the title of¬† “perfected saints”¬†in various mystery schools or brotherhoods, associated with oracular activity in particular. Apollo was the god of oracles, and was supposed to impart the gifts of healing and divination.

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Statue Of Apollo At Delphi Museum

My experience of the Site: Our guide gave us a 30 minute introduction of the site which was a lot of theory including details of mythological stories about Pythia the Oracle of Delphi.However I just wanted sometime alone to experience the place energetically to connect with all the great souls that walked the same land and breathed the same air. It is really exciting to imagine one self being present in the same era it is actually an awesome realization.

Sadhguru a mystic of our times visited this site and had something interesting to share too here is a video clip from Delphi:

Finally after some time there was time to meditate with the Oracle of Delphi and ask for guidance ūüôā from the Oracles. I think it was the only reason for being in Delphi.One phrase that was echoing during the meditation¬†was KNOW THYSELF. Later on when I tried finding more about it I came to know this is the¬†best known Delphic injunction and it was carved into the lintel at the Temple of Apollo: GNOTHI SEAUTON, meaning Know Thyself.

“These words may have originated in Apollo’s response to a question Chilon of Sparta asked: “What is best for man?” The reply, “Know thyself,” is similar to the one believed to have been given to the Lydian king, Croesus, when he was told that he must know himself if he would live most happily.”

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GNOTHI SEAUTON, Know Thyself and I somehow knew this was the message I had to take with me as a gift from Greece, something that I should write about and remind myself and others that the best way of living our life is by knowing our own self rather than spending days, months and even our life understanding things outside of us. There is a whole universe of knowledge within us we just need to connect with our self.

At this point of time when our Planet Earth is going through a transition all she needs is more and more people who can help her in this transition…. The rise in collective consciousness with the help of ascended masters n spiritual teachers is no coincidence. Most of us who are balancing the act of our lives managing our inner calling with the material responsibilities understand how we are being gently guided in taking up responsibilities which we had never thought of … Whether it is about contributing in encouraging people to connect to their own higher self or by using ourselves as instruments in charging the Earth centers by visiting the places that call us. It is beautiful to know you are not alone in this journey but there are many who are inspired to follow their calling at this point in time.
When you get a calling to visit a place listen to it.

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Love Sargam!