The boy who walked on water and how your belief can transform your life

At the tender age of eight, Shankara takes Sanyas, the sainthood. Later, he traveled around India, building spiritual centers and preaching to people. A great thinker and orator, and an advocate of Advaita philosophy, Shankara ardently encouraged of the path of devotion (Bhakti) too. While Advaita suggests that man and the God are not different entities, the path of devotion suggests…

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Bridges for wildlife, new lessons for us

When the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced the construction of five animal crossings over Goregaon-Mulund Link Road last September, the move was rightly welcomed as being both appropriate and progressive. It is expected that these crossings  will help to dramatically bring down the incidence of roadkills. Image courtesy: Montana Department of Transportation Victims of roadkill:…

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