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Rabindranath Tagore

Daily Meditation: Be Present

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.10.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Baby's Way

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.20.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Indra Devi Was Not Just a Nice Old Lady

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 06.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Michelle has written well and honestly about Indra and the cast of characters who make up the Yogas in the East and the West. She describes how Indra could be variously charming, sympathetic and warm, but also ambitious and ruthless.

We Are Star Dust

Mario Livio | Posted 10.19.2014 | Arts
Mario Livio

Even though we know much more about the stars now -- about how they are born, live and die -- our physical existence is so tethered to them, that I am convinced that the stars will continue to inspire magnificent poetry.

Daily Meditation: Rare

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.19.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Five Spiritual Mysteries: #1 Is Karma Fair? (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Even at a time when religion is declining in the West, most people remember the Biblical saying "As you sow, so shall you reap." They cling to a belie...

Daily Meditation: Living Without Fear

Posted 02.18.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be pa...

Regeneration Stories in Scarred Times: My Son, Our Planet

Jeff Biggers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Ever since my son was diagnosed with a rare ocular syndrome and retinal scarring last winter, I have found myself returning to the promise of regeneration -- in our stories, our health and our ecosystems.

'Where the Mind Is Without Fear...'

Austin Considine | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Austin Considine

When Indian economist Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1998, he chose lines from a poem by the beloved Rabindranath Tagore to open his dinner speech. Christie's caught up with Sen, who shared his thoughts about Tagore and painter Nandalal Bose's legacies.

10 Most Fearless Women I've Met

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.07.2013 | Women
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Fearlessness is a quality of spirit that enables you to walk an uncharted path and push forward, no matter what obstacles you face. I'm quite grateful to have met extraordinary women from a range of fields who have worked fearlessly for freedom and equality.

English-Language Literature Finds Its Place in Bangladesh

David Shook | Posted 01.20.2013 | World
David Shook

Here on Dhanmondi's traffic-blighted streets I'm already addicted to the chaos, and I'm counting on Bangladesh's new generation of English-language writers to recount it to the world.

All And Nothing: Tagore And The Caves Of Ellora

Joshua Otte | Posted 02.08.2012 | Religion
Joshua Otte

It was too dark to see your hand in front of your face and in this ocean of black, one holy sound moved through everything. In that moment I knew that we were all and we were nothing.

Top 10 Aural and Poetic Delights

Rick Holland | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts
Rick Holland

"Poetry" does not only live in established poetic institutions and counter institutions. It exists precisely and exactly wherever you sense it.

Say The Name: There Is No Such Thing As Holocaust Fiction

Saumya Arya Haas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Saumya Arya Haas

After a lifetime of not thinking about it much, I suddenly stumbled into Holocaust memories, and now they are tangled around me. They are not my memories, but their meaning is part of my life. It has to be.

Meet the Amazing Aroon Shivdasani of NYC's Indo-American Arts Council

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Indo-American Arts Council founder and executive director Aroon Shivdasani has lived all over the world but has called New York home for about half he...

Can We Afford NOT To Be Of Service?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

We are designed for giving. When we do so, our lives come into a certain order, even and especially when things seem so chaotic and uncertain.

Free To Be Fully Yourself In 2010

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

I believe we may have much more freedom than we generally realize. As creatures of habit, we tend to get locked in to beliefs, expectations and patterns of behaviour that limit our freedom.