Weekly Small Pleasures #91 – The Most Personal One Yet

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This week was one of the hardest of my entire life. A [metaphorical] nuclear bomb dropped on my life (or maybe I should say I dropped a nuclear bomb on my own life), and the radiation affected many people, some permanently.

Following the bomb, I didn’t eat or drink anything besides water for 46 hours straight (I do wonder how that was even possible, the body can definitely do crazy things when it’s in distress), and I skipped my workout class all week. Continue reading “Weekly Small Pleasures #91 – The Most Personal One Yet”

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These Words Inspired Me To Speak Up and They Might Inspire You Too

A few months ago an inspiring man gave me these words and they really made an impact in my life. They helped me reach deep down and find the honesty within myself and helped me express that same honesty outwards without fear of people’s opinions. It’s still a work in progress but it was a great needed boost to reach that goal. That goal where you are completely true to yourself all the time, not minding what people might think of you, not minding if people might judge you, not minding if it’s the “normal” thing to do or say. Continue reading “These Words Inspired Me To Speak Up and They Might Inspire You Too”

Dhuni – The Fire That Will Consume Your Attachments

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If you happen to be in the small town of Meherabad, India during the 12th of any month, you can take part in Dhuni, a spiritual event that involves singing, fire, sandalwood, ghee, and letting go of personal attachments.

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Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India

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Amartithi is a very special event taking place every year from January 29-31 in the town of Meherabad in the state of Maharashtra, India which hosts around 12,000 overnight visitors, and about 30,000 daytime visitors from all over the world during this three-day program in celebration of Meher Baba. Continue reading “Amartithi – A Magical Three Day Celebration in Meherabad, India”

Meherazad – A Little Piece of Paradise on Earth

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Meherazad was the last residence of the Indian spiritual teacher Meher Baba and is today a place of spiritual pilgrimage outside Pimpalgaon village, approximately 9 miles (14 km) north of Ahmednagar, India, and a few more miles away from Meherabad and the Meher Pilgrim Retreat. Continue reading “Meherazad – A Little Piece of Paradise on Earth”

A Personal, Honest and Vulnerable Letter To The World

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Dear everyone,

I have been inspired to speak up. Continue reading “A Personal, Honest and Vulnerable Letter To The World”

A Real Peaceful Place To Visit In Rural India

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A week ago I arrived from a wonderful 12 day trip to India, but I didn’t visit the India that most people know. I didn’t go to the Taj Mahal or see elephants swim in the waters of Kerala, I didn’t visit the pink city of Jaipur or the majestic Himalayas, and I didn’t explore the big cities like Delhi or Bangalore. Instead, along with my mom, we drove 6 hours from Mumbai to Meherabad and stayed at the Meher Pilgrim Retreat.  Continue reading “A Real Peaceful Place To Visit In Rural India”