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What is Yantra?

A yantra is a geometric design for encouraging mindfulness by focusing the mind. Gazing at a candle or flower is a technique used prior to some meditation practices.

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Using Colour to Heal

Colour can affect our sense of well-being by altering the state of our emotions. It has the power to uplift our spirits and heal our bodies. It also changes our perceptions as to how we view surroundings. While lighter colours can be used to create more space in a room, wearing darker colours can make us appear slimmer. Magenta is said to strengthen contact with your life purpose. Pink is known to heal grief and sadness. Yellow and orange are thought to radiate warmth, joy and happiness, while green and blue are associated with harmony and serenity.

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10 Tips for a Successful Book Launch

Launching a book for the first time is probably the most exciting event for any author. It is the celebration and culmination of the hard work and dedication that has gone into writing the book.

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What is Enlightenment?

During the recent successful launch of my book “Chasing Marigolds”, a friend who was introducing me and my book, made reference to the classic children’s book “The Little Prince”. She remarked that my book had reminded her of Antoine De Saint-Exupery’s famous novella which was written in 1943… explains the concept of enlightenment that the author was trying to articulate to his audience.

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Remembering our heroes on Australia Day

On this Australia Day let us remember those who have made us proud to be Australian. Let’s continue to use our “mateship” to bring out the “true blue” in us all and give everyone “a fair go”.

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The Significance of Marigolds – Why I Chose my Book Title

Just about everywhere you go in India you will see marigolds. Generally in the form of garlands you will find them decorating holy temples, auspicious statues or lowly cycle rickshaws, while vendors dangle them from their humble carts. Popular in wedding celebrations, they are used to decorate the venues, cars and guests…

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Ganesh – The Remover of Obstacles

Many people have asked me who is on the cover of my book, ‘Chasing Marigolds’ and why I chose him. Much as he is pretty ugly, as well as dark and foreboding, I have always had a soft spot for this lovable guy who is supposed to be endowed with a good sense of humour.

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