Exposing The Yawn

There is no point in denying it, ‘Everybody yawns’! The yawn held practical value for the father of medicine, Hippocrates, the 5th Century BC physician who concluded that intense or prolonged yawning was a proof-positive symptom of an impending fever. He was incorrect. In fact, there is little evidence that the yawn has any diagnostic […]

Spiritual Consciousness Of Ganesha

Spiritual consciousness is omnipresent, yet we are oblivious to it. It’s all around us, but few find it. Why? Because the monkey-mind needs to focus on our physical plane through which we can reach spiritual consciousness, especially in troubled times (vighna). This is where the lovable trouble-shooter Ganesha (vighnaharta) steps in. Ancient Indian literature, spiritually and historically refers to […]