Author: Jamuna Rangachari

Means Are as Important as the Ends

Reading Time: 3 minutesMany may deride Gandhi today. Still, if we think deeply, he was the one who genuinely believed that a freedom won by bad means would be a bad freedom. He has been proved right. Jamuna revisits history and asserts the relevance of Mahatma Gandhi in an era of growing intolerance and violence, exclusively in Different Truths. […]

Gurmehar Kaur: Shaping Heroism in Women by Women

Reading Time: 4 minutesGurmehar’s push for peace has not gone unnoticed. She has quite a following in Pakistan and she hopes to visit the neighbouring country sometime. This may be criticised like many positive steps but like all idealists, she couldn’t care about the naysayers. People are now blaming her for asking for a right to freedom of expression. This is […]

Balance Yourself through Chakras

Reading Time: 4 minutesThere are many meditation techniques and each of these has its own approach. In Jamuna’s case, the first meditation she came across and experienced was Chakra meditation. In Sanskrit, chakra means “wheel”. These “wheels” can be thought of as vortexes that both receive and radiate energy. There are seven major energy centres in the human body. They run from the […]

Healing by Loving the Inner Child

Reading Time: 3 minutesAll of us have a suffering inner child. As children, we all have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma. When we are in our childhood, we just do not know what to do and so, to protect and defend ourselves against future suffering, we somehow try to […]

Why do we Need Attitudinal Healing?

Reading Time: 4 minutesWe all need to work on finding a purpose in life and make ourselves feel better. Let us look for such a purpose all the time. If we can read and write, let us teach others who cannot do so. If we can sing, let us learn and practice music. If we can listen and make people […]

Life Defies Logic!

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe author, Jamuna’s mother-in- law was the primary role model for her. When she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she was depressed but knew God will either show her a path to healing or equipping her to handle whatever issues she might have. Once she started following her approach, she accepted she had a challenge that she needed […]