Episode 3 – Unani Medicine: An Introduction Dr. Mohammed Zulkifle

    The current podcast unravels Unani Medicine, an ancient and traditional system of medicine. Listen to Dr. Mohammed Zulkifle to understand what Unani is, its origins, its fascinating journey from Egypt to India several centuries ago and how it is now an established system of medicine under AYUSH. Dr. Mohammed Zulkifle is Director-in-charge of National Institute[…]

Is Yoga Asana Practice Only?

  These days social media posts are filled with photographs of yoga practitioners demonstrating their talents by posing various yoga asanas. Is yoga just about posing in front of a camera showing off your handstand, splits, or leg extension? With many practitioners coming from an artistic background like dance, gymnastics etc yoga asanas are easily[…]

Episode 2 – Homeopathy: An Introduction with Dr. Munavvar Shaikh

    In this episode of The Mindful Initiative Podcast, Introduction to Homeopathy, our guest Dr. Munavvar Shaikh, shares with us nuances, origins and recent developments in the field of Homeopathy. She approaches Homeopathy in a very holistic way by talking about Homeopathy, diet and Yoga. Homeopathy deals with treatment and remedies for various lifestyle[…]

The Mindful Initiative Podcast – Episode 1 – Ayurveda: An Introduction

  There is a need to understand overall well being in a much holistic way specifically by unraveling knowledge passed on to us through Indian scriptures and people. With this podcast series, I will try and bridge the gap of India’s past and its present. Hoping that we can move to being happier and healthier[…]

Breathe

Breathe is a guest blog post written on Serein by Nitesh. The article is the result of years of personal experience with Yoga using breath and of scientific studies that have studied the impact of conscious breathing on the mind. Serein is reimagining how Indian businesses can build open and inclusive workplaces. They team of[…]

Effort – Is the result a success or a failure?

  This blog is Part 3 of a 4 Part Series to make Meditation part of our daily lives. Our eight month old daughter has recently learnt how to stand up using a support. She puts one hand on any object of height, comes on to her knees, puts the other hand on the support[…]

What is your sankalpa (Intention)?

  Most of us have taken atleast one plane ride during our lifetime. During safety instructions announcements we are reminded that in an emergency situation please put your oxygen mask first then help a child put on an oxygen mask. Most of us are very giving in nature and are supporting someone either emotionally or[…]