An Interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni by Soumi Basu
Soumi Basu, a member of Medha Journal, presents Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni to our readers in this thought-provoking interview.
The Law of Attraction simply says that one naturally attracts into one's life whatever one think about deeply. One's dominant thoughts will always find a way to manifest themselves. And that is how MedhaJournal got introduced to a phenomenal documentary movie One Man, One Cow, One Planet made by Cloud South Films Ltd. This movie is an eye opener, not just to the ecological reality of India but also the dawning awareness of just how precarious our existence on this planet is.
"Ehsaas Hai?" – Do you feel? – An interview with Rotarian Mahesh Nihalani.
That is the name of the concert being hosted by the Rotary Club of Cupertino to support it's Global Polio Eradication program featuring world renowned flautist Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and the famous Bay Area sitarist Pandit Habib Khan. Many people have been working behind the scenes for the success of this project but the Medha Journal would like to acknowledge one man who has been tirelessly promoting the cause to the world – Rotarian Mahesh Nihalani.
A mission with a "gift of vision" through the eyes of Murali Krishnamurthy, Chairman of Sankara Eye Foundation
Sankara Eye Foundation (SEF) is a US based non-profit organization that supports community eye care activities in India that are managed by Sankara Eye Society (SES) for the past 30 years. SEF was founded in 1998 in California to raise funds for ongoing programs and construction of hospitals in India.
Medha Face of the month features individuals who strive to achieve a balance in their lives while at the same time, making a difference in that of others….
She always had the spirit to work for the greater possibilities. Life was never mundane for her. At every moment a challenge or an adventure kept her busy either through organizing college festivals, picnics, family get-together, social activities, teaching under-privileged children, going to cremation ground with friends or relatives (the latter not usually considered appropriate for women). Much to the chagrin of wiser people she led a life quite different from many. She always had in her mind the desire to bypass the ordinary, to broaden her vision for the benefit of many, and to evolve as a better human.