Clean Energy in India This article explores the clean energy options that can be implemented in India

A brief history of energy The industrial revolution in the late 18th century was fuelled largely by coal. Since then, global industrialisation has been accelerated by the utilisation of energy extracted from coal, fossil fuels such as oil and natural gas, and nuclear sources such as uranium. Oil, natural gas, coal and uranium are rapidly being depleted. Current scientific estimates […]

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Building Successful Businesses This is an excerpt from the talk delivered by our Founders at Kapargam University to MBA students.

India: A Land of Opportunities From time immemorial India has been a land of opportunities. Many have this view that we were primitive people in the past and western influence has helped us to prosper. The opposite is true, in many ways. Let’s take a simple example. The GDP of India was estimated at 25% of the world GDP in […]

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A Memo about the Women in the Mahabharata This article looks at some inspirational women in the Mahabharata in the context of the Anti-Diversity Memo circulated by a Google Employee

A recent controversy has erupted in Google with an employee writing an internal memo against gender diversity and equality. Its now known as the anti-diversity memo. This memo was 10 pages long and has been going viral on social media. Google has fired the employee and the VP of Diversity, Integrity and Governance has issued a statement on Google’s commitment […]

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Talk at VIF Bootcamp: Part 2 Packed with life experiences and anecdotes, Shri. Adinarayanan talks about Culture and Civilization from a personal point of view.

How do we be friends with our own emotions? That is a very very important thing. For now, what has happened is, most of us, suffer ourselves. We suffer ourselves because our emotions are obviously in a state of imbalance. Health, just as it needs to be in a state of balance, emotion as well needs to be in a […]

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Beer Yoga: Only Intoxication! No Yoga! Beer Yoga is one more of the numerous distortions that have happened to Yoga. Its important that we know what Yoga really is.

Very recently two organizations in Delhi worked together to organize what is called “Beer Yoga”. This group calls it  “Be-Arogya”! The videos of the Beer Yoga session feature people taking a sip of beer and then doing something that resembles a Push up and then again taking a sip. A Times of India article published in January refers to the […]

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Talk at VIF Bootcamp: Part 1

Here is Part 1 of the transcript of Shri. Adinarayanan’s talk at Vision India Foundation’s Policy Bootcamp held in June 2017. The talk was about how the the idea of “My India” was realized through personal experiences.    Utilizing your Full Potential Tomorrow (16th June) is our 14th marriage anniversary and in these years we have learnt to maneuver through […]

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Switching to Sustainable Menstrual Products

 Introduction The impact of disposable sanitary napkins on human health and the environment is not often discussed publicly, because of the social taboo associated with menstruation (despite the fact that nearly 50% of the world’s population are women). However, the fact remains that it is a major problem and the practice of using such non-biodegradable napkins is unsustainable, in the […]

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Talk at Banasthali University

  We will start with a prayer.   AUM Sahanaavavatu sahanaubhunaktu,Sahaveeryam karavaavahai, Tejaswinavadheethamastu maavidvishaavahaihi AUM, Shanthi Shanthi Shanthi hi, AUM, Shri Gurubhyo Namaha, Hari Aum We are very happy to be with you all. I am Adi, this is my wife Smrithi. The introduction that she just gave looks a bit flamboyant. We are normal people. Are we not? See in fact, I even […]

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Parnika : March 2017

Anaadi Shivodaya Mahashivaratri 24 FEB 2017 The 13th night and 14th Day of Phalguna Month is observed as Mahashivratri in India. It is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and is considered extremely beneficial for a spiritual sadhaka. Shiva is known as the Lord of Destruction. Destruction not of the world, but of our ignorance. To create something new, […]

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