Am yet to experience the profoundness of meditation

  When asked by a friend to explain my experiences on meditation, I replied back- “I haven’t experienced it’s true form yet, but I don’t think it’s about nothingness”. This the sentence which I promised her to explain in detail, to continue the discussion to the next level. In my last response, the first part is mere a-fact-as-it-is and the second part is framed based on my experience since I …

Journey to the Buddhist Kingdom – Bhutan

Bhutan is an ideal get away from the concrete jungle where most of us earn our bread. Located among the mountains, forests and rivers, it truly stands to its stature as the Buddhist kingdom. Very calm, quite and breathtaking scenic space, away from the hustles and pollution of the cities; is also complemented by the well disciplined people. Bhutanese people are very proud about the way they have been able …

A thing or two about cliff jumping

Cliff jumping have always been part of the list of many thrill seekers. And it had been on our mind for sometime now. After my second, scuba dive I was more excited than ever to try out the thrill of jumping to the surface of the water. After overcoming the fear of going under the water, it was more of a curiosity to know how it would feel to go …

Body detox- For best results from your health efforts

Body detox, as the name suggests is the process to get rid of your body toxins. There are lot of reasons for why one should clean the body internally: Keen digestive activity, Clean alimentary tract, Well developed/strong tissues, Good Physical strength, Good  skin health, Powerful sense faculties, Slow in getting old etc. It’s going to set your organs to perform with 100% efficiency. This inturn will give you better results …

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Lateral knee pain – Recovery status

After 7 days of physiotherapy for the lateral knee pain, I feel that there is no pain at the side of my knee. On the 7th day, my physio got a kinesio tape along the IT Band. At the moment even the tenderness has completely gone. Main takeaways from the recovery process for the lateral knee pain: The major factor that assisted in this whole process was taking complete break …

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome- Cycling injury

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITB) is another of the common cycling injury. This syndrome to the Iliotibial Band is also one of the main reasons for the lateral knee pains most athletes complain about. How much do you know about this? Iliotibial Band is probably(or one of) the longest connective tissue that connects two joints in the human body. It starts from the side of the hip and runs into the knee …

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Understand “Interferential Current Therapy” – Recovering from sports injury

Since am currently undergoing this treatment for my lateral knee pain, I thought of writing a note about this. The One of the therapy my physio uses is called “Interferential current therapy”. There will be many articles written online regarding this therapy. I don’t for certainly know how effective this therapy is. Most of articles doesn’t claim to completely beleive in this, however most of the physiotherapist you meet would …

Common Cycling Ride Injury: Lateral Knee Pain

Knee pain is the most common complaint among the cyclists. And at this time, I am experiencing my share of the pain. If you have read about my December highlights, I have mentioned about the start of the knee pain. It all began after the completion of the first 100 miles cycling ride. During the first half of the cycling ride, there were no issues and I was all comfortable. …

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Wisdom & Intelligence- Do you know the difference?

Do you know the difference between wisdom and intelligence? We all have heard about the story of King Solomon. He is considered as one of the wise king to have lived on this planet. But, do you understand what defines a wise man. What is wisdom? Hello, wandering souls! This is another interesting topic that I have chosen to speak about here. Question sounds simple, and the answer given by me might …