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What would Gandhi do in this pandemic?


By The SATimes News Service By Arvind Vora In 1910 Mahatma Gandhi founded the Tolstoy Farm on 1,100 acres of land donated by an German Jew architect named Hermann Kallenbach, outside Johannesburg in South Africa. It became a social laboratory. He insisted on cleanliness and expected to the displeasure of his own family, that everyone should...

Growing up in a Gandhian family


By The SATimes News Service By Bakul N. Matalia In this Covid era when regular lives are upended, outside normal activities are severely curtailed or shut out of reach and travelling  inadvisable, there is plenty of time at hand. Sometimes I can’t help but reflect on my childhood memories. As a volunteer of Shanti Fund, I...

On agri reforms, it’s important to tread with caution


By The SATimes News Service By Shashi Shekhar Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has resigned citing her distress with the growing discontent among Punjab’s farmers, while, her party, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will remain in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). What she has done is known as political positioning. That is what the Shiv Sena (SS) and...

Wake up call: We need a deep inner transformation


By The SATimes News Service Official Message from BKs Dadi Janki The late leader of the Brahma Kumaris posing in front of a portrait of BKs founder Dada Lekhraj The new year and the new decade announced themselves with a wakeup call. Without much of a warning, the coronavirus appeared and spread around the world. People have been dying,...

Stranded abroad: Some options to consider for returning to the United States

Post Date: September 17, 2020

By The SATimes News Service By Dev Banad Viswanath, Esq. As the Black Cloud of the Covid Pandemic lingers, society and government have come to the point where we must accept that we must live life with this issue at least until a vaccine or cure is found, and most likely it will be a part...

Paramhansa Yogananda 100 years of his world mission

Post Date: September 16, 2020

By The SATimes News Service By Nayaswami Jyotish and Nayaswami Devi After more than a month and a half at sea, the City of Sparta, the first ship to leave India after World War I, docked in Boston Harbor. On board was a 27-seven-year-old Indian, Mukunda Lal Ghosh. To the immigration officials who were checking the papers...

The Supremacy of Virtual Expertise


By The SATimes news Service The modern age encourages us to learn about health and seek out healthy options. We are warned that we must search under the surface of mainstream advertisements filled with cereal boxes, fast cars, imitation jewelry and soft drinks. We must look below to the wealth of wisdom found in diagnostic...

Learn to let go and be free


By The SATimes News Service By Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj Once upon a time, there was a man who lived alone. He kept his money in a special jar so that no one could steal it. One day, while the man was out farming his land, a thief broke into his house. Looking for something...

Four ways to practice good posture


By The SATimes News Service We are all spending way more time in front of the computer, tablet, and phone screens. And, there’s a good way and a bad way to be sitting in place for such a long period of time. Dr. Michael Rykse from AlignLife Chiropractic & Natural Health Center in Norton Shores, Michigan, tells us...