Spotlight

A Journey of a Boy from India’s Independence Struggle to a Knowledge Sharer in the Digital Age: 89 Year “Young” Prof. BR Ashwathnarayan Rao

An eleven year old boy is adamant with his parents, insistent on getting into a school in Bangalore, RBANMS. The reason – the head master of the school was none other than Bipin Chandra Pal (of the Lal-Bal-Pal fame during the Independence struggle of India…

October 3, 2018

A Defence Wife’s Story Inspiring Independence in Seniors: Meet Amita Sharma

A journey of one suitcase to sixty five boxes comes with interesting stories that include new relationships, finding ones’ self, giving hope and more. Meeting Amita Sharma at one of the many coffee shops on the outer ring road in Bangalore was an afternoon of…

October 26, 2017

Spotlight on the Winners of Dil Ki Tasveer – 1st Prize Winners Speak

In the previous two weeks, we featured the 3rd prize winner and 2nd prize winner of Dil Ki Tasveer, our first photo contest for seniors that we ran through our page on Facebook, WhatsApp and Email, which came to an end in March. We conclude the series, this week with…

May 11, 2017

Spotlight on the Winners of Dil Ki Tasveer – 2nd Prize Winners Speak

In last week’s spotlight, we featured the 3rd prize winner of Dil Ki Tasveer, our first photo contest for seniors that we ran through our page on Facebook, WhatsApp and Email, which came to an end in March. Continuing the series, this week, we turn our spotlight…

May 11, 2017

Spotlight on the Winners of Dil Ki Tasveer – 3rd Prize Winners Speak

We ran our first photo contest for seniors through our page on Facebook, WhatsApp and Email, which came to an end last month. We had an overwhelming response over 4 weeks with 37 entries, over 300 likes and comments, and unlimited fun!  In this series,…

May 11, 2017

Samsara Living Spotlight on Mr. Viswanatha Setty, who is never too old to start something new

Life begins after retirement – a new life, a new cause, new learnings and new beginnings… all these are possible in your second innings in life is what we learnt from Viswanatha Setty! It was refreshing to spend time with both him and his wife…

May 11, 2017

Samsara Living Spotlight on Mrs. Pushpa Dravid, The Artist, Teacher and Person… Beyond Just a Celebrity Mother

Walking into one of the only houses on the otherwise commercialized 12th Main in Indiranagar, we weren’t sure what to expect. We were welcomed by an overly friendly Labrador, followed by Mrs. Pushpa Dravid, with a warm and welcoming smile. Curious to find out the…

May 11, 2017

Samsara Living Spotlight on Mrs. Madhu Mehra “she who knits”

As we crossed a not-so-busy stretch of 100 ft Road in Indiranagar and opened the gates leading to a garage and a main door on the right, we wondered how the person behind such beautiful handcrafted knitted goodies would be like. We were pleasantly surprised…

May 11, 2017

Malathi Patel: From Designing Helicopters to Living a Meaningful and Busy Retirement Life

Meeting K N Malathi was a highpoint of the month for us! We first met her at our Samsara Connect event, Active Body, Agile Mind in July. Hearing her speak, we were sure we had found the right person for our next spotlight story. Reaching…

May 11, 2017