News  /  Published 12.02.22

JMI receives DST funding to investigate the mental health benefits of Yoga

In a three-year study, investigators will look at brain imaging, brain activity, biochemical and neuro-physiological parameters in university students susceptible to stress, anxiety or depression to p...
By Our Correspondent

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

CJ Block gets place to meet & meditate

The women of CJ Block have been gifted a meditation centre that is as swanky inside as it is serene outside. Named Gautam Buddha Meditation Centre, the single-storied structure was inaugurated in thei...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Health  /  Published 22.04.21

Meditate to put your mind at peace

Our present times are challenging. With the threat of the pandemic sweeping across our lives, stressed finances, curtailed professional opportunities and lack of social life, the situation might appea...
By Mayukh Banerjee

People  /  Published 03.10.20

Zen positive (and the art of staying)

Haemin Sunim, the monk who went online, lives with the singular motto of helping people around the world with answers to their grief. After multiple degrees from Berkeley, Harvard and Princeton and an...
By Shrestha Saha

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.19

The biggest show on earth

I want to earn sabka vishwas. I want to give you swabhiman. I want to give you swatantrata. I will give you desh bhakti.I will give you swachhata. I will give you nari shakti. I will give you employme...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 14.03.20

Kagaz ke phool kagaz ke kaante

There is a historic, metaphoric dread and coldness attached to that question when it pops up: “Papers, please?” I would recommend a reading. A reading of the past remains critical to understanding...
By Sankarshan Thakur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.19

Mind detox with 10-day meditation

For the world-weary soldier in the battle of life, switching off is no longer just about taking off on a holiday somewhere quiet. A form of meditation dating back more than 2,500 years is giving many ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.05.19

Modi thanks EC for giving him rest for 2 days

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday emerged from nightlong meditation in a cave near the Kedarnath shrine, saying he never demanded anything from god but invoking a “social god” in what appeare...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 19.05.19

When meditation becomes a performance

Today (Saturday) is Buddha Purnima. It is The day that the Shakya prince Siddhartha Gautama became enlightened through meditation and became the Buddha. He subsequently taught meditation as an essenti...
By Deepam Chatterjee


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