Wisdom of the Guayusa Tree – Story Listeners Project

Wisdom of the Guayusa Tree – Story Listeners Project

 

RAM HARI

'Ram Hari' means 'that which dwells in our hearts and removes all that is not needed'. A short film on the recent visit to Vinoba Bhave Ashram in Brahma Vidya Mandir, Paunar, India.

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Wisdom of the Guayusa Tree – Story Listeners Project

May 4th, 2015 | No Comments

Every culture shares its wisdom through stories that encourage a code of ethics to live by. This story comes from the Quechua tribes of the Amazonian rain forests of Ecuador, where Guayusa tree is valued for its medicinal and health benefits. Keeping the symbol of the Guayusa at the center, this native tale passed on […]

The Gift of the Magi – Story Listeners Project

April 26th, 2015 | No Comments

What is the wisest gift to give someone you love the most? This story brings alive the ancient tradition of Christmas gift-giving that dates back to the Magi, the three wise men who followed the stars to bring the wisest gifts to Jesus at his birth. In choosing to offer what is most precious to […]

An Everyday Hero – Story Listeners Project

April 19th, 2015 | No Comments

How often do we stop to notice extraordinary actions taken by everyday people that makes them a hero in our eyes? Here’s a heartwarming story of a seemingly ordinary person whose extraordinary act of humanity touched a complete stranger from another part of the world. Storyteller: Amy Kaufman

May Be – Story Listeners Project

April 12th, 2015 | No Comments

Can we ever say if an event in life is a blessing or a curse? This eternal Taoist story makes us realize that there maybe a blessing in disguise even in the biggest misfortunes of our life, if only we can cultivate the eyes to see it. Storyteller: Frederic Labarthe

The Holy Shadow – Story Listeners Project

March 20th, 2015 | No Comments

If God were to grant you a wish, what would you ask for? Here’s a timeless Sufi story of a man who asked for a rather peculiar wish – to be an agent of goodness in the world without ever knowing it.

Sheela Didi – Vinoba Ashram, Paunar

November 6th, 2014 | No Comments

Sheela Didi had worked with Vinoba Bhave in Brahma Vidya Mandir, Paunar, Maharashtra, India. Founded by Vinoba Bhave, Brahma Vidya Mandir is the temple (Mandir) where one seeks the wisdom and experience(Vidya) of the Absolute(Brahma). Women’s spiritual emancipation is the motto of Brahma Vidya Mandir. At present, in all, 28 sisters live in the ashram. they […]

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