Browsing all posts from July, 2011.

Loving you as you are

July 29th, 2011 | No Comments

Christopher Lowman, who is volunteering in leper community in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, shares this beautiful kindness moment: Guru has been laying on his back for his entire life, 11 years now. From Day 1 (ie. six months back), I knew that laying on the floor all day was no good physically/psychologically and that something had to be […]

Special Wednesdays

July 28th, 2011 | No Comments

Life is indeed like a box of chocolates when it comes to wednesday evenings. Each one unwraps new gifts and surprises. Our attendees include people from different ages, from our 4 month old daughter to 92 year old grandfather, we always had special guests and more special stories. This wednesday when we opened our eyes […]

“Father, My Life is in Your Hands”

July 23rd, 2011 | No Comments

Sheetal Sanghvi Shares: Shaheen Mistri, founder of Akanksha and Teach for India shares her inspiring life story in a first ever SpiriTED Talk at The Uraban Ashram, Pune, India. It turned out to be an evening full of spirit, energy and inspiration as Shaheen walked in at the Urban Ashram to interact with a group of […]

Gift of Love

July 22nd, 2011 | No Comments

Christphor, who is volunteering in leper community ( also known as loving community) shares this beautiful kindness moment I grabbed a postcard of Gandhi in meditation the other day from Wisdom craft shelf … There is somebody in my life who I’ve been having a slightly strained relationship with as of late, not really sure […]

Kindness on wheels

July 21st, 2011 | No Comments

Rajshree shares another beautiful moment with Uday Bhai, our Ahmedabad Nu Rickshawala. Also here’s another story about Akshay Patra from her. A new day has come- Ahmedabad- 18th april 2011. This is the first day of my new beginning. No idea what is in store for me. First time I have no clue regarding what […]

I am moved by love- Vinoba

July 14th, 2011 | No Comments

I am a man who belongs to another world than this, one that may seem very strange. For I claim that I am moved by love, that I feel it all the time. I do not deal in opinions, but only in thought, in which there can be give and take. Thought is not walled […]

Pay it forward library

July 13th, 2011 | No Comments

Sheetal Sanghvi Shares: There is a pay it forward library that we started out at The Urban Ashram, which was actually inspired by the free library at the Mehta House. I put out all the books I had in a steel cupboard near the entrance and genuinely encouraged all visitors to take a book home. […]

An architect of a different kind

July 12th, 2011 | No Comments

Meet Damji Bhai who has a specialization in making bird nests out of clay. A very rare art, where he custom makes various nests for different birds according to their size and comfort. They are water proof, durable, safe from cats and other bigger birds. One of his nest is being used in the tree behind him. […]

Job for life

July 11th, 2011 | No Comments

Today when changing job every few months or year is considered sign of growth, we met few very dedicated people who just did one job all their lives with lot of sincerity and love. (Here in the picture almost all except Jyotsna work in Environmental Sanitation Institute, Ahmedabad) Jayanti Kaka who is 89 years old […]

A water bowl

July 9th, 2011 | No Comments

“I step outside the gate pleased with my bottle of cold water in my hand to combat the beads of sweat on my brow. No real rush to get to my destination. I know I will get there though. I step outside the gate and I see the bowl for the stray dog who frequents […]

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