The very long term damage selfishness can cause

example one: the christian church It is likely that within the 30 years Jesus was not mentioned in the bible, he did learn spiritual wisdoms such like those for example:It is likely that within the 30 years Jesus was not mentioned in the bible, he did learn spiritual wisdoms such like those for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Upj5U1jx_WA

The lost opportunity of reclusive Hikikomories

Our deranged society all over the world, which did focus on social norms, productivity, consumerism and competitive capitalism did suppress our soul's need to thrive; so many start to turn their back on the world as a whole, which - as an alternative to suicide - serves as a state of hibernation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE1UIK85E3E Whilst this …

Compassion

As you can see in the bitter comments in social networks, politics brings out the worst in people, because their dogmatic concepts overwrite their ability to see with the heart. https://youtu.be/PX9reO3QnUA?start=17 trump in 2015 Unfortunately when a leader does allow and promote aggression, the lowest minds instantly take it as a permission-splip to let go …

Gerade sitzen und Gott

Sodarshan Chakra Kriya Kurs 1 Fangen wir ganz von Vorne mit der Haltung an: (Originaltext von Yogi Bhajan immer unverändert und türkis hinterlegt) POSITION: Sitze mit einem geraden Rücken ( entweder mit gekreuzten Beinen oder in einem Stuhl mit den Füßen flach auf dem Boden ) … Warum gerade sitzen? Es gibt eine Korrelation des …

The Sodarshan Chakra-Lineage from Maharishi Kartikeya, via Dhirendra Brahmachari to Yogi Bhajan and why this kriya is not one YB made up

This was my subjective answer when someone doubted whether Yogi Bhajan just made up Sodarshan Chakra Kriya. First: In case you haven’t seen Deslippe's talks: Two of them are below (and I only have seen the first which I found very interesting - the same as in his paper but reassuring) Philip Deslippe presents a …

why I made this site private

↧ deutsch unten ⇊ Dear visitor, there is an abstract aspect to spirituality when the heart opens and we realise that we all are one.Then one inevitably becomes the alter-ego of the surrounding, taking on their worries and trying to offset their imbalances and misconceptions. Unfortunately in my longterm experience I learned that interaction with …

Beirut and the madness of wars

Watch this imdepressive post of pix made by a Lebanese herself: https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/08/beirut-the-aftermath-i/https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/11/beirut-the-aftermath-iihttps://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/13/beirut-the-aftermath-iii/https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/15/beirut-the-aftermath-iv/https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/18/beirut-the-aftermath-v/ They said that this exploasion had just about 1/10th of the power of the Hiroshima bomb.Then you can see how horrible a nuclear war would be and why I strongly propose all nuclear weapons being banished from this earth. One mad politician making …

Tor zu einer anderen Welt

{english course here} [Berk-kloster-bild mit freundlicher Genehmigung von AlexPopescu.net] Du stehst inmitten eines chaotischen Großstadt-Treibens. Um Dich rum Menschen in Hektik mit Virenschutzmasken, entfernt hörst Du Krawalle, Explosionen, Krankenwagen und spürst eine Grundnervosität. Hinter Dir ist das Haus "3HO" aus dem Yoga-studenten ein-und ausgehen, um sich danach energetisiert erneut in den Trubel zu stürzen. Vor …

Gate to another world

{deutscher Kurs hier} [Mountain monastery image used with friendly permisson from AlexPopescu.net] You are standing in the middle of a chaotic city-action. Around you are frantic people wearing virus-masks and in the distance you hear turmoil, explosions and ambulances. You pick up the basic nervosity of the zeitgeist. Behind you is a house called "3HO" …

Help Beirut, the Lebanon, and yourself in one instance!

Watch this imdepressive post of pix made by a Lebanese herself: https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/08/beirut-the-aftermath-i/https://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/11/beirut-the-aftermath-iihttps://maylynno.wordpress.com/2020/08/13/beirut-the-aftermath-iii/ You know the explotion-tragedy - the embedded videos are just for the ones who normaly stay away from news. Here 4 vids which sum it up in a nutshell: https://youtu.be/knST8bn5LLw?start=117&end=279 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2Wo1t3OqX0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0I7Qg3_yLc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEpFyE_ED7M As if this is not tragic enough, that disaster may …

We fool ourselves much more than we would like to admit

Do you remember having had an argument and both sides got worked up about something one of both supposedly said or not? This is so common and unfortunately, regardless how clever we are, here are two indications how many lacks we all have in our consicousness. Here is a short film about how we blank …

Are you intelligent AND also patient?

Lots of people use stupidity as an excuse for laziness or not caring,but there also are many very clever people who lack the patience to work out something.Both kinds of people don't accomplish anything significant. It takes a combination of intelligence and focus to be a genius - or as Goethe used to say it: …

What does meditation mean for you ?

For an ongoing discussion with a philosophy teacher who did define meditation as super-consciousness, I looked up the most rudimentary definitions of the pragmatic Wikipedians:a.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meditation (points 1 - 6)b.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhyana_in_Hinduism (points 7 - 11.3)c.) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhyāna_in_Buddhism (points 11.4 - 13) "a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the …

Consp1racy, Co2, Coronaviru3

Since there is a lot of (social network) turmoil, where the loudest shouters do create a distorted impression that a majority would be in a revolutionary mode; here is what Yuval Noah Harari has to say in his book "21 Lessons for the 21st Century" DISILLUSIONMENTThe end of history has been postponed Humans think in …

This video made me think about self-realisation

There is the spiritual direction called self-realisation and words like "self-awareness", "self-confidence" or "self-esteem" etc… This movie made me think about who actually the self is:Is the antagonist his body or his memories?What would you think, if you were in his shoes? https://youtu.be/9dTvsp-yCUw Leave your thoughts in the comments. And once more on a personal …

Why do people sit around in boredom to meditate and waste time ?

Since the reader "IamAmonkeyMindAnd2Impatient2sitQuiet" defined meditation as “Taking care of life, well being, soul, body, and loved ones in order to be in a meditative state” … “not about closing your eyes and focus on breath”. I would like to clarify quickly that I think we should distinguish between taking care of life (which certainly …

Polyrythms tolerance, and why your unique way is right

We tend to fight when others don't walk our path. When listening to following track, first you can't make sense of the drums,but as you listen to the women you see that those are 16 beats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ8Mkri5Qec Now please take the time to go through each voice one by one row: * = drums; += …

The once in a lifetime chance to stop the downfall of the USA

As turbulent this time may be for you, this phase will even be more unsettling for the USA as a nation, because on top of all the above the USA now experiences it's Pluto's return - something which only happens every 248 years ! Amongst the many old nations of the earth, the USA is …

Reality is an illusion: Everything is energy and reality is not what you really see.

… and THATt’s why I asked people to look beyond … https://sodarshanchakrakriya.com/2020/02/09/how-to-see-beyond-the-illusion-called-maya/

A mind full of illusions

Is this life real? Is everything in our life is an illusion? How do we know that we are not hallucinating it all?. Actually we can never prove that we’re not all hallucinating, or simply living in a computer simulation. But that doesn’t mean we believe that we are. ”How do we know that the stuff we see around us in the real stuff of which the universe is made? That’s the worry about the holographic principle, for example -Maybe the three -dimensional space we seem to live is in actually a projection of some underlying two-dimensional reality. Quantum physicists are discovering facts about the world that we would never have thought to be possible.

The scientific research that has taken place in the last few years are as significant to our understanding of reality as Copernicus’s outline of the solar system. The problem? Many of us simply do not…

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more materials about Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

More comments from Yogi Bhajan found at 3HO.org: "This is one of the greatest meditations you can practice. It has considerable transformational powers. The personal identity is rebuilt, giving the individual a new perspective on the Self. It retrains the mind. According to the tantra shastras, it can purify your past karma and the subconscious …

A total new intake on Yogi Bhajan, his version of Kundalini-Yoga, 3HO and Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

1.) Yogi Bhajan Here is a very valuable webinar from Phillipe Deslippe who wrote the interesting article "From Maharaj to Mahan Tantric, of which I wanted to present an excerpt to you, but for anyone who is concerned about the authenticity of YB and the 3HO-version of Kundalini-Yoga I would recommend to watch the entire …

Use the corona-lockdown to change your life forever within 6 weeks

I actually wanted to post this in 7 weeks, but because I see the population getting nervous and impatient amongst lockdowns and because it is my birthday today I am attempting for the third time to inspire the spiritual community to rise and bring serenity and peace to the world. Most people think that our …

The distorted national statistics of the coronavirus

We always see national covonavirus-statistics which lead us to the assumption that the USA would be the worst hit country and India for example the 17th, but the mistake is that they don't take into account the percentage of the population being affected. So I took https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ and turned into a graph to illustrade where …

Cleanse your Karma faster than you accumulate it!

Recently I posted a reason why we should evolve faster in order not to destroy our own environment, and one for how important spiritual preparation is in times of crisis, such as the one of the coronavirus Covid-19, but there is also a more abstract one: The massive amounts of emotional damage done out of …

Why we should evolve faster – and how to do it.

Look at the healthy attitude ancients have towards nature, who can recognise stars we only can photograph in professional observatories: https://youtu.be/ftFbCwJfs1I When being confronted with the damage our civilisation does to the environment the initial knee-jerk-reaction is to blame-shift either "the climate-change-leftists", or "the bad capitalists", but here lies the problem: We all are equally …

How to see beyond the illusion called Maya

We have heard that the world is an illusion - a concept called Maya in spirituality, and we hear about shifting dimensions. Such pictures initially invoke comparisons to the mystical world of Shangri-La or parallel worlds as displayed in Science Fictions. I would, however demystify that terminology by telling you that this is much less …

The precepts & tenets of my former Kung Fu System Nam Pai Chuan

Spiritual Inspiration Sunday 14 When I was half my age I did train with the Kung-Fu system Nam Pai Chuan and because I found the teacher Christopher Lai Khee Choong to be the spiritually most authentic of all Gurus I did meet so far, I reblog an article I wrote for the Kung-Fu magazine nearly …

The difference between Psychotherapy and meditation

I have to apologise that I did promise multiple times to deliver my spiritual biography and did not deliver. That was because it turned out to be much more complex to untangle the interwoven reasons for us to act and make decisions or conclusions. Over the last 2 years I actually made several drafts and …

Sodarshan Chakra Kriya: Meditation für Fokus und geistige Reinigung

Zitat von Yogi Bhajan: "Hier ist eine Meditation, die mit Hilfe von Prana geistigen Müll aufräumt, und Klarheit schafft. Von allen 20 Arten Yoga, einschliesslich Kundalini Yoga, ist das das höchste Kriya. Dies ist eine sehr wirksame Meditation, um Reichtum zu erlangen. Sie wird Dir einen Neustart verschaffen. Es ist das einfachste Kriya, aber gleichzeitig …

More Self-Aware, Less Social?

Jen puts here into great words what I just experienced: I am on the longterm meditation Sodarshan Chakra Kriya project/experiment which does make me more and more reclusive, except for this wordpress blog where I release all my insights and self-reflections; plus a handful of mail contacts. Last month I did reactivate an old twittter …

How my bad luck did come in threes

Chronology of an epic downfall #3 You could call me an entrepreneur-personality, always thinking positive and searching for ways to make the world a better place.I also never thought of giving up and long before knowing about it thought in terms of the law of attraction - that thinking positive does attract alike. As an …

OMG (Om, I, God) – the better half

The god-experiment part 2 In part 1 I told you about the horizontal intellectual axis betweenAtheist / Agnostic <-------------------- vs -----------------> orthodox Believer To explore the vertical intuitive Axis (which I will explain at the end),I seriously dedicated myself to the nebulous 'divine' (for 4 months now and ongoing) as described by an Iranian mystic …

OMG (Om, I, God)

The god-experiment From birth on we are conditioned into belief systems and believe to know "the ultimate truth", assuming that all generations beforehand were fools. Yet the fact is that believes did change throughout history, so much even, that they did turn around not only by 180°, but that even multiple times. Most humans do get …

The destruction of my American dream

Chronology of an epic downfallground #0 You might have perceived the intro to this series as arrogant or bragging, but that article was needed to show you the rise before my fall. Whilst the details of my story are too personal to be relevant for others, they can serve as an example of how slow …

Chronology of an epic downfall

Whenever you look for spirituality on the web you usually find positive and affirmative messages advertising spirituality by telling us how it is the solution to all our problems, makes us healthier or guarantees us the blessings of a higher force. Tons of followers of like-minded blogs or spiritual leaders throw their admiration and money …

my first resolution and dilemma about my manhood

Like anybody, I also am a conglomerate of the different energies I did inherit from my ancestors. I was told that my great grandfather used to be a kind of jack of all trades who (way ahead of his times) 100 years ago drew up two organic foods for goats, made ballet shoes for the …

religion #0: How I was raised to believe

Maybe a good way to start a spiritual autobiography is with god. The experience: Like most people I grew up being taught by my parents in what to believe, so I took on their faith which in my case was their catholic Christian god. Because my grandmother told us that children's prayer would reach the …

An autobiographical research into of the evolution of our soul

or: Strong warnings about Sodarshan Chakra Kriya (the previous title was: "autobiography of a loser" in opposition to Yogananda's "autobiography of a yogi") An attempt to figure out the way the mind evolves throughout our karmic biography versus the means of reflection, contemplation and meditation. Our entanglement in life is unfathomable, which leads us to …

1000 days of 2.5 hours of Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

For literally 25 years I did build up the Sodarshan Chakra Kriya, because Yogi Bhajan promised: it to be the highest Kriya (exercise) of all types of Yoga;it would give one a new start;it would cut through all darkness and barriers of the neurotic or psychotic nature, by giving one the vitality and intuition to …

Thoughts on 3HO

How Sodarshan Chakra Kriya does stir up all the emotions A blue big aura is about Jupiter, which is one of the spiritual principles, which pervade all areas of life. Jupiter is related to: the index finger, the color blue, the throat chakra, spirituality, and qualities like expansion of the body, career or aura. All …

My week with Yogi Bhajan (part6)

Yogi Bhajan Coincidentally, just as I was at my peek of doing SCK for 2.5 hours daily, Yogi Bhajan (YB) came over to London and because someone stepped back from putting up some of his 3HO-organisation, I did fill that gap and let two members stay at my apartment. My young energy was still uncontrolled …

3 spirituelle Tugenden: Durchhalten, verlangsamen, ausbalancieren

{weiss = Teil des SCK-Kurses} Und jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inneHermann Hesse Neue Informationen sind anfangs faszinierend und erhebend. Schwierig wird es erst, wenn man sich langsam in stetiger Arbeit auf das Neue einschwingen muss. Jetzt kommt also anstatt erregenden neuen Informationen die Zeit Deiner selbstständigen Praxis. Du hast Dich 6 Wochen lang an …

2 key virtues: persistence and deceleration

persistance I once had the luck of participating in a 10-day Vipassana course in France under the personal guidance of its founder Goenka , who said: "Most spiritual beginners change their discipline ever so often, but if one wants to find oil, it is futile to drill 10 m here and 100m there. One has to drill very …

If your Karma seems to be a never ending pain

We all heard of Karma and have an intuitive understanding of it - usually mixed up with our cultural heritage, so for Westerners it is likely to associate it with the Christian definition of sin and guilt, and since the abyss into it is so vast,the wild-card for it in Christianity is the original sin …

The curses of spiritual awakening

People advertise for their believes, because allies strengthen abstract concepts. So religious people, Vegans, health-and sports gurus, or spiritual newcomers are on their "missions" to push their agenda onto others and persist despite lacks of success - simply in order to be "good" - usually by praising how beautiful their new-found ways would be. Yet the …

What happens when you tune into the divine daily and with dedication ?

David Cook did send me an interesting link to an Ismāʿīlī writing, previous unknown to me, and since this goes along with the principle of mantric repetition of gods name found in the Jesus prayer or Sodarshan Chakra Kriya, I would like to share it here . Since it describes in detail the distractions on …

Keys to understanding the universe #2 : left, up, down, right

In the first chapter meditation was explained as bringing one to the middle (medi),the center point of a cross, to see all perspectives   So what are the horizontal and vertical directions? 2a.) The principle of up and down movements In the Emerald Tablets, Hermes Trismegistus, (a combination of the Greek god Hermes and the ancient Egyptian god …

The lesser known history of Yogi Bhajan part 4 – his dark sides

Now that I did prepare you gently by showing you some discrepancies in Yogi Bhajan's teachings with this article: https://www.academia.edu/4343215/From_Maharaj_to_Mahan_Tantric_The_Construction_of_Yogi_Bhajan_s_Kundalini_Yoga , I want to move on to the by far the most difficult part to convey to excited followers of any teacher they revere. Yes it is beautiful to have ones heart opened by given inspirations, …

The lesser known history of Yogi Bhajan part 3 – how he twisted {hi(s}tory) towards Sikhism.

This is the third and last part of the article named: From Maharaj to Mahan Tantric: The Construction of Yogi Bhajan's Kundalini Yoga Permalink: https://escholarship.org/uc/item/6r63q6qn Journal: Sikh Formations, 8(3) Author: Deslippe, Philip Roland Publication Date: 2013-03-14 Sant Hazara Singh and the Title of Mahan Tantric In the spring of 1971, shortly after returning from the India trip, Yogi Bhajan …

The lesser known history of Yogi Bhajan part 1: Kundalini Yoga is not what he taught

Since this blog is dedicated to one specific exercise taught by Yogi Bhajan; yet nowhere else any of his exercises were taught, it is imperative to research into the history and sources, in order to be clear of the angle where his teachings came from. In the first 5 minutes of following video scholar Christopher …

About non-detachment to the fruits of ones own actions

The idea of Bhagavad Gita is not that we should be utterly unconcerned about the results of our actions and Krishna is telling is that we should not think of ourselves as the doers of the job, in terms of being the producer of the result of the job. Here is what Swami Vivekananda said in a …

The Science Of Kriya Yoga

Chapter 26 of the Autobiography of a Yogi By Paramhansa Yogananda The science of Kriya Yoga, mentioned so often in these pages, became widely known in modern India through the instrumentality of Lahiri Mahasaya, my guru's guru. The Sanskrit root of Kriya is kri, to do, to act and react; the same root is found …

External sources – all related to Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

From time to time I will add findings in this page, with beautiful and valuable external sources about Sodarshan Chakra Kriya. a poem written by the 15th century Poet/Saint Jaidev, describing his life and destiny changing experience with the meditation called So Darshan Chakra Kriya The meaning of the word "Darshan" A a series of …

my realtime progress

(Deutsche Video-playlist unten!) Since people once in a while ask me about my first 1000 days, I sum them up here. However, the detailed path is actually described on the right margin of this blog, step, by step. In 1994 in the first 2 months I succeeded to build  up SCK up to 2 1/2 …

Meditación para concentración y purificación mental

De acuerdo con lo enseñado por Yogi Bhajan en Diciembre de 1990 Aquí tenemos una meditación que hace uso del prana para limpiar y purificar la mente.   De todos los 20 tipos de yoga, incluyendo al yoga Kundalini, este es el kriya más elevado.   Esta es una meditación muy poderosa para la prosperidad. …

Materialien zu Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

Tipps für Anfänger: Und hier wie ich gelernt habe die 48 Schläge zu zählen: Ich habe meine Daumen nach jedem der 3 "Wa", "He", "Guru" Bauchpumper von einem Finger zum nächsten bewegt: 1.) linker Daumen zum linken Zeigefinger, dann dazu   a.) rechter Daumen zum rechten Zeigefinger während ich den Bauch zu "Wa", "He", "Guru" dreimal …

The siddhis

Yogi Bhajahn's descriptions of Sodarshan Chakra Kriya states: If you can do this meditation for 62 minutes to start with, then build up to the point where you can do it 2 1/2 hours a day (1/10 of the day), it will give you the following: ”Nao nidhi, athara sidhi,” which are the nine precious …

Persistence and Determination

Over the years I have been asked over and over again what are the most important qualities that a student should possess in approaching the Great Work. Other than normal intelligence and emotional stability. I find two other qualities which are essential for success. They are best summed up in the following quotation. Nothing in …

Complexity pays tribute to the material world, simplicity resides in spirituality

The more complex systems are, the more materialistic they are and the more simple the more spiritual they become. Examples from materialistic to spiritual: Modern Sciences and western medicine (with thousands of principles, diseases and body-parts) are only materialistic, and not spiritual at all. However- with the rise of Quantum-Physics the circle closes and leads …

Deepak Chopra the seven spiritual laws of success

Summed up in 27 points: Allow for silence each day Meditate at least 30 min mornings & evenings Don’t judge or blame anyone or anything. Let energies circulate - give & receive The right choice gives you a good body-feeling & the wrong choice a bad feeling. Best felt in the heart regardless of how …

The spiral into depression

You see any baby and everything seems fine, so you ask yourself how can some biographies turn into such a deep and unsolvable frustration ?This is a chronology about how things spiral down all the way - dedicated to sensitive teenagers on the verge of openness and disappointments. It all starts with the open-heartedness of …

A christian version of Sodarshan Chakra Kriya pranayama Yoga from the 13th century!

The following article should be a huge step forward in gnosticism for any seeker because it reveals a direct method to accomplish enlightenement within the christian and therewith western tradition! Since Sodarshan Chakra Kriya stems from the fairly new religion of Sikhism but is claimed to have roots thousands of years ago it dawned upon …

Walking out on dualism through Diagon Alley (by the means of meditation)

I am often asked about what effects there are to observe in longtime meditation. The first thing noticed is a very pleasant inebriation without the stupidity of drug-induced intoxication. How long that lasts correlates directly to the length and the amount of times you meditated so far. But the second effect is that the wheel …

My personal time recommendation

First the description and below my 2 cents about it. Meditation for focus and mental purification Here is a meditation that makes use of prana to cleanse mental garbage and purify the mind. Of all the 20 types of yoga, including Kundalini yoga, this is the highest kriya. This is a very powerful meditation for …

Sodarshan Chakra Kriya Audio beats to aid your meditation count and slow down your breath

To help beginners count the 48 belly pumps in Sodarshan Chakra KriyaI created some beats to be played until the 16 "WaheGuru"s are internalized:https://thilo.bandcamp.com/album/sodarshan-chakra-kriya The first 3 minutes are played with the Mantra to demonstrate when to pump the belly,thereafter the mantra fades out and meditation bells occur at 3,11, 31 and 62 minutes. Meanwhile …

So Darshan Chakra Kriya is like 100 workmen working day and night to clear your Karma

After contacting Ana Brett & Ravi Singh I got this mail from Ravi Singh_ Thanks for writing and congratulations on your 1000 days of So Darshan. I (Ravi) did it for 62 min. (often twice per day) for 18 years. It took everything in my life to another level. So Darshan Chakra Kriya is an …

Some ancient roots of Sodarshan Chakra Kriya

Everyone believes in something - I do believe in a Pranayama Kundalini-Yoga-Exercise called Sodarshan Chakra Kriya, because it promises to balance out the entire energy. On further research some people who are not in alignment with Yogi Bhajan's teachings and 3HO-organization seriously doubted that this Meditation; which I put (since the last 4 and for …

Sodarshan Chakra Kriya: about the time and length

"There is no time, no place, no space, and no condition attached to this meditation. Each garbage pit has its own time to clear. If you are going to clean your own garbage, you must estimate and clean it as fast as you can, or as slow as you want. You have to decide how …

Sodarshan Chakra Kriya: physical and practical instructions

Here are for your reference merely the physical and practical instructions without the philosophy or benefits: POSITION: Sit with a straight spine (either with legs crossed or sitting on a chair with feet flat on the ground) Eyes are focused at the tip of the nose, or closed if you prefer. (more about sitting straight …

1000 days of daily meditation transform a monkey into a saint

Those were my first words when I did start the blog:"This blog is dedicated to the Kundalini-Yoga-Meditation Sodarshan Chakra Kriyain order to inspire others to join my 1000-day-quest to do do this meditation daily." Here is the quest I put out in 2014 for others to join: http://www.pledgebank.com/1000daysodarshan, and I started the blog with following …