About Me  

I'm joining Service Space because ... time for remembrance has come

A good day to me is when ... I feel connected

My hero in life is ...my father

My favorite book is ...Women who run with the wolves

One thing I'm grateful for is ... is my wounds

Homecoming In Corona Times

Mar 25, 2020, 1 comments, 2 smiles Corona has arrived while I am writing my book “Coming Back Home”. Such a timely arrival! As I am from home, it did not occur to me that it would change my rhythm. Yet it did a great deal, to my surprise. Before telling you what kind of transformations I am going through, I would like to talk about “homecoming”. As for me, it is at the center of what we have been experiencing with the arrival of corona times. The first 18 couplets of Masnavi talk about homecoming in detail through the story of the reed flute. It is cut off from the reed bed, carved hollow from the inside and burnt. We hear its complaints. It tells us the stories of separation. Let’s for a second put ourselves in its shoes. Are we aware of the separations we have been going through? If not, corona is voicing it on behalf ... Read Full Story

And Yet The Pearl Sat In The Palm

Jul 24, 2018, 15 smiles

Photo From Awakin Istanbul Last Week

May 29, 2018, 4 comments, 22 smiles Sharing smiles from the conclusion of our most recent Awakin Circle ...

Awakin Ripples - From Mumbai To Istanbul :)

Jan 02, 2018, 13 smiles The entrance is adorned with orange and red velvet flowers. We take our shoes at the entrance of the apartment and take the barefoot barefoot board. On the 21st of December, my husband Marian and I have been travelling in India, and had the gift of circling up at Rahul and Kinnari's Awakin Circle in Mumbai with Nipun! In such a space, I found myself so very grateful for the opportunity to remember that my and your essence is same and all I need to do is to cultivate this awareness intentionally by sharing the heart space with heart friends. Here is a bit more about the beautiful evening (in Turkish) and may the ripples spread in Turkey! Speaking of which, here's photo of our first Awakin Circle in Istanbul from November 2016. We were 13 people from Germany, Iran, India, Italy, Japan and Turkey! We feel even more eager to continue when we are back to Istanbul. Lots to pay forward...