About Me  

I'm joining Service Space because ... “Noble friends are the whole of the holy life,” said the Buddha. I've found quite a few of them here at ServiceSpace. :-)

A good day to me is when ... I have been fully present to the most ordinary of moments.

My hero in life is ...Jayesh Patel, whose love knows no bound; Nipun Mehta, whose Iife I feel privileged to share -- and witness all the beautiful unfolding.

My favorite book is ...The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (I try to read it at least once every few years).

One thing I'm grateful for is ... hiking on trails, sitting on a meditation cushion, witnessing compassionate and

"The Seat Of The Soul"

Jun 27, 2014, 7 comments, 24 smiles When Oprah read, "The Seat of the Soul," she was so moved, she called up the author. Although Gary Zukav had written international bestsellers, he was living in a cabin in Mt. Shasta as a "secular monk". And he hadn't watched TV in more than 20 years, so had never heard of her. It turned out that Oprah's life was transformed by Gary's ideas and she invited him on the show in 1998 (and 35 times thereafter!) to discuss ideas like cause and effect, consciousness, and intention. More than that, it paved the way for such memes to be shared on mainstream media. This afternoon, Nipun and I were delighted to have lunch with Gary and his "spiritual partner," Linda Francis. Rather spontaneously, one of the first stories he shared was about meeting an uncommon teacher named Master Hua. He shared many touching stories and quotes by him, like: "Even for ... Read Full Story

We Were Deeply Touched To Receive ...

Jun 17, 2014, 11 smiles We were deeply touched to receive this email from the good folks in Barcelona, Spain who are moved to bring more kindness into their city:   "KindSpring has inspired a social movement in Barcelona, Spain. We create flashmobs in public spaces that give love, respect and human connection without expectation. We just wanted to say thank you for all your hard work in opening the minds of our community to creating a peaceful more giving future. We are united with you on this mission and this video puts all 3 years of our work into 3 heart warming minutes. We hope it brings you a slice of the inspiration you've already given us!!! Many Thanks, Peter Sharp Founder Good Vibrations Barcelona"