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Amrita Ganguly Salian

  • Tryst with Rajasthan's living heritage

    Mumbai-based Divya Bhatia, who is director of the Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), sees music in its purest form without any commercial trappings, says Amrita Ganguly Salian

    Sunday, 5 October 2014 - 6:35am
  • Workaholic Tuesdays: 7 ways in which Vipassana can change the game for the women

    Up front, I believe women operate differently in the workplace vis-a-vis men. Before you scream “Blasphemy, down with politically incorrect writers!” and start a witch hunt, let me qualify my PoV.  While it takes all sorts to make the world, with centuries of conditioning and evolution, the average...

    Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 7:15pm
  • Freedom from my fears: A for Anxiety, V for Vipassana

    Is the ancient Indian tool of “self awareness” the only way forward for coping with the manic stimuli of urban childhoods?

    Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 2:46pm
  • Busting myth about 10 day self awareness course

    The 10-day course of the ancient self-awareness practice is notorious for scaring people courtesy half-baked perceptions and notions. Amrita Ganguly-Salian busts some myths.

    Sunday, 17 August 2014 - 6:10am
  • dna young turks: Is 'Youth' a function of age, flawless skin or more?

    The advertisements of the world would have us believe that Youth is something one can achieve by popping a magic pill, chugging an energy beverage or smearing on some magical lotion. In my circle, the youngest person I know is not a newborn, but someone I work with, who struts around like a cowboy-...

    Saturday, 3 May 2014 - 7:36pm
  • Who the F#$% wants happiness?

    Turns out, a fair amount of people are in the pursuit of happiness in one form or another. We at dna are a curious lot. We don’t have a formula for everyone’s happiness, but we do understand that by a process of discovery and sharing, we can impact the happiness quotient in more lives. Curiosity...

    Friday, 28 March 2014 - 4:56pm
  • Community and kinship

    With February 13, 2014 being celebrated as World Radio Day, we celebrated the feeling of being part of the community that is Mumbai thanks to our virtual companions, who in a way bind the entire city and spread the feeling of kinship. We caught up with Malishka Mendonca, one of the most popular...

    Friday, 7 February 2014 - 6:18am
  • Events and fests

    With World Cancer Day being celebrated on February 4, we celebrate the survivors and applause their fighting spirit while we pray for all those who are fighting this dreaded disease. We salute three well-known SoBo residents–Ruby Ahluwalia, Tarana Khubchandani and Devieka Bhojwani, whose...

    Friday, 31 January 2014 - 1:39pm
  • Year of the Finger

    With due respect to your imagination, the index finger is the talking point here.

    Friday, 31 January 2014 - 11:33am
  • Looking ahead!

    With Republic Day just around the corner, we are on the final lap of our ‘How Safe Is Your City’ campaign (http://dnaindia.com/HSIYC). In this edition, we check out the safety quotient of the Western Suburbs. Though incidents of petty crime is rising and a general feeling of apprehension has...

    Friday, 24 January 2014 - 12:18pm