Out and About New Zealand

Exotic experience awaits you in Whangarei Northland Inc Tourism Escape from the big city on a dull winter’s day, relax and find harmony between people and nature. Enjoy picturesque waterfalls, river and forest walkways, beautiful farmland and picnics. In just two hours, you can fully immerse yourself in all the beauty that sub-tropical Whangarei has to offer. Northland Inc Tourism…

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Model of the Fortnight – Sept 1, 2015

Builder constructs career in fashion management Contrary to popular belief that construction management is suited only for men, the exacting profession is beginning to engage the attention of women as well, proving which is Shuweta Kumar, our Model of the Fortnight. This Fiji-born young woman is pursuing a qualification in construction management at Unitec. While her future could have a…

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Family welfare on the forefront of Varalakshmi Vratam

Nitin Kumar –  Varalakshmi Vratam is one of the most appropriate days to propitiate and seek the blessings of Goddess Lakshmi. Women in many parts of India, especially Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu mark the occasion on the Second Friday or the Friday before Full Moon Day (Poornima) in the month of Śravaṇā, also called Śawan in Hindi and Aadi in Tamil, which corresponds to July-August. In many States…

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Lakshmi, the attribute of Cosmic Energy

Nitin Kumar Lakshmi, Mahalakshmi, Padmavathi, Shri and Bhoodevi are all names attributed to various aspects of female cosmic energy, representing fertility, abundance, prosperity, riches, brilliance and beauty. They are the ‘rajas’ aspect of the phenomenal universe. Sage Markandeya perceives the divine form, manifesting this female cosmic energy, as one and also as three-aspects of ‘Mahalakshmi Mahakali Saiva Prokta Saraswathi, Eshwari…

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Unseen benefits of ‘Third Eye Awakening’ unfolded

Ma Deva Vedanta – Reading and playing tic-tac-toe while blind-folded, these were some of the Yogic abilities or ‘Siddhis’ that 13-year-old Ma Maheshwara visiting from Dallas, USA demonstrated recently at public meetings in Wellington, Rotorua and Auckland. Ma Maheshwara acquired this ability while attending ‘Nithyananda Gurukul,’ a holistic Vedic school in India that combines regular schooling with emotional enrichment and…

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Programme to help overcome anger

Staff Reporter –  A unique programme designed to help people overcome anger will be held on the ensuing Sunday (August 16) in Auckland. ‘Brahmakumaris,’ a global organisation that helps people lead better lives, is organising the event at its Meditation Centre located at 51 Rockfield Road in One Tree Hill. Sonali Bhakta, a representative of Brahmakumaris in New Zealand, said…

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