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Becoming Sensitive to Life

Sadhguru Q: You have said that one has to be “life sensitive” to experience higher dimensions of perception. What is this sensitivity? Is it something that one has to be born with, or can it be cultivated? Sadhguru: Should one be born with this? Though we would like to see all children as the same, you would have definitely noticed …

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Assert yourself Learn to say No

Aldina Braganza Have you been in a situation when you want to say a simple no and find yourself saying the exact opposite? You want to avoid a confrontation or believe that you might be offending someone. The least you could have done is kept quiet and not said anything but you go ahead and say yes. This two letter …

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GOA WEEKEND DIARIES

FOOD Mango Magic: The summer is about to get cooler and smoother. Relish the king of fruits in its many moods at Goa Baking Company. Let your taste buds enjoy the magical symphony as you indulge in a lip smacking array of bakes, pastries and savouries infused with the season’s freshest mangoes. till June 4, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. …

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Get set to get away

The summer holidays are passing by and you might feel guilty about not having taken the family on a vacation because of your work commitments or because of the children’s tuitions, or perhaps the elections in April and May played spoiler and had you on election duty. Well, it’s not the end of the world! You can redefine a holiday …

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Goa Chitra to celebrate Museum Day

Goa Chitra Ethnographic Museum will celebrate World Museum Day on May 18, 4 p.m. with a panel discussion on ‘Custodians of Heritage’. Among the panelists will be Rajendra Kerkar, a state, national and international awardee for 30 years of his work in the field of environment education and wildlife conservation. The second panelist is Frederick Noronha, the founder of Goa …

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For the crown

The auditions of the Global Mr & Miss India Universe 2019 was held in 18 states across India. 140 selected contestants will now be a part of the grand finale to be held in Goa. The finale will be held on May 25 at Riva Beach Resort, Goa presented by Global India Entertainment Production. The winner of the show will …

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Sun, sea, and sands

MEHER CASTELINO When the mercury soars and the sun is blazing down on you, it is time to move to the beach and take welcome dips in the sea or by the pool. Aakriti Grover’s’ label ‘Flirtatious’ presents her latest Spring/Summer 2019 collection called ‘Eclectic Mix’ which is ideal for romping on the beach when the summer holidays start. Multi …

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An ode to the cashew

In a bid to pay tribute to Goa’s distinct heritage and its beloved cashew fruit, ITC Grand Goa Resort & Spa hosted the first edition of ‘Cashew Tales’. The event was hosted by the resort’s general manager, Bhagwan Balani and featured a series of exciting activities. Artists, aficionados, corporates and connoisseurs came together to participate in an afternoon of harvesting …

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Rediscovering ghee

Zubin D’Souza I was rather pleasantly surprised recently when a German guest came up to me and requested for two tablespoons of ghee. The lady proceeded to eat the ghee and relished it in the same manner as I would do with a dessert. Apparently she was on a health regimen after a recent medical attack. The ghee was helping …

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Dine like royalty

CHRISTINE MACHADO If you have a faint idea of the Awadhi cuisine of Lucknow, galauti kebabs and biryani will spring to mind immediately. But the cuisine has so much more to it, along with intriguing tales of yore. And this is exactly what the Awadhi Food Festival currently on at Waterfront Terrace and Bar, Goa Marriot Resort and Spa, Miramar …

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