A Few Extra Bucks Worth It!

When I was in Berlin on 14th October 2006 for the European Laughter Yoga Conference, a newspaper journalist asked me how you can laugh if you are not in a mood to laugh? I am asked this question often by people all over the world. Here is the answer. I have observed in laughter yoga…

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Yes, I Shed Tears

This may sound strange coming from the ‘Giggling Guru’ but nevertheless, it’s true. It’s all right to cry. I’ve shed tears to drive away my sadness. Laughter and tears are both hardwired in us. Sometimes it’s a drop of tear and sometimes a smile that leads us through life. I went to Canada in 2003…

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Do Your Work And Shut Up

On January 29th, 2010, I got up at 5 am and thought of laughing alone. A few guests were sleeping in the house, while some people were praying in a temple behind my office. I realized if I laughed loudly, everyone was sure to get disturbed, but I really wanted to laugh in the morning.…

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Donkey’s Day Out

I got this story from internet. Who wrote it I don’t know. But it makes a lot of sense. Once there was a farmer who had many animals on his farm, one of which was a very old donkey. Now the donkey had more than passed his prime and in his old age was often…

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I met God outside the temple!!

During my first research project on Laughter Yoga in November 2006, I was staying at a guesthouse of Vivekananda Yoga University in Bangalore. Every evening, as I went for my customary after dinner stroll, I was very often told by the locals to visit the beautiful cave temple, Gavipuram, which is undoubtedly one of the…

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