Bodhi Ruminations

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How Did I Discover My Writing Niche ?

  • 21/10/2020
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NICHE. It’s a small yet complicated word for those who are new to the field of writing.  When I started blogging way back in 2017, I wasn’t sure what to write about....

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Online Education in India: NEP, EdTech & Implementation

  • 20/10/2020
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The last decade has seen some major technological advancements which have had a significant impact on our overall lifestyles. However all plans came to a standstill with the on-set of COVID19. This...

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A Comparison of Watercolor, Acrylic and Oil Paints

  • 15/10/2020
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Art is often considered to be a great stress buster with its different forms, techniques and styles. If you are beginning your journey as an artist or picking up an old hobby...

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Five Ways to Teach Addition

  • 12/10/2020
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Addition is one of the fundamental concepts in mathematics, and as a parent/teacher, we must give a child various experiences to add before actually moving to the column addition. Following are some...

Virtual volunteering has taken off during COVID-19 lockdown. India's Daan Utsav is around the corner and presents more opportunities for others to volunteer.

My Trip down Virtual Volunteering Lane

  • 07/10/2020
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  And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.  – Paul Coelho  I seem to have experienced something close to this!    When physical distance...

Neha is a mathematics teacher who wanted to check whether her students love or like the subject

Maths on a Lighter Note!

  • 06/10/2020
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Years back, when I was a school student, my classmates and I were sitting in our classroom and were waiting for our new Math teacher to come up and teach us. She...

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Mail-in Ballots, US Presidential Elections and India

  • 05/10/2020
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With less than a month to go for the US Presidential Elections, the intense debate surrounding the safety of voters coming out to vote during the pandemic and the move towards alternative...

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Learning Story – Geetanjali

  • 29/09/2020
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As an avid art enthusiast since school, I was a regular participant in art competitions and could usually be found in the Art Room during any free periods. I loved decorating my...

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Is COVID-19 Straining Parent-Child Relationships?

  • 28/09/2020
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After living largely within the confines of our homes for the last 180 days with our families, it’s certain that the impact of the pandemic on our relationships is significant. Families have...

Learning Story – Krishna

  • 22/09/2020
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The word ‘mentor,’ as per the Oxford Dictionary, means “an experienced person who advises and helps somebody with less experience over a period of time.” To me, a mentor is someone who...

Costs of Online Education for Rural India

  • 19/09/2020
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Thanks to the pandemic, we have all had to realign our ideas of spaces and squeeze them into the four walls of our homes. Our homes are now offices, schools, gyms and...

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Learning Story – Manya

  • 15/09/2020
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Having been an avid arts and crafts lover since childhood, I would eagerly wait for Art Class in school every week. You’d always find me doodling and sketching on the back of...

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Learning Story – Shubham

  • 09/09/2020
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I am blessed that I’ve found my passion at a young age. But finding your passion doesn’t mean that the struggle is any lesser.   Hi, my name is Shubham and I’ve...

Learning Story – Vani

  • 18/08/2020
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My name is Vani and I’m trying to find my style as an artist.   Art has always been a part of me even though I only realised this much later on...

Learning Story – Kanistha

  • 11/08/2020
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As a kid, I used to draw a lot. I was primarily driven by the visual stories present in my environment. This love of art drove me to pursue a creative field...

Learning Story – Shipra

  • 04/08/2020
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My name is Shipra, I’m a home-maker and a hobbyist upcycler. For me upcycling means turning what most people would consider ‘trash’ into showpieces.   I have been inclined towards art since...

Learning Story – Pooja

  • 27/07/2020
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I didn’t want to be an artist. I was working as a recruiter in a consultancy firm – just going about my my regular job when my son arrived in this world...

Learning Story – Chakshita

  • 21/07/2020
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By profession, I am a first year student of St. Stephen’s College in Delhi University pursuing Philosophy. But by by passion, I’m a budding artist. I mainly focus on three artforms, Mandalas,...

Learning Story – Priyanka

  • 21/07/2020
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My love of colours, sheets, paints and paintbrushes was born in my kindergarten days and has stayed with me throughout my life. As I grew older, I participated in and won many...

Learning Story – Alifiya

  • 13/07/2020
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I’ve always been extremely interested in arts, crafts and DIY (Do-It-Yourself) projects. I would describe myself as primarily a crochet artist. My mom is my inspiration and also the person who drove...

Learning Story – Pratishtha

  • 07/07/2020
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I’m a pediatric doctor by profession. But this isn’t the typical doctor story that you might have heard before. When I was just four years old, I started learning how to embroider....

Learning Story – Shweta

  • 09/06/2020
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  I believe in magic, I believe in dreams, and I believe that “DREAMS DO COME TRUE”!   My dream was to become a gardener and spend my life caring and loving...

Learning Story – Vrinda U

  • 02/06/2020
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Hello! I am Vrinda. My journey to date has majorly been influenced by arts.    I was in playschool when I started drawing and soon developed a liking for it. My school...

Learning Story – Pooja

  • 25/05/2020
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In my final year of college at IIT Kharagpur, I used to visit a residential school for underprivileged children called Disha Seema Care Centre to distribute sweets and food.   On one...

Learning Story – Shambhavee

  • 20/05/2020
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We are surrounded by messages about ‘dreams’- dreaming big, chasing dreams, not settling, etc. While these may remind us that life’s possibilities are infinite, they can also become oppressive. Sometimes, I pause...

Learning Story – Rohit

  • 16/05/2020
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Hi, my name is Rohit Kumar (@sagebychance) and I’m a Behavioural Therapist, Certified Strategist and a Certified Whole Brain Practitioner.    I work with people who find it hard to bring about...

Learning Story – Sheetal

  • 08/05/2020
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‘A Day without Laughter is a Day wasted,’ said Charlie Chaplin – I couldn’t agree more. I always stressed on happiness more than success and felt if one is happy one can...

Learning Story – Saumia

  • 07/05/2020
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I was enraptured by the written word ever since I was old enough to lose myself in the adventures of The Famous Five. My parents motivated me to start writing and there...

Learning Story – Nakul

  • 07/05/2020
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I’ve been interested in learning for as long as I can remember. One of my parents’ biggest non-essential expenditures, when I was a child, was an entire World Book Encyclopedia set. For...

Learning Story – Arwa

  • 07/05/2020
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Hi, I am Arwa, a Crochet Artist. I started working with crochets almost 5  years ago. Back then I casually tried to learn a new art. Watching my mom make topis for...

Learning Story – Nikita

  • 07/05/2020
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Hello, I am Nikita Singh, an artist by choice. Currently, I am pursuing my second post-graduation in English literature from St. Bede’s College, Shimla. The thought of becoming a writer came to...

Learning Story – Pallavi

  • 07/05/2020
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“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves”. That’s how my life changed after leaving my corporate job to embrace motherhood and raising my...

Learning Story – Rinki

  • 07/05/2020
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Hello! My name is Rinki Verma and I am from Faridabad. I am a self-taught Mandala Artist. I started drawing mandalas as a way to relieve stress and balance my own emotions....

Learning Story – Vidushi

  • 07/05/2020
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Being a millennial, making frequent trips to cafes and restaurants was nothing new. Clicking pictures of the food that we eat was again pretty common. Posting them on social media was also...

Learning Story – Hera

  • 07/05/2020
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My name is Hera and I am doing my UG in Commerce from the University of Delhi. I know Commerce and Art are two parallel lines that can never intersect. But I...

Learning Story – Vrinda

  • 07/05/2020
  • 5+

Dance has been an integral part of my life for the last 18 years. I began training under my Guru, Ranjana Gauhar, at a very young age and eventually, with her blessings,...

Ankita Girdhar

Learning Story – Ankita

  • 07/05/2020
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Back in 2017, people close to me started calling me a ‘clean freak’. I was known to be someone very organized and always hungry to learn. I spent my time either being...

Webinars – the Future of Online Learning?

  • 03/03/2020
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Introduction At Bodhiroom, our vision has been to encourage continuous learning and self-improvement which we feel is the true joy of life. We’re also quite convinced that face-to-face learning can never fully...

On the subject of Podcasts

  • 03/03/2020
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What is a podcast?   You may have heard of podcasts before, but it might be one of those things that you have heard of, but haven’t figured out what they REALLY...

Learning something new…again

  • 02/03/2020
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Hi All! This is our very first blog, and before we begin…well…ruminating, we have two questions for you off the bat – 1) When was the last time you felt that you...

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