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Thursday Email – Yaiyyy! Our Kids Bagged A Spot In The TOP 100 Of I CAN School Challenge By DFC :D

Thursday Email – Yaiyyy! Our Kids Bagged A Spot In The TOP 100 Of I CAN School Challenge By DFC :D

Namaste! The past week has been very eventful for us at KnowYourStar. From volunteering and co-anchoring the friend-raising dinner at the India Inclusion Summit 2017 to celebrating some milestone accomplishments on Children’s Day with our little champs, our wheels haven’t stopped rolling! We are loving the flow of these […]

Thursday Email – India Inclusion Summit 2017 Is Just Round The Corner. Meet Us There!

Thursday Email – India Inclusion Summit 2017 Is Just Round The Corner. Meet Us There!

Namaste!   If you’ve been reading our blog posts, you will have noticed that around November, we start mentioning the India Inclusion Summit or IIS a lot. Though we aren’t a formal part of the IIS team, we’ve always admired and supported their journey in any way […]

Thursday Email – Is It Possible To Gift With A Difference?

Thursday Email – Is It Possible To Gift With A Difference?

Namaste! The celebration of love and light has been so wonderful. Exchanging gifts, wishes, sweets, phone calls, and hugs… who doesn’t like that!? We were overwhelmed by the choicest wishes and love you showered upon us. Talking about gifts, during the same time, we had […]

Thursday Email – Bowing Down To The Light In You That We Celebrate This Diwali

Thursday Email – Bowing Down To The Light In You That We Celebrate This Diwali

Namaste! Diwali is the most favorite festival for all of us at KnowYourStar. Of course, we love lights and are very happy to symbolically be reminded of our journey towards illuminating ourselves deep within; while bringing some light in the lives of those around us. […]

Thursday Email – #TentToAirport – Growing Wings And Learning To Fly!

Thursday Email – #TentToAirport – Growing Wings And Learning To Fly!

Namaste! Last Friday was a very special day for all of us. Why? Because we took our tent school kids on a field trip to the airport as part of the Daan Utsav – The Joy Of Giving Week. Thanks to the amazing folks at Daan Utsav, […]

Thursday Email – Thank You For Blessing Us With Multiple Forms Of Capital :)

Thursday Email – Thank You For Blessing Us With Multiple Forms Of Capital :)

Namaste! Last week, we wrote an email voicing our pain points with Jaideep’s story of his 15-month no-salary journey. Within a couple of hours, we received so many responses, and this shower of motivating messages has not ceased to drop into our inboxes even after a […]

Thursday Email – The Story Of Our Full Hearts And Empty Pockets

Thursday Email – The Story Of Our Full Hearts And Empty Pockets

Namaste! Our Thursday Emails started at the beginning of this year, and we have not missed writing to you even for a single Thursday ever since. We cultivated this practice to ensure that our work remains transparent and the evolution of KnowYourStar becomes a collective […]

Thursday Email – Say Hello To Your Inner Superhero! :)

Thursday Email – Say Hello To Your Inner Superhero! :)

Namaste! All the best heroes are ordinary people who make themselves extraordinary. — Gerard Way Most of us have grown up reading superhero comics and watching superhero cartoons; right from Spiderman and Batman to our very own Shaktimaan! When we asked our students at Paranga […]

Thursday Email – We Are The STORIES We Tell Ourselves

Thursday Email – We Are The STORIES We Tell Ourselves

Namaste! “People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact it’s the other way round.” – Terry Pratchett KnowYourStar originally started in a search of stories to inspire our own journeys. Then we started sharing it on our website, which indulged our love for […]

Thursday Email – If You Light A Lantern For Another, It Will Also Brighten Your Own Way

Thursday Email – If You Light A Lantern For Another, It Will Also Brighten Your Own Way

Namaste! “When we will all see our role in society as servants, we will all light up the sky together like countless stars on a dark night.” -Vinoba Bhave  We had a fantastic #WeekOfLearning leading to Teacher’s Day, where precious gems rolled in every single […]

Thursday Email – Who Is Your Favourite Teacher In The School Of Life? #WeekOfLearning

Thursday Email – Who Is Your Favourite Teacher In The School Of Life? #WeekOfLearning

Namaste! “The world is a university and everyone in it is a teacher. Make sure when you wake up in the morning you go to school.” – Bishop T. D. Jakes If there’s one thing that’s constant since we took birth, it’s the natural tendency […]

Thursday Email – Hearty Prayers Of Prosperity For You And Me This Auspicious Week! :)

Thursday Email – Hearty Prayers Of Prosperity For You And Me This Auspicious Week! :)

Namaste! The festival of the elephant-faced god is here. Our kids in school love Ganesh Chaturthi, and we think it’s because of the animal face. Last year, as part of Mentor India, we had conducted a competition to design a Ganapati using clay. We went prepared with […]