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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 […]

Thursday Email – The Story Of Brindavan Tent School Has Only Begun!

Thursday Email – The Story Of Brindavan Tent School Has Only Begun!

Namaste! Last Thursday we updated you about the painting progress in Brindavan Tent School. The freshly painted bright walls now adorn beautiful paintings of animals, birds, trees, alphabets and so much more. The place finally looks like how a happy school should! The biggest gift […]

Thursday Email – Head – Heart – Hands – A Transformational Weekend!

Thursday Email – Head – Heart – Hands – A Transformational Weekend!

Namaste! The last weekend has been one packed with so much heart and action! Team KYS was in Manipal to attend the National Conference on Youth in Social Change organised by Manipal University (which also happens to be the alma mater of Jaideep and Pranita!) […]

Thursday Email – When Kids Do What They Love And Love What They Do, World Is A Better Place :)

Thursday Email – When Kids Do What They Love And Love What They Do, World Is A Better Place :)

Namaste! “Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel A couple of days ago, KnowYourStar got published on Bangalore Mirror yet again, this time for a new tool we have developed as part of our Mentor India […]

Thursday Email – And The Tent School Transformation Begins. Join us!

Thursday Email – And The Tent School Transformation Begins. Join us!

Namaste! It’s been more than a month since we adopted Brindavan Tent School, and the school transformation process has been happening in ways we never imagined. From invisible hands contributing in beautiful little ways to volunteers stepping up and taking responsibility to make things happen, […]

Thursday Email – One Big Universe And I Had The Privilege To Meet You!

Thursday Email – One Big Universe And I Had The Privilege To Meet You!

Namaste! “What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi Last year, it was around this time that Jaideep and I took the full and final plunge into KnowYourStar, by quitting our full-time financially-secure jobs. While sitting in a coffee shop one rainy evening, we gave […]

Thursday Email – Transforming Ourselves While Transforming The World!

Thursday Email – Transforming Ourselves While Transforming The World!

Namaste! “To see things in the seed, that is genius.” – Lao Tzu Last evening marked something new and exciting for Team KYS. Our co-founder Jaideep Rao co-hosted the first ever Founders Circle in Bangalore with the amazing and experienced Madan Bhai at TiE Bangalore. […]

Thursday Email – Seeking Love And Light Throughout The Way

Thursday Email – Seeking Love And Light Throughout The Way

Namaste! If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way. – Nichiren A little more than a week ago, Team KYS was at the Spastics Society of Karnataka for a very special reason – to celebrate our dearest young friend […]

Thursday Email – We Are Not Here To Teach, We Are All Here To Learn :)

Thursday Email – We Are Not Here To Teach, We Are All Here To Learn :)

Namaste! “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum This quote came to life for us at Volunesia last Saturday at Brindavan Tent School. We dedicated our Volunesia circle to creating beautiful dustbins out of […]