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KYS Retreat – Catching Values Everywhere In The Temple Town Of Udupi

KYS Retreat – Catching Values Everywhere In The Temple Town Of Udupi

(This time, our Chief Operations Officer – Nandini talks about our first-ever outstation KYS Team Retreat) KnowYourStar retreats are something we, as a team, are always excited about. Jaideep takes great pride in planning the secret itinerary for the day, but is excited about the […]

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!) […]

Volunesia Diaries – A Beautiful Collaboration With Even Better Results

Volunesia Diaries – A Beautiful Collaboration With Even Better Results

A glimpse behind-the-scenes of the transformation of the Brindavan Tent School. When we began our Volunesia sessions at the Brindavan Tent School, we weren’t entirely sure of the response we would receive from our volunteers. It was a big change from our usual gorgeous settings […]

Happy Launch Of Passion To Profession Tool In Manipal Seva Mela

Happy Launch Of Passion To Profession Tool In Manipal Seva Mela

The weekend that went by was one filled with so many levels of happiness and excitement for all of us at KnowYourStar. We were in Manipal to attend the National Conference on Youth in Social Change organised by the Manipal University, where we also set […]

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 […]

Volunesia Diaries – The Joy Of Forging Special Connections

Volunesia Diaries – The Joy Of Forging Special Connections

Every week when we arrive at the Brindavan Tent School, we’re greeted by a row of cheerful faces – and I don’t just mean the kids! Now that we’ve been conducting Volunesia at the school for over a month, we can see the difference in […]

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, […]

Volunesia Diaries – Moving From Controlled Chaos To Stillness

Volunesia Diaries – Moving From Controlled Chaos To Stillness

This time, our lovely volunteer – Varsha shares her Volunesia experience with us. Enjoy the read, get a peek into all the ‘masti’ that happens every Saturday, and join us this Saturday! Volunesia at Brindavan Tent School last Saturday did not seem like a ‘volunteer’ […]

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. […]

Volunesia Diaries – Our Weekly Dose Of ‘All Things Beautiful’

Volunesia Diaries – Our Weekly Dose Of ‘All Things Beautiful’

Sneha Shekhar, our volunteer and Volunesia Organising Committee member, shares her Volunesia experience from last Saturday by pouring her heart into words. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” This famous quote by J.M.Barrie pretty […]

Volunesia Diaries – Taking Management Lessons From First Graders!

Volunesia Diaries – Taking Management Lessons From First Graders!

One of our dedicated volunteers, Sneha, wrote about our first Volunesia at Brindavan Tent School on her blog. We loved her post so much that we just had to share it with you all. Last Saturday, we had the chance to work with the students […]