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Good girls don't lift!

Good girls don't lift!

“Good girls don't lift”. The term 'Good', in this phrase, hints of morality. Morality itself is  geographic and time bound and what is moral or 'good' in one part of the globe is very different from what is good in yet others and perhaps completely different from what is 'good' in India. What was considered ‘immoral/taboo’ and frowned upon 50 years ago, perhaps isn't so today. Cultures and social taboos change and evolve.  The morality smells different when gender ka tadka is added. Good + Girls.  Good girls don't show skin. Good girls don't run fast. Good girls don't revolt....

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Yoga for Runners

Yoga for Runners

Namaste, meaning “the divine in me bows to the divine in you”. The first thing that we must understand and remember about ourselves is the power we derive to work, walk, talk, think and run our marathons is due to the unknown source of all energy available to us which is unlimited but also mostly missed as we focus only on our limited capacities like walking, talking, thinking, running etc. For all these activities limited by our human condition like having a body and mind and breath to perform to its fullest, we humans, the most intelligent species on the...

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'POW'er of Words

'POW'er of Words

Our tryst with words go long back into time. Ten sentences carved into stone became the governing principles and values of human life for thousands of years and still is. Words on epitaphs, words in scrolls, words on tombstones, words that rhyme, words that have stood the test of time. Words have a power to bring hope, words have the charm to dilute obstacles, words are what we will always be remembered by, whether those are words that brought despair or words that healed. We at Oya, believe words are a spirit by themselves, pronounce them everyday, clear and aloud...

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