Issac Mathai: Guru of the Holistic

V Shoba

Issac Mathai, founder of Soukya, may be sought after by the likes of Prince Charles and Rajinikanth, but he is a community healer at heart

Hands in the Mud

When planting a thought is space-time medicine

Family Trauma

Ann Patchett’s new novel is about heartbreaks and healing

Vercelli: Where Nothing Happens

In Vercelli, a small town in Italy, it is not time but idleness that heals

Alternative Therapy Alert

The synergy of modern and traditional medicine can make India a world leader

Undoing the Ordinary

The carefully postured bodies in the paintings of Francisco Goya, or the ones reduced to an abstraction in the sculptures of Alberto Giacometti, transform into bizarre entities in a fascinating exhibition that examines notions of health and healing in India

Godman’s own country

The controversial chief of Dera Sacha Sauda finds a new spiritual market in Kerala

Good for the Sole

The abject surrender of medical intelligence in the age of gadgetry


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