Jan 14, 2016

Photo Diary: The Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi

UAE Photo Diary #2: The Sheikh Zayed Mosque Before I travelled to Abu Dhabi, everyone I consulted with who had visited here all agreed I had to visit the Mosque. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque is the 3rd largest in the world and sets the record for the most domes. The design is absolutely breathtaking- He wanted […]

Jan 13, 2016

Photo Diary: Masdar City, Abu Dhabi

As you may know, I am in the United Arab Emirates to teach workshops in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. This is the first of a series of photo diaries I will be posting to share this lovely experience with you.   UAE Photo Diary #1: Masdar City My friend is a green and renewable energy […]

Oct 27, 2013

Don’t Live a Disposable Life

In 2005 my guy and I left hectic Los Angeles for a simpler life in a sweet house near Hilo, Hawaii. Our new life was a blessing and, I believe, the blessing of our yoga teacher Sri K. Pattabhi Jois who assured us, “Don’t worry soon you will have a house.” And through a sequence […]

Mar 14, 2013

How to Heal A Nightmare – What is Lucid Dreaming

In this video Kiki meets lucid dream experts – the Dream Team – authors of the book “A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming”. The experts say – nightmares are great opportunities for healing, transformation, and self-discovery. I have learned a lot from these guys and now feel my dream time is for growth and wellness. […]

Nov 2, 2009

The World's Oldest Living Playboy

The Sphinx is a big old flirt. By big I mean the biggest monolith in the world. At a whopping 73.5 meters long, 6 wide and 20 tall, he’s huge. And by oldest I mean 5000 years old. As for being a living playboy, well, when you meet him you’ll agree, his language may be […]

Aug 25, 2009

I Love My India

I want go London I want go America sing the chorus-kids while high stepping across a mountaintop in the Shah Rukh starrer Pardes. But their sentiments change as they reach the refrain I love my India I love my India Ye mera India The closest I ever got to hunky Shak Rukh was the backseat […]

Jun 29, 2009

A Long Ramp Up to A Quick Question

A lovely weekend in the Hamptons. Beach, bay, and pool side, cityfolk assumed country ways. They Mingled. Pitched-in. Asked questions. Stuck around for answers. I imagine the city self, slave to the breezy weekender. A bifurcation. Kiki and her hostess  Stacey Platt on a bluff over a bay, Saturday. My first trip to the Hamptons was […]

Jun 28, 2009

Get Sunny

Don’t let a gray day color you gray. Or blue. Paint your nails sun-shiny. I just did. It’s a cheap trick. But it makes me happy. They say it’s the little things. In 1970, Mom got me my first-ever yellow nail polish. As for the green she gave my older sister, I made off with […]