Between the wildness of home, work and life, infrequently we need a little personal time. From city hideaways to escapes in the slopes, these otherworldly focuses are ideal for some genuine head-clearing and soul-looking:
Osho International Meditation Resort, Pune
Boss supporter: Osho
Rationality: That the ‘new man’ or ‘homo novus’ is somebody who is at home in this world and the otherworldly one.
Boss supporters: Sri Aurobindo and Mirra Alfassa, known as the “Mother”
Rationality: Based on the Mother’s and Sri Aurobindo’s double vision of a perfect, multicultural township.
The Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru
Boss supporter: Sri Ravi Shankar
Rationality: Without stress minds draw us nearer towards world peace.
Vipassana International Academy, Igatpuri
Boss supporters: Sayagyi U Ba Khin and SN Goenka
Rationality: Self-purging/change by wiping out the three reasons for all despondency—needing, revulsion and obliviousness.
Krishnamurti Foundation, Chennai
Boss supporter: J Krishnamurti
Rationality: Truth is a pathless land.