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Courses offered at Osho Ashram

The Osho Ashram is considered as one of the top places to go to for spiritual bliss in India. The Osho Rajneesh Ashram is equally popular among both foreigners and Indians for its unique culture, and various meditation and stress release forms and courses. Lasting from just a day to a few weeks, the courses are based on many different approaches, that vary from Western psychology to contemporary meditative therapies. The Ashram is credited for bringing numerous people out of traumatic experiences and healing them to ensure 100% recovery. The

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Accommodation Near Balewadi Stadium

Are you attending the BRITT Worldwide India’s Go Diamond 2014 Seminar at Chahatrapati Shivaji Sports Complex in Balewadi Stadium? Great! We hear it is one of the biggest conferences in India and people from all over the country are flying in to attend the 2-day program. This conference happening on the 1st February 2014 – 2nd February 2014 looks like a great platform for the training program for the marketing of multi-national companies. If you’ve gotten yourself a seat in there and are still looking for accommodation near Balewadi Stadium,

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Best Breakfast Places in Pune

Breakfast choices in most cities in India are limited to local cuisine. Here is where Pune and Mumbai stand out with a good number of restaurants and cafes offering a wide range in breakfast cuisines. So when you’re in Pune and have a hankering for English Breakfast, don’t worry- chances are you will have it just around the block. In this post, I have listed 10 of my favourite and widely popular places to go out for a nice breakfast in Pune. The Flour Works: The most appealing thing about

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Home Delivery and Ordering Food in Pune

You rushed out of your house in the morning and gobbled down a plateful of breakfast in 2 minutes, or worse, you didn’t even finish it. You went to work or elsewhere to pursue your daily activity and the food provided at lunch tasted ‘processed’, reminding you of your stomach’s last misadventure in a flight. Later that evening you get back home to become a couch potato, refusing any kind of movement, let alone cooking up a good meal for dinner. At times like these-when your lunch is bad or

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Things to do in Pune

Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra, has a lot to offer. If you are visiting Pune for the first time, or trying to figure out what should you do this weekend, read on to find out how you can make the most of your stay in this charming city. Food While in Pune, eat like Punekars. Taste the authentic Marathi delicacies like: Pithla Bhakari (pithla – a semi-solid delicacy made of gram flour; bhakri – a flat bread made of rice, jowar, or bajra) – at Jijai Puneri misal (a

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Emergency services in Pune

Emergency Services in Pune: As Thomas Carlyle rightly said “That there should one man die ignorant who had capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy.” Being in a new city is scary and confusing as it is. At such times, it is important to know where and how you can get help, if the need arises. If you are concerned about getting timely help in Pune, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered: Police: The Pune police is committed to the Safety, Security, and Satisfaction of the citizens. They have

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Hiring a maid in Pune

Hiring a Maid in Pune: Hiring a maid or house help in Pune can be a daunting task if you don’t know how to go about it. Here’s the cheat sheet to make this task easier: The search: The most straightforward way to search for a maid is to ask your serviced apartment owner or neighbors to refer a maid to you. If that is not possible, you can opt for a maid placement agency. Clarifying the job description: Before hiring a maid, make sure your expectations are clear. Do

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Transportation options in Pune – Tips for easy conveyance while visiting Pune

Pune is a modern city bustling with activity. Traffic is unruly and can get overwhelming if you don’t know your way around. Here’s a primer to your traveling options in Pune: By Bus – The public bus network in Pune is operated by the PMT and covers all areas in the city. The buses tend to be over-crowded and behind schedule. Also, it can get very confusing to figure out which bus to take if you don’t know the bus number. Pune  bus guide (http://punebusguide.org/en) and the PMPML website (http://www.pmpml.org/index.php)

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Aga Khan Palace, Pune – From Gandhi’s prison to his memorial

Coloured by the Indian independence struggle, the Aga Khan Palace, Pune is the very same building that was used as Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s prison in Pune. The palace has a rich history and even today continues to spread Gandhi’s work and his message. History ‘Be the change you wish to see’ said the great Bapu, but thankfully, the Aga Khan Palace in Pune remains untouched by time even today. Situated on the banks of the river Mula in Yerwada on the Pune-Nagar Road, it stands peacefully in all its architectural

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