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YEP Blog – Shilpam Shah

“Usually, the inspiration from a camp lasts me for a few weeks at the most, but YEP equipped me to remain inspired permanently.”
-Shilpam Shah

YEP was a very insightful experience. I’ve been motivated and inspired many times in my life through different people, camps, and experiences, but none has left as deep of a […]

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YEP Blog – Avanika Khanna

“In this two-month process, my batchmates and I became a family bound together by the unity of self-consciousness freely expressing itself. Now I aspire to apply that unity in my community, a nation, even the world.”
-Avanika Khanna

Mahatma Gandhi once said, “There is more to life than increasing its speed”. During a two-month dive […]

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YEP Blog – Janani Naidu

“When I look back on the last two months, I honestly am at awe when realizing what we have accomplished and how many ways in which each individual has grown.”
-Janani Naidu

Hari Om!

In high school, when I had first read through Self-Unfoldment, I was told that in times of need and/or despair, all I […]

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YEP Blog – Srinivas Simhan

“Despite the challenges that I know we will all have to face, the world of samsara is no match for knowledge that we have gained, nor our growing commitment to the Mission.”
-Srinivas Simhan

When I first saw the flier for the YEP course, I thought to myself “this is probably just another way for […]

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YEP Blog – Vamsi Reddy

“YEP course was perhaps the greatest decision I have ever made… if you can even call it a decision. Destiny is a better word.”
-Vamsi Reddy

I stand at the bus stop.
11:00… the watch on my right hand beeps.
*Wasn’t this watch on my left hand when I first came here?… It’s like Swamiji strategically massaged […]

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YEP Blog – Mehana Parikh

“Looking back on these 60 days, I have gained a family, faced my fears, learned to do things that I didn’t enjoy, and most importantly, I have gained a new set of glasses to view the world around me.”
-Mehana Parikh

Hari Om! These two months in YEP have been amazing. My goal for signing […]

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YEP Blog -Meena Mana

“Over the course of YEP 2014, I have grown physically, intellectually and spiritually. Intellectually, I have become more rooted in the concepts of Sanatana Dharma. Physically, I have challenged myself during yoga and jogging. Spiritually, I have used three techniques (japa, likhita japa and journalling) to establish a platform of peace within.”
-Meena Mana

Om […]

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YEP Blog – Suriya Sharma

“I can honestly say I’m happier, more peaceful, and stronger than I’ve ever been”
-Suriya Sharma

Thinking back to the beginning of YEP, I honestly don’t remember who I was or how I thought. I feel like my eyes have been opened to a truth staring me in the face the whole tie, heading back […]

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YEP Blog – Soumiya Muthuraju

“I wouldn’t give up any of the experiences I went through here in the last 2 months for anything in the world. “
-Soumiya Muthuraju

When I first talked to an old Yuvaveer from batch 1, she asked me “What are you expecting from this course?” I replied, “I have no idea what to expect,“ […]

By |February 10th, 2016|Youth Empowerment Program|0 Comments

YEP Blog – Ansh Grover

“YEP showed how to become a leader by not succumbing to what is constantly changing around me; but to adapt and flourish amongst the changing by connecting to the forever-unchanging reality.”
-Ansh Grover

Having a background in intellectual study of Vedanta, I came to YEP for 2 main reasons: 1) to expand that knowledge WHILE […]

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