Wednesday 31 January 2024

Pamela Atkinson's life - Rudranshi

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Pamela Atkinson's life was made rich. She strongly believes we should never underestimate the power of a small amount of kindness. She constantly keeps one goal in mind: To always care. Pamela has worked and advocated tirelessly for many refugees, homeless and low-income families and still actively spends her time working for the poor.
Pamela Atkinson's goal is to help to heal the problem and not just deal with it. She is known as one of the biggest philanthropists and was given the title of the "Mother Teresa of Utah" by government Gary Herbert.

Sunbeam Lahartara

Trees - Pranvi Chandra


Trees are there every day,
And under them, you can play.
Their leaves can be green, 
And trees are never mean.  
Please let them stay,
So just don't fray. 
Keep them clean,
Don't let them lean. 
Let them thrive,
And they will keep you alive.

                                                                         Pranvi Chandra - IX/D
                                                                       Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara.

Find your voice and inspire others to find theirs - Ananya Singh

People who have found their voice focus on expanding their circle of influence, being trustworthy, building trust, blending the voices of others, and creating a common vision.                                                      

Ananya Singh 
Grade- IX 
Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara 

Tuesday 30 January 2024

There is no age for learning - Vaibhav Jaiswal

                                                      ‘There is no age for learning’

 “Wisdom comes not from age, but from education and learning"- Antonio Chekhov

Learning is a continuous process, and a true learner always seeks avenues to learn from anybody and everybody. Education has become crucial for all human beings. Everyone desires to receive the best education because life has no age, but learning has no end. Learning is beneficial for individuals regardless of their age. While all else may crumble, the knowledge acquired through education endures until one's passing. Individuals without formal education are now embarking on the journey of acquiring knowledge.

Learning is not only about gaining formal education; it means understanding society, people, and many other things. Therefore, we can say that learning has no end. 

The notion that education is valuable at any age and that it transcends the limits of time is a powerful one. Learning extends beyond academic settings; it encompasses understanding society, people, and various aspects of life. This broader perspective on learning highlights its endless nature.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.

Vaibhav Jaiswal
Grade- 9
Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara

Trees - Samriddhi Banerjee

                                                                      Picture from
The oak is called the king of trees,

The aspen quivers in the breeze.

The poplar grows up straight and tall, 

The peach trees spread along the walls,

The sycamore gives pleasant shade.

Samriddhi Banerjee
Class 4
Sunbeam School Lahartara

Myths of Retirement - Shubhangi Kashyap

Retirement myths include the beliefs that: Expenses will decrease, tax concerns will vanish, and every day will feel like a vacation. Work will cease entirely, and Social Security and Medicare will fully cover all financial needs. Retirement means the end of work: It is true that retirement signifies the end of active employment, but productivity remains non-energetic, and there is a gradual decline in health.

It's crucial for individuals to plan for retirement based on their specific circumstances, considering factors like financial goals, health, and personal preferences. Consulting with a financial advisor and staying informed about retirement options can help dispel myths and create a more realistic and satisfying retirement experience.

Shubhangi Kashyap
Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara

Astronomy News (January 2024) - Yashraj Sharma

Indian Space News-

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Aditya L-1 deploys a state-of-the-art Magnetometer in the Sun's Halo orbit

On January 11, 2024, the Aditya-L1 spacecraft accomplished the successful deployment of its 6-meter-long magnetometer boom in space at Lagrange Point-1. This milestone occurred 132 days after the satellite's launch, while it was positioned in a halo orbit at Lagrange point L-1.

Chandrayaan-3 lander serves as a location marker on the South Pole of the moon 

On January 19, 2024, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced that an instrument on the lander has started serving as a "marker" near the lunar South Pole. The Laser Retroreflector Array (LRA), is being used as a fiducial point, to precisely locate the location of the lander on the Moon for reference.

India is working towards building its own space station, tests for it next year, said ISRO chief

ISRO plans to carry out tests, for the proposed 'Bhartiya Space Station', next year. Discussions are on with the manufacturers to launch its first module in the year 2028, ISRO chief, S Somanath, said on Thursday. Along with that, he announced to the media that, India's first Venus mission is also likely to be launched in 2028. "Venus mission has already been proposed once, we are looking at how to bring down costs. There are some high-value items, and we want to bring down the cost", the words of the ISRO chief.

International Space News-

Japan's explains how it made an upside-down moon landing

Japan became the fifth nation to land on the moon on Saturday, but its spacecraft ended up in an awkward and rather embarrassing position, with its engine nozzle pointed up toward space. By design, the Japanese spacecraft, known as Smart Lander for Investigating Moon or SLIM, was supposed to land on its side to avoid it tipping over on the sloping surface of the moon's landing site. "But, about 150 feet above the landing spot, one of SLIM's two engines appears to have failed", said officials at JAXA, the Japanese space agency.

Ingenuity, NASA's helicopter flying over Mars, ends its mission

The robot flew over 72 times, aiding the Perseverance rover in search of evidence that there was once life on the red planet. At least one rotor (robotic motor) broke down during the machine's most recent flight, last week, announced NASA officials on Thursday. But, Ingenuity is still in contact with its companion, the Perseverance rover, which has been exploring and excavating a dried-up river bed in search of 'extinct' Martian life. Sadly, Ingenuity will be left behind.

NASA's Perseverance rover confirms the presence of an ancient dried-up lake, that may hold clues for past life on the red planet

Evidence of ancient lake sediments was found at the base of Mars' Jerezo crater to give new hopes of finding traces of life in the samples collected by the Perseverance rover. The rover touched down on the crater on Feb. 18, 2021. Since, then, it has been on a continuous search for samples of extinct life on Mars.

Yashraj Sharma
Astronomy Club Captain
(My Good School)
This is the monthly newsletter for our Astronomy club. At the end of each month, a newsletter will be published covering all the important headlines regarding space and the universe, from India and the world.

Monday 29 January 2024

Empowering Learners for a Brighter Future: Anmol Kashyap

Education plays a crucial role in shaping a brighter future for individuals and society. To empower learners, it requires skills, knowledge, and confidence. Empowering learners to become critical thinkers, problem solvers, and contributors also requires quality education and accessibility, changing the world. 

As learners invest in education, it takes them to a brighter future, driving positive change, sustainability, and growth. The main factor for empowering learners for a brighter future is education."

Anmol Kashyap 
Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara

Sunday 28 January 2024

Spirituality is spark of unique life - Tenzin Chonzom

It can mean searching for personal growth, religion, belief after death or making sense of one's inner dimensions... (Purpose in life / Holiness)
* How do I get a touch of spirituality..?
• Get out in nature
• Gratitude
• Serving others
• See good qualities in others..etc

What connects us at last after all the session is spirituality

Through the short videos...

About adopted child Avnish, the 9-year-old child who sealed Everest base camp and got prepared mentally and physically for the trek to change the mindset of a unique, abled child.

The lady with humble circumstances, known as Pemila Atkinson, devoted herself to serving the poor and learned how crucial volunteering is to the program. Her quote motivates me: "We should look for opportunities to make a difference in other people's lives, which makes a difference in our own because we all are connected to these lives." She didn't show any signs of slowness even in her retirement year.

From these videos, we could see their purpose in life and also their self-esteem, which is positive for our mental health and growth.

Tenzin Chonzom
Pestalozzi Children's Village India

Saturday 27 January 2024

Myths Of Retirement - Rishona Chopra
Retirement; Young people often look forward to it and middle-aged ones dread it. To young ones, retirement seems to be about relaxation, peace, joy, television, vacation and all you ever wanted to do but couldn't. To middle-aged and working people, retirement seems to be synonymous with boredom, no work at all, loneliness, approaching death and the end of a career. 
Being a young minor, I would definitely say that retirement seems to be relaxation and enjoyment but this perspective is quite unlikely for the ones who are in dire need of it. 

Often people get rather upset, bored, and sad during retirement and invite problems for themselves and you can't blame them! They have been through a lot of changes in their life and change has never been easy to deal with. 

Most people need a change of perspective and that's why it's important to know a few myths of retirement that may change one's perspective about it. 

1st Myth: Retirement means the End of Work

Of course not! There is no age barrier to work! In fact, it's the perfect time to try out new things and explore your areas of interest! Create a new passion for yourself! And even if you don't find work to do instantly, it's always good to take a little rest. Relaxation may help you more and after years of work, you do deserve some!

2nd Myth: New Career Ambitions are for Young People

Nearly three out of five retirees launch into a new line of work after retirement! It's not because they need money but to stay mentally and physically active and more importantly do something they want to do. Age can never be a barrier and nothing else can if what you're doing is your true passion!
And something that happens after retirement is that you can just do things for yourself. Yes, we always feel the need to show others what we did but that's when we are free to do anything for our own happiness.

3rd Myth: Retirement Is A Time Of Decline

Well yes, you're growing old and ageing but you've still got a life to spend so live life happily and do things you never could. Yes indeed, you are approaching the end soon but this is the time to turn to spirituality if you already haven't. To actually regain yourself and know your true purpose. Not only will it help one embrace the "dreadful" time of death but also feel happy knowing that you have lived your life in crescendo. In a way, it's actually a sign that you need to do all the things in your life that you never did, relax and most importantly cherish these times! 

Retirement is a phase of life like any other and it's a beautiful phase. A unique one. 

" When you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else"

Rishona Chopra
Grade VII
Gyanshree School

Thursday 25 January 2024

Creating Opportunity For Yourself - Divyanshu Agrawal

The best way to create opportunities for yourself is to keep learning. Always be in the learning stage. Learning does not require any age or background. You have to create opportunities and set goals for yourself. 

You should pay attention when something is happening or when someone is teaching. You should be disciplined in your work and come out of your comfort zone. 

Always be in the habit of reading and be an ardent reader. Do not be afraid to make mistakes. 

"Failure is only the opportunity more intelligently to begin again". - Henry Ford

Divyansu Agrawal 
Grade- 9
Sunbeam School Lahartara

Tuesday 23 January 2024

The Importance of Good Health - Ankit Raj

"Health is a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities.”

This means that health is a resource to support an individual's function in wider society, rather than an end in itself. A healthful lifestyle provides the means to lead a full life with meaning and purpose.

Ankit Raj
Sunbeam School, Lahartara

Retirement- The Last Phase of a Life

    Retirement- The Last Phase of a life

In this phase of life of retirement, we are not set to just enjoy our own selfishness by playing golf, partying, or travelling. Do these things, but remember that god has sent you into this beautiful world, in the most intelligent form of living, to do something for society as well. Do something for humanity and show empathy to the people who need it. 

Help someone who is struggling with some kind of addiction; you can help some kids who are not able to afford education; you can teach them; you can just go to an old age home and talk to the people there.
It's up to you to decide what mark you want to leave on this world in your last phase of life.
At last, I would like to mention a very beautiful quote by Oprah Winfrey: "Use me, God! Show me how to take who I am, who I want to be, and what I can do, and use it for a purpose greater than myself. "

Shaurya Chaturvedi
Sunbeam Hostel Lahartara

Sylvan Reverie: A Soul’s Unveiling

I came across a forest;
Which was full of green, 
With the colossal trees-
They were so tall they couldn’t be seen.
With animals so enigmatic, 
The mist was so dramatic.

I came across a forest-
Where lay the river’s poetic grace.
I saw a reflection that seemed honest, 
The reflection told me what was seen but unknown,
Heard but ignored.

I came across a forest-
Where the water showed me a reflection true, 
A tale untold that became a mystery to pursue.
The one I saw in the reflection-
Was it me or a girl in the past? 
At thirteen, a memory that couldn’t last.

I came across a forest-
It was just another forest,
But it was the place where I found myself. 
I came across a forest, 
But the forest was just my dream. 

-Aarika Banka 
Grade IX, Gyanshree School, Noida 

Saturday 20 January 2024

The Jai Hind Project - Vineet KKN 'Panchi'

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In Season 13, Episode 5 of Learning Forward, Vineet KKN 'Panchhi' converses with Anvesha Rana and Saikiran Sahu, leaving a lasting impression on listeners with his unconventional introduction. While most guests are introduced by their educational qualifications, Vineet urged audiences to focus on his passions instead. From cars and bikes to travel and communication, music, outdoor films, voice acting, writing, leadership coaching, and Urdu poetry, Vineet is a dynamic individual with diverse interests. He describes himself as a "rolling stone" and has pursued his passions relentlessly. From being a teenage musician in a band to a filmmaker, communication expert, and Urdu poet, Vineet has done it all. He is also the founder of The Jai Hind Project and Word of Mouth Media. By showcasing his unique perspective, Vineet's approach inspires viewers to embrace and pursue their passions with the same dedication and commitment.

Monday 15 January 2024

Happiness and Life - Tenzin Jambey

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As humans, we often contemplate the concepts of happiness and life. Our constant desire to improve our circumstances and seek inner peace is universal. In this week's "Reflection," Jambey, a bright student of My Good School, shares his thoughts on happiness, peace, and life. Through his personal experiences, he sheds light on how different perspectives can impact society. Join us as we explore the perspective of a young mind on life's journey, from finding the right path to losing our way. 
Enjoy the podcast, and if you wish to join us, please visit our website at #MyGoodSchool #JoyOfLearning.

Friday 12 January 2024

The Art Of Living - Nishan Karki

 So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see,
 So long lives this, and this gives life to thee.
                                                - William Shakespeare 

Many people want to be immortal, many want to live a long life and others do not wish to live at all. Being immortal is impossible, living a short life does not sound good or pleasing. The best way is to live a long life and make a change. Living a long life is what people crave the most. 

We must work for a balanced life to live longer. Wishing for a long life is not the way, we need to work towards it. To live longer we have to work towards our health, environment, style of living, mindset (way of thinking), etc.

● Health 

The first and foremost thing needed to secure a long life is health. To be healthy, we need to eat good food, exercise, listen to good music, think positively, maintain a healthy circle of friends, visit the hospital at regular intervals, etc. We should not excessively indulge in any alcoholic beverages, tobacco, cigarettes, etc. These things affect our health and decrease our lifespan. Health is definitely wealth and a healthy mind lives in a healthy body. 

● Environment

Our environment greatly affects our lifespan. People who are exposed to healthy, clean and peaceful environments tend to live longer and vice-versa. A healthy and clean environment, free from all kinds of pollution, diseases, etc., increases and maintains our life expectancy rate. 

● Style of Living 

People have different styles of living. Rich people live a luxurious life, middle-class people live a normal life and poor people face difficulties in living a life. People who have too much as well as people who have too little live comparatively short lives. People with adequate means of livelihood live longer. "Superfluity comes sooner by white hairs, but competency lives longer.”

● Mindset

People have different ways of thinking and mindset. There are many people who want to live a long life and some want to end life. If people have the mindset that they want to secure a long life, they will work hard to achieve their goals. People who want to end life will give up. 

Living a long life is not the correct way. The correct way is to live a long and happy life, make a change and do good things for the people and the world before our life ends. If we do this, people will always remember us even after our death; our lives will also be worth living. 

Name- Nishan Karki 
Grade- 10
Pestalozzi Children's Village Society, India

Monday 8 January 2024

"Oneness" to Me: Tenzin Chonzom

Oneness shows us the meaning of connection, in every sense of the word. Oneness is a feeling of interconnectedness. It is usually experienced as an intense heart-opening and awareness of the goodness in all beings

Once Guru Nanak said, "God is neither Hindu nor Muslim”. He emphasized that there is only One God who has created the entire universe, including human beings. According to me oneness means unity of thought, feeling, belief, aim, etc.; a strong feeling of closeness and union.

Oneness is a usual attitude towards life, and it's the belief that everything is connected in the natural world.

Tenzin Chonzom, Grade 9
Pestalozzi Children Village Society, India  

Sunday 7 January 2024

Letter to Amardeep Singh co-creator of Allegory - A Tapestry of Guru Nanak’s Travels

Respected Mr. Amardeep,

We at My Good School are forever grateful for the bundle of knowledge that you have given us. The Guru Nanak docuseries carries priceless learnings and intriguing stories to tell that we will carry in our hearts forever.

We now watch one episode of the docuseries in our Sunday sessions monthly. They have indeed made our sessions much more unique and brighter than ever!

We have celebrated the first session of 2024 with the first episode of the Guru Nanak docuseries. Each episode has remarkable stories, and we unfold extraordinary monthly messages for reflection.

Learning about Guru Nanak’s selfless, humble and kind personality has warmed our hearts and, in fact, shows us the aim and purpose of one’s life. To do good.
This docuseries is the perfect start to 2024! With each episode, we carry something with us, and those learnings are the ones that will help us throughout our lives.

I only knew a little about Guru Nanak Ji and his life, and learning more about him has yet to appeal to me. But seeing the episodes you make has not only developed my interest but also made me more eager to learn more about him and his travels.

On behalf of our school, I thank you for creating a meaningful documentary series that makes our day more meaningful and worthwhile.

Without you and your team, we wouldn’t have access to this knowledge in such an easy and straightforward way.

Thank you so much for all you do!

Warm Regards,
Rishona Chopra
School Captain, My Good School
--- ‘Lost Heritage Productions’ is a Singapore-based visual media production house led by a Singapore-based couple, Amardeep Singh and Vininder Kaur. It is focused on research and documentation of forgotten legacies.

Classics or present-day creations? - Rishona Chopra


Graphic by Rishona Chopra

Are oldies better than the music and movies of today?

That is one of the biggest debates today. Both of them are unique in their own way but I believe that there is something special about classics and oldies. As intriguing and modern the latest creations are, oldies seem to bring family together. As a millennial of Gen Z, I usually watch/listen to the latest creations but watching classics is a refreshment for the mind. It reminds one of the time when things were simpler and life was less hectic. 

The past can be a great source of inspiration and old music is a wonderful way to access it. Moreover, old music has stood the test of time. It has been around for decades and even centuries and it popularity is a testament of how great it is. Yes, there are changes in the world but that doesn't mean we forget the past and the old. Old is NOT gold. It's vital to accept and look at latest creations too but immediate dislike for the classics isn't great either. 

Labeling classics as "boring" is completely one's choice but often we just neglect it directly without even taking a look at oldies. The most popular songs today are in fact remixes of earlier classics. Popular artists have taken inspiration from several classics such as "These are a few of my favourite things" , "Do re mi fa so la ti" and literature pieces like "The Great Gatsby". 

One of my favorite classics is definitely Mary Poppins. I honestly haven't watched that many classics but 1964 Mary Poppins tops for me. It is a fictional story but it indeed has a lot to teach. First of all, it teaches us to live life. Life is a gift and even despite the tough and rough times, it's always good to keep a positive attitude in life. It also teaches us to be kind and not judge people. Mary Poppins did receive a little opposition from the children's father but that didn't bring her down because she was confident and did what was right. One of my favourite parts about it is the unique use of words. "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" is that word that brings a smile to my face when I say it. For me, it carries a cheerful vibe all together.

As interesting and full of mystery and excitement the  new creations are, I don't believe that they carry some meaningful lessons with them but of course if we are young teenagers who are combating other evil people and plan on saving the world then sure they do have some advice. 

To conclude, I would say that its good to sometimes look back and see some interesting and appealing classics like "Mary Poppins" or "Sound Of Music". Their simple stories stirred with a drop of magic are heart warming. 

Rishona Chopra
Grade VII
Gyanshree School

Friday 5 January 2024

Importance of Mathematics in our life- Nishan Karki

 We will always have STEM with us. Some things will drop out of the public eye and go away, but there will always be science, engineering, and technology. And there will always, always be mathematics.

                                         — Katherine Johnson 
Mathematics is one of the subjects that we study in school. It is crucial in every field and career of work. It is followed by many professions. It is important for everyone to learn Basic mathematics. 
People buy different things from shops and supermarkets, and if they do not know how to calculate the amount of money spent, they may suffer financial loss. People get exploited if they do not know how to read and calculate the prices of products. 
Basic maths is important here. People must know basic maths so that they do not get exploited or suffer loss, while purchasing things.  
It is not convenient to carry a calculater when we go to buy things. In business firms, mathematics becomes crucial for the people who control finance and accounting module. Even a small change in numbers or symbols can cause a major problem. Experts in mathematics, along with commercial experts, can handle this job
Mathematics also helps to improve our analytical and logical thinking skills. It helps us to solve problems easily. 

Nishan Karki 

Pestalozzi Children's Village India

Thursday 4 January 2024

Reflections for 2023 - Tenzin Jambey

The Sunday School Session on the 31st of December by My Good School was an exciting session for students and teachers as they spent time reading, reflecting, and looking back on how their relationships deepened in 2023. They focused on improving their reading, writing, and speaking skills. Tenzin Jambey, a dedicated student who attended every Sunday School session in 2023, is eager to share how it has transformed his life, what he has learned, and his plans for the future. Be sure to tune in and listen.

Tuesday 2 January 2024

2023 and all it had to give - Rishona Chopra

2023 has been a fantastic year for me! There were lots of ups and downs and lots of learning to take away!

The start of the year was rather bumpy. It started with annual exams which weren't the best so that was a letdown for me.  But then the fact that I was going to another higher grade made me quite cheerful and excited. I must say, the new semester was a fresh start. It allowed me to improve from my past mistakes and learn from them. 

The first day of school was a new door. It was the day when I met a lot of new people. New students and teachers too. I did have some negative perceptions about a few people but now that I think about it those perceptions have changed drastically. I suppose you can't assume things without knowing someone first!

Then there were exams. I had mathematical formulas, equations and a ton of nervousness rushing through my mind but we did make it through the exams too. 

I can't go on about 2023 without mentioning my journey with My Good School. It was a fantastic year! From Meet and Greets with several authors and entrepreneurs, I not only expanded my collection of books but also expanded my learning by miles. Each Sunday session was valuable and priceless. There was something new to take away each time. 

Another highlight of the year was My Guide Inside. The sessions I did with Ms. Christa Campsall were invaluable and being able to conduct similar sessions with younger grades was the icing on the cake. MGI has been a huge part of 2023 and it's all thanks to the mentors who work hard to give us this meaningful bundle of learning and joy. 

My most trustworthy and silent companion was with me throughout this journey; That companion is a book. Books were a crucial part of 2023. I explored new genres and read some amazing books that are indeed no less than a treasure. I dived into the world of polar bears and dogs and some very touching stories of families. Books just take me to another world and make the year more memorable. 

I wouldn't have made it through the year without my family. They are the ones I do have disagreements with but also the ones most dear to me. I believe sometimes we take the gift of family for granted but it's important to realize that having parents to hold on to is a blessing. It's perhaps the greatest gift in the world and they are what made my year better than ever. 

There were a lot of highlights of 2023 and these are just a few of them. There were a lot of times in the year when my behaviour was rather negative and I will try to improve upon it. Of course, you can't permanently remove negative feelings from your life but it is vital to work towards positivity. 

Rishona Chopra
Grade VII
Gyanshree School

Monday 1 January 2024

Get to know more about Mr. Shivpreet Singh - Saikiran Sahu

We are delighted to announce that Mr. Shivpreet Singh will join us at My Good School in 2024. We are honoured to have him with us, and we would love to embark on a spiritual journey of finding Oneness together.

Shivpreet Singh is a California entrepreneur, philanthropist, and multimedia artist. He founded the Dhun Anand Foundation, a nonprofit corporation that supports artists serving the planet. He is the founder and CEO of BioRamon Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company involved in discovering and researching oncology medicine. He is also the co-founder of Stonegate Healthcare, an advisory services firm based in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Shivpreet has a bachelor's from UC Berkeley and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Mr Singh pioneered a new genre of Indo-American music that brings together melodic intricacies of Indian classical music, instrumentation and harmonic elements of Western music, contemporary musicians from around the world, as well as the philosophy and poetry of diverse traditions focused on Oneness. Over 25 million minutes of Mr. Shivpreet Singh's videos are viewed annually by audiences worldwide.

Born in Kathmandu, Nepal, in March 1975. He has been trained in Indian classical music since the age of 5. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Biochemistry and a minor in music in 1996. EMI launched Shivpreet's first CD, Ardaas, in the US in 1997, making him the first South Asian musician to land a major record deal. He continues researching Indian Classical Music Ragas and is a famous niche blogger on Ragas. The melodic variant components of his music rely primarily on his significant vast knowledge about conveying specific emotion through melody cascading particular ragas.

His famous projects include the DhunAnand Foundation, Bhagat Sant Namdev, and Guru Nanak. 

Illustration from the website of Shivpreet Singh:

The toughest challenges humanity faces today include maintaining peace and tackling climate change. This is what we are focused on through Mission #BlueDove and Mission BlueHeart. Artists have the unique ability to change people’s hearts and save our planet by inspiring people to take positive action. 
Shivpreet Singh

To learn more about DhunAnand, check

Future Generation & The Present - Nishan Karki

 When we talk about the future generation, do we also need to work on the present altogether?

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”                                                      -  Buddha

We spend a lot of time thinking about our future generation. However, we also need to think about and work on our present side by side. Working on present needs is crucial for the betterment of our future generations. The future of our generation depends greatly on our present deeds. Our present paves the way for our future and that of our generation.

To make our generation's future better, we need to tackle the present problems. Our earth is facing many environmental problems such as climate change, increasing global warming, depletion of various resources, pollution, etc. Unless we tackle our present issues, we will not be able to improve the future of our upcoming generations.

For instance, if people are very poor, they will not be able to provide a better lifestyle for future generations. Before thinking about the future, they should work on their present needs. They must at least have the basic means of livelihood. If they remain poor and do not work to improve their present conditions, their future generation will have to suffer. 

Creating a peaceful society is very important for our future generation; Creating a society that values people and their sentiments, fosters the development of a peaceful society. People living in a society must have mutual co-operation, respect sympathy, trust, kindness and compassion for each other.

If our thoughts and actions are positive, our future generation will also be the same. It is important to ensure that our generation thinks positively and does things positively. No one wants their generation to do wrong things. People have a strong faith that their future generation will be a good and peaceful one. We should work to create a clean environment (focusing both on the ecosystem and positive thoughts/ actions) for our future generations.

Nishan Karki
Class 10 
Pestalozzi Children’s Village Society, India

Reflections Since 2021