October 2015: Forgiveness


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Welcome to the October 2015 edition of PARVATI MAGAZINE. This month, we explore the theme of forgiveness.

Noticing the combination of the two words “for” and “give” that make up the word “forgive” led me to looking up its root meaning. The Old English dictionary suggests that “forgive” refers to the sense of giving up the desire or power to punish. But to me, forgiveness means much more.

When we forgive, we give - not only to another, but to ourselves. We return the power that we mistakenly gave another person, a situation or a thing, which ended up causing us - and perhaps all - suffering. When we forgive, we give that power back to the other, and in so doing, we bring wholeness back to ourselves.

Enjoy this issue dedicated to the rich power of forgiveness - made with love, just for you!


Positive Possibilities


Positive Possibilities: Open to All Life Brings, by Parvati Devi

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Business: Corporate Empathy and Accountability, by Rishi Deva

Sometimes the stakes when making mistakes are large and can result in losing money, customers or valuable employees. The humility in admitting the error develops both personal and what I

October 2, 2015



Wellness: Forgiveness and Joy, with the Joy Journal Girls

Forgiveness and joy are two very powerful sources for healing and happiness that are often underestimated and misunderstood. As coaches and healers, Laura May Culver and Nicole Odelle Morrison, aka

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Arts and Culture


Films that Change Everything

This month, Parvati Magazine provides a roundup of current and relevant films for you to consider. A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story is a documentary about a young woman

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