Saturday, 18 January, 2020


MISS SOUTH AFRICA 2O14: 21-year-old Rolene Strauss takes the title


SUN CITY, SUNDAY MARCH 30: A radiant Rolene Strauss has been crowned Miss South Africa 2014 at a glittering ceremony held at the Sun City Superbowl, presented by Sun International and sponsored by Cell C. Runners-up are Ziphozakhe Zokufa from the Eastern Cape (1st Princess) and Limpopo’s Matlala Mokoko (2nd Princess). An excited and overwhelmed Strauss – a medical student ... Read More »

Raising Children as Good Hindus


Parents Are the First Gurus in Religion and Character Building. Many Hindu families visiting our Hawaii monastery, particularly those with young children, ask if I have any advice for them. I usually respond with one or two general suggestions. I always stress the importance of presenting Hinduism to their children in a practical way so that it influences each child’s ... Read More »

Taxi driver or priest?


Humour. Two men arrive at the Pearly Gates at about the same time, both wanting to know if they will be admitted to heaven. St. Peter asks the first man his name, where he is from, and what he did in life. The man answers that he is John Smith and that he was a taxi driver in New York ... Read More »



John and Jessica were on their way home from the bar one night and John got pulled over by the police. The officer told John that he was stopped because his tail light was burned out. John said, “I’m very sorry officer, I didn’t realize it was out, I’ll get it fixed right away”. Just then Jessica said, “I knew ... Read More »

Seeking Spirituality


The modern generation. Or the generation today has it easier than it was two decades ago. Today’s modern education lays emphasis on providing information pertaining to social, economic and technological changes. It is vital to ensure that learning or the education system is targeted towards the overall development of a child, whereby they realize their potential on all levels. Being ... Read More »

A Basic Guide to Choosing Golf Clubs


There are 14 clubs in total. Choosing a decent set of golf clubs is a very important part of maturing in the game. Therefore you should consider many different things when buying the clubs. If you have no previous experience with the selection and purchase of golf clubs, you should be glad that you have stumbled across this article. You ... Read More »

Score Yourself

sutra-mag-Score Yourself

So why nurture an optimist’s point of view? And why now? Well, optimism has been linked to positive moods and good morale to academic, athletic, military, occupational and political success; from popularity to good health and even to long life and freedom from trauma. On the other hand, the rates of depression and pessimism have never been higher. It affects ... Read More »

30 things you must do before you turn 30

30 things to do before 30

Fulfil your heart desires before you turn 30. You might not get time later on for all these precious little things, with added responsibilities. When you are on the verge of entering the third decade of your life, make sure you have been there and done it all. Read on to find out how you can make it a memorable ... Read More »

Work at home mum


Wahms are a growing population of working America. As more and more women want to spend time with their children and need to bring in an income, there has been a boom in the work at home industry. Making the decision to work at home is not always an easy one. Before you decide that being a Wahm (Mothers who ... Read More »

Ideas on Table Decor

ideas on table decor

Naqiyah’s enthusiasm was infectious among the workshop attendees. Naqiyah Mayat’s fashion and lifestyle workshop concept elevates home entertaining to a veritable art form. She’s not averse to using a duvet as a tablecloth and was not afraid to tell the room about it either. The audience reciprocated with avid note-taking and a frenzy of outstretched Blackberry phones clicking away while Naqiyah Mayat ... Read More »

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