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When 30 Beautiful Women Joined eShe to ‘Shine Their Light’

What exactly happened at eShe's first personal growth workshop for women, 'Shine Your Light'?

The morning dawned sunny and bright, the perfect day for eShe’s debut personal-growth workshop for women, ‘Shine Your Light’.

Held at a private residence in New Delhi’s Vasant Vihar, the joyful event took place on January 12, from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm. It was an action-packed morning with five modules, all designed for learning, self-growth and introspection.

The first session, conducted by Ruchi Thaker, a sound healer and movement therapist, took participants through meditation, playfulness, peace and dance.

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Ruchi Thaker at eShe’s ‘Shine Your Light’
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Ruchi Thaker’s guided meditation
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Ruchi Thaker’s guided meditation session
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Ruchi Thaker’s circle session
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L-R: Prakriti Das and Divya Gupta partner up
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Kiran Kapoor and eShe’s business director Kaveri Jain share the love
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Tarini Nirula and Dr Urvashi Tandan
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The games shining women play
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Dance meditation
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Oh rapture!

The second session, conducted by eShe founder and editor Aekta Kapoor, invited participants to ‘welcome obstacles’ in their lives.

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Aekta Kapoor conducting her session
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Following the schedule
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Reet Kaur aka ‘Roohanii’
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Paying attention

The coffee break was followed by a session by financial advisor and founder of Mirr Investments Namrata B Durgan, who inspired the participants to take ownership of their money, and to invest regularly so that they have sizeable savings later on.

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Namrata B Durgan
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L-R: Jayshree Jain, Vandana Bhargava, Alka Kapur, Smita Arya, Reet Kaur and Urvashi Tandan
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Lavanya Trehan, founder of Crease stationery, and jewellery designer Janhavi Dugal
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Learning together

The fourth session was conducted by Dr Megha Dhillon, a psychology professor at Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi University. She had the audience fill out questionnaires to measure their ‘self-compassion’ levels, which led to much animated discussion and debate.

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Dr Megha Dhillon
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Questionnaire on self-compassion
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Geeta Punani and Kiran Kapoor
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Marcia Hermann and Namrata B Durgan
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L-R: Shilpa Mehra (in green), Radhika Mehta and Tarini Nirula
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Answering the questionnaire
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Chandni Bedi (far right) had hosted the event at her home

The final session ‘Share the Wisdom’, conducted by Kaveri Jain, required each participant to introduce themselves and share wisdom from something they are really gifted at, or a professional or personal tip. They were given exactly two minutes to speak, and had to stop the moment Kaveri’s bell went off!

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Kaveri with her timer and bell
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L-R: Jayashree Jain, Farheen Islam and Alka Kapur
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Divya Gupta, founder of Chocazure
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Manasi Beriwala, co-founder of Mean Bean Co

At the end, the hostess Chandni Bedi led all the ladies to the dining room where they could all enjoy a delicious homemade meal together (Chandni’s cooking is really to-die-for, and her mother-in-law Mina Bedi’s gracious spirit and shining light just draws everyone in).

The participants left with goodie bags filled with gifts from Plant Pure, Mean Bean Co, Chocazure, and of course eShe.

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For veggie lovers
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For the non-vegetarians
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Chandni’s party menus are the stuff of legend in Vasant Vihar
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Sponsor Plant Pure
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Urvashi Tandan and Ruchi Thaker
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Registration corner
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Sunshine and smiles
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We’re friends now
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Lots to talk about
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Mina Bedi’s smile (far left) is as warm as the tea she holds

shine-your-light-9Here’s to many more meaningful moments of value creation and self-love ahead! Are you ‘Shining Your Light’?

Photography by Ananya Jain

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