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Victor Kannan

Victor is a Director for Heartfulness Institute, USA, a non-profit organization educating, researching and spreading the values of yoga, meditation and overall wellness. He has been an avid practitioner of Heartfulness Meditation and a trainer for more than 30 years. As a career CFO he has been able to combine the benefits of meditation in the everyday management of his duties and responsibilities. He lives with his wife in Atlanta and has a daughter.
September 1, 2022
3Gs for personal growth
VICTOR KANNAN shares some insights on how to cultivate a clear mind, something essential to a happy and healthy life. He presents 3 Gs as the way to achieve a clear mind – goal, generosity, and gratitude. Clarity is an important mental quality. Clarity of mind and purity of heart make for a high level... View Article
Self-care
July 11, 2022
3 ways to reduce your carbon footprint
VICTOR KANNAN is a longtime Heartfulness practitioner and trainer from Atlanta, USA, who shows us how the universal lifestyle principles of yoga can reduce our carbon footprint. With heightened awareness of global warming, many of us are looking to governments and corporations to change their policies and practices, and they are struggling to make the... View Article
Environment
May 1, 2021
Excellence in leadership
A HEART-BASED APPROACH VICTOR KANNAN shares what heart-based leadership means and defines ten essential qualities for excellence in leadership. “If you don’t understand that you are in service to the people below you, then you don’t know anything about leadership.” Dee Hawkes – writer, teacher, and football coach. The other day, out of curiosity, I... View Article
Workplace
April 27, 2019
A deeper path to consciousness
VICTOR KANNAN asks: How does the evolution of human consciousness reflect in the way we interact with each other and the world around us? The River of Time From time immemorial, from all over the world and in all religions, one of the definitions of God is love. Why is this? Love creates. Hate destroys.... View Article
Inspiration
October 1, 2018
The principle of purity
VICTOR KANNAN inspires us to cultivate our original state of purity and simplicity. I am intrigued to see new brands of clothing, nutrition and perfume called ‘Purity’ and ‘Pure’. Despite this trend, I feel that the idea of purity is repugnant to many people. It has a religious or moral connotation, and people cringe and... View Article
Inspiration
August 31, 2018
Who am I?
A PERSPECTIVE Knowing the self is a topic of great interest in psychology and also in philosophy. VICTOR KANNAN reflects on this question that has been intriguing us from time immemorial, and shares the insights he has gained from introspection. All aspects of existence – temporal and real – are included in this question, who... View Article
Focus