IKEA Nagasandra’s housewarming on Sunday, 19th June – No More Waiting for IKEA Walk-in Store in Bengaluru.


The Swedish furniture store IKEA has officially announced the grand opening date in the heart of Karnataka, Bengaluru at Nagasandra. The store is 460,000 Sq. ft. which is one of the largest in India. After Hyderabad and Mumbai this will be IKEA’s 3rd walk in store. This store will also offer famous mouth watering Swedish foods that you can enjoy along with your friends and family while innovating your shopping ideas. Get set ready for 22nd June which is the official announcement date for IKEA to open their store in Bengaluru.

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IKEA Bengaluru Housewarming on 19 June 2022 next to Nagasandra Metro Station.

Welcome to IKEA Bengaluru Grand Opening on 22nd June 2022

The Goddess is Coming!!! (মা আসছেন) Painting by Vikram Roy


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Painting: Watercolor on Paper.

The concept has been taken from the Vedic myth related to the “Shakti Dayini Asura Nashini” Goddess Durga and her eternal fight against the evil Mahish Asura. Every year in Autumn, in many states in India the Durga Puja Festival gets celebrated.

The painting is themed upon the aagamoni of Maa Durga for her consequences of fighting the eternal evil to continue her journey of purifying humanity from all the sins.

 

Size: 12 W x 16 H x 1 in

Subjects: Religious

Styles: ConceptualFine ArtModernFolkIllustration

Mediums: Watercolor

Materials: Paper

 

With love,

Vikram Roy

Business Philosophy: The Organizational Consciousness and A Conscious Enterprise!


The meaningful organizational consciousness presents a collective consciousness of a set of organized people and their development and vision to shape a successful conscious enterprise. It proposes an integrative hierarchical framework of three levels of organizational consciousness: material, social and spiritual.

Material is about making the organization financially and economically strong. It is an integral achievement where the success story streams down to meet the ocean.

In social, a group of souls must become more conscious to attain like organic self-expressive life. At the experimental level, collective consciousness conceived by an experience-based transcendent structure, shared by a group of highly organized people. A conscious enterprise works like a nervous system, which is having 100 billion neurons works together that carries electrical impulses to the brain to control the full functionality of the body.

For an individual person, in the dualistic school of consciousness where psychology predominates, mind and brain functions together. A person can live at a very narrow self-consciousness, as an atomistic individual i.e., the impressions, emotions, dreams, logical thinking, etc., where it can be exchanged with the term ‘‘awareness’’ or ‘‘experiential consciousness’’. These shared elements eventually become the basis of ideological grounds for members of a society or an organization.

Business organizations are an integral part of the markets in which they operate. An organization needs to make a choice of viewing itself as a separate entity, an atomistic player in the market or as a sub-system operating for a larger social cause.

Organizations may primarily operate at market consciousness, societal consciousness or spiritual consciousness.

To outline the social consciousness, an organization makes connections between employer-employee. It is not possible with individual efforts. At this level organization values social merit, aim for making a partnership with individual stakeholders and define success in terms of shared destiny. Generation of a shared destiny largely depends upon the corporate nervous system, which is followed by HR policies and performing corporate social responsibility. All the members inspired by a similar mission and work for achieving the purpose.

A firm may decide to build a shared destiny relationship with some outside the organization suppliers and dealers as well.

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Innovation is not enough to build a sustainable organization. You need a soul.

A spiritually conscious organization focuses on facilitating its members to find meaning at their work. The employee should feel that they are contributing to a common destiny. At this level of consciousness, the organization is able to unleash the individual human power to run the corporate nervous system. It is the backbone of creativity and innovation.

A spiritually conscious organization is the one engaged in a meaningful work environment. An environment that encourages gender equality, free by race, ethnicity, religion or culture. Fortune list of best companies to work for America reaffirms that these are places where people find the work meaningful (Colvin, 2006). They feel they are contributing towards a larger cause.

Thus, spiritually conscious organizations transcend their business boundaries and are able to create meaningful relationships with the larger society. An organization, which reaches this level of consciousness, has a meaningful relationship with the community and the state.

Organizations moving from market consciousness to social consciousness achieves better integration of innovation, efficiency, equity, and equilibrium.

 

References:

  1. Journal of collective business ethics. (2008).
  2. Organizational Consciousness by Harrison International Ltd.

Review: The Hidden One by Ruchir Gupta


When I started reading “The Hidden One”, the first time I was shocked about knowing a hidden page about history where children of the cruelest Mughal Emperor, Aurengzeb had so many sons and daughters and some of them such as Zebunissa who tried to rebel, protest against her father silently through an artistic way of creating secret poetic society such as Makhfi. Makhfi secret society may still exist made by blood pressure increased and made me think what type of poetry they might be writing these days. Interesting novel.

As Ruchir already mentioned in his note, it was hard to find historic evidence of all the facts what was really happened in the past? But he tried to fill the gaps by adding his own imagination. I truly admire the piece of work. I also came to know about his past novel Mistress of the Throne, I will be glad to read that book and review. It seems like I have watched Baahubali 2: The Conclusion before I watch Baahubali: The Beginning. The content of the story is very cinematic and wish Ruchir to make these novels as feature films in the future so more audience can come to know about such thrilling historical fictions.

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Cover Page: The Hidden One

Thanks for the book. I wish there will be more illustrations in the book in the future editions. I also wish to know if there is any hidden society such as Makhfi if still exists. Wish you all the best Ruchir for your beautiful 2nd book.