I was born in 1985 to a poor-middle class parents in a small town in the central part of India, called Ballarpur. I grew up in a family where finances were always a major concern. Life was never a ‘bed of roses’ for us. It was always my Mom who took upon her all of the financial responsibilities as my Dad’s passion as a social worker, was to only to serve others and give-away all to others in need. Having seen my parents cheerfully cut corners to make ends meet, I have grown to appreciate value of money.
My father follows Christianity by choice and my mother remains a Hindu. They follow their respective faiths but they also have an utmost reverence for each other. While one finds a Cross on the bedroom wall and a Bible beside the bed, pictures of Hindu gods and goddesses adorn the living room. Such an upbringing gave me liberty of thought not only in the context of Religion, but, more importantly, in terms of how I perceived the world and people around me.
In 2000, I went to Guru Nanak College of Science for my 10+2 and Shri Guru Gobind Singh-ji Institute of Technology for my Engineering, in my home state of Maharashtra.
In 2006, I moved to Pune where I started working. I bought my own brand new motor bike. I had learnt to live independently. Those were the best days, months and years of my life. I was convinced I had achieved FREEDOM in my life, but did I really achieve? 🙂
MY LIFE PARTNER
In 2011, at the age of 25, I tied the nuptial knot with Kalyani in a typical ‘arranged’ Hindu marriage. Despite of innumerable nature of incompatibilities between us, we gracefully turned them around into long lasting synergies. Marriage is a sacred form of Relationship which sustains as long as your respect and commitment prevails.
Looking back, I can’t believe we belonged to different states, spoke different languages, followed different religions, beliefs, customs, different goals and aspirations and had disjoint set of values. I wonder now if I were to marry someone with all compatibilities to begin with, I am sure our lives would have been boring. I am glad we stuck together and connected the dots looking backwards proving we were truly made for each other 🙂
MY LIFE IN EUROPE
In August 2011, after celebrating my 26th birthday in India, I flew to Barcelona, Spain to spend the next best 2 years of my life studying and learning business management with some of the best and finest minds from all over the world. More than 50 different nationalities. I just fell in love with the Hispanic Culture and also learnt Spanish. Europe had literally expanded my horizon and my thinking capacity 10x. Environment matters. As Jim Rohn said, “You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with”. The Law of Expansion had kicked-in.
In 2017, Kalyani became pregnant with twins and our happiness knew no bounds and in May 2018, Kalyani went into preterm labour, not even completing 8 months of her pregnancy but by God’s grace, all 3 of them managed to be okay with some complications that subdued. I became father to two lovely children, a boy and a girl, later named as Ayaansh and Akshara – twin bundle of joy. The science of fatherhood transformed me for ever.
MOVE TO AUSTRALIA
Australia invited me to reside permanently and welcomed me with open arms. Australia has an excellent quality of life index and provides great access to education and socioeconomic well-being. Since January 2020, Adelaide became our home base.
Early 2021, I realised I had subconsciously begun tapping into supernatural forces of the universe that ignited a spark, activated the magical codes of freedom to manifest a lifestyle of my choice while being governed by the laws of freedom. The more I applied the art of tapping in, the more I started tapping out results. That was my ‘Aha’ moment and also my true calling. Mahatma Gandhi said, “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”. That’s how ‘Tapping Freedom’ Movement was born.