Spiritual Mentor RUZBEH N. BHARUCHA
Author, of ten published books, a documentary film maker and a journalist, Ruzbeh N Bharucha began his writing career in his final year of college, by editing and publishing a magazine called Venture. In 1992, he was appointed Associate Editor for Special Audience Publication, and two years later become the Chief of a first weekly newspaper in Pune, The Pune Trubine, published in English and Marathi by A. K. Bhalla. In 1995, he was appointed the Executive Editor, Business Publication Division, The Indian Express. In 2000, he edited magazines on the paranormal, mysticism, new age, and travel, for S. B. Associates. His articles have been featured in various publications, namely, The Times of India, Free Press, The Indian Express, Maharashtra Herald, Sunday Observer, Jam-e-Jamshed and The Afternoon. In 2000, his first book, The Last Marathon, a journey into the world of the paranormal was published by Sainathann Communication. The book is in its third edition and now been published by Full Circle Publications.
In 2002, Devi’s Emerald, a book on the abundant grace and compassion on MaaMookambika Devi and Her Medium Swamiji was published by Vakil, Simon and Faffer. It was reprinted in 2004 by Shree MookambikaBhaktaMandali. Both books deal with the paranormal and spiritual forces in the Cosmos. In 2004, Fusion Publishers published his book, Shadows In Cages. A soul stirring book that is the first of its kind which deals with mothers and their children living in Indian prisons throwing light on the various emotional aspects of what women inmates feel and share with their children. The book is in its second edition and has also been translated in Hindi and Marathi. The book, Shadows In Cages, was published and released for the International market by the Himalayan Institute Press, Pennsylvania, USA. The Author scripted and directed a documentary called I Believe I Can Fly. The documentary gives a glimpse of the life of mothers and their children in Indian prisons. The twenty minute documentary has been screened in Singapore, Sri Lanka, India and in the US. In 2005, Fusion Publishers released his first work of fiction, Rest In Pieces.
In 2006, his documentary, Yamuna Gently Weeps, a film on the demolition of one of the biggest slums in the world, the Yamuna Pushta, has been screened at various International Human Rights Film Festivals and Universities worldwide. Yamuna Gently Weeps, a three hundred-page book with heart-wrenching photographs and interviews with slum dwellers, politicians, renowned town planners, environmentalists and activists, was also released in August 2006. His book, The Fakir, launched in October 2007, is already in its seventh edition and was on the top of the best seller list in December 2007. The Fakir has been translated in Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi and German, and is also soon to be released in Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil and Bulgarian. In early 2008 the first book on the emotional and mental trauma of juvenile delinquents in India, My God Is A Juvenile Delinquent, was published. The book has been included in the reading list of all judicial academies by a central order.
His documentary on AIDS and HIV in the Tihar Prison, Sehat…Wings Of Freedom, sponsored by the United Nations, was selected and screened for The XVII International AIDS Conference, in Mexico, in August 2008. From 2008 to 2011 the author was Executive Editor, of the 4th D Wellbeing Journal, a widely read national magazine on physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, with a print run of over 60,000 copies per month. In 2009, his publishing house, Sainathann Publications, released two books, one on Shri Ram Thakur and a Bengali book on Sai Baba of Shirdi. In 2010, The Fakir was soon followed by an equally successful sequel, The Fakir…The Journey Continues which was launched at the end of 2010 by Full Circle Publications. The book was published in German in 2011. The book is soon to be released in its Hindi and Punjabi editions. Both the books have been re-printed several times and are now considered to be among the best books on spiritual and paranormal literature. The Fakir Thoughts and Prayers was published in 2011, a collection of profoundly transformative and powerful messages and prayers from The Fakir books that have touched the lives of many all over the world. The author’s documentary films, Yamuna Gently Weeps, I Believe I Can Fly and SEHAT…Wings Of Freedom were screened at the ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL PUNE in December 2011. Bringing in light into the lives of those who are visually impaired… The Fakir has also been printed in its Braille version that has been distributed to all centres all over India in 2012. In 2013, The Aum Of All Things, was published, a non-fiction book on life, death, the world of spirits, Oneness and manipulation of the five elements to transform one’s life. The Times of India spiritual flag ship, The Speaking Tree, invited Ruzbeh to become their 110th Master. Ruzbeh writes articles on various subjects of spirituality for The Speaking Tree.