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  • 20 references 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning German, Panjabi, Punjabi
  • 36, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Author, Mindfulness Teacher, Dreamer
  • Masters in English Studies, Psychology and Guidance
  • From Delhi, Delhi, India
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About Me


New updates: I live with my partner and toddler. On most days, I work from home. I usually begin my day with silence-time and meditation which is a pre-requisite to my work as a mindfulness coach.

Toddler-centric household -
If you request to come over then please be aware that if you are a light sleeper then your sleep can be interrupted by a toddler waking up at night. And we follow a sleep schedule of making things calm and dark by 9ish pm on most days. Rest all is pretty comfortable!

We love good vegetarian food and usually have a meal to offer to our guests. My son loves to dance, so if you are into music, it is a definite plus with us ;)

Also, our entire residential complex is a strict no-smoking zone.

Old profile below which is almost as relevant as of date:

To become a source and medium of peace, happiness, and love!

My 33-page e-book on Mindfulness is on Amazon now:

Now, tracking the number of "comments" on my TEDx talk video :D (

Just Launched my first 9-part video course on Self Love!


I love to connect: talk, listen and laugh. I am learning the skill of amusement, a really powerful skill in absurd situations.

Open to learning how to dance (salsa) these days. Teach me! (Infected by a Couchsurfer recently)

I am basically like Heidi (in a city)... love nature... willing to hibernate from the city every few days...

Have taken a couple of highly adventurous decisions in the past. I see myself as a hyper-active, hyper-imaginative and, yet deceptively calm being.

Have worked as a counselor since I was 18... counseling people twice as old as me, hidden behind the telephone because my job-giver believed in me rather than my age...

Since 2011, I have worked as an Assistant Professor at Delhi University. Too unconventional to fit in any bureaucratic set-up, I started my institute of experiential learning!

Passionate about revitalizing education in India, by making it more interesting and fascinating for little minds...(Love interacting with children)

Completed my Master-Arbeit this year in Berlin (English Literature)

I like to sing, dance, cook, paint, make short-movies, listen to stories, and live life deeply!

I sometimes behave like a sponge, absorbing every bit of what life has to offer!!/CharnitaArora


To become a source and medium of peace, joy, and awe!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I can share my mind space, room and ideas :)

youtube channel:


Amazing! It fits beautifully with my larger vision of life called Perfect Life Spot.


life-skills, evolution, self-actualization, dreaming, cooking, movie-making, reading, oratory, etc etc ...

  • books
  • literature
  • singing
  • dancing
  • education
  • cooking
  • yoga
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • painting
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Too many

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Travelling around the entire Indian coastline in 18 days!

Teach, Learn, Share

I started my institute of language and holistic learning (Perfect Life Spot) in 2011 where we try to make learning a life-relevant, awe-inspiring phenomenon. We teach life-skills that are not covered in formal curriculum.

In the past, surfers have stayed with me/visited me at the institute and shared skills, ideas, warmth and magic with students :)

Photographers, Teachers, Artists, Drummers, Cooks, Singers,Psychologists, Yoga Trainers and so many awesome skill-sharers have come along :)

Connect if you too have something awesome to share :)

What I Can Share with Hosts

Emotional Intelligence
Power of Smile
How to read eyes
Loads of Books

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Czech Republic, France, India, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Japan, Sweden

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