With his considerable achievements in journalism, Parveen Chopra could have moved to greener pastures. But his inner voice told him to follow his passion: to curate and present knowledge from ancient wisdom traditions as well as modern science to help people heal in mind, body and spirit.
President, Shanti Fund
With journalistic skills, labor of love and integrity, Parveen Chopra as founding editor made The South Asian Times a leading publication of the Indian American community. We wish him great success in his own venture, ALotusInTheMud.com, which aims to contribute to the well-being of the global community.
Kamlesh C Mehta
Chairman, The South Asian Times
As a journalist, Parveen Chopra has worked with people of many different faiths, nationalities, ethnic backgrounds, and political persuasions.He brings the experience we desperately need today to our divided land.
Rev. Tom Goodhue
Executive Director Emeritus, Long Island Council of Churches
A need was strongly felt for a consolidated website to help bring clarity, find purpose of life, search for meaning, provide balance, and understand self on the spiritual journey. We hope A Lotus in the Mud, developed by passionate-seeker Parveen Chopra, will help inspire, motivate, engage, and illuminate individuals in their pursuit of connection, exploration, discovery, and awakening.
Hindu Statesman & President, Universal Society of Hinduism