Madhu Bazaz Wangu Ph.D. has a doctoral degree in the Phenomenology of World Religions. The founder of Mindful Writers Groups and Retreats, she has won awards for her fiction by Writer’s Digest, Readers Favorite, Indie Excellence and TAZ Awards. She inspires novice as well as professional writers to become better writers and authentic human beings. She uses time honored disciplines such as meditation, journaling and walking in her daily routine. On her Online Mindful Writers Group (OMWG) she shares personal anecdotes, scientific evidence, and ancient tales, myths and legends. The posts provide tools and methods for self-awareness and mindfulness. Her guests are award winning writers who share their own obstacles and struggles, trial and tribulations and also to celebrate the gratification and joy that writing life offers.
Madhu’s own writing journey has won her Pennwriters 2020 Meritorious Award. Her interview inaugurated the 2020 International Indo-American Literary Festival. A Featured Author at Beaver County Book Fest in 2017 she regularly presents workshops at Pennwriters Annual Conferences.
Her guided meditation CDs inspire writers to delve deeper into their creative self. These include, “Meditations for Mindful Writers: Body, Heart, Mind,” (2011); “Meditations for Mindful Writers II: Sensations, Feelings, Thoughts,” (2017); and “Meditations for Mindful Writers III: Gratitude, Generosity, Self-Compassion, Trust” (2019) The meditations enhance attention and imagination, hone self-awareness and increase productivity. These are available at: https://bit.ly/3kDRt4U
ONLINE MINDFUL WRITERS GROUP: https://tinyurl.com/MindfulWriters