Life and death are one thread, the same line viewed from different sides. Lao Tzu. Life should be recognized by its quality and not quantity. A well-lived life does not leave behind much regret. But birth is accompanied by death and that is the only reality one cannot change. What one does in between the [...]
This is one day that leaves me thinking about life, its uncertainty, beauty and mystery. Tomorrow is Raksha Bandhan ( sister ties a sacred thread around the wrist of her brother as a symbol of him being her protector, saving her from troubles and sorrow) in India and here I am lost in my lone [...]
If the life that has gone has been like music, full of sweetness, full of concords, richness, delicacies and truth, then there are two ways to look at it, One is to say.” I have not lost it.” Another is to say” Blessed by God that I have had it so long.” Beecher. In life, [...]
It is said that dreams are just a thought away. This is how my younger son Eshan's dream of becoming a singer took birth. Blessed with a pleasant voice, he began training in carnatic vocals some two years ago. He went on to win some prestigious singing competitions in school as well as other contests. [...]
“There are memories that time does not erase... Forever does not make loss forgettable, only bearable.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Heavenly Fire If the life that has gone has been like music, full of sweetness, full of concords, richness, delicacies and truth, then there are two ways to look at it, One is [...]
“Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Looks, have always topped the criteria, the basis of most judgments, from time immemorial. Our ancestors, have [...]
Miss you Braveheart!
His sun went down in the morning,
While all was fair and bright;
But ‘twas not an eclipse of darkness
That hid him from our sight:
If the life that has gone has been like music, full of sweetness, full of concords, richness, delicacies and truth, then there are two ways to look at it, One is to say.” I have not lost it.” Another is to say ” Blessed by God that I have had it so long.” Beecher.
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"What you seek is seeking you." Rumi This has always been my favourite quote. I have been fascinated to know how it works. And I did! It sends shivers down my spine when I think about how I realized this. I had been quite ill three years back and it had taken me a lot [...]
Writing is a passion for many and some are writers par excellence! I have always been a voracious reader since I was 8 years old. Writing was the obvious next step which saw me penning poetry from a tender age of 11. I would write everyday and soon it became my passion. Back then, there [...]
"I can't get the image out of my head.'' The movie, which we had been looking forward to watch since a long time, had commenced with an accident. Now, an accident is not uncommon these days. What triggered my thoughts, had been the image of the old man crushed under the car. I broke into cold [...]