Is there any exact equation for success in a marriage? Does it require micro management and investment? or is it like a free flowing river, sometimes flooding, at times drying out and changing its course at random. Does it have stillness and calmness of the lake or is it like a volcano 🌋waiting to eruptContinue reading “Management in marriage”
Author Archives: Amrita
Losing shit when some one fails to commit to their word or actions is my biggest frustration. I still have not mastered the yogic art of forgiveness, ahimsa and tolerance for this punitive crime. I have little problems with people denying upfront but dilly dallying as a way of work or life is totally unacceptable.Continue reading “Frustrations…”
Chronicles of a harried mother!
chronicles of a harried mother
Chronicles of a failed Mother
The women’s day hullabaloo is over. And we have all returned as stronger and rejuvenated to our duties. The cultural program was successful. And that was a happy note. But it put me on the back side of not having time to teach my elder son for 5-7 days. His class has progressed from ‘atContinue reading “Chronicles of a failed Mother”
A letter to heaven
Dearest Choto Mama I know you are watching us from heavens above, sitting, smiling and swinging in a substitute form of your arm chair thing, and making other inhabitants laugh with your sarcastic remarks and dry humor. We are all torn apart. You left so suddenly. There was no time to say good bye. YouContinue reading “A letter to heaven”
Panacea for pandemic in Indian Mythology
I go into Upanishads to ask questions. Niels Bohr, Nobel prize winning physicist and a founder of Quantum Theory The entire world is engulfed in a deadly pandemic. The normal way of life no longer exists for most people. The health care and sanitation concept around the globe has been battling with Corona virus forContinue reading “Panacea for pandemic in Indian Mythology”
Insomnia is real.
It is 1o’clock at night. And Piyali is tired of turning and tossing around in bed. She has read the newspapers in the adjoining room as well. She is trying to maintain a proper sleep hygiene. And one of the most important things in that is to get away from the sleeping den when wideContinue reading “Insomnia is real.”
The only solution
One of my fondest memories of childhood is our annual visits to my pishi’s bari (home) in New Delhi. My pishi (bua, father’s sister) was a very steadfast Sai Baba devotee. There were numerous life like portraits of Baba at her home. She also had a very nice sculpture of him in the puja (worship)Continue reading “The only solution”
3H formula for Positivity
It was the best of times ; it was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom; it was the age of foolishness. It was the epoch of belief; it was the epoch of incredulity. It was the season of light, it was the season of darkness. It was the spring of hope,Continue reading “3H formula for Positivity”
Happy Anniversary to the best folks in the world!
Dear Dad and Mom Happy anniversary wishes on your 34th marriage anniversary. You guys have braved numerous storms and have also cherished quite a few splendid moments together all these years. And all throughout, your love, patience and respect for each other has only grown exponentially. Dear Dad, you deserve all the thanks for doingContinue reading “Happy Anniversary to the best folks in the world!”
This is the time..
This is the time to be courageous, not reckless. This is the time to be responsible, and not let any misinformation get away. This is the time to Be sensible and not let your sanity run away (for 21 days atleast). This is the time to be understanding (of your maids and house helps) andContinue reading “This is the time..”
I love me
The winds play with the trees. The sun hugs the grass. Me and my soliloquy, Builds up a intimate trust. A trust with the moon, the stars, the Sun, the sky. Who promise to never leave us and always stand by. The earth invites me to rest my head. Lay my head down and relax.Continue reading “I love me”
Love is in the air
Friends and foes, January is behind us. We have either forgotten our resolutions or either lived up to them. We have created fresh new memories in the new year of the new decade. We have all done our introspection, lived through deception and managed to go on with our daily grind. The first month ofContinue reading “Love is in the air”
Happy Basant Panchami
How wonderful it is; To see colorful kites soaring in the clear blue sky, Kids laughing and rolling in the green grass, All harmoniously playing and praying along, To the wonderful Goddess of Knowledge, to our Mother Earth, I pay my obeisance. Happy Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja.
Hey Nisha hi Nisha! Where are you today? I see you daily on my way. Sometimes smiling, sometimes laughing, Sometimes sad, sometimes frowning. I see you smiling warmly to the scorching Sun. Working fiercely with your every muscle outdone. Cleaning streets, cleaning utensils. Lifting things ten times your size. Sometimes in rain, sometimes in bitterContinue reading “Hey Nisha”
Happy New Year 2020
It is that time of the year to be merry again. To raise a toast to the coming year. To learn from past mistakes, to forgive, forget and move on. To open our minds to new opportunities, new awakening. To be a better version of ourselves. To live more, love more and embrace more. ToContinue reading “Happy New Year 2020”
An affair called Marriage
Weddings are about enjoying novel experiences in rapid succession. There are some things which go as planned, and there are some which sprout up unplanned. There are last minute decisions which are changed even after meticulously planning that moment for months. Eventually, it is in chaos that everything is beautiful. Indian marriages are loads ofContinue reading “An affair called Marriage”
Happy Birthday dear Bhanu
Tomorrow you will turn 2 and I cannot believe that you are only 2. Seems like you have been a part of my existence since forever. With your silly one liners, your oomph and your style you seem far bigger than your age. But your weight and height are worrying factors! You are the littleContinue reading “Happy Birthday dear Bhanu”
The Sun at my back, The breeze flowing through my hair. I lie on the grass, in the nature’s lap. Feels like my mother caressing my back. The butterflies are a sight to behold! And I see the squirrels spreading cheer. The air so fresh, the rays so warm. The grass so green, I feelContinue reading “My musings”
The winds whisper to me. The Sun rays fill me spontaneous energy. The butterflies, the bees. The ocean, the river, the trees. The dry leaves strewn across the greens. The rhapsodic melody. So divine, so heavenly. The shapes, the color palette of nature Is surreal and so true. I want to make the sky myContinue reading “Musings”