Jai Ma Saraswati

A day of prayer and devotion A day of inner meditations A day of merriment and joy And a welcome break from routine commotion! Happy Basant Panchami to all! Oh Devi Saraswati! Endow us with knowledge and wisdom. We bow to you with utmost emotion. Oh mother! Take me from Darkness to light Ignorance toContinue reading “Jai Ma Saraswati”

Jungle safari

It was a day well spent. A day spent in cradle of Mother nature. Pobitora is a wildlife sanctuary, around 30 kms from Guwahati. It is approximately one and a half hour drive by car. As you move away from the hustle and bustle of city, the simple small dhabas meet your eye, and temptContinue reading “Jungle safari”

How siblings fight?

How siblings fight! And then again unite.. How they build imaginary castles 🏰 And wear superhero capes! ❤ And play together with no mistakes. Mommy picks up a book to read, And brews hot coffee ☕ for her to drink. The boys jump and dance. Aha! She says – That’s my chance! The boys bangContinue reading “How siblings fight?”

Monkey Masti!

Hey I am Vanu. I am a monkey🐒. And all my life I have been spent around these homes and trees scavenging for food. My Nana has told me tales about a luscious thick forest🌳🌳 where he used to live and hide from top predators. Not any more! Here, I seem to be the topContinue reading “Monkey Masti!”

Sounds of life!

I was detected Covid positive with mild symptoms a day after Christmas. The entire family 👪 that is, my two children, my husband and myself were all positive and we did our mandatory isolation in all seriousness. We worked around the house, did our share of laundry, utensils, cooking, cleaning and recovered well. I willContinue reading “Sounds of life!”

Soaking in the Sun

Soaking in the bliss. The most wonderful aspect of winters is basking in the Sun, with a cup of coffee and peanuts by your side. Taking in the glowing warmth, a million other indescribable sounds and pleasing your eyes with mindless gazing. Sun is the most positive affirmation on this Earth. When we feed ourContinue reading “Soaking in the Sun”

Three musketeers!

Me and my boys are like three musketeers, forever. Always findings mischief and trouble. We live in our own bubble. Life is a puzzle. Sometimes we grumble and stumble And make sounds which are horrible. But at the end of the day, we are lovable ❤ And moments are precious and valuable. Love thy selfContinue reading “Three musketeers!”

Happy Janmashtami

Hathi🐘 ghoda🐴 palki Jai Kanhaiya Lal ki!! My earliest memories of Janmashtami are standing barefoot in enormous queue of devotees to pull the Jhoola ( swing) of the bal natkhat Kanha. The crowds would jostle and at times it would get either hot, humid or wet depending upon the humidity and downpour. The echoes andContinue reading “Happy Janmashtami”

I love my country

I am Avyukt and this is my home, my country, my pride, my land. Filled with myriad of majestic mountains, flowing rivers and glorious sands. My country of Krishna and Buddha, Of Christ and Mohammed ,of Ram and Nanak. My holy land. Pious rivers flowing and blessings abound; In North – the Himalayas stand grand.Continue reading “I love my country”

What next?

What are you planning to do next? Where are you planning to go next? Which school for your boys? Now that you are finally settled, have you invested somewhere? How are you saving your money? When are you expecting? When are you getting married? When do you plan to invest? What shall be your specialtyContinue reading “What next?”

My humorous struggles with humble dough!

Roti, chapati, Naan, tandoori Roti, Parantha, stuffed Paranthas and what not! Most of these items are omnipresent in day to day menu of by and large all Indian kitchens, North India particularly. Growing up, I ate them with relish along side generous servings of sabzi, daal prepared lovingly by Ma. I regret standing less besidesContinue reading “My humorous struggles with humble dough!”

Gratitude

In times like these, when so little hope remains with gory portrayals and even more grim situations everywhere, there are still some things… actually quite a many precious little things that I am eternally grateful to All Almighty. Firstly, for a job which I love, where by thou blessings and thou wisdom, I am ableContinue reading “Gratitude”

Jai Mata Di

Mother epitomizes everything that is dear to us. Our ancestors worshipped Mother earth and all her creations. All our bountiful rivers are hailed as feminine incarnations and worshipped with reverence like Ma Ganga except the mighty Brahmaputra, the only male river of India. Mother nature nourishes us with her abundant glory. At times in fury,Continue reading “Jai Mata Di”

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!”

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”

Hello ladies! Happy Karwachauth

This is an ancient Indian ritual followed in Northern India. Women fast and pray for the long lives of their husbands. The fast is broken by looking through a channi at the Moon. There is a elaborate Puja to be done and etc etc. But I beleive, this day is not about fasting and laterContinue reading “Hello ladies! Happy Karwachauth”

Festival times! hurray!

Come October and it is time for celebrations and festivals all through out India. As the autumn sky turns poetic, the cool breeze ushers in, a season of good times and festivities begins. It is time for gaiety and joviality, amusement and togetherness. It is the moment of triumph of good over evil. We witnessContinue reading “Festival times! hurray!”

Jai shri Krishna!!

Krishna Janmashtami is here. The world is rejoicing with ‘radhe radhe’ and ‘Jai shri Krishna’. We Indians are very lucky because all our months are heralded by nicest of festivals which give us a break from the monotony of life and helps us in our social and spiritual development. They are a lot of funContinue reading “Jai shri Krishna!!”