The cycle of life.

Old age is cruel. Very hard and cold. Winters become synonymous with chill- dead soul shattering silence of the night. Summer stands for tiring endless light of the day. There is no respite. Years trickle by, and yet for the old time stands still. The most images or reels or posts I like on socialContinue reading “The cycle 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”

End of Pandemic

I have big hopes from 2022. Can we get a respite from all restrictions. Can we bid adieu to this toxic virus that has claimed many victims worldwide? Can we move to a safe space? Have we really learnt our lessons? In my humble opinion, I believe we as a civilization have learnt our lesson.Continue reading “End of Pandemic”

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”

Glory to thy Earth!

After days of bickering heat and sweltering humidity, comes the rapturous rain, announcing its arrival by thunderous clouds and filling my aching heart with ease and joy. I can now forget the numerous mindless chores and rest my mind and fall asleep soundly listening to the sweet lullaby of raindrops piter pater on my windowsill.Continue reading “Glory to thy Earth!”

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?”

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”

Management in marriage

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”

Frustrations…

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…”

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”

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..”

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”

Hey Nisha

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”

My musings

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 Accident

It could have been worse. It was 7th November, 2015. 4 years ago How time flies! It was like any regular day. The early winter morning Sun rays finding it’s way through the morning haze. A golden yellow glow spreading all around. It was like any other morning. Except that I was starting 8 monthsContinue reading “The Accident”

Miss you my baby boy

Today I tore a piece of my heart when I saw you leave in that bus. Safely cuddled in the loving arms of your grandmother, you are off to her Land of wonder. A place of adventure and magic, fun and frolic. The farms are fabulous. Its magical to see a buffalo give milk orContinue reading “Miss you my baby boy”