The Enchanting Trains

There is something magical about train journeys. The charm starts from the railway station itself. The moment you step inside a railway platform, you are ushered to the concept of secular India. You will find people from all walks of lives, all religions, caste and creed waiting patiently on platforms. Some sipping tea, some listeningContinue reading “The Enchanting Trains”

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!”

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.”

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!”

RUMI ….

I will fly I am born with potential I am born with goodness and trust I am born with ideas and dreams I am born with greatness I am born with confidence I am born with wings So, I am not meant for crawling, I have wings, I will fly I will fly and fly.

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”

Resolutions

Resolutions… was a sort of thing I did as a teenager every new year. It kept me excited for first couple of weeks or maybe till March. I would not procrastinate, take care of my health or relationships or whatever was my priority then. But sooner or later, I would fall back into lazy whirlwindContinue reading “Resolutions”

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”

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!”