Category Archives: India

Sindoor Khela…. women camaraderie … where strangers become well-wishers ..

Part of Debi Boron/ Durga Boron is the popular and much loved ritual of ‘sindoor khela’ (Play with kumkum) at the end of Durga Puja. Post applying Durga and her consorts with sindoor, ladies apply it to each other and … Continue reading

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Durga Boron… till we meet again ..adieu ..

Durga Boron: One of the most-loved part of Durga Pujo, personally for me; bidding adieu to Durga with the promise that she will return again, to remind mere mortals like me that yes, it is possible to slay the demons within …  This is … Continue reading

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List of Incompletes ~Nithya Shanti

Sharing Nithya Shanti’s post on my blog post, since his words made so much sense and they resonated. Sharing them here instead of saving them somewhere else for a future read, because one never knows may be they would resonate … Continue reading

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Tagore on spiritual growth

I came across these beautiful words by Rabindranath Tagore ( Nobel Laureate, poet, philosopher). I have read quite a few of his works, the translations unfortunately, since I was never good at reading Bangla, the native script of Bengal which Tagore … Continue reading

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Mauni Amavasya~Jan30~ Day of Silence

I read something really interesting today; tomorrow, i.e. January 30th 2014, happens to be ‘Mauni Amavasya’. The Hindi word ‘mauni’ means ‘silence’, while the word ‘amavasya’ means a ‘moonless night’. So in other words, tomorrow as per Hindu mythology, is … Continue reading

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Happiness is….

Happiness is a perfectly brewed cup of Darjeeling tea, with the warm mellow winter sun as company..

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Bangalore Delights ~ Some Coffee please

Ever since Texas Instruments set shop many moons ago in Bangalore, the little sleepy pensioners town  gradually has evolved into a cosmopolitan place. There is a plethora of shopping and eating joints now. You name the cuisine from any part … Continue reading

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