I am a strong believer of God, yes I am. Now before you judge me, hear me out. I am not saying that I can strongly say that God exists, he is the one. I have some different beliefs. I am not saying that there are no questions regarding the God. Oh there are, there… Read More Why Am I Not An Atheist?
People often discuss religion, and the first thing that they’d discuss or very proudly announce is, “We are of ‘this’ religion” or “Our religion is different”. Basically they are more often than not heard or seen discussing the differences between their religions. What amuses me though, is somehow I always see or look into the… Read More Differences Among Religions!
There is no ‘Your God’ or ‘My God’ All godliness comes from the same source, just the manifestations are different. It is these thoughts that sometimes bring so much of positivity within me, so much of strength and courage, a sense of being. Om Namah Shivay;
This is a picture of Swaminarayan Temple, Gondal, Gujarat. I love Swaminarayan Temples for it’s sanctity, peace, and the calm which I feel nowhere else. Their structure, their ambiance gives me the kind of feeling which I have no place else. The only place where I can go and can avoid any form of… Read More Seven B&W Photos; Day 2
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I have a Marathi friend whom I recently wished ‘Gudi Padwa’. It is their beginning of New Year just as some of us celebrate in on 31st December. I texted him my heartiest wishes with all the warmth in my heart, being the excited one that I am. And all I got in return was… Read More Allowed?
I think I am having too many social gathering these days. Anyways, I was there sitting among-st my peeps, all dressed up and engrossed in what was going on around. Well, it was a ‘jagran’ (where you are awake all night and sing spiritual songs/bhajan). I for a fact like these occasions, it is an… Read More Another social gathering
John Donne has got the conception of a wrathful God intent on punishing those who go against His commandments. But Crashaw is altogether a different breed. He is a radiant spirit who feels perfectly assured of his salvation to God. Crashaw’s God is generally the God of love who cannot bear to see the misery… Read More The idea of God
“Dekhan bag kunwar dui aye, vay kishor sab bhaati sahaye, Shyam aur kimi kaho bakhani, gira anyan nayan binu bani.” * The couplet is taken from Tulsidas’s “Ramcharitmanas” The sakhis (friends) tell Sita about the place where they saw Ram and Laxman and that they were in their youth and that they both were dark… Read More A verse, from- Ramcharitmanas
Well, most of you know that we celebrate Diwali for the arrival of Lord Ram, Laxman and Sita from a 14 year long exile back to Ayodhya. I have been celebrating Diwali for all these years merrily, lighting diyas, burning crackers despite all the environmental hazards. But this year something is bothering me. I am… Read More Happy Diwali?