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?
“I have faith in God! I have faith in my guardian angel who brought me here and who stays here with me.” * I do not remember where I read this but this has stayed with me stuck on a post it, above my study for a few years now. And when I am down… Read More Faith!
It starts every year and ends too. Every year it seems that the year was special and so was this. Every single year makes me feel an inch more nostalgic and keep me waiting for the next year. Navratri 2016 was exceptional, the fun, the joy, the drums, the dandiya just does not want… Read More Navaratri 2016; #Late post
Because simplicity is beauty for me. Enjoying the dance.