“Where the mind is caged, how can the body be free.”

It's the day of the year again when everyone turns ultra patriotic. What's app chats abound with 'Happy Independence Day' messages. The commercial side of it means every Supermarket, every restaurant, each corner of the mall has offers to lure you. As a child, the day would be important for the holiday we got and … Continue reading “Where the mind is caged, how can the body be free.”

The dreadful silence

Ah that silence again !The silence creeping inside the bones,The silence numbing you from inside,The silence which gnaws at you from within,No it's not that peace there,It's the lull before the storm,Or is it the one after devastation! Do you know what comes after it?Another jumble of thoughts!Those pieces of jigsaw puzzle which do not … Continue reading The dreadful silence

From Black and White TV to the Smartphones !

I grew up watching Ramayana on a black and white TV. Sundays 9 am used to be the Prime time. There would be strict orders by my mom, and each of us would have bathed, hair washed, breakfast done and would be in front of the TV at exactly 8.55. Not only this would be … Continue reading From Black and White TV to the Smartphones !

Where there is will, there is Way !!

Instagram has lately been flooded with black and white selfies of females, celebrity and masses alike. The photos are captioned #ChallengeAccepted #WomenSupportingWomen The trend started somewhere in Turkey as a response to high rates of femicide in the country. When I started writing on blog, feminism had been the topmost agendas. Over years depending on … Continue reading Where there is will, there is Way !!

Lessons learnt during COVID-19 !

The other day I wanted to see movie Contagion. Somehow, I ended up seeing the movie Pandemic. So the movie starts with two friends in an Australian beach, one of them is travelling back home to America. At the beach many birds and animals are seen dead. By the time, the boy boards his flight, … Continue reading Lessons learnt during COVID-19 !

Let go !!!

These are stressful times. The word has turned upside down in a matter of few months. Earlier all we had on our mind was Work !!! Work !!! till the next vacation. After those few days of de-stress, we would again be back as work horses in the corporate culture which truthfully doesn't give a … Continue reading Let go !!!

Journey to Peace Within !!

Tough times don't last, tough people do. How many times in life, all of us have come across depressing, sorrowful journeys which somehow seem never ending? Life is never a smooth ride. Someone close falls sick, someone dies, one loses a job, betrayal, heartache are some of such events which throw us off the track. … Continue reading Journey to Peace Within !!

Ache din kab aayenge (अच्छे दिन कब आएंगे ) When will good days come !!

I was in India in 2014 when Modi ji came to power. Though I shifted to Dubai the same year, I kept hearing about " अच्छे दिन".  Back home, I would keep hearing about 24 hr electricity, clean water, better opportunities for work and I would keep thinking that yes better days are arriving.Mind you … Continue reading Ache din kab aayenge (अच्छे दिन कब आएंगे ) When will good days come !!