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.”
Sometimes I have these conversations in my head.Of you and me!And the universe conspiring.Of love and hatred,Of right and wrong,Of black and white,Of truth and lies,Of the reasons we were,And of the reasons we weren't.Of the love we had in our souls,And of the lust which broke us apart.Sometimes I have these images in my … Continue reading The conversations
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
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 !
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 !!
We create the walls and then we get suffocated by them In a far away village, and old man lay on his charpai ( bed made of ropes ). It had been a tiring day. His old bones cracked due to fatigue, and all he wanted was to sleep. Sleep evaded him today. A cold … Continue reading The Walls around us
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 !
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 !!!
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 !!
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 !!