Monthly Archives: February 2014

Maha Shivratri

Yesterday was Maha Shivratri. Maha Shivratri is a very auspicious festival for Hindus. Translated, Maha Shivratri means the Great Night of Lord Shiva. Lets take a step back … In Hinduism, the Trinity comprises of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Lord … Continue reading

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The Sleep

He just wanted to sleep the eternal sleep of peace. Sleep, of tranquility, never to be shattered by anything, relevant or obscure. Never to be disturbed by anything, no matter how pressing. A sleep filled with dreams all beautiful. Or, … Continue reading

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Turn Right To Go Left

Heres a dirt-racing lesson from one of my favourite movies … and a simple lesson too. Turn right to go left! The best part is that it works. Or as my Grandpa used to say … Bohoti kaali na paao, … Continue reading

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The Narrative

Thats an interesting thing … the narrative. This is the story that a society, a culture, a country tells itself. This is the popular account of things as they are seen from their perspective. And probably nowhere is the narrative … Continue reading

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Like What You Dont?

Bear with me while I try to explain why the title of this blog post is what it is. Well, the other day, Hardy was going on about something on these lines. If you have grown up in northern India, … Continue reading

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Animated Biography of Rumi

Heres an excellent movie, animated, a biography of the great Saint, Maulana Rumi. The story is well told, and the music brilliant. Hope you enjoy watching it as much as I did!

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Kala Doriya

For all my Punjabi friends from around the world, this should be a throw-back to Grandma, as it is for me. These are ladies who would be contemporaries to elderly folks nearing the century mark, if not more. Some of … Continue reading

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