A miniature depicting Saraswati, Deccan-Bijapur school

This is in continuation of my motivation gained during the Basant Panchami, or Saraswati puja. While going through my old notes from my Jaipur days, I discovered a beautiful Deccan-Bijapur miniature painting depicting Saraswati. The old notes were from a plate description by Dr Chandramani Singh, Art Historian and my old friend Sh. Madhvendra Narayan. …

Navratra special – Devi Durga on Pat

Mahalaya, descending of Goddess Durga towards the earth, Navratra celebration, Durga puja - all together festivities around!! It's an auspicious time, time for the new moon! Personally, for me, Devi Durga is always a source of energy, strength, power, valour! I feel festivity around her all the time. So I thought why not turn pages …

lessons we can learn from a dog….

Bahavshee Svalpasantushtah sunidro laguchetana, Swamibhaktashcha Shoorashcha shadete shvanato gunah Deriving satisfaction out of eating a little even in the famished condition; being alert despite being deep in slumber, faithfulness and bravery - these qualities ought to be learnt from the dog. The dog has this unique capacity to derive satisfaction with whatever it manages to …

My dear patient readers, I am extremely thankful to you all. I am constantly absent from composing my thoughts and you all are waiting patiently! My thoughts are actually, getting weaved, it is just you know, circumstances around, (basically, the laziness of putting the thoughts in a structured order!!!!)Well, I am back and back with …

thoughts around international women’s day..

Around some special days like international women’s day, for example, I tend to look back on all the powerful women of my life. That does not mean that I don’t think of them otherwise though..! But yes, special days evoke special remembrance. In this process, it gives me immense happiness to start with someone who …

Diary of a Covid affected December evening..

A friend of mine called this evening. He was upset, wanted to express some griefs. I was anxious. Started listening, letting him to just express. He was shattered! Brokedown! Lost a true friend. Fought over the phone, a soulmate was lost.He was confused. A soulmate can not be separated. No one can understand better. A …

Thoughts are getting weaved again

I am learning new life lessons. I am sure you are too. Sometimes some lessons are easy to learn, some are giving tough times. Covid-19 is not going, not yet able to live with it also. Struggling, but yes finding solutions also! However, there remains a question - how much those solutions are actually functioning! …

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