Peacock Chronicle -2

Every day the peacocks reveal an insight about themselves – their intelligence, survival skills and social behaviour.

The Wood Wide Web

The ground beneath our feet is actually a communication network of trees that can tell us a lot about the state of the planet we live in

Peacock Chronicle

. We respected each other’s boundaries and benefitted from each other’s presence. While their beauty, antics and life patterns kept us engaged and enthralled, they received some food and an undisturbed existence from us

Travel once again….

The small break of three days in Dharamshala was about breathing again. Literally and metaphorically.

Reclaiming dark skies

The charm of star filled skies can return to our cities with focus on responsible lighting.

Hera Panchami: Indignation of a neglected wife

The Jagannath cult perceives and portrays Shri Jagannath as a human and humane God. The intrinsic beauty and the nuanced charm of His Bhaba Leela (worldly play) brings him into the hearts of his lovers, his devotees.

Gare du Nord: An Indian Odyssey

Originally posted on The Atlas Bug:
“Suggest where I can take him around in Paris?” I asked my colleagues in office. With the city shut for tourists, it is a real (albeit unheard of) struggle to take someone around Paris. “There are only three words!” one remarked mockingly. “Please don’t say La Tour Eiffel,” another…

Build up to Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra

Just an ordinary story. But it becomes extraordinary, ethereal, and almost magical when such mundane worldly affairs are attributed to the Supreme being. Why is the Divine humanized and taken through the whole maze of earthly existence, human trials and tribulations, frustrations, and elations? Behind all these rituals lies a great love story,