Peacock Chronicles – 6

Sometimes I wonder how the birds know that it is the time to dance and celebrate? This integration with nature, being attuned to its rhythms and moods – we seem to be losing it

Peacock Chronicles – 5

The beautiful peacocks are a delight to observe everyday. They keep us company and enhance our lives.

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.

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,

Of memory prisms

One realizes as the years pass that parents never go away from our lives. At happy moments, more so in sad ones, they come unbidden in thoughts. Also, as time goes by one understands them more, in a way one never did when they were around.