Going beyond…

Robert Frost once wrote: "Two roads diverged in a wood, I took the one less traveled by And that has made all the difference." What a classic line that is, for a century later we all still relate to it. In the August of 2013, Krishnashtami day, my Master told me to come and live... Continue Reading →

Of a ‘Life’ beyond labels

[Blogged first at FB] I have not written anything in months, but today just seemed like it. Let’s start with a few observations. Shall we? 1. Just yesterday, I was following Aya’s story in Humans of New York. Brandon is posting a 11 part story of this Syrian refugee, whose VISA was rejected by the... Continue Reading →

For the love of Tagore’s ‘Gitanjali’

I ask for a moment’s indulgence to sit by Thy side. The works that I have in hand I will finish afterwards. The Radio Sai Team share their favourite verses from this classic Tagore piece. Let's listen 🙂 http://radiosai.org/program/listen.php?f=TL_LIVE_2015_04_23_06_2PM_TO_3_30PM.mp3

Pati, Patni, Aur Parampurush: A Musical

  Gana lola Sai, and so we hail Him, our beloved Guru, who loved sangeertans of all kinds. Unlike many Sai devotees/students, for the life of me, I cannot sing, though I enjoyed listening to 'em. When I realised my guru is going to get me married, I came up with a lot of conditional... Continue Reading →

Letter 19: To the someone that pesters my mind good or bad!

Dear Thoughts, Do you know your existence is such a sham? You are not meant to be, but you are. What is meant to be is thoughtlessness, but you were born erroneously, and you still continue to exist over generations. Result: We bond over multiple layers now. No, strike that! Maybe I shouldn't call your birth erroneous, for... Continue Reading →

Why spirituality is the new age best thing?

We are a generation that questions everything. We will keep at it until we get the right answer/(s). We have questions on war and violence, rapes and castration, the use of euthanasia, homosexuality, corruption. There are also other questions on a personal level – as we deal with illness, the loss of a loved one,... Continue Reading →

Dissecting the god debris!

It’s been 3 weeks of Puttaparthi life, and after donning multitude roles – running, baby sitting, cooking disasters, masterchef moments, hosting get-togethers, being fed, long walks to the nearby village, Sivrathtri, snoozes, and many more - I have tonnes of things to say – like the umbrella embarrassment I give my husband whenever we go... Continue Reading →

Devdutt's Yahoo post: in love with the nitty-gritties!

It was just yesterday when Mr. C sent a yahoo link titled Hearing Sita's silence, written by one Mr. Devdutt Pattanaik, and I have gone all rapt. The author writes about Ram, Krishna, Draupadi & Sita, and the different ways through which each of them uphold dharma. The post is an absolute beauty, and a... Continue Reading →

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