This piece of art Describes the departure of Maa Durga after Navratras are over. All the married ladies assemble and play sindoor khela with vermilion signifying prosperity, laughter, joy and happiness.
“Speak!”And nothing was said in return. The streets, cars, and bikes;Little Children and the adults,That came with them;Birds and stray dogs;No honks, no chatter;Not even a solitary bark. All happened and not a sound. “Speak!”The first time,Spoken with anger.Now with fear. A few taps on the head,Then bent down,And an ear made contact with the […]
Good and bad are concepts that we live with for a majority of our lives. Order and evil, too. We often shun and disregard the latter on both accounts. But it must be said that regardless of how much we love all that falls under the positive spectrum, some things look beautiful even when they […]
Leaving behind the material world seems a monumental task for the modern individual. But a little bit of mindfulness can transform our lives. Sitting in a monastery, and watching the monk have a casual conversation, gave my mind the rest it needed.
On a golden scenic evening as I took this photo, it made me think, ”So the evenings fell for the Night just so that she may show her grace for a while? The sun, being generous by nature, made a day’s end as beautiful as its beginning. And it is always easier to remember how […]
The view from the heights of Jamma Masjid is one to behold. As the pigeons flutter, kites fly, flitting in and out of sight during the divine prayers. And I simply choose to feel the evening.
This piece of art describes the quest for water by a bird. It signifies how a drop of water is needed for one and all. Water should be saved for the sustainability and survival of all.
‘Karthigai deepam’ is a ceremony that is carried out during Deepavali, the south-indian festival of lights. It is a small function, but bright and warm all the same. As the lights decorate one’s home, they represent forthcoming of new beginnings.
Karna, one of the unsung heroes of Mahabharata was arrowed down to death unarmed illegitimately while he was busy lifting the wheel of his chariot from the ground. The poem revolves around Karna’s imaginary reincarnation in today’s world where the swords don’t rattle any more but the battle is still on in many other ways. […]
On a walk through an evening drizzle, I found a pigeon’s feather in a puddle. The stark contrasts of something that was meant to be in the sky being perfectly balanced atop the water that made me look closer into its beauty.
How many sunsets have gone by without you?How many nights have gone by without the moon to guide my dreams to yours?To may if you ask me, but the only ones who care are the stars,Lingering in the black sky, casting a glow in the dead of night,And they’ve been too busy granting wishes for […]
This piece of art describes an innocent girl child. Saving the girl child is important.
Do you remember those days when time was slower, everything was judicious , except love, and there was no urgency for validation? Everything had a meaning, the world was people centric and there was abundance of kindness and precious little imitation? Do you remember the lasting memories we made in that era? With thirty six […]
Under the Dreaming Tree I discover you,As though you’d been waiting for a lifetime.You reach your hand out, patiently waiting for me to realize, The fragments of dreams that make up the memory of you.So I sleep and sleep, as you take me underTo a place of distorted reality, that knows neither beginning nor end,Forever […]