Inner View · Spiritual Significance of Flowers · Spirituality beyond Religion

Hello, It’s a Miracle!

For readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. “Hello Miracle, my old friend. So good to see you! Long time, where had you been hiding?” “Hello there! I suppose I could say I was just hibernating, taking it easy, you know! How have you been? I see you look quite hale and hearty,… Continue reading Hello, It’s a Miracle!

Personal reflections · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

A Personal Kind of Post, and With Gratitude

So many observations. So many thoughts clouding the mind, so much churning in this thing we commonly speak of as heart. About life and its pressures, aging and mortality, family, relationships and their impermanence. About expectations and frustrations, silences and unspoken words, words and why we need them, or not. About love that is human… Continue reading A Personal Kind of Post, and With Gratitude

Fictional Jottings · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

From Those Other Worlds

Cushions. Check. Colour. Check. Wall-art. Check. Pizzazz. Check. Midnight. Even the most inviting divan couldn’t do it. Her monkey-mind kept running over many details. Her tired body, aching knees, sore back….all were craving for rest. But she was too restless. And then the music began… Three days later, their dream-home was almost all set. Back… Continue reading From Those Other Worlds

Beauty · Education · Personal reflections · Spiritual Significance of Flowers

Do I Feel Rich Today?

For readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Today on this World Environment Day, I certainly feel rich! I feel rich when I see the beauty and blessings of Mother Nature in my little garden. Today I remember the little sapling of Rangoon Creeper that we had planted in a little corner of… Continue reading Do I Feel Rich Today?

Indian Culture · Indian Religion · Inner View · Mother India · Spirituality beyond Religion

Diwali with a Modern Indian Poet and a Legendary Indian Musician

Diwali spirit continues….   An alternative title to this post could have been:   How to have an Enlightening Diwali – in Three Easy Steps     Step 1:  Light a diya or a candle in a quiet spot.   Step 2:  Light up the mind with a poem titled Diwali by Vikram Seth. So… Continue reading Diwali with a Modern Indian Poet and a Legendary Indian Musician