Change is the only constant, it is often said. But nothing in the world is as simple as a cliché. We must dig a bit deeper if we want to get closer to the truth. What kind of change are they talking about who speak of constant change? Is it only an outer change? Or… Continue reading Enough With the Clichés on Change
I have this lovely, vibrant, colourful painting at my home. This water colour titled “Love Blooms” is done by my sister. It looks exquisite in a white simple frame, and comes with its pair titled “Samadhi.” The other day I was dusting in the room where these two paintings are, and as I reached… Continue reading Filmy Musings: Amar Prem (and a painting at home)
“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” ~ Rumi A crisp autumn morning. Somewhere on the planet Earth. The 21st century had just started five years back. She was standing… Continue reading Dance, Be Happy
For readers’ comments, click HERE for the blog’s previous version. Botanical name: Jacquemontia pentantha; Spiritual Significance: Hope, paves life’s way. Source We have all been there. In moments (though they feel much, much longer than moments at the time) of hopelessness, feeling harassed by circumstances and happenings that feel suffocating, depressing and unbearable. We have… Continue reading Of Happenings, Harassment and Hope
….it’s We Who Have Gone Out for a Walk.” The above quote from Miester Eckhart came to my attention just at an appropriate time. Deepavali or Diwali is just around the corner. The festival of Lights. And like in almost all Indian homes there is some activity going on at my home too. After taking stock… Continue reading “God is at Home….
To see readers’ comments, click HERE for the previous version of the blog. Navratri spirit continues… …With a Prayer for Vijayadashmi A few years ago I had read an essay titled “How to Call and Pray”, in which the author Jugal Kishore Mukherjee speaks of the seven elements of a sincere prayer: Goal, Insight,… Continue reading Prayer, On My Mind, In My Heart