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Current Events 6: ‘Ghar Wapsi’, the Homecoming

Ten years ago, my mother died with an unfulfilled dream in her eyes. Dream of seeing her home for one last time, home that she and my father had built saving each and every penny they could manage, home that was meant to house high hopes and dreams for their children and their future. My… Continue reading Current Events 6: ‘Ghar Wapsi’, the Homecoming

Indian Religion · Personal reflections

Yellow

  Yellow, her favourite colour,  Like the golden-light of her widest smile. Hiding just enough of that slightly-chipped tooth,  Exposed in a full-hearted-laugh, in a little while.  A white-and-sea-green dress, her favourite pearls,  A head-scarf covering where silvery-grey once shone They celebrated with her, her birth and life,  This day, last year, striving that pain… Continue reading Yellow

"All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter" · Beauty · Words of The Mother and Sri Aurobindo

That Sad Sweet Moment…

A new post in the series – “All Music is Only the Sound of His Laughter” In my very first post in this series I made a reference to these famous line from Shelley, actually, the last line in particular….      We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter… Continue reading That Sad Sweet Moment…