It's been a long while since my last post here. Why is that? I don't know. I guess there are seasons when you are prolific, and then seasons when you are prolific - but at something else. You read, you reflect and you rest during … Continue reading Read, Reflect, Rest – The 3 magical Rs!
The dawn fills me with joy - and here's why...
The ancients had a formula to help us stay happy and less anxious – no matter what situation we were in. Lets learn from them!
Why do we go to a temple? *To pray of course. *Everytime? *Yes. Well maybe there are other answers too… a. I go for finding a sense of peace. Unadulterated, spacious calm - it soothes me. b. I go because it’s the right thing to do. … Continue reading A musing on why we visit temples….
A 3 word formula for finding fulfilment and depth in a world of distraction!
The week saw a dear colleague suffer a loss - a sibling passed away suddenly. Disbelief, grief, anger - all the reactions that death triggers were on display. As always, when you meet Death, you have to pause. This is true every single time. And … Continue reading Death and the lessons it teaches us..
Musing on a recent tragedy - and what we can - and cannot do.
As a rule, we like to put our celebrities on pedestals. For a change, I thought about a different context – how about when we are placed on a pedestal and brought down (and before you call it narcissistic, let me assure you that each … Continue reading Falling off the pedastal
A couple of weeks earlier I had the chance to visit the Pallakad Chariot Festival. This an extraordinary event when the devatas (the idols) on chariots are carried into the town – an occasion where Gods come to meet people as opposed to the general … Continue reading Of Temple towns and IT platforms!
The sky has opened and the rains patter against the window inviting me to leave the workplace and its gadgets and celebrate nature’s bounty. Beauty is just a window pane away. A gentle breeze accompanies the rain, playing a soulful melody. The melody is nature’s; … Continue reading Musings on a rainy day….
An irreverent take on 'office speak!'