Life’s cycles

It's a Hindu death anniversary today - so shortly after a very popular festival. We sit to honour our grandmother - and other ancestors - with some fire worship. There's quite some involved rituals involved - offering various prayers, a homa (fire yagna) and a ritualistic banquet to round things off. A set of priests…

Eulogy time..

A good collegue, a friend passed away this morning. A gentle man devoured by a ravaging cancer. Over time, the disease took away his appetite,¬† his mobility, his stamina. It could of course do little about his smile, which continued to shine through - amidst¬† grimacing pain. It's this smile, and his gentle habit that…