The Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride – 2

Hello friends, coming back to the tale of our new bride, I will tell you, how she  negotiated the tricky situation at her in law’s place. It was the very first week of her marriage and as a custom, needed to be spent at her in law’s place to get her familiar with the newContinue reading “The Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride – 2”

Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride

Hello friends, I’ve planned to tell you a funny but cute story of how, a merely twenty years old, novice bride, finds her footing as the mistress of the house and employ a maid servant! The bride in question found herself married before she had time to ponder on the responsibilities it entailed. The brideContinue reading “Trials and Triumphs of a Novice Bride”

The Harbinger of Spring

Cover Art: of Goddess Saraswati by Riya Mukherjee Asato ma sadgamaya, tamaso ma jyotirgamaya, mrityorma amritam gamaya. Om shanti. – A prayer to Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and music. It means O mother, lead us from lies towads truth, from darkness towards light, from death towards eternity. Hello friends I greet you allContinue reading “The Harbinger of Spring”

Makar Sankranti

Friends, 14th January is a very special day for Indians. While whole of India celebrate it as ‘makar sankranti, the harvest festival celebrated under many names across India.Punjabis celebrate it as Lohri, in the night of 13th January. They light bonfire and dance ‘gidda’ and ‘bhangra’ around it and savour sweets like rewari, laddus andContinue reading “Makar Sankranti”

The oars of hope and fortitude.

Hello friends, we are standing at the cusp of this year and about to step into a fresh one, really soon. The thrill and excitement associated with welcoming a new year is somewhat subdued this time too! The entire mankind is wary and fatigued by the continuous onslaught of the incessant waves, ravaging the humanityContinue reading “The oars of hope and fortitude.”

The Food for the Soul

Hello friends, I greet you all with photos of fresh and colourful flowers and the picture credit goes to Riya, my daughter! When one is reading a novel and the impression of few quotes in them, remains etched in the heart, what one should do? In my case I decided to share it with you.Continue reading “The Food for the Soul”

The Checkmate Stratagem.

Cover Pic ctsy: My daughter Riya Hello friends, I greet you all with the blissful glimpse of the serene and pristine monsoon sky. Through it, I just want to remind me and you that no matter how dark and ominous the clouds hovering around, they will eventually dissipate and bright blue sky will smile again.Continue reading “The Checkmate Stratagem.”

Criticism, the Boon or the Bane

Hello friends, when we do get criticized, what reaction is generally evoked in us? It would be a rarity, who doesn’t get offended by the act. It’s inherent to human nature to find fault in others but when the pistol is aimed at themselves, one tend to feel flustered and agitated. If we can learnContinue reading “Criticism, the Boon or the Bane”

Conquer through Love or …..!

The measure of a man is what he does with power – Plato Hello friends, the year end festivities of Christmas and welcoming a new year is getting closer. All are gearing up for the celebration of the yuletide season. Yet a sense of dread and apprehensions is lurking around the newer variants added toContinue reading “Conquer through Love or …..!”

The Malaise Called Arrogance

“Look at a flower. Irrespective of who comes by, the flower gives fragrance.” – A spiritual healer. Hello friends, have you ever come across arrogant people and what is your reaction towards those sorts of person? Generally they are looked at with derision and dislike. One prefers to avoid any interaction with such people whoContinue reading “The Malaise Called Arrogance”

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