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”

Morning Shows the Day or….

Painting courtesy: Riya, a birthday gift to me. Hello friends, we all have heard that morning shows the day but it was proved literally wrong in my case. Today when I got up in the morning about 7.45 am (it was the weekend afterall), there was no sign of bright sun trickling in. I apprehensivelyContinue reading “Morning Shows the Day or….”

Ushering in a New Year

The future starts today, not tomorrow – Pope John Paul Il Hello friends, I greet you all in the very first post of the very fresh new year. Hope you all have celebrated the holidays with your loved ones. We all are again staring at the onset of the third wave in India, but asContinue reading “Ushering in a New Year”

The Trivia of Celebration

Hello friends, yesterday we returned back to Kolkata from our trip to Bhagalpur, Bihar. We had a blast of a time during the Durga Puja festivities there, along with our relatives from my husband’s side. The great thing was that we were able to seek our mother in law’s blessings along with the mother Goddess.Continue reading “The Trivia of Celebration”

Mahalaya, the arrival of festive season.

Friends, wish you all a very happy Mahalaya. To those whom are uninitiated to this festive day, in India. Particularly in Bengal, this day marks the arrival of Goddess Durga, from Kailasha to this earth for 10 days, which is said to be her parental home(she is believed to be the daughter of Himalaya!).She isContinue reading “Mahalaya, the arrival of festive season.”

Way to ‘Happily Ever After’

Hello friends, when two people fall in love and get married, it’s the ultimate happy ending of any romance. But in fact the real story starts right after the matrimony, both belonging to different set of upbringing and habituated to separate lifestyle, start sharing their life with each other. In zest, a common reference isContinue reading “Way to ‘Happily Ever After’”

Celebration of the day of siblings.

Hello friends, I greet you all a very Hppy Rakshabandhan day. This day is celebrated to express sibling love and solidarity. On this day sisters tie the Rakhi thread, made of colourful beads, on the wrist of her brothers. In return the brother take the pledge of protecting her from any adversity. In the currentContinue reading “Celebration of the day of siblings.”

The Pledges Of New Year

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year ‘s words awaits another voice. And to make an end is the new beginning. “-T S Eliot, from Quartet. Happy  New Year to you all,  my friends! Let’s begin the new year with renewed vigour, optimism and self confidence. Let’s pledge to beContinue reading “The Pledges Of New Year”

The Family Reunion post Corona!

Dear friends, wish you all happiness and good health. As l related to you earlier that we got to spend the Puja holidays at my in-law’s place and that is Bhagalpur in Bihar.This time, when pandal hopping was out of the picture, the long awaited family reunion saved the day for all of us. TheContinue reading “The Family Reunion post Corona!”

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