Whenever we encounter traumatic experiences, we see our lives unravel. We realise how life can change dramatically within minutes. The Greek tragedian philosopher, Aeschylus said that from suffering alone comes wisdom and that such wisdom earned from our struggles and strife brings great depth and dignity to our lives. This journey into my past is … Continue reading My Eyeless Angel
Any journey down memory lane often opens up triggers that much like the famous ‘butterfly effect’ initiated a series of events that consequently ended up in a proud accomplishment. One such incident happened in early 2014. On a beautiful sunny morning in 2014 as I was returning home from my early morning jog, I saw … Continue reading Cast in the Caste
The peacocks called in tandem serenading the commencement of my hike. The Robin sang as usual as I passed the Peepal tree and the incredible fragrance of wild Mysore Jasmin wafted in the air welcoming morning walkers like me as I crossed the First Kilometre of my hike. Peepal tree ‘1 kilometre in 10 minutes … Continue reading Take a hike and feel the Universe.
There were two places that Mamatha had missed out and wanted to visit in Uttarakhand: Trayambakeswar temple in Rishikesh and Badrinarayan temple in Badrinath. There were three things that I had missed out and wanted to complete in Uttarakhand; Valley of flowers trek, Visiting the spot where Jim Corbett killed the man-eating leopard of Rudraprayag … Continue reading Valley of Flowers and Rudraprayag
My soul mate and my better half gets spiritually and psychologically exhausted after every three months of bearing the brunt of keeping yours truly fed from her marital prison called the kitchen. Her tolerance level takes a nosedive due to this drudgery and her mind turns into an insufferable fault finding device transforming her into … Continue reading A Holy Himalyan Bath