The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…

Children often get into the habit of affixing a relation such as Aunty, Uncle etc., behind the name of every adult they encounter...or, in the Indian culture, so do we lead them to do that, in the process of training them to address everyone respectfully.. Yesterday night, when all three of us i.e. hubby, me … Continue reading The Dilemma of Addressing our Mother Goddess Kaali…

The Conditioning…Being ‘Good / Bad’ vs Being ‘Right / Wrong’

I am not truly aware if this prevails in other parts of the world, but there's a way with the traditional Indian community where children, especially girls, are conditioned to be good right since childhood. Same goes for our daughter-in-laws too - now it follows that a girl naturally progresses to be a daughter-in-law in … Continue reading The Conditioning…Being ‘Good / Bad’ vs Being ‘Right / Wrong’

R.I.P.  Mr. Shashi Kapoor…

Writing on films or film personalities is something not commonplace with me... though I do like watching Bollywood movies sometimes but more than that I like to follow some personalities on the internet occasionally...should I say because these are people whom I have admired as I grew up watching their films but clueless about their … Continue reading R.I.P.  Mr. Shashi Kapoor…

The Pyramid Scare….

They went to explore the Egyptian pyramids and only once they stood before it, did they truly realise what 'Magnificience' was...dumbstruck by the overwhelming presence, they wondered how were they ever going to begin...it seemed too huge to even decide the starting point of their work. But it was only 3 pm and there was … Continue reading The Pyramid Scare….

This winter afternoon…

A dullest, cold afternoon it is today...the sky sunless and overcast...the austere chill indubitably registering the onset of a stony winter into the sunny desert, this time around...the torpid weather has already sleep-induced the city into a sopoforic mode....dopey and tired without any reason and already two hours into slumber, I don't feel like giving … Continue reading This winter afternoon…