Of Gods And Their Goddesses

June 28, 2017

The one who functions from deep within is a God or Goddess. The question is do we have it in us to invoke one? Most of us are aware of the Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva trinity. The purpose of this trinity has been iterated to us over generations, describing Brahma as the creator, Vishnu as the preserver and Shiva as the destroyer. Most of us also know that Brahma’s partner is Saraswati, Vishnu’s…

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The Urban Wanderer or Not

June 1, 2017

Wanderer: a person who travels aimlessly. Most of my adult life I have fantasized to be a wanderer. If I were to deconstruct what my fantasy truly seeks, it nearly culminates at a day dream of being not only purposeless but also rootless. It’s a lust to be free, free from all accountabilities. What a blissful place that would be. If it exists that is! Google knows this all too…

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It’s Not a Man’s World. It’s a Masculine World

March 8, 2017

My taxi driver this morning in a passing comment told me how his father calls him every evening without fail and asks him about the money he has made in the day. While his mother’s first question on a call, classically is – if he has had his meal, followed by a balmy conversation, ranging from his daily-schedule to his future to his girl and simple joys of life. This…

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Mulling Over the Mulled Wine at 40 (and Its Many Joys)

December 31, 2016

It was around Christmas and I happened to be in London for work. After a long day, I went wandering along Thames with a resident colleague when he walked into a place while I sat on a bench watching the river flow. He came back with two warm glasses of mulled wine, handed me mine and wished me Happy Christmas. We had talked enough through the day and I was…

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