Happy Karva Chauth 2019

It’s Karva Chauth today and I’ve got Mehndi on my palms this year too and going to be on an all-day fast. No water even! And going to break the fast at moonrise which is expected at 8:40 pm in Bangalore today. Phew! That’s a good 24-hour fast. The things people do for love! Apart […]

5 Nuggets Of Ganesha Wisdom

Ganesh Chaturthi is just around the corner, and after reading Marie Kondo’s ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing’, I’ve also come to view Hindu festivals as a reason to clean the house, declutter, donate, clear up my mind and press the restart button. I hope these little nuggets […]

Happy Krishna Janmashtami

On Janmashtami, Krishna entered the material world at midnight. This is significant. Midnight is the time of maximum darkness and from the moment Krishna appeared, darkness started diminishing. Similarly, our heart is dark being afflicted by multiple anxieties and miseries. But in the darkest hour of our lives, when we turn to Krishna, he appears […]

Why Sudoku Is Good For Your Brain

I’m thrilled to be ranked No.10 in Bangalore at the Times Sudoku Championship 2019 held on 27th July. It’s an improvement in my ranking from No.15 in 2014. So, I want to tell you how great puzzles are in stimulating your grey cells and helping you de stress and relax. I love puzzles and other […]

Takin It Easy…

It’s my most relaxed season in what’s shaping up to be one of my laziest favorite years. (Is it half empty or half full?) I’m trying to take it easy. Sitting around drinking tea, solving puzzles and reading books and scribbling notes to myself. Was not feeling much like blogging. Hoping it won’t be this […]