Last Minute DIY Eco-friendly Turmeric Ganesha

August 22, 2020 0 Comments

This is our last minute Ganesha Idol made with just three ingredients – Turmeric, Maida and Sugar. We loved making it so much that we created not just one but three cute Ganesha idols for our Ganesh Chaturthi this year. It was such a nice family activity too – we spent almost three creative hours …

Is Staying Home A Punishment Or A Luxury During The Pandemic ?

August 14, 2020 0 Comments

For weeks, the public health advice has been clear: stay home if you can. Fasten your seatbelts, it’s going to be an exciting ride into a radically transformed luxury paradigm. In these ‘unprecedented times’ when uncertainty is our only constant  – lifestyles are being turned upside down and people have been forced to reset their priorities. …

Life Lessons From Gita On Lockdown Janmashtami

August 11, 2020 0 Comments

The Gita (like the Upanishads) is not a mere religious text in the conventional sense of the term. It is an in-depth study of the nature of consciousness and a practical guide to exploring its depths. Above all, it is an exhortation to shake off negativity and depression, the inner enemies, and fight the outer …

5 Easy DIY Lockdown Recipes

August 6, 2020 0 Comments

I was recently invited to list 5 of my favourite recipes as part of our community home chef week where one person is required to post one recipe each day. I was only too happy to share my lockdown creativity with food. I’m neither a chef nor a nutrition expert because most days I chop …