वक्रतुंड महाकाय कोटिसूर्यसमप्रभ।निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्वकार्येषु सर्वदा॥ “Lord Ganesh of curved elephant trunk and huge body,Whose brilliance is equal to billions of suns in intensity,Always removes all obstacles from my endeavours truly,I respectfully pray to him with all my revered sincerity.” Munindra Misra, Chants of Hindu Gods and Godesses in English Rhyme This is…Continue reading Happy Ganesh Chaturthi
City gardens, with small or non-existent front landscapes, are often overlooked as potential for a beautiful garden design. Homeowners often throw in a tree and some grass and call it a day. Yet, small gardens can be as beautiful and impactful as large gardens. All it takes is a little bit of advance planning. “A…Continue reading 9 Elements Of Garden Design
Living in Bangalore, my generation has never had to live through any natural calamity, war or famine – our biggest complaints would usually just revolve around traffic, work life balance and maybe some littering. But, COVID-19 has taken much from us, many lives, many liberties, many experiences, but there have been silver linings as well.…Continue reading 11 Lessons Learned – My Experience Fighting Covid 19
It’s Ugadi, 13th April 2021 which signifies the start of a new year for Kannadigas – me! And it’s been a little over a year since our family’s lockdown began. Since many of us really have been reliving the same day over and over again, working from home for more than a year now, what new…Continue reading Happy Ugadi 2021
A balcony is the ultimate amenity for city dwellers. Come, discover balcony ideas with me as I transform my outdoor space—no matter how tiny it is. A private outdoor space is a dream for most people living in city apartments— and a small balcony is the closest most of us will ever come to having…Continue reading DIY Guide To Transform Your Tiny Balcony
This Holi Be uniquely you. Stand out. Or blend in. Shine. Or be mellow. Be colorful. Or wear a lot of black. I do. The world needs your prismatic soul! I love the conversations around ‘owning’ it – If you have curls, you don’t go straighten them, you pamper your curls and wear them with…Continue reading Happy Holi
Lord Shiva, among the great deities of Hinduism, most personifies the practice of Yoga. As Yogeshvara, the great lord of Yoga, Adi Natha, Adi Yogi and Mahayogi, he rules over all aspects of Yoga relative to body, mind and consciousness. For those looking to understand the origins of Yoga and the role of all yoga…Continue reading Who Is Shiva?