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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Here’s wishing you enjoy all 8 boons from Ashtalakshmi! Happy Varamahalakshmi!
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 […]
Here are some of my favourite Wayne White paintings. I look at his Insta feed often and it reminds me, yes, to unlike: to trim my friend lists and contact lists, to unfollow things I don’t like or consider fake, cut the soul-sucking Voldemorts out of my life. But it also reminds me to unlike myself. Try […]
I miss my mom. She passed away in 2011. I miss her most when I feel great joy or I’m in great pain. But she lives on – in my memories and not a day goes by without her thoughts. “You are the most beautiful person I ever met. I really miss your wicked sense […]