Why We Must Speak In Kannada

November 1, 2021 0 Comments

Languages define us, our cultures, and ultimately, they define the world around us. Most of us probably consider the language we speak, a part of us — just as much as, say, our hair color, or our personality. Now, step back for a second and imagine you were the last person on earth that spoke …

Don’t Be Afraid To Disappear

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

I didn’t watch the Emmys this year, but I was moved when I saw this acceptance speech from Michaela Coel, creator of I May Destroy You:  “Write the tale that scares you. That makes you feel uncertain. That isn’t comfortable. I dare you. In a world that entices us to browse through the lives of others …

Why Every Classical Music Fan Should Experience A House Concert Once In Their Lifetime

October 15, 2021 0 Comments

Sometimes in the great soundtrack of our lives there are no words, there are only emotions; I believe this is why God gave us classical music. Anonymous There’s no doubt that 2020 and 2021 have been strange years, to say the least. Coronavirus has turned the whole world on its head and has paralysed most …

Happy Ugadi 2021

April 12, 2021 0 Comments

 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 …

Happy Holi

March 29, 2021 0 Comments

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 …

Who Is Shiva?

March 11, 2021 0 Comments

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 …

License To Kiln : A Peek Into The Ceramics Scene In Bangalore

March 6, 2021 0 Comments

Meditative for me, hobby for others, livelihood for a select few and a revival motto for still fewer…Ceramic art has gone from being a traditional Mitti (terracotta) craft to a decorative artefact to a statement-making utility. Evolved in its form and design, this Indian art has seamlessly forayed into home decor, fashion and jewellery alike …