Panchhi Banu Udati Phirun …

पंछी बनूँ उड़ती फिरूँ मस्त गगन में आज मैं आज़ाद हूँ दुनिया की चमन में Panchhi Banu Udati Phirun Mast Gagan Men Aaj Main Aazaad Hun Duniya Ke Chaman Men English translation:  As a bird, I want to fly in the beautiful sky. Today, I have been liberated in the garden of the world.  When you do things from your soul, you feel a river … Continue reading Panchhi Banu Udati Phirun …

Coffee, Cardamom, Campfire, and Calmness at Hema Koota

Hema Koota is an authentic homestay that offers the simple pleasures of life (delicious food, friendly people, and nature) making for a perfect weekend getaway. Every year, the onset of Christmas vacations heralds an exodus in Bangalore. Some companies shut down for the year-end. IT employees try to use up their remaining leaves. Everyone has a reason to head out for their last travel of … Continue reading Coffee, Cardamom, Campfire, and Calmness at Hema Koota

Into the Spider-Verse Film Review: They all fit, eventually

I have been waiting to see this film ever since I saw the first look. Spider Man as a character and comic book always leaves so much to say in its film version. Reading a Spider Man book is an amalgamation of color, story-lines, world building, interesting side characters, and eventually, the stories of everyday city life.  It has always been the go-to superhero for … Continue reading Into the Spider-Verse Film Review: They all fit, eventually

Pondicherry- Conversations with the Sea

I want the ocean breeze to wash over me and set me free… Waves splashing and rollicking, spraying their energy all over me. If only I could absorb it all… And these rocks, taking a hit every other second… Resigned to their fate, enjoying the bittersweet ritual. Are there waves inside of me, rising and ebbing? Am I the rock, am I the wave? There … Continue reading Pondicherry- Conversations with the Sea

Guest Post: Pondicherry-The French Connection

A Dream There should be somewhere on earth a place which no nation could claim as its own, where all human beings of goodwill who have a sincere aspiration could live freely as citizens of the world and obey one single authority, that of the supreme Truth; a place of peace, concord and harmony where all the fighting instincts of man would be used exclusively … Continue reading Guest Post: Pondicherry-The French Connection

A Million Light Years Away

The Poem Without Graphics A Million Light Years Away Floating with time in spaces far, dark, and wide Sputnik voyages further and further Fear of the unknown A will to live A will to fly Ready to break the tie Almost This poem is a  homage to one of my favorite authors, Haruki Murakami. “Sometimes I feel so—I don’t know—lonely. The kind of helpless feeling when … Continue reading A Million Light Years Away