The Hindi Movie ‘Angrezi Medium’, My First Ever First Day, First Show

Irrfan Khan's much awaited movie, 'Angrezi Medium' / 'English Medium' got released on Friday, March 13, 2020. Ever since its trailer was released, I so wanted to watch the movie. Like so many people out there, I admire Irrfan not only as a fine actor, but one of the finest human beings. My kids and … Continue reading The Hindi Movie ‘Angrezi Medium’, My First Ever First Day, First Show

International Women’s Day & Real Meaning of Women Empowerment

Today is March 08 and is celebrated as the International Women's Day. So, I wish all the wonderful women out in this wondrous world a very happy Women's Day (not only today, but everyday :-)) I particularly liked this year's theme #EachForEqual #IWD2020. An equal world is an enabled world. Individually, we're all responsible for … Continue reading International Women’s Day & Real Meaning of Women Empowerment

Blessing in Disguise!

We all have heard and shared these quotes before, 'When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!', 'When people throw stones at you, collect them and build an Empire!' Implementing these in our own life does take a lot of courage, patience, and a rock-solid support especially emotional and spiritual support. The support could be from … Continue reading Blessing in Disguise!

Mindfulness to Mitigate Misery

Happy Weekend, Everybody! As I observe myself and people around me getting on with our lives, some things especially how we handle people / situations impact our well-being continue to baffle me. This blog post particularly focuses on one's own pain threshold and tolerance levels. If we can develop some habits / adopt some techniques … Continue reading Mindfulness to Mitigate Misery

When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

Fun Friday, Everybody... Folk wisdom says that each person has or will have his / her look-alikes in this world. It becomes even more intriguing when your look-alike happens to be a celebrity!! ☺️ This happened with us when we attended a family wedding back in August 2019. My family was meeting many of our … Continue reading When Your Family has a Celebrity Look-alike!!

Karma Siddhanta, the Law of Karma (Author: RamaMurthy)

This blog is written by Sri. RamaMurthy. A quick preface before getting to the actual article: 'Karma' is a Samskritha word that means action. It encompasses our thoughts, words, actions, and also others' actions done under our instructions / influence. There are 12 laws of Karma: This implies everything we do created a corresponding energy … Continue reading Karma Siddhanta, the Law of Karma (Author: RamaMurthy)

ManjushaMedleys’s Co-bloggers

Happy Friday...I have been meaning to add info about the key contributors to this blog-site for a while now... Finally I got around to it!Sri. RamaMurthy    He is a key contributor and also the very inspiration behind this blog-site. A few years back, when we were exchanging ideas and articles on WhatsApp, he asked me, … Continue reading ManjushaMedleys’s Co-bloggers

Cousins’ Gang

Cousins' Day is still a few months away. But, a photo shared by my Aunt (my Mom's Sister-in-law) took me down the memory lane and all the nice time we cousins had (and still having :-)). This is a pic from her wedding reception (early 1980s). Little girls draped in Sarees!! I was telling my … Continue reading Cousins’ Gang

Curb, Combat, & Cure Cancer

Today, February 04, 2020 is the World Cancer Day, which is observed to raise awareness about cancer and work to make it a global health priority. On this occasion, I wanted to dedicate an article to my respected Uncle Srinivasa who fought a brave battle with Cancer before succumbing to it and also to all … Continue reading Curb, Combat, & Cure Cancer

When the Chandelier Turned into a Maternity Home!!

Yes, the chandelier in my house has become a maternity home to a pair of red-whiskered bulbuls!! With flowering plants, papaya, guava and coconuts trees in my garden, I get a couple of chirpy visitors, butterflies, and squirrels on a daily basis. Currently, at least five generations of pigeons have made one of the window … Continue reading When the Chandelier Turned into a Maternity Home!!