March 25, 2020, according to the Hindu Calendar, happened be the first day of Chaitra Maasa, the beginning of the Spring Season. The States of India namely Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Maharashtra celebrated the festival, Yugaadi / Ugadi / Gudi Padwa. As I started working on this blog, I also got to learn … Continue reading YugaAdi, Beginning of a New Age
The dictionary meaning of Prayer is a form of communication with the God / Divine / an Invisible Force and is done either to request something or to seek solace or to say thanks. Most of us in the world, irrespective of the geographical location or faith / belief systems have the practice of prayer … Continue reading The Power of Prayer
Today is March 20, 2020. Why did I pick photography as the topic for today's blog? March 20 happens to be the International Day of Happiness. Tell me, who doesn't smile when they know their photograph is being taken?! And smile typically is an expression of happiness (unless it is a fake / forced smile; … Continue reading Photographer, An Ambassador Of Time
One of our key co-bloggers, Sri. RamaMurthy who also happens to be my dear Uncle celebrated his birthday a few days back. Penning down his thoughts (either about life / reminiscing / birthday resolution) has been a part of his birthday ritual, which I think is very nice as it kind of gives us an … Continue reading Reminiscing on Birthday (Author: RamaMurthy)
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
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
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!
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
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!!
... everyone and everything is (or can be if paid attention to) a Guru / Teacher! Here's what prompted me to write this article: I do listen to various spiritual leaders and motivational speakers on YouTube and I do volunteer in a particular spiritual organization's events and drives that are meant for the betterment of … Continue reading In the School of Life…