ईश्वर भी मुस्कुराए होंगे शायद सुनके ये ईश्वर का स्वर। अम्माँ ने अब चूल्हा बुझा कर, पुलाव मेज़ पर परोस दिया था। हम सब प्राणी भी पुलाव के उन सामग्रियों की ही तरह, अपना ही राग अलापते हैं और ईश्वर की कृपा भुला ख़ुद अपना ही गुण गाते हैं।
Anxiety disorders caused by wages dismissed, Furloughs, layoffs, paycuts like asps hissed. The heartache of workmates dearly missed, Pushed to virtual screens in zoom meeting trysts......
तेरी हस्ती की सारी यह मस्ती घुल के धरती में मिल जाएगी
We are being reminded of it all When it seems the curtain may fall
The preparations and ceremonies leading up to a Sindhi Wedding as experienced depict a vast array of culture and traditions and how they change with time.........
Being a Sindhi I am proud Jhulelal I chant around Whether or not .... .....with a prayerful sound Yet I choose to turn a blind eye To the other Sindhis all around There are those on the other shore For whom life's become a constant chore In misery and pain they breath For religion's sake … Continue reading Being Sindhi (2)
Celebrating festivals in the confines of individual homes is the new wave brought in by the Pandemic of Covid 19. The various socially interlinking apps have become a crucial factor of uniting cultures whilst maintaining social distancing.
Tables have turned for us humans And like wise for animal species Distanced by choice Shying away from meeting people Our own dear ones - Our friends and colleagues - - all in equal measure Those in whom we took solace once From them we move further away For life is dear, there is fear … Continue reading Blessings or Banishment
Published in The Asian Weekly, Edition 499 ( Mar 27 - Apr 02, 2020) The cities are quiet, the roads are clean Mother Earth is glowing in newfound sheen Pollutants reduced, fresh air increased Such is the effect of Corona scare indeed Families sit together to pray and eat No longer the rush for errands … Continue reading THE PAUSE
The spread of Covid 19 has caused lot of lockdowns, stand stills and fear among people. An unusual trait of humans becomes visible.