Published in The Asian Weekly
Looking at the clouds from above them while on an airplane triggers thoughts that are penned down.
A visit to the Holy City of Vrindavan opened up a new chapter to the book of life. Besides being a city of temples it is also a city of Widows. This poem is the poet's reflection of her visit at Maitri Ghar Widhwa Ashram.
It came like a silent note and struck a lovely chord. 5153 years of the Holy Book Celebrated in each corner and nook. A worldwide Chanting of shlokas On the day 18/12/18 this Tuesday. The lessons repeated in many minds Learning done in various kinds. Do your duty, fear thy not … Continue reading Geeta Jayanti
Hindu Almanac is widely based on the Lunar cycle but varies somewhat at the regional level. However various phases of the moon bring in different depictions of spiritual practices following a astrological charts. This poem is a small effort at showing how much the Hindu religion rely's on the Lunar pattern.
Pongal, Sankranti & Uttarayana In gratitude for agricultural abundance Comes this festive Tamilian observance Gift giving, feasting and home visiting A rice and milk dish with Jaggery sweetening The four day festival of Gregorian calendar Comes the Harvest significance of Thai Pongal Kite flying, bon fires and Surya Puja in the river The arts … Continue reading Soaring The Skies