Published in The Asian weekly, Edition 622 (August 05th to 12th, 2022) The Raksha SutraBy Sikiladi The ancient practice has taken formThe festival becoming a cultural normA secular multi-cultural Hindu fest & feastSpreading peace & brotherhood reform Shravan month and its day of full moonSiblings make merry to love bond tuneThe roli, akshat, sweets and … Continue reading The Raksha Sutra
Raksha Bandhan Threads Published in The Asian Weekly The threads of the festive bond Some silky smooth, some rugged uncouth Some curly frilly, Some pert straight The threads no brother can ever abscond Some hand made Some purchased Some parceled out Some personalized The threads that sing the sibling song Some older ones Some younger … Continue reading The Threads
Father’s Day brings in special dedication to the special unit of family called Father. He is special in many ways.
Motherhood and some of its traits have been expressed in this poem although no words can ever describe the true sentiment of its Divine nature.
Planting a tree is not just an activity. It is a sacred ceremony of nature. Planting a tree is done with love in the heart. It is an act that is very Divine. Dig the soil out to make that hollow but with an apology to Mother Earth, For you disturb her in her … Continue reading TREE PLANTING