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
Life gifts us blessed moments in abundance, Yet I looked out for material gifts in observance, Time taught me lessons, Age gave me wisdom, Realizing the divinity in all is of great significance.
The Rakhee Thread
Threads of Love bond them together. Threads of unity hold them together.
He must stand strong!
A man's world full of struggles and sacrifices results in him realizing that in the end it was all just a game of life. Yet he stays strong.
The Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan signifies the bond between brothers and sisters. Miles apart at times, the Rakhee thread depicts the closeness and inseparable relationship of siblings.
The bond between a brother and sister can be very strong. In the event the continue to care for each other till their last days the separation can be devastating for the one who outlives the other.
Malaika’s Game Changer
The story of Malaika and her dreams that were being crushed due to non availability of Sanitary Napkins and how Aruna reached as a Game changer for her.
Daddy, I miss you!
Years might have passed since a father's departure but the memories of the precious person linger on each day.
By Sikiladi Mom, mother or simply mum Closer to my heart ..... Than teeth to chewing gum Mama, Amma or say it Ammi Cannot resist the charm...... When fondly, snuggly she hugs me Giving birth and bringing up Was no mean chore..... Flowing with love was her cup Being far away in alien land Grateful … Continue reading MOTHER