Note: this is a retelling of a Marathi folktale. In a village, there lived a Sahukar. He was slightly more knowledgeable than a fool but bragged as if he had a lot of knowledge. Unable to bear with this attitude, even his wife had left him. He lived alone in his big house. The […]
I have come to the pinnacle of success in business. In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success. However, apart from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed. At this time, lying on the hospital bed and remembering all my […]
Seeing the below picture, a thought invaded my mind: What if we replace the Money with Dreams? So what can we do about it…?
“Rural India is charmingly strange”, I thought while I was waiting at the bus stop. I have visited my ancestral village for the annual Mahalakshmi pooja and was on my way back home. Completely cut off from the sophistication of the modern world, the village seemed to me like a wonderful painting of watercolors. There […]
The cloudless blue sky reflected in Raju’s anxious brown eyes. An occasional breeze from the dying winter provided a welcome respite from the scorching heat of the sunny afternoon. January had already started sending hints of yet another early summer in Telangana. The parched black, drought hit fields stretched till the horizon and tried hard […]
You become a writer by writing, it is like Yoga This quote by R.K. Narayan is something to reflect upon because the world is full of stories and as a writer, you only have to choose which one to tell. When I thought of starting this series about writing, the first question that came to […]
The posture in which Maa Saraswati sits has a lot of hidden meaning in it. Why is Maa Saraswati always depicted in white saari? What do the Veena and peacock represent? Let’s reflect on it. Goddess Saraswati is always shown wearing a White Saari. This symbolizes purity and peace. Her face is always gleaming with […]