Valiant = Vulnerable

Little boys and girls are often told and shown stories of heroic bravery when they are growing up. Who doesn’t like a tale where a righteous hero fought against a nasty villain.For people like me who never chose to argue loudly, push and shove around the playground, a title is passed very quickly. Wimp. Radubai. Limbutimbu. To make matters worse, […]

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Buddha’s Crest

A fallen seed from the heaven,Are you frightened of getting dirty in the muddy waters?Hold your reins against those torrential currents and menancing pests.Others may bloom at the will of sweet sunshine,But only you will learn to breathe underwater.Blossom solitary.Unfluttering your pearly white petals,As the Buddha’s Crest.Blossom solitary.

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Eat, Love, Pray and Listen

Recently, an insightful conversation sparked amongst my friends around ‘Privelege’. Although, it eventually, lost its steam, one thing we concurred that money solves only money problems. Though it is the biggest hurdle for many, it only brings you only material happiness.Whenever, we have a whine about silliest of things, we often joke here and say “My first world problems.”Years ago, […]

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My first adventures

I often day dream of a desk by a scenic window with just hours of constructive writing. But instead, scatterbrains like me, indulge more in numerous diaries, journals and pocket books. I have an annoying habit of scribbling notes, doodling, scratching out and then forgetting all about it.Chances are you will find them in each of my rooms. I may […]

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Grey wala Shade

When my old manager, expressed her love for grey, (the colour not the infamous protagonist) I didn’t know what to make of it. The rainbow has seven splendid colours. Great fashion statements can be made in black. But Grey?The semi-permanent colour of the sky in England. The colour of a dusty old rag which is picked up only by tips […]

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ते काय म्हणाले

कुणी म्हणाले, हे ग्रंथ पवित्र आहेतकुणी म्हणाले, छे! खरे तर त्या शब्दांत ताकद आहे. कुणी ओरडले, हे तर साक्षात महात्मा.कुणी ओरडले, छे! उपवास करूनच सापडले परमात्मा. कुणी म्हणाले, ही भूमी आपली जननी.कुणी म्हणाले, छे! हो… खरे तर मातापित्यांच्या जावे शरणी. कुणी प्रचाराच्या बाजारात झुंजले का?कुणी भुकंपाच्या कोपात भाजले का? दहशताची ठेच कुणी ऐकली का?भुकेची तळमळ कुणी जाणली का? आणी मी…मी […]

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When Times are tough

I know a lot of us are going through a series of emotions during these difficult times. Some of us could be worried about potential loss of income, for some it could be safety of our loved ones. Young parents will be juggling with a demanding regime whereas for some it could the idea of no social interaction.I am sharing […]

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Daydream

Remember the time you were eight, begging your mum to let you play in the hot summer sun? “At four o’clock”, she would say, putting her foot down firmly. You would accept My Lord’s orders rather unwilling and go about pottering around the house. Fling the classics book aside as you had enough of it.With a red crayon in hand, […]

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Borders

The sense of territory is undoubtedly an animalistic instinct. The sense of ownership is even more powerful…my hands, my clothes, my family, my home, my tribe, my country. Mine, Mine, Mine.It’s always I the fool versus their behaviour, their haughtiness, their mischief.We create titles to the land, we write lenghthy wills and we draw territories. We refuse people any right […]

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