When the glowing sun hangs low in the western horizon , When the wind settles away on the mountain , When the song of cuckoo turns stale , When the insects in field click no more, And when the waves in the sea die down, And when the twilight touches the distant lands, I turn […]Read More Homecoming
I thought I was that girl with a plethora of dreams Seething with unadulterated feeling of life, But in reality, I’m reduced to that girl with a rucksack of suppressed words and emotions, And every minuscule second of mine overwhelmed with turmoil, I am that daughter, Let me reminiscence the good old days, I’m that […]Read More A Tale of the ‘Oppressed’
They kept on throwing me, like a piece of rag out of their way – onto that lonely path that happened to be mine. So I kept travelling, All alone on my own way With every step, a part of me broke off- some love, some sense of happiness, some hope, some dream about what […]Read More Marching on !
Water lotus all around The clear pond in a lost jungle, The hoot of the owl heard far Staring at an abandoned boat which floats near us And along the silence , I wait impatiently That she break her stoicness And fall, gently, on to my shoulder Then we may jump onto the old boat […]Read More All ALONE
Good bye to my dear native land, Off on my way to the unknown on the roaring waves, The company of my kin no more, The joy and freedom of childhood long gone, long lost, But now only my tears trickle down all away Torn apart from my children Torn apart from my wife and […]Read More The life of a slave
Like many people, I too have an obsession with Game of Thrones. I have read both the books and follow the TV series as well religiously. Also, I have a habit of deeply analysing characters of novels and trying to make sense of why they do what they do. I do know they are mere […]Read More Jamie Lannister – Character Analysis
This is how it started- Two weeks back I decided to cycle to Bangalore from Chennai. Also, I needed some distraction from routine life in general and do something for myself, so I made up my mind to attempt it. Bangalore is about 340kms from Chennai.I checked online to rent a good cycle. I booked […]Read More Chennai-Bangalore cycling
I have spent considerable time recently in trying to understand ‘Free will’ – whether we humans actually have a choice or our actions determined by external factors. The idea of believing you don’t have a choice is called ‘Determinism’. Now let us take an example. I go to a restaurant and I’m given a choice […]Read More Do we have ‘Free Will’?
Mahabaratha is one of the two great epics of Indian literature, the other being Ramayana of course.It’s a story of a rivalry between two sets of princely cousins which finally culminates into a full-fledged war on the battlefield of Kurukshetra. The ‘Bhagavad Gita’ which is basically a dialogue between Krishna and Arjuna during the battle is considered […]Read More Mahabaratha and its modern day relevance
It is quite ironic, the architects of a deeply religious India, were either irreligious or atheists . Mahatma Gandhi, the non-violent father of the Indian nation, was a devout Hindu, but also a highly unorthodox one who rejected the auhority of the Vedas and caste system towards the end of his life and strongly advocated for […]Read More Appeasement and its effect on Indian society