Some moments are really tough Many times you don't want to hear the truth Sadly, reality has a different agenda One that may not be as comforting Beliefs get questioned and emotions more intense. Desperation demands a piece of your mind and your heart can't be far behind. There are times you compartmentalise At times you don't fine an empty one. Where do you go from there How do you cope and still believe. Your only hope is to hope. Nothing can replace it, nothing comes even close You try to … [Read more...] about To HOPE now and beyond . . .
Generations faded away with hope for a better tomorrow, hope to return back, hope to relive the past . . . It is this hope that keeps us going, keeps us from buckling down. May this hope always be by our side, in good times and bad. To the hope of having a "home" again. Navreh Mubarak ! … [Read more...] about Navreh Mubarak !
Learning is not an option. The moment you are born, you start learning - good things, bad things and everything in between. As one grows, several people influence our lives. Families have one of the most over arching influences in shaping our lives. This fact may seem less and less impactful as we move ahead in time, however, for me it has had the most profound impact. School is another institution where you get influenced. If you are lucky you get great educators who not only teach you a … [Read more...] about To the teachers who shape our life !
Most of the times God is complicated. The relationship with God can be of fear, love, hate . . . depending on ones state of affairs. With religion & God come boundaries, set of rules, complications and compulsions. And then we have Shiva, the coolest of them all. He is the epitome of "just". He treats his wife with respect, he dances like a dream, he is a great lover and the fiercest of warriors. Hell, he drinks bhang ! What more do you want. To Mahadev, a way of life; life here and … [Read more...] about To Shiva, a way of life; life here and beyond . . .
Life changed, a lot changed, 23 years ago everything changed. One goes through a lot in life, you win some, you loose some. However, in hindsight, there is only one thing you never want to loose or change and that is your home. Home is not where the house is, home is where your heart is, where your soul is. Its been 23 years and I haven’t found it and I know I will never find it . . . Rahul Pandita has written a book (Our Moon Has Blood Clots), a personal memoir that gives a sense of what … [Read more...] about An acknowledgement that has not come for 23 years!