Category: Close to my Heart

E Navanu Na Divso Aavse Bau Yaad

A peom to express a little about my Navanu experience…

Days at Palitana – The City of Temples

The beautiful blend of peace and divinity; a chance to experience for 30+ days

Why did I decide to go to Palitana?

50 Days and 99 Yatras, what made me consider going to Palitana for Navanu?

Turrets of a Jain Derasar, Temple in Shikharji

Paryushan – A Festival of Ahimsa, Detachment & Forgiveness (1)

One of the holiest of festivals for Jains, Paryushan has many interesting rituals and concepts to know about.

G.R.O.W – Get.Real.Or.Wither

We learn something everyday, we grow a little everyday!

Windows of Wondrous Views

Windows are the inventions that make us see through the walls…such marvelous sights it brings to us everyday…have we ever stopped to look?

The Beauty of Timeless Dreams

Our dreams once upon a time kindled our spirit. The very thought of making them come true made our eyes sparkle. Weren’t those days lovely? Wouldn’t you like to live them again? Why do the dreams of our childhood days get sidetracked as we age? Is there a way to live them again? Listen to your heart.

I want to hold a pencil too…

I wish I had a magic wand to paint a brighter picture. While I enjoy the privilege of good education and a decent job, there are millions in my country who face adverse situations…

More sunlight, more candor…

A sneeze is enough to set most of us worrying about our physical health. Visits to the doctor is a mandate for every small physical ailment, which possibly can be healed even with home remedies. But, […]

P for Papa!ย 

From the shoulders of our dads we watch the world as a toddler. In our oysters, papa’s paint a happy picture. As time goes by, we begin to sail an independent life with him as our guiding light. In this post I look back at some of the special memories that my dad and me have shared together.