The Zeitgeist of a Lost Summer!

The Zeitgeist of a Lost Summer!

The zeitgeist of pandemic stricken, lost summer has proven to be a fertile ground for me. I am processing and internalizing all the things I have seen so far in…

I can’t breathe!

I can’t breathe!

I can’t breathe I couldn’t breathe when you uprooted meTo the shores of an alien land Shackled on boats 400 years backFrom the cradle of humanity I couldn’t breathe when you…

The Omnipresence of Death!

The Omnipresence of Death!

It’s a rainy Saturday morning today in San Jose, California. Night lamps are still on and the lights from them are reflected on the wet courtyard. I can see the…

A soliloquy of a sojourner!

A soliloquy of a sojourner!

After traveling for almost 10 years, and writing about my journeys for the last six years, some fundamental questions about discovering a new place, people and culture swirl in my…

Welcoming spring with California wildflowers!

Welcoming spring with California wildflowers!

The zeitgeist of modern life gives us a quick fix to all our problems in three steps. 1. Set goals. 2. Tie that goal with a number. 3. Strive to…

My Long Walks in Switzerland!

My Long Walks in Switzerland!

While living in Switzerland, I used to go for long walks. The paths are well marked and as varied as the scenery – in fact, they quickly become an end…

Beautiful, Blissful, Bountiful Travel Moments – A photo essay!

Beautiful, Blissful, Bountiful Travel Moments – A photo essay!

If you ask me to describe my travel moments in three words, I would choose beautiful, blissful and bountiful. Beautiful places inspired me. Blissful evenings in a beautiful place injected…

Why do I travel?

Why do I travel?

Why do I travel? I travel to meet life; I travel to feel things which I otherwise forget during the humdrum of daily routine. Picturesque Moléson…

Taungpulu Kaba-Aye Monastery – a Buddhist temple in California

Taungpulu Kaba-Aye Monastery – a Buddhist temple in California

Whenever I look at my camera sitting alone on my table, an urge to pick it up and get outside to a new place overcomes me often. And then something…

Ten beautiful spots to spend a romantic day!

Ten beautiful spots to spend a romantic day!

Whenever I think about spending a romantic day with my better half, I imagine ourselves mostly in the lap of nature; hearing the waves splashing on the shore in a…

A soliloquy of a mother!

A soliloquy of a mother!

When imagination comes true, reality becomes a surprise and eventually a celebration. Reality surprises me everyday. I was so used to imagining my baby sleeping beside me, cuddling each other, that now…

Reflections on Blogging!

Reflections on Blogging!

Seven long years,                                                      …

Chirantana – Existence Forever!

Chirantana – Existence Forever!

This is a personal post for my readers who all love reading my blog. I am glad to announce the birth of our daughter, our first child, Chirantana on the 18th…

Solstice and Luminescence of Life

Solstice and Luminescence of Life

I started blogging on14th June, 2013 and am continuing so far. Today, when I look back, I feel good, happy and content. I never knew before that writing and expressing one’s…

An unusual love story between the sky and the cloud!

An unusual love story between the sky and the cloud!

Sun drenched mornings that bask in the golden sunshine, walking with the tweeting and chirping birds, adorned with a shimmering blue sky above, filled with fragrances from rose, jasmine, violet…

A journey with Jane Austen along the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland!

A journey with Jane Austen along the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland!

A solitary evening walk along the shores of Lake Geneva has become my favorite pastime with the advent of spring.Read More

Silence – living and profound

Silence – living and profound

Many times I tried to sink into profound silence, in search of repose to contemplate and breathe in peace, but I failed. After a certain time, or an incident, I…

A monologue on death!

A monologue on death!

Whatever happens, life continues. All of us experience various moments – moments of joy, grief, pleasure, achievement, satisfaction, stress, relief and so on. None of them, except death, can ever…

My leisure diary

My leisure diary

The green leaves of the tall trees were blowing with the wind from left to right. The gray sky was dramatic. I opened my window and stood still as if…

Philosophy of life!

Philosophy of life!

Philosophy of life to me is a journey towards the end. From a zygote to a full-fledged fetus and then from a full-grown human being to ashes. Apparently it may…