Layer by Layer

कभी नीम कभी शहद,कभी नरम कभी स्कत,कभी मुस्कुराती कभी गुर्राती,कभी शर्माती कभी सकुचाती,कभी निडर कभी काँपती,कभी चिल्लाती कभी समझाती । { sometimes I am bitter like neem sometimes sweet like honey. I may be soft or hard, smiling or angry, shy or hesitate to say , un afraid or scared to hell, yelling or nurturing…

You, me and the abstract

{You may ask, “Why a prefect picture on a not so perfect wall? I mean look at it. It’s not in sync?”} What is this sync I ask?Where are my manners?Why does everything need be perfect?Why every click a fairy tale? Why think out of the box?When all I have to do is colour in…

Paint Meditation 2

These are some of my painting , I recently did during these lockdown days. When there is disturbance outside it’s time to turn onwards and this is what I am trying to do via these paintings. Do let me know your strategies you are following to maintain your sanity in the comments below. Happiness and…

Let it rain happiness…

Anger, scare or fear,What do I hear?When will the clouds clear?Returning life it’s dear? Recognise what’s happening,Try naming it too.Allow the emotion to pass,Visualise it too. Look deep into it’s needs,Investigate its origin too.Nurture it with love,Kindness and compassion too. This too shall pass,Says the bright big sun.This too shall pass,Says the hot round bun….

RAIN MEDITATION

“The acronym RAIN is an easy-to-remember tool for practicing mindfulness and compassion using the following four steps: Recognize what is happening;Allow the experience to be there, just as it is;Investigate with interest and care;Nurture with self-compassion. You can take your time and explore RAIN as a stand-alone meditation or move through the steps whenever challenging…

22 FOODS that help boost IMMUNITY 💪

Believe it or not the world runs on FEAR. From fear of death to the latest Fear Of Missing Out ( FOMO) all exist in our ecosystem. Coronavirus is The next biggest fear in individuals , countries and nations. While all measures are being taken to combat and restrict its spread, the most important self…

Taking life bird by bird

Some weekend projects to keep myself insane and in sync with my mind, body and soul. I often turn to crafting when my mind plays tricks with me. When I am too impatient to meditate I look for inspirations around me. And this is what I did in the past two weekends. Succulent garden Creating…

What’s inside Ganesha’s big belly?

  Known by over 108 names, Ganesha the lord of warding off evils is welcomed in every house in India with a lot of cheer. Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated to mark his birthday with celebrations everywhere. Talking of Ganesha, his very existence is a mystery. There are many myths and stories around him. Like everyone…

Understanding Krishna

My younger one is one curious soul. She has heard all stories in the bhajan “Achyutam keshavam” countless times from either me or my mother in law and every time she has something new to add. Her questions never dry up. And last night to my horror these questions were thrown at me. Why is…

10 ways to set off “The Hedonic Treadmill”

Life’s a rat race. Believe me or not you and me have heard this countless times and still we make all the attempt to win it every time knowing that there is no end. You are constantly running on “The Hedonic Treadmill” or the hedonic adaptation that refers to the tendency of people to return…