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…

THE best gift to self

Does your hand itch to pick up your phone every time you see a bell icon ? Do you refresh your apps to check for missed notifications ? Do you see your phone the first thing in the morning and the last thing before snoozing ? Do you have your notifications on for all the…

10 ways of Finding calm in the chaos !

How to find peace when everything around is buzzing ? How to relax the mind amidst the ocean of turbulent thoughts? How to remain sane when everything seems insane? Asked a friend after reading my post on finding peace and self love .How to meditate ? She asked again! When do I have the time…

Peace with yourself =loving yourself !

Came across this beautiful poem which touched my soul today . It did not touch my mind , my body or my emotions because I now know that I am none of these . I am one with the higher soul , I am one with all , I am one child of God ….

Empty yourself = love yourself !

We often write letters or emails or SMS to others , right ! How about writing yourself a love letter . Think good about yourself and say words of sweetness and kindness to yourself appreciating and embracing yourself . Close your eyes for 3 minutes and meditate . Clear your mind and start writing yourself…

Cairns, Australia

Cairns is a land of adventure , of dreams and of experiences.The sight of Cairns from the sky itself relieved me off my  tiredness from a long day of travel.Vast water bodies and ample greens filled me with a desire to explore more. The Esplanade was hosting a flea market that evening,with children in the…

Call 

Whom to call ?  Well , not talking of medical emergencies or helpline numbers sometimes we just don’t know whom to call when the mind is in doubt . Why only in doubt but also otherwise when we just want to pour our hearts out but don’t know which glass to fill in . When…

Art

Art is one such activity , which seldom lets you get bored . Each stroke has its own story , its own expression . When was the last time you painted? Or made something involving your creativity .  Being a jewellery designer myself , I know how important it is to keep your creative quotient…