Author Archives: Zephyr
Familiarity doesn’t always breed contempt, you see. It often makes for familiar comfort of each other’s quirks and even annoying habits!
It is a great challenge to hide things from the L&M and brats…
Call me old-fashioned, but I am one of those who don’t like to see our temples becoming ‘must-see’ spots in the itinerary of a tourist.
The boy had learnt his lesson in compassion from two mice – one a big field rat in a trap and one a tiny dead mouse.
A teacher might be a Guru, but a Guru is not just a teacher….A Guru Purnima tribute to our great Gurus.
Festivals need not be tension-ridden because they come with a whole lot of rituals attached to them. Why not follow our own rituals and make them enjoyable and meaningful?
The L&M worries that some Corona virus might stick to my hair when I go out and since I can’t afford to wash my hair every day, I have to plan the garbage run meticulously to coincide with my hair-wash day. And that entails more planning.
Like a child reaching out to one particular relative in a large joint family to redress a specific complaint, so can we invoke any manifestation of the Supreme, to get out problem sorted out by chanting a shloka dedicated to the Deity.
Soon, I became a knife-fiend, making a beeline for the knife-counter in any department store I happened to pass by.
As the country desperately fights COVID-19, in the locked-in mode, what we need is the Vikram Batra-kind of a loftier ‘more’ in our dils, to make us better human beings.
At the most basic level, bells are harbingers of joy and celebration. Go ahead! Ring that bell – small and large!
Romance can be found in the unlikeliest things–even in a warm bhutta!