Ghungroo, a musical anklet

Ghungroo is one of the many small metallic bells strung together, to form a musical anklet, tied to the feet of Indian classical dancers of Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi, odissi, etc. Sometimes, it is also worn by Indian folk dancers and also used as a piece of orchestra. A single string of ghungroos can range from 50 to greater than…

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Awakening

The most awakening moment in my life is when I realised life is all about making choices. We are what we choose to become. The decision of what we want, is solely ours. There are people who have made bad choices in life and later regret. But the choice is ours to either move on…

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Rama Navami

According to Hindu religion, Rama is considered as the 7th avatar of Lord Vishnu who was born to queen Kaushalya and king Dasharath in Ayodhya, destined to destroy Ravana, a demon king who ruled Lanka. Birth of Lord Rama is celebrated as Rama Navami in the beginning of spring season. Lord Rama is always worshipped…

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Sunset colors

I always feel that evening sky is other way of nature trying to convey that good things still exists. No matter how the day was, but there is still a possibility of ending the day beautifully. Weekly photography challenge: Rise/set

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Motherhood

It’s a beautiful evening with my hair blowing in wind. I feel sun-kissed! Barefoot, I  walk on the sand. I feel the tickle in my feet!  Putting some sunscreen, I lie down on sand. I feel at peace with myself! Hearing children giggle, I smile. I feel suspicious! Oops! Something heavy fell on my legs. Its…

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Unexpected friendship

Raima missed her train to Berlin and was in a dilemma whether to spend the night in a hotel or in the railway station’s waiting room. Just then, a man bumped into her. ‘Oh crap! did I miss the train?’, he was panting. Raima nodded her head. He sat on the bench and started playing flute,…

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Inner voice

Have you ever wondered what are inner voices, which convinces you to decide what is right or wrong? It is our voice, but the messages received, are the values and teachings from our parents. Little things which they have kept repeating, what is good or bad comes in the form of voice. We can hear…

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Sahara bosland

Weekly photography challenge: Variations on a theme Sahara bosland is a unique play-forest located in Limburg, Belgium. It has lake surrounded by sandy forest, just like oasis in desert. A lovely walking path amidst the forest. There is also a tower top from where you can enjoy the beautiful view. Sitting areas for children are…

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Ego

I took the liberty of being candid with her, leading to a fight. Neither can I accept my fault nor can I easily forgive her. I wished I was not egoistic. An inexpressible pain, a feeling of being squeezed from within. Shall I tell her, how hurt I am? what if she thinks am weak…

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