You may not wage the war, but…

You may not wage the war. But... let's not forget, this world itself is a battleground. Each one fights ... for space, ... to find his place, ... or leave her trace. In this world, the attacker swings from the right ... or will hurl at you from the left; or hit you from the … Continue reading You may not wage the war, but…


Daughters… they’re special!

Daughters... why are they special? Like dew drops, soothing. A balm for your slightest pain Crying silently, She hides her tears Fame with fortune for just one family... Who's that? Of course, your son He carries your name... Bringing respect-n-respectability to not one, but to two families; Who do you think that is...  No doubt, … Continue reading Daughters… they’re special!

Joy… you can hardly wait for more.

It's like butter You love it, You spread it It's like chocolate Once you taste it, You'll crave for it It's much like ice-cream Cool, Even refreshing It's like mamma's milk While babies thrive on it As adults We've forgotten it It's like music When you feel it Inside you You sing along Tap your … Continue reading Joy… you can hardly wait for more.

If it’s Houston this must be Texas… really?

If it's Tuesday this must be Belgium... but, Ask any Texan, Houston is Hewston... If it is mid-week, never say Wed-nes-day But if you're in New York, and Headed to Wall Street riding the subway, or walking on foot -- call it route 11 You're bound to cross Houston But wait... remember this street is … Continue reading If it’s Houston this must be Texas… really?

Technology Turns…

  Facebook का यह मेला क्या है? अजी समझो, यह एक भूल भुलैया है 'गर अन्दर गए, तो फिर बाहर आने की कोशिश, मान लो आप, वोह बेकार ही है. अब ले लो इस बला को जिसे कहते हैं लोग ट्विट्टर ... पंछियों की इस चह-चहाट में ढूँढें किस तरह से हम कोयल की उस … Continue reading Technology Turns…

Buried whole…

Vacant days Empty space Blank verse Barren thoughts Forced words Deafening silence Frozen time Wasted talent Blinding signals Glaring darkness Bottomless hole Buried whole.

Chitralekha vs Chitralekhan… the distinction.

On a Google search for 'chitralekhan', I always encounter this question: Did you mean chitralekha? NO! I meant what I typed... gee, doesn't Google get it! The following popped up as one of the search results... it's fascinating. So I'm reproducing it here for my own future reference. (Not plagiarizing, please.) Incidentally, juggernaut , derived from Lord Jagannatha, holds … Continue reading Chitralekha vs Chitralekhan… the distinction.

Gayatri Mantra… enunciation for my reference.

Aum (ॐ) Bhur (भूर्) Bhuvah (भुव:) Swaha (स्व:) Tat (तत्) Sa-Vi-Tur (सवितुर् ) Va-Re-Ny-Am (वरेण्यं) Bhar-Go (भर्गो) De-Vas-Ya (देवस्य) Dhi-Ma-Hi (धीमहि) Dhi-Yo (धीयो ) Yo (यो ) Nah (न: ) Pra-Cho-Da-Yat (प्रचोदयात् ) Learn these words by uttering them aloud. To practise saying the words, listen to the intonations in the chants . When chanted … Continue reading Gayatri Mantra… enunciation for my reference.

Sathvaro Radheshyam No… brought to you in the US by…

It's Sunday and in my determination to locate the sponsors/organizers of the dance ballet production, here's the precise theme information I found:

Shifting Careers… they never write, they never call.

Now, they even think my comments are inappropriate (or who knows, may be irrelevant?) and do not publish them... boy, am I amused! Yesterday, I was reading Michael Melcher's rather common sense advice on how to handle the silence, which job-seekers are faced with during their job search endeavors. There were about 11 comments from … Continue reading Shifting Careers… they never write, they never call.