20th November 2020- my Big 4 O — This humbling year of 2020 for mankind has made us witness all forms of celebrations from behind the computer screens. My fellow 1980 borns’ have by now exhausted all the creative ways of turning 40 in the era of pandemic with no gatherings, no events and no parties. After a…
Jaipur, My Pink City
Jaipur, My Pink City इक गुलाबी पतंग बन कर उड़ना मैं चाहूँ, रंगों से भरे तेरे आसमान में खोना मैं चाहूँ, उस मस्ती के शोर में मैं भी गुम होना चाहूँ, मिट्टी की सुगंध में तेरी घुलना मैं चाहूँ । बचपन की यादें जिस छत पर टँगी हैं उस छत पर जा कर सुबह के चार बजे भैया के साथ गला खोल कर “वोह काटा” चिल्लाना मैं चाहूँ। उलझी सी इन डोरों को बचपन के जैसे सुलझाना मैं चाहूँ, दूर आ गयी हूँ बहुत पर हूँ तो तेरी गुलाबी पतंग
Mumma! How come some kids don’t need shoes to walk in the heat….?
Mumma! How come some kids don’t need shoes to walk in the heat….? For a minute I thought, do I cushion my answer and protect my child from reality of life, do I blame it on poverty and lack of education or do I just tell him the truth… after…
To all Superheroes in the making…..
To all Superheroes in the making….. Rayaan: Mumma! How can I become a Superhero? Mumma: Superheroes are Brave and Clever people who help EVERYONE around them. If you can help people, you will be a Superhero.. Nirvaan: how do I become clever? Mumma: Books and knowledge will make you clever my darling.. Rayaan: and how can I become brave mumma? Mumma: when your knowledge empowers your brain and love empowers your heart, you become Brave….
Size of your heart and strength of your character…
Size of your heart and strength of your character… Is ALL that matters…. Remember this my friend when you look into the mirror today… your reflection in that mirror is mere an image.. What makes you is your heart and your mind which no one can see… but they can feel it.. and experience it…. What is the experience of you…. of being with you… Is it as beautiful as your looks….? And even if you think you are not beautiful.. people who spend a minute with you walk away with the beautiful loving memory of you… they actually did not care how you looked….