My Favorite Place…

Where Cows, Monkeys, Dogs and Human have equal rights on traffic. Where one can hear the echoes of history. Where the words ‘superior’ and ‘inferior’ are non-existent. Where nature and mankind are tangled with each other. Where one is bound to surrender its ego and become part of the ‘One’. Yes, I am talking about…

That Extra Chromosome which makes her ‘Out of the World’!

“The earth, together with all of its countries and people”, is what Oxford dictionary has to say about the word “World”. The ‘Earth’ represents the external gaze to this spherical entity hanging in the Universe, while ‘World’ is a perception from within (an inside out look). ‘Perception’, because it provides the flexibility to extend it…

The ‘Face’ called Wisdom…in the crowd of Beliefs!

If I am able to see and recognize “Faces” around, it affirms that I have eyes. If I have eyes to see, brain to observe, mind to think, heart to feel, and ways to express, it only confirms that “I” exist. If I exist, I must be wearing a worldly identity. A worldly identity assures…

यदा यदा ही धर्मस्य…

गाँव जाना मुझे हमेशा ही अच्छा लगता रहा है, मेरे चेहरे के अतिउत्साह को साफ़ पढ़ा जा सकता है, गाँव जाने के उल्लेख मात्र से। जब भी हम गाँव जाते थे तो रास्ता जैसे कटता ही नहीं था जब तक की हम गाँव के बाज़ार तक ना पहुँच जाएँ।मँगारी बाज़ार बाबतपुर स्टेशन से लगा ही…

Bhojpuri, Saree and the Chappal!!

Now even I started  worrying of not able to make it in time.This was my first trip to Delhi from Varanasi since the source station has been changed from Varanasi Cantt station to Manduadih which has not only shorten the distance of station from my home but relieved us from enormous Banarasi peak traffic. In…

My Vivekananda Moment!

The ‘Uber’ application popped up the booked cab details. The name of the driver was interesting, ‘Nek’. While I was struggling to button my shirt in a rush, my mind afforded to spend little time to acknowledge the uniqueness of this name. The first impression which flashed in my mind was, it is ‘Nick’ and…

Independence Day…Really??

When I was a kid, I used to be very excited on 15th August for many reasons. The first and foremost was that magnetic & magical element in the air which made all of us feel good. It really provided sense of celebration of a kind. There was this feeling of patriotism about which I…