How Tagore Bought Me Free Lunch In The Nilgiris

Just like Allahabad is the point of confluence of three rivers, (Ganga, Yamuna, and the chronically shy Saraswati), a small town in the Nilgiri mountain range is a confluence of three South Indian languages: Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada. This town, though officially in Tamil Nadu, is right at the border of both Kerala and Karnataka.… Continue reading How Tagore Bought Me Free Lunch In The Nilgiris

अगर सुनो तो

तारे जड़े हैं ज़िन्दगी में अंधियारे बिछे हैं ज़िन्दगी में और साँसों की लहर सहला जाती है … अगर सुनो तो ~ वाणी मुरारका इस कविता का अंग्रेज़ी में अनुवाद (मेरे ही द्वारा): stars are studded in our life darkness laid out in our life and the gentle flow of breath, ever soothing… if you… Continue reading अगर सुनो तो

Jeevan Deep

Jeevan Deep there is a light burning in me in the darkness burning bright calm steady in the storm. not triumphant; conquered, no – this light of my being brightens up the world. through drops of water sunrays filter forming a rainbow many-hued and these rays onto the earth make flowers bloom of many hues… Continue reading Jeevan Deep