A year ago exactly I was experiencing one of the most blissful moments of my life. Retrospectively at the time I didn’t think that moment would be so significant. But it was. And the way I see it now is that I can not forget that moment despite the pain that followed it. Because those… Read More The Butterfly Effect
“Oh mirror In the sky, what is love? Can the child within my heart rise above? Can I sail through the changing ocean tides? Can I handle the seasons of my life? ” I love this song by Fleetwood Mac; probably one of my all time favorites. There is also a version by The Smashing… Read More Mirror in the Sky
There was a time when meadow, grove and stream, The Earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparell’d in celestial light. The glory and the freshness of a dream…….. – Intimations of Immortality. William Wordswoth This poem is recited during the last scene of one my favorite series ever, Penny Dreadful. The main… Read More Sadness
When I was growing up Easter Sunday used to be of one the coolest days of the year; not only because I used to get a giant chocolate egg, but also because it was a happy day. The two prior days, Good Friday and Saturday were very quiet and somber. My sister and I… Read More Resurrection!!!
For centuries many sages, gurus and enlightened beings have found refuge in the Himalayas as a place for meditation and realization. Towards the end of last year my plan B suddenly became plan A; unexpectedly. I was supposed to go back to India and practice in Mysore for my third year with Sharath, I… Read More Place of Joy
Inside the Chaos, build a temple of Love….. -Rune Lazuli It feels like a curse but also a blessing. It feels confusing yet empowering…….. As I prepare to leave this week to another world adventure I realize that this is the girl I envisioned many, many moons ago when I used to… Read More What it feels like for a Girl
Sometimes I forget………. How this journey started. How bad and restless it was and there was no hope Sometimes I forget…… That being a girl is complicated; yet wonderful, magical and it feels like having multiple browsers opened with tons of tabs opened at the same time Sometimes I forget…… That my eyes have seen… Read More Sometimes……….
“I look at you and see all the ways a soul can bruise, and I wish I could sink my hands into your flesh and light lanterns along your spine so you know there’s nothing but light when I see you……” – Shinji Moon, The Anatomy of Being This year after my return from India… Read More Organic Love
Still soaking up my recent trip to India. I have been meaning to write this post for some time but I wasn’t ready. On the previous days before leaving on my trip my mind was already connected to India…..Practice was full of doubts and fear as my right shoulder had been giving me trouble for… Read More Mysore Madness
Stillness: a state of freedom from storm or disturbance. Synonyms: calmness, hush, peace, peacefulness, placidity, quiet, quietness, quietude, repose, restfulness, sereneness, serenity, still, calm, tranquility………. Lately; especially after my return from a trip to New Orleans in August last year my yoga practice has been filled with pain. That trip was a turning point for… Read More Stillness