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Women Empowerment is Appeasement

On Saturday, Nov 24th, I was at the ISB campus attending the 5th reunion of my Pgpmax batch. The school had organised a short panel discussion on women empowerment that I was a part of. During lunch the same day, Rajini and I were discussing this word empowerment and she said its irritating to hear … Read more Women Empowerment is Appeasement

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Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

Dearest Appa, Today is Thiru Karthigai and its the 10th anniversary of your departure. We remembered you with some things that were very dear to you. Believe it or not, Amma made dosas on a cast iron tawa ! She has been making dosas on a cast iron tawa for the past week, ever since I … Read more Cast Iron cookware, Coffee filter and an Anniversary

BHAG India BHAG

On Oct 31st, PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the world’s tallest statue, the “Statue of Unity” at Kevadia, Gujarat. The man who made our country India, out of 565 small and large princely states deserves not just the world’s tallest statue but several more accolades. The India that we bicker in, the India that we defend, … Read more BHAG India BHAG

Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #34 – VUCA

Chapter 2, Verse 57 य: सर्वत्रानभिस्नेहस्तत्तत्प्राप्य शुभाशुभम् | नाभिनन्दति न द्वेष्टि तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता || 57|| yaḥ sarvatrānabhisnehas tat tat prāpya śhubhāśhubham nābhinandati na dveṣhṭi tasya prajñā pratiṣhṭhitā yaḥ—who; sarvatra—in all conditions; anabhisnehaḥ—unattached; tat—that; tat—that; prāpya—attaining; śhubha—good; aśhubham—evil; na—neither; abhinandati—delight in; na—nor; dveṣhṭi—dejected by; tasya—his; prajñā—knowledge; pratiṣhṭhitā—is fixed Translation – One who remains unattached under … Read more Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #34 – VUCA

Experience Review – Books of Sri M

When we stayed with Vidya and Anand in London, Vidya recommended this book titled “Apprenticed to a Himalayan Master” by Sri M. I bought it on Kindle immediately but started reading it in Munich towards the end of our vacation. Over the last three weeks I have read three of his books – Well, Krishnan … Read more Experience Review – Books of Sri M

Zomato, Domino’s, Indigo & Urban Clap – Who do you serve?

On Diwali day, I had written a blog about junk food and as it always happens, we decided to eat Pizzas for lunch the very next day!! We got onto our trusted “Zomato” food ordering app and ordered pizzas from Domino’s. As soon as I completed the payment, I got a pop-up message saying the … Read more Zomato, Domino’s, Indigo & Urban Clap – Who do you serve?

Milk, Butter, Memories and plastic

During summer holidays we would visit both my paternal and maternal grandparents. At my paternal grandmother’s place, they had cows at home and the milk would be heated in a heavy bottomed pan throughout the day as coffee was made or people drank milk. At night, my grandmother would scrape the bottom of that pan … Read more Milk, Butter, Memories and plastic

Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #33 – Hiring

Chapter 2 Verses 54, 55 and 56 अर्जुन उवाच | स्थितप्रज्ञस्य का भाषा समाधिस्थस्य केशव | स्थितधी: किं प्रभाषेत किमासीत व्रजेत किम् || 54|| arjuna uvācha sthita-prajñasya kā bhāṣhā samādhi-sthasya keśhava sthita-dhīḥ kiṁ prabhāṣheta kim āsīta vrajeta kim arjunaḥ uvācha—Arjun said; sthita-prajñasya—one with steady intellect; kā—what; bhāṣhā—talk; samādhi-sthasya—situated in divine consciousness; keśhava—Shree Krishna, killer of … Read more Leadership Lessons from Bhagavad Gita #33 – Hiring

2018 Diwali Release :)

The sari that I wore for Diwali is an Assam silk (mulberry) and I bought it during our trip to Guwahati in Feb this year. Infact we spent a lot of time at ARTFED, the government store that sells authentic Assam handloom saris but nothing quite caught our attention. Then Krishnan spotted this one under … Read more 2018 Diwali Release 🙂