Daily Reflections

Our everyday thoughts, opinions and whatever else !

Remembering Phantom :):)

#LockdownTales The Chinese Virus has really brought Phantom alive. All of us, across the world are walking out of our homes (if at all) only with a mask on ! Phantom was the original masked superhero and suddenly the whole world is now filled with masked heroes and heroines. Krishnan […]

Lockdown Learnings #1

#LockdownTales With the world in a lockdown mode, many of us are learning news ways of living, re-discovering some old ways that are effective and even as we cope with an unseen attacker, we are also innovating. The following is a partial list of habits/learnings that I and many others […]

Chai Masala ….

#LockdownTales While I have written several blogposts on coffee, I realised that there aren’t that many on tea ! The reality is I love tea and a cup of tea is what I make every single day … coffee is at best twice a week, unless we have guests. When […]

Water Bottles from Muktinath

Today while cleaning the fridge, I took out these two 2-litre water bottles to clean and refill with water. These bottles are the only plastic bottles left with me as we have completely shifted to steel or copper bottles for storing water. These bottles are very special because we got […]

#9Minutesat9PM for India

As we all lit lamps at 9 PM for 9 minutes I was remembering and chanting the morning prayer from my  school – ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ From untruth/unreal to truth/real From darkness/evil to light/good From […]

Stunning Sunset

#LockdownTales #ChineseVirus I clicked these pictures from the window in Amma’s room at 6.30 pm…. Stunning Sunset. Clear skies and a silent city are the gifts this lockdown has brought with it. We now have time to listen to the birds chirping and not chirp ourselves. We can see the […]

Meeting Astronaut Rakesh Sharma

Some chance meetings are so special …. today happens to be the 36th anniversary of (then) Sqn Ldr Rakesh Sharma becoming the first and so far the only Indian to have journeyed to space. After the space odyssey he came back and went around meeting students, to motivate and inspire […]