Daily Reflections

Our everyday thoughts, opinions and whatever else !

Adityahridayam by Vyoma Labs

A day after the lockdown was announced, it was the start of Vasanta Navaratri or Chaitra Navaratri. We never knew that Navratri came twice !! Ofcourse we knew that Navratri is celebrated twice in the north, but didn’t know that it was also celebrated twice in the south. Swapna had […]

Our PM CARES

Krishnan and I saw news about the launch of the PM CARES fund – Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund and then noticed Akshay Kumar’s massive donation of Rs. 25 Crores. With the lockdown in place, we were looking for ways to help people affected by […]

Spot the bird !

Found this Peahen walking amidst the cars in our Condo complex a few days back (before the lockdown was announced) when we were out walking. The lockdown is complete now, so we are walking inside the house. In the world of Peacocks – the male Peacock has to do all […]

Protests are fine, Filth isn’t

While flipping news channels to gather some headlines, I paused on the India Today channel because they were showing how Delhi police and para military forces were clearing up the Shaheen Bagh area. Shaheen Bagh had gained fame or notoriety depending on whether you agreed or disagreed with them, during […]

Reason, Season or Lifetime ?

Long before the social media era, when email was the only means of communication, someone forwarded this note to me and the message stuck with me. The link to this message is – https://www.nannet.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Reason-season-lifetime.pdf. Here’s the screenshot –   Its a beautiful message … some people come into your life for […]

Finally, all four executed !

  Today is a good day … the four rapists of Nirbhaya have finally been hanged. While I would have preferred public castration followed by stoning to death, hanging them atleast brings closure to Asha Devi and her family. I woke up by 5 and started tracking the TOI app for […]

Copper kills Coronavirus ?? Really ?

Do read the article by Mark Wilson –Copper kills coronavirus, why aren’t our surfaces covered in it? Copper kills coronavirus In China, it was called “qi,” the symbol for health. In Egypt it was called “ankh,” the symbol for eternal life. For the Phoenicians, the reference was synonymous with Aphrodite—the […]