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 […]

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita #42 – De-clutter

Chapter 2, Verses 68, 69, 70. तस्माद्यस्य महाबाहो निगृहीतानि सर्वश: |इन्द्रियाणीन्द्रियार्थेभ्यस्तस्य प्रज्ञा प्रतिष्ठिता || 68|| tasmād yasya mahā-bāho nigṛihītāni sarvaśhaḥindriyāṇīndriyārthebhyas tasya prajñā pratiṣhṭhitā Translation : Therefore, one who has restrained the senses from their objects, O mighty armed Arjun, is firmly established in transcendental knowledge. या निशा सर्वभूतानां तस्यां जागर्ति […]

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 […]

Tasty Dhoklas and Upma with Whey

Two days back Amma was heating milk to set curds but unfortunately the milk curdled. I immediately separated the milk solids as paneer but was left with a lot of whey since this was Amul’s cow milk and the quantity of milk solids was relatively little. I added a couple […]

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 […]

Instant Beetroot Pickle

Many people don’t know what to do with Beetroot, one of the most nutritious vegetable available to us. My earliest memory of the beetroot is about using it to colour my lips to match with Bhagwan Krishna’s lips on a picture in the puja room at Dehu Road. I have […]