Lockdown Food #4 – Vadakari becomes WadiKari !

#LockdownTales I didn’t know how to use the Punjabi Wadiyan because the only way I had seen them being used was with Potatoes. I don’t like potatoes and we rarely buy them… ok, I rarely let Krishnan and Amma to buy potatoes :):). I had a pack of Amritsari Wadiyan that I bought at a … Read more

New Words

Am reading this delicious book titled “A Gentleman in Moscow” and I am reading it really slowly because its that kind of book. You just want to linger on every page and hope that the book never really ends :). Along the way, I have picked up four new words. Hadn’t heard these words before, … Read more

35 things we didn’t know – UK, Germany & Prague

This vacation was the first time we were traveling in Europe. While we have transited several times through Frankfurt or Amsterdam, we never really visited the UK or Europe as tourists. While we truly enjoyed our time in both the countries, and hope to visit them again and again, here is a list of 35 … Read more

Leadership Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita 12 – The New

I remember using this verse (verse 22 from chapter 2) during a Bhagvad Gita recitation competition that I participated in at the Ramakrishna Mission in Shillong. वासांसि जीर्णानि यथा विहाय नवानि गृह्णाति नरोऽपराणि | तथा शरीराणि विहाय जीर्णा न्यन्यानि संयाति नवानि देही || 22|| vāsānsi jīrṇāni yathā vihāya navāni gṛihṇāti naro ’parāṇi tathā śharīrāṇi vihāya … Read more

Behind the gauge …. A horse’s behind

Today morning I received the following message on Whatsapp (God bless the creator). While its amusing to think of the fact that we haven’t progressed much beyond a horse’s ass, it’s also fascinating to think of how some of the modern implements, measurements and even social practices are because of a decision taken hundreds or … Read more

Shivaratri …. And Muqaddar Ka Sikandar !

Today is Maha Shivaratri – the darkest of nights and the day that means many different things to different people. Most people celebrate it as the day when Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has provided several other meanings and they are all interesting and important. Please read his blog Significance of MahaShivaratri. … Read more