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Tuesday, December 18, 2012

The Prayer that was offered

The calmness of an incense cone...!
and
the glow of a oil lamp..! 
The Prayer that was offered...!

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Ganesh Chaturthi

My favorite god and the obstacle destroyer... Om Ganeshaay Namah!

Saturday, August 18, 2012

My Book Shelf...

My all time favorite writers are Bond, Ruskin..
Dahl, Roald..
Narayan, R.K. and
Durell, Gerald.

Book reading is an art and love for books is a passion. I wont claim myself as a bibliophile/ bibliophage (book worm).
But I do have a great book reader at my place and each story read by him is amazingly recorded in my brain.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Buddha


~ Look within, thou art the Buddha.

A stone that has the painted prayers...
Prayers for peace, positivity and productivity in my home.
Amen.

Friday, August 10, 2012

F.A.I.T.H


"In faith there is ~
enough light for those who want to believe
&
enough shadows to blind those who don't."
~Blaise Pascal


And we do light a small diya to believe in our faith that light does exist in the midst of darkness and so does happiness in midst of sorrow. One has to constantly search for them inside himself.

Sunday, August 5, 2012

F.R.I.E.N.D.S

"Everyone should have at least two friends – one to talk to and one to talk about."
~Unknown

Wishing everyone a happy friendship day 2012.

Friday, August 3, 2012

Prayers


"When prayers go up, blessings come down. "
~ Unknown

We do pray in different styles. Prayers are the offerings of our mind and soul. One who prays everyday only knows its power. It gives peace and courage. It makes you strong from inside. It teaches you art of patience to fight the odds.
And yes, we all are blessed in some or the other way my 'HIM'.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Monsoon Part 2


Monsoon in Bangalore this year is playing hide and seek with the fellow Bangaloreans. But this sudden gush of water from sky on some days (mostly in the afternoons and evenings) make the nights cold and give a feel of old Bangalore. I notice a car heading in rain while the roads on RMV 2nd Stage are getting heavy flow of rain water.. It evening and after this click, I am off for a cup of ginger-tea...

Friday, July 13, 2012

Monsoon Part 1

After a delay of  many weeks since Monsoon hit the West coast of India and Kerala, we see the blue sky changing its colour to greyish-black. Wind is breezy, cold and full of the happy feel of rain. The city seems to be joyful again. And as rain sets down on northern part of the city with heavy drops, I see guys, kids and even oldies enjoying their first drench in rain.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Belief...


"Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is. "
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

While many old avenue trees are cut down in the city for road widening, metro construction and building apartments, a  mango tree near a petrol pump close to MG road  is worshiped and this belief is going to surely save this tree from being chopped down to earth.




Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Love blooms when..

When a bud unfolds, love blooms ..!

Rose is always correlated to love. It serves as a medium for expressing love.
Indeed this flower spells the charm and magic of love.

As Wendy Craig says, "One rose says more than the dozen!"

Current Mood: In ♥

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Rose & Love


"The rose speaks of love silently, in a language known only to the heart."
~ Anonymous

The bond between rose and love is unique. Where there is love, rose blooms. Where love has to be expressed, rose is given. The flower of love...!
Recently one of my plant bloomed with these beauties. More buds are on queue to bloom in a week or so. The balcony is gonna be red for another few days making me feel happy and saner..!

Truly a flower that symbolizes love..!
The flower of love...! or rather the love of all flowers..!
And my love for rose is truly eternal..!

Monday, March 26, 2012

The Summer Feel

Mangoes ~ the seasonal fruit of tropical summers.. And the new flush on mango tree (roadside) reminded me of the old Summer vacations and nostalgia rushed down inside me remembering those childhood days when exams at schools used to be over and that happiness of holidays used to cheer me from inside.


Saturday, March 24, 2012

Strangers in the Night

A simple afternoon of a weekend .. Its Saturday.
Burrowed this book Strangers (not rangers) in the Night by Ruskin Bond (one of my favorite writers) from a friend,
found an old knick nack- An Entada (Elephant pod) Seed that I collected during May 2007 during my 1st visit to IISc (many memories got freshen up),
with some new twigs of Money plant (just settled them into a new pot) and
a glass of orange juice..!
I am indeed in peace with my inner soul. :)

Friday, March 23, 2012

H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S~


"Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower."
~ John Harrigan

Who doesn't want happiness in their life?!?!

Current Mood: Searching for Happiness

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

A new Addition

Addicted to ceramics
Addicted to jewellries
Addicted to tea cups
Addicted to Auroville work
Addicted to Saraswati's pottery miniatures..

A worth keepsake that is now mine, created by Renata (alias Saraswati) of Have Fun Pottery, this is a beautiful ceramic pendant with a miniature  figurine of a teacup and a croissant on a plate. I simply love my new possession.

Monday, March 19, 2012

Adding Greenery to Terrace

Adding greenery to a small balcony or a terrace is so prominent in Bangalore. Lack of open space and time in a metro and its ever-changing cityscape has given this new form of gardening.

I have a craze for plants and gardens and terrace  (balcony) garden in particular. Show at 1. Shantinagar Studio gallery.  The buddha head, the tiki face, the old brass urli, the kalaonche and desert rose. Such a perfect afternoon it was. I had dropped by to the ongoing Aurovillean Pottery exhibition there.

Friday, March 16, 2012

The Shoddy Chef's pulav

.... Its fast to make and delicious to mouth.. And so I name it..!

Decoration with pale flowers

Shot at 1.Shantinagar Studio Gallery..
A bunch of Canon ball flowers (half fresh, half stale/ pale) on a beautiful Khujra plate with some water..
Impressed with the decor idea.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Happy Republic Day


" Hind Desh Ke Niwasi, Sabi Jan Ek Hain...!"
Celebrating the 63rd Republic Day of The Nation called India...!
~Jai Hind.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

A Special Day..


I may sound self-obsessed..!And the photo says it all..!

I love parties.. I love to be a good host and I love birthdays for the simple fact that you order cakes and gifts and loads of fun..! Also some blessings and good wishes from close ones and well-wishers.. The day when it feels that oh I am on this earth..!
This year I decided to get myself a cake and some gifts..! The way I celebrated my day, I loved it :)

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Orangey in a Winter Noon!


"California is a great place to live if you're an orange."
~ Fred Allen 


Who will agree to Allen's quote. I wonder..! 
These days Californian oranges are available everywhere around the world. Sitting in Bangalore, in my terrace, on a winter forenoon, I enjoyed the tangy-ness and sweetness of this citrus fruit to the best. Wasim's love was evident in that orange half.. ! One half he enjoyed and other half I had sinfully eaten..! 
To make it a memorable day and of course a worth-dollar-moment, I had to rush inside the house, get my camera and freeze it there.! 
Oh what a delight this fruit is to eye and to mouth..!  
~ For  That "Sunny Orangey (happy) Feel in a Winter Noon"!
 


Sunday, January 15, 2012

Bread...

"A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou."
~ Omar Khayyam
Oh, how much I love the English style of breakfast... bread, butter and jam...!  Of course to accomplish that, I need a cup of hot tea...! And the day becomes a bright sunny day.. What a wonderful kick-ass in the morning!!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Towards Light


The leaves always move towards light, in search of light... Lets our souls too do the same.. move towards light of positivity, love and mankind..!
Path Finder: Towards Light :)

Sunday, January 1, 2012

New Year Wishes

 
Another year has passed by... 2011 is over and its "Twenty -twelve"..! 

Hope this new year brings happiness, prosperity, good health to everyone's life. 
May each one of your dreams come true. 
May love and peace reside.
May we all take a few more steps towards "green-progress" ..
May we be good citizens..!
May we try to keep our environment clean, less polluted...
And may the earth have least (no) disasters.

My wishlist: 
 That I will be more regular on my blogs..! That I will take more and better photographs. 
I wish I do well at my job ..I wish to reduce some kilos. I wish to keep myself calm and composed! I wish not to be depressed and be happy and positive (366 days of the year)..Not the least, I wish all my dreams come true..!

Amen!
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