15th August 2021 Dear Anand, Sabr. Of which Shams-i Tabrizi and Rumi’s exchanges speak of not sitting and waiting but foreseeing. Knowing that the moon needs time to become full. Sabr. Of which Gibran questions the greatness of his endurance in separation; in her parting words to him “earthly bodies must often separate for earthly purpose, And must live apart impelled by worldly intent…” Sabr. … Continue reading 15th August 2021 | Dear Anand
July 26th, 2020 Dear Anand, You once asked me being the atheist you are, if anyone’s really seen God living inside worship houses? I’m neither a Muslim nor a Christian but I might have bowed in more mosques and churches than Hindu mandirs. Whether it was the Basilica and Convent of Nuestra Señora de la Merced in Lima or Stephansdom in Vienna or the La … Continue reading 26th July 2020 | Dear Anand
River Ganges or Ganga Ji (Not just Ganga, as I was corrected by a stall-wala in Haridwar!) is just not a river. For Hindus, a dip in its waters is on a supreme level. For many it is their ultimate bucket list goal; To bathe in Ganges. Ignoring the millions of people who actually live on the Ganges banks, it is believed by the Hindus … Continue reading Ganges – By any other name, It’d be just a River.