Our State

Sometimes the state of the world, the country, the state, the individual etc seems to be disturbing and alarming. Where there are talks about tolerance, acceptance, love, compassion, forgiveness but really it’s just surface level. How do we commit to real change, real transformation? How do I learn to be truly tolerant? How do IContinue reading “Our State”

Measuring my spirituality

The older I get, the more I analyze my spirituality. 10 years back, I was probably in a ‘honeymoon phase’ with my spiritual journey and today, I seem to reflect that I honestly don’t know how much I have achieved spiritually speaking. It’s easier to guess how successful you are materialistically, you can look atContinue reading “Measuring my spirituality”

Elevate your Self

Following from yesterday’s post, I wanted to continue with discussing Allama Iqbal’s poetry, specifically from the poem ‘Dayar-e-Ishq’. Khudhi Ko Ker Buland Itna Ke Har Taqdeer Se Pehle Khuda Bande Se Khud Pochay Bata Teri Raza Kya Hai Elevate your Self to such great heights that before issuing every decree of destiny, That God shouldContinue reading “Elevate your Self”

In the Realm of Love

This past Sunday, I decided to listen to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan after a long time. I don’t know what made me do it but I put on a song that he had performed. The lyrics are by a great poet by the name of Allama Iqbal. Dayar E Ishq Mein Apna Maqaam Paida KerContinue reading “In the Realm of Love”

Mirror of my mind

I take a look in the mirror of my mind now and then, And I ask myself how many more talks are needed? My mind runs through each talk with a quickening pace, Often losing track of what was spoken a second ago. I take a look in the mirror of my mind now andContinue reading “Mirror of my mind”

Remembering a friend…

Today, I was remembering a dear friend, my closest friend and who’s presence I deeply miss as each day passes by. How in one glance, all that I needed to say, was understood. Sometimes, when I feel all alone, He is the first person that I think of and I smile in the sweet memoriesContinue reading “Remembering a friend…”

Cliff Edge

I have withheld all my thoughts at the cliff edge of my mind,A step further and the emptiness will be filled again, Many times I have gone over the cliff, Trashing myself into an ocean of thoughts.Why do I lose the beauty of an empty mind?Why do I not allow the song to continue?Where theContinue reading “Cliff Edge”

Jealousy has no place in any relationship

It is interesting at how you, the individual, is at the center of the world and then you are married/long-term relationship and the center grows, you have children and the center grows more.  Eventually, you realize that you are there to serve the others to support the center. However, what happens when jealousy and self-centeredContinue reading “Jealousy has no place in any relationship”

Blessed with a Legacy

It’s been some time since I have written a blog and I must say I have completely been missing it. I have loved sharing my thoughts with you freely and frankly. I have a couple of guest blogs that will be coming soon. They are amazing reads and if you haven’t read Niharika’s amazing guestContinue reading “Blessed with a Legacy”

Love is the natural way

It has been a few days since I have last written anything. I have been busy with my new home and getting the little things sorted. It has been quite a journey. Every day I have been contemplating on that I need to write on my blog but due to my late nights, I wasContinue reading “Love is the natural way”