A Holi Story

You remember the day you walked into my life; it was a day of the color teal or so I would like to believe. So true to yourself, your being, you were the burst of rejuvenating waterfall my parched soul was waiting for. Slowly you merged into various shades of many hues that I lost … More A Holi Story

Why I Smile

They ask me why I smile. I smile because at times I cannot believe how far I have come,From what was and what is. It is strange how every day seems mundane but when you look back so much has changed.It is, maybe in the little things. Just like how the earth revolves and rotates, … More Why I Smile

Love in subtlety

In those quiet moments, unseen and unproclaimed, love made a quiet entry Watching the setting sun and the thousand stars that later illuminated the skies The moment passed them by, long ago when the eyes deceived the intentions of the heart. Poets blamed the beautiful sunset not realizing that love made a subtle entry long … More Love in subtlety

Navratri : day 9

Day 9 of Navaratri : Color Purple The color Purple signifies the power of intellect and peace. The ninth day is called ‘Navmi’ and marks the last day of Navratri. This day symbolizes the worship of Goddess ‘Siddhidhatri’. She is the ‘moola roopa’ of goddess Parvati and posses eight supernatural powers. The meaning of her … More Navratri : day 9

Navratri : Day 8

Day 8 of Navaratri : Color Peacock Green Peacock Green color is believed to fulfil the desires of the devotees. It stands for nobility, guidance and holiness. The eighth day symbolizes the worship of Goddess ‘Mahagauri’. She enlightens the spiritual seekers and grants salvation. ‘Mahagauri’ is the most beautiful, loving version of all the forms … More Navratri : Day 8

Navratri : Day 7

Day 7 of Navaratri : Color Green Green color signifies growth and new beginnings. It represents the natural world symbolizing purity, peace and happiness. The seventh day symbolises the worship of Goddess ‘Kalaratri’. She is also known as Navadurga, and is considered to be the fiercest form of Durga destroying all evil forces.’Kala’ means time, … More Navratri : Day 7

Navratri : Day 6

Yellow signifies happiness, wisdom and intellect throughout the ages. It aids logic, memory and will power. The sixth day symbolises the worship of Goddess ‘Katyayani’. Her name is derived as a meaning “daughter of Katyayana”. She is also popularly known as “Mahishasuramardhini” or slayer of Mahishasura, the demon. The warmth of the sunlight during spring … More Navratri : Day 6

Navratri : Day 5

Day 5 of Navratri : Color Royal Blue. Royal Blue stands for divine energy, superiority and intelligence. The fifth day symbolizes the worship of Goddess ‘Skandamata’. Her name literally means “mother of Skanda” or Kartikeya as she is depicted holding her son on her lap. It is believed devotees who worship her with utter devotion … More Navratri : Day 5