That good things happen despite darkness, despite prognostications of doom, that light glimmers hope if you strive to focus on your strength in hard …We Did It!
Aalo Amar Aalo (Light, My Light) was part of Tagore’s collection titled by him as Bichitro (Amazing) which appeared in 1911, and later as part of …Rabindranath’s Paean to Light
A conversation with VR Devika, author of Muthulakshmi Reddy: A Trailblazer in Surgery and Women’s Rights, Niyogi Books. “Education, Freedom and …The Fearful Trill of Freedom & Equality
“Light festive lamps, make bright the night, Shine your own lights, illuminate the world.” — Tagore’s Autumnal Nights, translated by Professor Fakrul…Illuminate the World…
Anthony Sattin, an award winning journalist and travel writer in conversation about Nomads: The Wanderers Who Shaped our World, his recent book …Born Free to Follow your Heart
The sky is, was and will be. It stretches out without borders, without interruptions, without contentions, unifying all under its life-giving …The Sky
First published in Lothlorien Journal
A Bug’s Fantasy A light bug hovers near a bulb, part of a multitudinous crowd attracted by the brilliance of the shine. This life of mine, the insect thinks, is precious and I will glitter with brightness, be recognised for my refulgence. I am beautiful and unique. My fame will spread far, obliterate even the lamp, the sun, the stars, the moon. A blind...
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869-1948) was an ordinary man who …Can Gandhi-ism Survive?
Eshechhe Sarat ( Autumn) by Rabindranath Tagore was published in 1937. The poem flows to describe the season of Sarat, or the early part of autumn, …Rabindranath & Autumn
Wherever I look, a golden light Suffuses a vision of holidays, The festive sun rises in the woods …Where “Divides of Class, Religion & Ethnicities Collapse”