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”
First published in Daily Star, Bangladesh
Pink cherry blossoms, born of the whiteness of snow and the redness of blood, bloom in April. An embroidery frame of silk with red cascades of flowers, that on trees stay pink, forms a gateway to a garden I had known long ago, a garden born from centuries of sweat of incarnadined hands scabbed by fantasies, sculpted to perfection. Jade plants stand cold, watching koi ponds with ...
In conversation with Barun Chanda, an actor who started his career as the protagonist of a Satyajit Ray film and now is a bi-lingual writer of …Satyajit Ray – Was he really ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’?
Imagine… ten thousand years ago, were we better off? Recorded historyshows that the first war had already been fought 13,000 years ago. And they have continued to rage – but, at least, unlike the indomitable Gauls in Asterix comics – not all jumped into the fray….When Autumn Leaves Start to Fall…
Since 1991, Ukraine has been celebrating its Independence Day on August 24th. As another year of its independent …“Imagine All the People Livin’ Life in Peace…”
Aruna Chakravarti reveals how she wove a historic novel, The Mendicant Prince(Published by Picador India, 2022), from a controversial court case …The Making of Historical Fiction: A Conversation with Aruna Chakravarti