Month: February 2022

Live within

Live within; be not shaken by outward happenings – Sri Aurobindo Ghosh

Music was within me

“It was not really the external influences that made me a singer. Music was within me. I was full of it.” — Lata Mangeshkar

I am the drug

I don’t do drugs. I am drugs. – Salvador Dali There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.

No heaven, No hell

Beyond the senses is the mind; above the mind is its essence; beyond that essence is the great Self; beyond the great Self is the unmanifest. Beyond the unmanifest is the One—all-pervading and without anyContinue reading

I sit with my legs crossed

They have accused me of being disrespectful towards senior colleagues and artistes like Sivaji Ganesan, because I sit with my legs crossed in front of them. It is my habit to sit with my legsContinue reading

The unknowable

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception – Aldous Huxley There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, andContinue reading