Category: Portraits

People who enriched my path

You can not Hide your soul

People blush when their clothes come loose But what can one conceal and cover When all the world is the eye of the Lord The Onlooker everywhere. Akka Mahadevi O Mother, listen I love himContinue reading

Thought is the chief glory of man

Bertrand Russel Men fear thought as they fear nothing else on earth — more than ruin, more even than death. Thought is subversive and revolutionary, destructive and terrible, thought is merciless to privilege, established institutions,Continue reading

All action is prayer

Love all, serve all, feed all. Neem Karoli Baba Watched the documentary on life of the great saint on 20 Nov 2022.

Varaha Avatara

Inspired by ”Varaha Roopam daiva Vareetam“ song from the movie “Kantara” Amazed by the Climax scene and Rishab Shetty’s performance and Vishnu’s Varaha Avatara Portrayal in Bhoota Kola Dance.

I’d rather die than run away

Mar jayungi lekin bhagungi nahin” (If all mothers think like you, then what will happen to the country? – Neerja Bhanot

Work is worship but Laughter is Life

Work is undoubtedly worship but laughter is life. Anyone who takes life too seriously must prepare himself for a miserable existence. Anyone who greets joys and sorrows with equal facility can really get the bestContinue reading

Before and beyond

The lord neither arrives nor leaves. He has existed before time, and will exist beyond. We arrive, we celebrate, and we merge into elements. A tribute to Mooshika who carries the lord. Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Humour and Humanity

Our knowledge has made us cynincalOur cleverness, hard and unkindWe think too much, and feel too littleMore than machinery, we need humanityMore that cleverness, we need kindness and gentlenessWithout these qualities life will be violent,Continue reading

The answer is 34

Acharya Hemachandra So one basic question that would come up, if you’re writing poetry and you have 8 beats left in your stanza and you need to fill it with long and short syllables, whereContinue reading

Beginner’s mind

Treat every moment as your last. It is not preparation for something else. In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few Shunryu Suzuki

The one who knows all

Listen to those who know, Watch those who do, rest do it yourself and learn. Sarvajna, 16th century Kannada Poet The ghee made from milk,Will never become milk again.Śivayogi who has attained the knowledgeWill neverContinue reading

Seize the flower

carpe florem,” or seize the flower — that is, appreciate the fleeting beauty around you. Horace Everything dies, like fading flowers, so appreciate the beauty when you have it. It does not last.

still i rise

Maya angelou You may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you?Why are you beset with gloom?’CauseContinue reading