उलझने..बेसब्रियाँ

अगर यह एहसास इंसान के लिए इतने ज़रूरी ही हैं तो यह ऐसे ग़ैर-ज़रूरी क्यूँ लगते हैं ? डरावने क्यूँ लगते हैं ? किसके लिए अच्छी है हार ? किसको सुहाता है दुःख ?

उड़ान की तैयारी

आज तक बेटी पर मुझसे ज्यादा अधिकार किसी का न था लेकिन अब धीरे-धीरे पतंग को आसमान बुला रहा है ।

काश ! हम तुम और सच मिल पाते – Hindi blog

हॉस्टल पहुँचे तो घर वालों से दूर होने का दुःख, अपने सहूलियत वाले घोंसले से दूर होने का दुःख, रैगिंग का डर, नए लोगों को दूसरे ग्रह का प्राणी समझने का रोग और अपने प्यारे दोस्त से बिछ्ड़ जाने की त्रासदी । एक ही बात ना जाने कितनी बार याद की मैंने, शायद इतना ही…

My Exile or My Vacation

You created me so, logically, everything I have is essentially yours. You throb in my heart and mind every moment so, emotionally also, it is yours. Mostly I keep this to myself and be soaked in oasis of this calmness and love, but there are times when I feel disquiet beyond measure and want to…

My daughter’s first afternoon nap.

It takes a good story, lots of cuddling and talks to put my daughter to sleep at night. In the afternoon, she is so active that she would not even like to lie on bed for 2 minutes. She would do coloring, pasting or any other activity all by herself. Today, my daughter went to bedroom…

Do I deserve this hatred and animosity?

I read this quote by Joan Lunden “Holding onto anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.” I seriously reflected on this quote and realized the truth it was affirming. Wow! I decided…

This is a glimpse of how whole cosmos influence you.

According to astrology, ‘Scorpions are trustworthy and faithful. They will always stand beside you if they have promised they would. Scorpions have an excellent memory and combined with an inability to let things go, they can hold a grudge forever against someone who did them harm. In fact, a Scorpions rarely, if never, forgive and forget. They will even…

She was my dearest friend

A decade ago she was my dearest friend and confidant. Nevertheless, she was the only true friend in my hostel life and rest others were either classmates or acquaintances. Her persona was such that everyone used to shower her with accolades like, “You are incredibly cool, calm, loving, selfless and helping girl.” Once in the first semester of…

Body language and kids

generally personify every object around her. Like the comb is monitor and her hairs are naughty students. And while combing, I tell her what conversation is going on between her hairs and comb. I extended this idea of personifying things to emotions as well.

Law is always an enforcement and never a choice

Swarna asked her friend “how many people you have met so far? How many of them are your friends? How many of them could you respect or love? How many of them you could find equivalent to your own brother, sister and parents on emotional grounds?” Her friend gasped and said “Few friends and few people…

Do we know our parents?

Swarna came from a middle class family of India, where a person is identified by many tags and these tags also impose greater constraints on a person. Many of Swarna’s decisions and behaviors were driven by those tags. There were numerous tags associated with her; Hindu, Thakur, Middle class, Girl, North Indian are few to list. Swarna’s…