Starry Nights

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” ― Bram Stoker, Dracula

Night Skies

When we are able to break free from the imprisonment of our little, small self-thinking and dare to face the essence of life, we recognize we are never at home with ourselves. We are always on the road. By challenging the unknown and the unidentified we are capable of opening our skyline. ~ Erik Pevernagi,…

Up In The Air

Temples in India are just not ornate, they are intricately carved from end to end, from the entrance to the sanctum; even the ceilings. I read somewhere, temples in India don’t just speak; they sing… and how!

Vishnu-Sahasranāma Stotram

603. om anivartine namaḥ Salutations to him who does not reject those who are inclined to return to the material world. 604. om nivrttātmane namaḥ Salutations to the self of the spiritual practitioners who are attached to the path of Liberation. 605. om saṃkṣeptre namaḥ Salutations to the limiter of the field of light for…

Skyline

Singapore is quite a fine city (pun intended) and parts of it have a very European feel to it. Not every skyline there is punctured with skyscrapers, it can feel very classy in some pockets too.

Plush Deserts

A desert is a place without expectation. ~Nadine Gordimer That shock value is especially true when the desert is as opulent as Dubai!

Dubai In Bokeh

  Everybody has a little bit of the sun and moon in them. Everybody has a little bit of man, woman, and animal in them. Darks and lights in them. Everyone is part of a connected cosmic system. Part earth and sea, wind and fire, with some salt and dust swimming in them. We have…

The Grand Mosque

  Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque at Abu Dhabi, is the largest mosque in UAE. The holy shrine was initiated by the late president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to unite the cultural diversity of the Islamic world with the historical and modern values of architecture and art. His grave is located…

In Peace

I think people often come to the synagogue, mosque, the church looking for God, and what we give them is religion. ~Gene Robinson

Dubai Skyline

The skyline of Dubai is punctuated with steel buildings that make up for cloudless skies. It’s a modern wonder of the world, and is picturesque in a very neoteric way. Like the Singapores, Tokyos and Shanghais of the world, it makes for a very vivid postcard view, don’t you think?