A Place Called Home

Home is one of those places where you can be your uninhibited self, where maps don’t make sense and you are never truly lost. No matter how many changes happen, it will always be your haven. That said, it is very easy to take this comfort zone for granted. When I had the liberty to…

Piya Haji Ali (Movie: Fiza)

Instead of telling you a story today, let me share this wonderful song from a Hindi movie about the shrine that fell in love with. The translation follows after every line. I have also added the youtube video link if you want to know what the melody goes like, or if you want to sing along. May his…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting 2

There is a popular Darga in Mumbai called Haji Ali where people of all beliefs come to offer prayers and seek blessings. One popular custom is tying a ‘mannat ka dhaga’. It’s a red-colored thread that you tie at the gate and make a wish to god. Once your wishes are fulfilled, you need to…