God Rays

Gorgeous, glowing rays of light…This was what true beauty and goodness looked like– a spectral, luminescent gathering of beings so pure it hurt to look directly at them, like the most glorious eclipse, or maybe Heaven itself. ~Lauren Kate

Summer Sun

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is. ~Dennis Rodman

Sunshine

With Holi gone, its officially spring time in India. As the sun starts to shine in its full glory, I am reminded of my fun vacation to Hampi. The Hampi Chariot completes the triangle of stone chariots in India- these is one in Konark, Odissa, and another in Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu). A massive sculpture of…

Silent Sundays: The Sun

Time for another Silent Sunday! Every week, I’ll put up a picture that would ask you, my dear visitor, to give me a perspective instead. Feel free to drop in a line about the picture. Wish you a great new week ahead!

The Winds Of Change

Welcome to the first Indian festival of 2012. India is an agricultural and religious nation, and the year starts with Makar Sankranti, or Pongal for us in Tamil Nadu. Makar is the Sanskrit variant of Capricorn, and thus the celebration  marks transition of the Sun from Sagittarius to Capricorn. For us Pongal marks the first harvest of the year. We worship…