Monthly Archives: March 2012

Shiva Tandava Stotra

Some time ago I wrote a post entitled, ” The Tao of Tandavam”. I have since, come across a stirring rendering of the “Invocation of The Dancing Lord”, with beautiful illustrations. I hope you will like it.. The URL is … Continue reading

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The twins who performed a transplant of head.

The two young men were charming and beautiful. Both looked alike. They were in fact, twins, And they were inseparable, well in a figurative way, otherwise they would have needed a skilled surgeon to separate them. They were quite sure … Continue reading

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Getting married to four is veritable death.

It was Ugadi, the Telugu New Year’s Day on Fri day, the 23 rd instant. I wish every body a happy and prosperous new year, which is named the Nandana year, the Year of The Son, or The Year of … Continue reading

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Loving Thy Neighbor – The Way Our Cousins Do.

Some years ago. We were in Kaancheepuram. We saw the great .Ekambareswara Temple, the Kamakshi Temple, and the Varada Raja swami temple. While going round the Kamakshi Temple, we saw the temple elephant tethered to a post with a heavy … Continue reading

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The Moon Is Awake, The Night Stands By.

March 21 is The World Poetry Day . To celebrate it, here is my attempt at translation of an Urdu poem, by Bashir Badr which I like. The versatile Ghazal singer Hariharan has rendered it (except the second stanza) sweetly … Continue reading

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Time, The Great Leveller, of fortunes.

Lala Kedar Nath Is in the seventh heaven. It is his kids’ birth day. All the three of them share the same day of the month and the same month of the year as their birth day. His wife is … Continue reading

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The night drags on, for ages

The old man is seriously ill.He is fidgeting restlessly on his cot, his chest heaving and falling, heaving and falling. He calls out to the young man, ” Pyaare!” The young man rushes to his baba. Sits on the cot, … Continue reading

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