Crease of His Uniform

Captured on the ferry from North to South Island, NZ He held me close that night, as close as he could without disturbing the crease of his uniform. The sky above us twinkled as bright as it could. The wind caressing my hair and he as always flicking them back to the ears with his…

To the stranger on plane!

It took me a while to notice how his smile extended beyond the horizons enlightening his entire consciousness with sunshine! His face lit up with a spark of a 2 year old reflecting the innocence with which he handled every heart and soul. His presence was a smile.  Within the first few moments of our…

Curse

Rose Garden, Botanical Gardens, Christchurch, NZ Is present moment hard To live with? That we keep eyes off it! Education systems, advertisements, motivational speakers, friends Motivating for a better future Better? How do we define it? Through the success of fairness cream Or a degree, investing in that house? Being in that constant rush Always?…

Fleeting Moments

New Brighton Beach, Christchurch, New Zealand There are moments.. Moments of awe As they happen Anywhere, anytime Maybe when it’s your time! Suddenly a fleeting moment Shifts the consciousness That you feel longing Between sky and earth Silently she nurtures a seed Sky supports her Through droplets of nourishment Together they create heaven or hell…

Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji

My dear Most powerful nation You and your satellites failed miserably When a man of simple Indian values Transformed India into a full-fledged nuclear state With Pokhran Nuclear Tests in 1998 I am sure Your speech in Hindi in 1977 Continues to echo in United Nations General Assembly As Your poems continue to inspire People…

Journey!

The InterIslander transcending from North Island to South, image taken from Taputeranga Marine Reserve, Wellington Delusional journey From sea to sky Accomplishes When? When we know Both are same Duality merges into oneness Whether it's career, relationships God, spiritual quests We remain what we are In transcendence from Bud to flower to autumn In ant,…

Magic!

Sometimes we give up when we are close to the magic. It doesn't stop the magic though. It comes and caresses you admist a storm embracing your surrender. Next time, you feel tired or feel like giving up know that the magic holds you inside out. Take your time. PS: The tiny little island soaking…

A day in Palmerston North

Housing the beautiful Dugald MacKenzie Rose Garden, the city of Palmerston North is located around 140 kms from Wellington and is enchanting in the very first sight with roses across the entire city from gardens, roundabouts, traffic lights, outside cafes, and even on the streets. Trust me, this city talks to you with its loud…

Transcending Time-Happy Diwali(English Version)

Ayodhya lights up with 5.5 lakh ‘diyas’ on Diwali. Image credits: DNAIndia Over 7000 years have passed Hundreds of times, Vedas, scriptures, Upanishads Languages were manipulated Forced religious conversions During foreign invasions Not once But a thousand times faith was questioned. Amidst the chaos, the stories of grandmothers and folklore continued talking about you. In…