Towards A Consensual Holi!

The views expressed in this blog are personal, and not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, or individual. This year, with COVID-19 cases daily on the rise, private (inside housing societies) and public Holi celebrations have been banned, an ...

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20 Things 2020 Taught Me

December is here! The year 2020 is finally coming to an end. I daresay that 2020 has been a particularly interesting year for everyone, packed with several challenges. At a personal level, while this has been a year filled with several teachable moments ...


Teaching Tolerance: Challenging Gender Stereotypes

This is 2020. Today, the youth are definitely more "woke" than the previous generation - a term which simply means that they are more aware and active about movements and issues related to social and racial injustice - and more and more people are questi ...


The Jigsaw Puzzle Of Life

I loved jigsaw puzzles as a child. The entire process of attempting to arrange the separate pieces of a puzzle in the correct manner to ensure that they form one complete picture was an amazing journey! Even though I am 31 years old now, jigsaw puzzles c ...


Write Your Own Epitaph!

"If you were to die today, what would you want written on your epitaph?" I must admit that the first time I was asked this question, I was quite startled. I am 30 old, perfectly hale and hearty and I have many years to go before I can even think of dy ...

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Happy Teachers’ Day!

Today is September 5th - all over India, this day is widely celebrated as Teachers' Day. I am not very comfortable with the concept of assigning a particular day of the year to the celebration of a particular relationship. For instance, I find it real ...


Far Far Away

Happy endings need not exist just in fairy-tales. Fairy-tales have the beauty of always giving one a simpler, newer perspective of things, a transformation of ideology from “I wish” to “I will” and a belief in trust, kindness, goodness, hope and love.



Mother Nature is filled with various, beautiful lessons. As part of our Releaf Series, here is a post on what we can learn from the beautiful butterflies.


A Note From The Rain

This is for anyone who feels like continuing to hold on to something that Life wants them to let go of. Hello!When you want to hold on to your dream or a love for anything, and you feel like the whole world wants you to walk away from it, but you ...