Category Archives: Connections

Mixed bag: memories of people known and felt

It was a strange kind of day yesterday. One that made me wade through a multitude of emotions and yet when I went to sleep I felt kind of peaceful. Waking up today was a feeling of something overcome, a … Continue reading

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Gandhi and Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram is a pilgrimage. No visit to Ahmedabad can be complete without spending at least a few hours in the Ashram. When I lived in Ahmedabad, way back in the 90s, very often I would find myself at this … Continue reading

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Spiti – a road trip of a lifetime

It is exactly two months today since I left for a road trip through Spiti but I already want to go back! Is it soon, I ask myself? And then I realize, deep down, I never wanted to return. But … Continue reading

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The Dargah, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya

I finally found myself at the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin. Having lived in Nizamuddin for a number of years I had managed to visit the dargah only once. Moving from Delhi to the NCR and having subscribed to many a … Continue reading

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My child is much more than a diagnosis and if she cannot learn the way I teach, then I will teach the way she can learn

She sat alone amidst the flowers. She should have been like one of them; colourful, lovely, bubbly, bobbing her head with the wind, playing with the edge of her skirt. Instead, she just sat there and looked around. A little … Continue reading

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The Connection

And we sat there In silence With your hand over mine It stopped Just for an instance Unsure Of a hurt Which was? Or could have been? Fingers tapped And then they pressed And caressed Ever so lightly That the … Continue reading

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