DEFENDING OUR HEARTLAND: BSF- BORDER SECURITY FORCE.

Defending the heartland of our country is the Border Security Force…are the jawaans stationed at the western, northern and eastern frontier borders of our country. They are the first line of defense against any invasion, terrorism, illegal or country threatening activity that happens at the borders. Read More

DIWALI – TRADITIONS AND TRANSLATIONS

The essence of mogra fills up the room as we prepare the lamps to be lit. Diwali is celebrated with great enthusiasm at my home. A tradition that we have been following year after year. The festivities that bring the entire family together. Read More

IT’S MORE THAN LIPSTICK

I just happened to see the film, “Lipstick under my burkha”, and I absolutely loved it. Lives of five women, so different in their own lives and yet their stories intermingled to one simple question, “Do we not exist?’ Though the film, “Lipstick under my burkha” took the narrative on lines of freedom of women’s sexuality, the more poignant question that arose was that of their individuality. Read More

WHY IS RESPECT MORE IMPORTANT THAN LOVE IN A RELATIONSHIP?

Why is respect more important than love in a relationship? A question that finds its answers only through the flitting pages of time. The transient emotions of love will change like the seasons while respect will give you the home to enjoy, celebrate, recover, sustain and shelter you through the vagaries of the nature of love. Read More

ARE YOU A DRAMA QUEEN?

Isn’t there an actor inside each of us, secretly embarking on his/her own histrionics, making our lives a stage, a film, our very own series, sequel after sequel in the hope of coveting that award for a performance of a lifetime. Read More

RELATIONSHIPS WITHOUT EXPECTATIONS

When we have expectations even from ourselves : how we have to be, how we have to behave, what we have to do, how well we have to do it, in how much time can we accomplish it, and so on…isn’t it the most unrealistic thing to say that any relationship can exist without expectation. Read More

LIFE IS A CELEBRATION : BIRTHDAY MEMORIES

Born a princess, into the Royal Family of the Patwardhans from Sangli. This particular ghagra was made for my 1st birthday with real gold resham work. My mother preserved it and gave it to me when I had my daughter Avantika. Read More