There are always songs to sing

| 6 MINUTE READ | Unconditional love & the transcendence of loss

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Apples from Amsterdam

| 1.5 MINUTE READ | Our friendships are sometimes older than us

Nord Stream

| 5 MINUTE READ | A bubble that burst in the Baltic Sea

Bookstore Wandering

| 2 MINUTE READ | The small truces between culture and capitalism

Bohni – the first earning

| 1.5 MINUTE READ | A tryst with an auto driver

Trance Music

| 1 MINUTE READ | Drumstruck @ Temple - Chenda Melam

My mother tongue

| 2 MINUTE READ | on unexplored and uplifting roots

Retaining Balance – The Eternal Way

| 6 MINUTE READ | A reconsideration of restraint in an era of excess

On the road

| 3 MINUTE READ | the raw delight of a random journey

late night love stories

| 1 MINUTE READ | the heart turns a black and white world into colour

Salt Water Baths

| 2 MINUTE READ | on the cleansing quietness of empathy


| 3 MINUTE READ | sometimes we are fulfilled by the promises we make

Blue light Ganges

| 3 MINUTE READ |Finding hope in a flowing river

Dancing in the dark

| 1 MINUTE READ | Sometimes we can hear the night sky singing to us

Finding rhythm

| 1 MINUTE READ | A floating ball and a flying racket

The land we all come from

| 5 MINUTE READ | A review of the book 'A new idea of India'

The returning cycles of rain

| 5 MINUTE READ | An epilogue to 'A lesson from Lila'

all the dreams in between

| 1 MINUTE READ | an urban unwinding

the world as we know it

| 1 MINUTE READ | an exploration of origins

Reflection on a window

| 1 MINUTE READ | elusive awareness & empty train compartments

The importance of kitchens

| 4 MINUTE READ | Learning a life skill and some life lessons

The habit of leadership

| 3 MINUTE READ | A childhood memory with Jyotiraditya Scindia

Reset – Regaining India’s Economic Legacy

| 8 MINUTE READ | A review of Dr. Swamy's latest book on the economy 

Joe Sheth and an essay

| 4 MINUTE READ | The long journey of a small gesture

The voices of poets

| 5 MINUTE READ| Is it time for the imagination of artists to moderate the extremes of the modern economy?

Space & the city

| 4 MINUTE READ | In a city magically reclaimed from the anarchic sea, a constant search for space defines its people.

The Moulin Rouge

| 3 MINUTE READ | Love in the time of Cabaret

The ravines of Phaphund

| 6 MINUTE READ | I met a small town contractor 20 years ago. With the aura of a man on an epic journey. This is his story.

Prana – the Jedi force

| 7 MINUTE READ | Excerpts from a book on holistic health that explain the fundamentals of ayurveda, prana and the seven energy centres in the body

The lifeboat privilege

| 5 MINUTE READ | A story from the contracting industry regarding the sharp inequalities in the modern world and their impact on people.

A vacation of long silences

| 6 MINUTE READ | My experiences with silence and the lessons they taught me.

Cutting a high flying kite

| 6 MINUTE READ | Nirav Modi and the thin lines between success and fraud

The natural habitat of humans

| 3 MINUTE READ | A few thoughts and memories on the universal voyage towards self discovery

The Roxna Rollercoaster

| 8 MINUTE READ | A review of Roxna Swamy's book about her maverick husband

A dance of feathers

| 3 MINUTE READ | In the liquid quiet of a swimming pool


| 4 MINUTE READ | About losing my hair and finding my freedom

A moment in Tripoli

| 1 MINUTE READ | In 1999, I travelled to Tripoli to try and collect on a debt that was owed to my late father and overdue by a decade. I wrote this poem there even as I was writing off the debt.

An old & ordinary friend

| 3 MINUTE READ | An old friend who reminded me that spirituality is not an abstract cerebral idea but a constant intuitive awareness

The Money Ceiling

| 3 MINUTE READ | The challenge of enterprise and the true purpose of money

The abiding stillness of boredom

| 3 MINUTE READ | The confusions of the modern world and the quietness that transcends it

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