Beyond Expectations

Since childhood, the concept of expectation has been imposed upon us. Starting from our parents, friends, relatives asking us ”Beta, what do you want to become when you grow up- Doctor or Engineer?” And the little child starts believing their expectations as his own. And thus starts the never ending list of expectations. Words like,… Continue reading Beyond Expectations


In the Aṅguttara Nikāya, the Buddha compares himself to a Paduma, a lotus. Saying that the lotus flower blooms from the muddy water unstained, as he raises from this world, free from defilements of the materialistic world. This is the place of the beautiful flower in Buddhist symbolism, a representation of purity of the body,… Continue reading Lotus


This year has taught us a lot of lessons, understanding, and learning. We all experienced major emotional shifts and turmoil. I have had my share of emotional ups and downs as well. Many spiritualists believed that 2021 was going to be a significant year. However, little did we know how this year would unfold. But… Continue reading Bygones

Kinds Of Mothers

I am 38 years old, and am still not a ‘Mother’. I know, some eyeballs must have popped out, because when a girl is 30 plus and not a mom yet, everyone around seems to have an opinion. I am given a lot of advices- “Oh it’s a phase, maybe later, you will change your… Continue reading Kinds Of Mothers