It is around Saturday noon in Mumbai. I am fast asleep owing to some exhaustion from the working week that has just passed. On the 74th floor of a high rise in Parel, this body felt heavy in sleep. It was like something pushing down as a thrust and taking flight. Not an imaginary flight … Continue reading Meeting Devi Amma in Whitefield, Bangalore
"Writings from Arunachala" is a collection of stories, reflections, illustrations and photographs by devotees of the sacred mountain Arunachala in Tiruvannamalai (read Tiruvannamalai Travel Guide). The mountain is considered to be the physical manifestation of Lord Shiva and popular sages like Sri Ramana Maharshi have meditated on the mountain for decades since time immemorial! This … Continue reading Writings from Arunachala, Tiruvannamalai
Tiruvannamalai is considered to be the spiritual heart centre of the world by Ramana Maharshi and devotees of Shiva. This is a modern day travel guide to this ancient temple town.
Food is such an intimate aspect of one's life. And as soon as we say food- all the aromas and our favourite delicacies come to mind but as one of the author points out in an article, "Even empty space is a part of our diet- fasting." This magazine is a collection of such reflections … Continue reading Our Relationship with Food- Interviews and Reflections
This is a magazine which has a collection of articles in the form of reflections, poetry and more. The magazine was created in collaboration with Saadho Sangha based in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Click on the download button to open a PDF. If you feel like contributing monetarily for the eBook, you can transfer it to … Continue reading Death Edition Magazine- Writings, Poetry and more on ‘Death’
This is a collection of Short Stories from my time in and around the Kangra Valley from 2012-16. All stories are inspired from real experiences or incidents. There is one story written by Sarasvati and the illustrations are by Adarsh Moda and Lakshmi N. If you feel like contributing monetarily for the eBook, you can … Continue reading Short Stories from the Mountains
A seven feet tall physical body that went underground in a flood and was found alive in the same state, days later. The residing spirit is Poondi Swami. It’s some time in August 2021 and we’re riding on our scooter to a village called Kalasapakkam. Sarasvati read about Poondi Swami in Mountain Path (Ramana Ashram’s … Continue reading Poondi Swami of Kalasapakkam
What is this idea of Bhramacharya? This post presents a conversation between Vivek and Maitreya exploring the subject.
A short story on ManiMahesh mountain and the waste management situation. It is based on an experience in the year 2017.
I get these questions a lot- Is it possible to buy land in Himachal? How does one rent a house? What is the cost of living? I try to answer these questions in this post. Click on the title to read on...