Tag Archives: connectedness

The homegrown mango

“So-and-so kaku sent you some mangoes from her family farm in Kaij,” my mum announced, handing over a handful to me. I beamed in delight. I looked down lovingly at the three or four golden orbs cradled in my arms. … Continue reading

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Why don’t I do more yoga?

The single thing that I crave the most is connection. Or rather, connectedness. To people, to my surroundings, to my true self. It gives me the deepest sense of being, truly being, to feel that I am linked to others, … Continue reading

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Belonging, the old way

I visited the “other” Aurangabad today. No high-rises, no closed doors, no pretensions. In this older Aurangabad, single storey row houses stood erect on the banks of narrow lanes that cut through the neighborhood. No cars could pass through, only … Continue reading

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