AtoZ, KochiTravelDiaries, New Post, Travel

[K] Kathakali in Fort Kochi, Kerala | Travel Tales | #atoz

Kathakali is a traditional dance of Kerala wherein (only men perform) the men dress up as mythological characters and present the tableau in form of a dance (with no words, except the music on instruments and a pre-commentary on the act about to be presented) and the performance is totally dependent on the facial expressions… Read More [K] Kathakali in Fort Kochi, Kerala | Travel Tales | #atoz

AtoZ, New Post, RajasthanTravelStories, Travel

[B] The Body Art in Bikaner, Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

While visiting Shekhawati, my home stay manager suggested we check out the camel fair that takes place annually in the desert, just 40 km from Bikaner, where cattle owners come to sell their livestock and it’s quite a catwalk event as the animals are dolled up for probable sales. ⇐ Shekhawati is known to be… Read More [B] The Body Art in Bikaner, Rajasthan | Travel Tales | #atoz

Blog Challenge, My View, New Post

#WordsMatter: Damn those inner critics to seven circles of hell

This is the December edition of Words Matter Blog hop with Write Tribe and this month’s prompt is ” If I could give/receive one gift……… ” My take on the prompt is to take on the inner critics who hamper one’s self growth on account of prejudice.… Read More #WordsMatter: Damn those inner critics to seven circles of hell

#MondayMusings, New Post

#MondayMusings: Alone girl is like an open safe!

Is there a false sense of self entitlement in the women today? I am pondering on this today as I go over the stories I have been hearing from cab drivers about their women passengers. Are the drivers lying or the women really out to look for trouble for themselves? I would love to hear your thoughts on this.… Read More #MondayMusings: Alone girl is like an open safe!

Blog Challenge, My View, New Post

#WordsMatter: Its not that time of the year without……..

Third prompt of Words Matter is here and this is my post for it. Reminiscing over a year almost over and how lazy/inactive I have been. Using this prompt to set up doable goals to kick start my inaction into a positive ending for the year. Looking for strong minded buddies to push me along this road… Read More #WordsMatter: Its not that time of the year without……..

Blog Challenge, Fiction, New Post

#WordsMatter-When it rains, the rainbow is not far behind

I am taking part in the #WordMatter blog hop with Corinne, Shalini & Parul; we receive a prompt every month. This month’s pompt is – When it rains. I am attempting to bring out the beauty of Kashmir in the rains and this is a compilation from my many visits to the valley.… Read More #WordsMatter-When it rains, the rainbow is not far behind

#MondayMusings, My View, New Post

#MondayMusings – My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist!

The recent atmosphere of divisive politics has been taking a toll on the Hindu-Muslim relations in our country. Every other day some instance of hate crime is reported based on religion in India. This piece is written to express my disgust with the bigots and zealots who dont seem to see Human beings and discriminate based on colour, religion and even gender.… Read More #MondayMusings – My name is Khan and I am not a terrorist!

BarAThon, ThyroScare

#ThyroScare – How age old healing therapies came to my rescue – Part 3: Reiki, Crystals & Chakra Healing

Following and researching some oage old techniques for healing, led me to delve deeper into my Reiki practice as well as crystals & Chakra healing.
Read on about how I have decided to employ these techniques into my fight against Thyroid and hope to cure myself without chemicals, surgeries and other invasive procedures… Read More #ThyroScare – How age old healing therapies came to my rescue – Part 3: Reiki, Crystals & Chakra Healing

BarAThon, ThyroScare

#Thyroscare – How age old healing therapies came to my rescue – Part 2: Yoga & Meditation

What happened when I discovered I had thyroid and how I dealt with all the body changes that went with it! Read about my fight with thyroid! This is a new feature that I am starting on my blog to detail out this disease and what to look for in it – it will chronicle all my experience and learning with it. Hoping others will benefit from this knowledge!… Read More #Thyroscare – How age old healing therapies came to my rescue – Part 2: Yoga & Meditation