Conscious Child Project

This is something I have been intending to do for days. Something I felt called to do at the end of the last year. Conscious Child Project is a blog on making spirituality, mindfulness and social sensitivity a part of our children's daily lives. Do check it out. If you are someone with kids, do …

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Conversations with God

An excerpt from a conversation with my 2yr 8 month old :- Me: You keep asking me why for every little thing Pranav. I don't know everything! Pranav: Why don't you know everything? Me: Because only God knows everything and I am not God. Pranav: I know everything. I am God. Me: Fine. You are …

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A typical conversation

Morning as soon as Pranav wakes up, S measures his face with his palm and pretends to be surprised by how he has grown up. Then he proceeds to measure my face with his palm and tells Pranav that Mama's face has grown taller. Face grown taller! I ran to the mirror to ensure that …

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To my children

For Sairam,  Pranav,  Aanya,  Nethra,  Rishab,  Parv,  Jathin, Ved and all kids I Pray That you find courage, to be brave That you nurture compassion, to be kind That you choose honest,y to be truthful That you believe in goodness, to be virtuous That you encourage innovation, to be different That you discover meditation, to …

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Realizations about relationships

So much joy all around that it is easy to forget the silly little things that mar happiness. There is a meaning to everything. As the world around and inside renews bonds, forms new ones, I rejoice. Then I watch the distances that have made their presence felt in other relationships. The heart does not …

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My essay about Mom on Tehelka

Its been 10 years since my mother passed away. I was missing her so very much the other day. The end result of that hour was converted into this essay which I sent to Tehelka. They got back within days and used it in their 7th July 2007 issue.   Living without Amma Everyone at …

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