Tag: goddess

Kali, the Goddess of Time

In the whirl of each day, I try to grasp the fleeting time. Tossed among the waves of the passing minutes, Struggling to cope with the loss of each wasted moment. Ruthless time waits for none, and will never turn around, What marches ahead… Continue Reading “Kali, the Goddess of Time”

5 Magical Tales of the Divine Feminine

5 Magical Tales of the Divine Feminine

Light of the Brightest Moon

Most of his life Sugam has hid his face from people. He was 12 when a deadly disease left him with big pockmarks on his face, after which, he was afflicted with another skin ailment. He had to be forced to go to school… Continue Reading “Light of the Brightest Moon”

A Glimpse of Divine Beauty

You came in the vision of my inner eye So suddenly and unexpectedly In a flash of a moment You were there and then gone And in that moment I saw and experienced your true form Your astounding beauty Left me stunned I felt… Continue Reading “A Glimpse of Divine Beauty”

Who Was She?

I first noticed the strange happening when I went through the 1800 odd photographs that I had clicked at the recent Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, but could not find even a single photo of hers. I was absolutely sure that I had clicked at… Continue Reading “Who Was She?”

Awaiting A Miracle

The sun had just set a little while ago and darkness had descended. The place was in the outskirts of the village so a few sheep could still be found lazing on the ground, yet to return home and join the flock who had… Continue Reading “Awaiting A Miracle”

Gangotri: The descent of a celestial river 

High up in the Greater Himalayas, at a height of 10,200 ft is the temple of the river goddess Ganga. This temple marks the source of the sacred river, which originates nearby at Gaumukh, the snout of Gangotri glacier. For a river which is… Continue Reading “Gangotri: The descent of a celestial river “

The Chosen One

It seemed like an endless walk to her through the grey landscape. She was carrying a heavy burden, and not just the large rucksack she was dragging through the snow, too tired to carry on her back. But the load that weighed down her… Continue Reading “The Chosen One”

The Forest Deity

Shom and Rajam were brothers, sons of the chief in a little tribal village in southern India. Their tribe of Ahamors, like most indigenous communities, laid a strong focus on their identity. A distinctive feature of their tribe was, decoration of their faces and… Continue Reading “The Forest Deity”

Back from the Brink

Rasbihari waited in a dark area by the riverside. It was Diwali festival night, and like the rest of city, the flight of steps leading down to Ganga river were lit up by thousands of lamps, making the atmosphere surreal and magical. One of… Continue Reading “Back from the Brink”