Tag: Krishna

Magical Colours Of Love

In the beams of moonlight, I can see your outstretched arms In the songs of birds, I can hear your whispers In the drizzling rain, I can feel your tears of ecstasy In the flowing breeze, I can perceive your sigh In the clap… Continue Reading “Magical Colours Of Love”

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”

Yamunotri: Shrine Of The Dark River Goddess

Originating from Yamunotri Glacier at a height of 20,955 ft, the temple of river Yamuna is at the foot of the inaccessible Kalind Mountain in the Garhwal Himalayas. It is the belief in the river goddess and her powers that has drawn people here… Continue Reading “Yamunotri: Shrine Of The Dark River Goddess”

In Celebration Of The Blue God’s Birthday

They see him playing his flute perched on a rainbow Sometimes he hides behind a cloud to tease them In a game of eternal hide and seek The animals perceive him, and so do the birds, bees and elementals The grass sways in ecstasy… Continue Reading “In Celebration Of The Blue God’s Birthday”

The One Witness

They were walking along the shade of Ashoka and Pilu trees, near the banks of Yamuna river. The seven maidens of Braj were in a hurry. They were carrying water from the river for a sacred ceremony at the village headman’s house, where they… Continue Reading “The One Witness”

Eternal Play

The priest closed the doors that led to the inner sanctum of the temple, and went home. The silence of the night was only disturbed by the distant barking of street dogs. The temple, one of the most famous in southern India, was known… Continue Reading “Eternal Play”

Music of the Heart

Sanora was the only daughter of Radhabjai, a much respected mystic minstrel, who roamed around with his followers in the villages and mofussil towns in Bengal, singing songs in praise of God. The girl was an exceptional singer who had great devotion in her… Continue Reading “Music of the Heart”

The Sacred Grove

Rajanya was eight years old at that time when curiosity led her to walk into the patch of forest that people in her village regarded as the Sacred Grove. All children were forbidden to enter the grove, and nobody was allowed to bring back… Continue Reading “The Sacred Grove”