Monthly Archives: January 2013

Skyward in Silence

It stands in the back streets, tucked away from the noisy sea of moving bodies and frenzied traffic on the main roads. An ancient pipal tree – a towering pageantry of nature – living and growing in a small compound where … Continue reading

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Cows Come HOME

Come… Walk with me from the grazing grounds Where I take the cows each day to eat their fill. It is almost dusk and the cows know it is time to come home. Like gentle spirits they follow me on … Continue reading

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Footsteps in Silence

He traveled light on the road, with few earthly possessions – bags, small pot, walking stick, the clothes on his body – sleeping on the hard ground, eating what is given (or not), weathered by the elements and life on … Continue reading

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The Flower Thief

I’m guessing… you had different plans for those marigolds hanging in that plastic bag on your door. Maybe they were going to be placed on the family shrine, around a photo of your guru or on a picture of a deceased loved … Continue reading

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Holy Cowed

It’s the cows and the bulls…! And this is the season in India when they are honored and given their due. After all without them many a field would go unplowed, many bricks, sand, and bags of rice would go … Continue reading

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