“There are many ways to the divine, I have chosen the path of song, dance, and laughter,” said Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, popularly known as Rumi. Sufism is at the heart of Islam, and music is at the heart … Continue reading The Silence of Heart : Sufi Path to Divine
The whistling of the train blended with the early morning azaan was my first alarm that made my mornings memorable in Delhi. I didn’t know when the sound started and when it ended, but I knew its somewhere around five … Continue reading Mystical side of My Delhi
The Happy Family, directed by Nana Ekvtimisishvili and Simon Groß, is a Georgian Film available on Netflix. As the name suggests, it is a film with a simple story that brings out the facade of a happy and cheerful family. With brilliant storytelling, the film stars Ia Shughliashvili as Manana, a 50-year-old school teacher who decides to live by her own. Manana is a woman we all probably know. She could be our mother, aunt, sister, or a reflection of ourselves. She is a woman who is repeatedly told that her destiny is tied to being a good daughter, a … Continue reading The Happy Family – Georgian Film wrapped in subtle feminism
Yesterday I came across a video on social media where a daughter in law was seen thrashing a fragile older woman in a village in Haryana. We all have heard similar stories of ill-treatment and neglect by the family members … Continue reading No one wants an older woman!
आज मिलिए प्रसिद्ध लेखिका व कवयित्री सरिता कुमारी से. अनुभूति, एक टुकड़ा धूप का उनकी प्रमुख कविता संग्रह हैं तथा ओ रे रंगरेज…, नन्हा फरिश्ता, बंद लिफाफा, वह अजनबी, पोटली और सुरीली उनकी बहुचर्चित कहानियां हैं. उनका कहानी संग्रह ‘उजालों … Continue reading एक मुलाकात: सरिता कुमारी
Today we’re talking with Chandrima Sarkar, the very gifted women behind the fabulous blog Not out of the box. Chandrima is a recipe developer, food stylist, and food blogger from Navi Mumbai, who has taken social media by storm with … Continue reading Conversation with Chandrima Sarkar: Food Blogger and Recipe Developer
Women today constitute a significant and powerful force in Indian electoral politics. Compared to women turnout in the 2014 elections, which was 65.63%, in 2019, women voting percentage stood at around 68%, which almost equaled men. In spite of their … Continue reading Women Representation in Indian Politics: On the track but a long way to go