“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 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
Main kya jiya, mujko jeevan ne jiyaBoond boond piya aur path par khali chod diya I didn’t choose the path of my life; the life chose paths for me It took all I had, and when I became empty and … Continue reading Not This, Not This: Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda
Banaras, Varanasi or Kashi is the eternal city that has always existed and will ever exist. It is the most sacred and revered city in the Hindu culture. Mark Twain wrote, “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older … Continue reading The Brocade of Life and Death- Banaras
Can a man and woman be just friends? This question is age-old. In our daily life, we have seen men and women bonding together and forming a unique connection. This connection is not sexual, asexual or platonic. They are more … Continue reading Movies depicting unusual bonding and relationships!
I watched a movie on Netflix the other day on a twilight reunion. The movie, Our Souls at Night, is an American drama film and is based on the novel of the same name by Kent Haruf. It’s a sweet little and … Continue reading Finding love in Twilight years
Do you crave for the sweet things and want to boost your confidence? Ok, now you may ask what does chocolates and sweets has to do with self-confidence and inner strength. The answer is nothing and everything. Just by … Continue reading 5 movies to watch if you have a sweet tooth and want to boost your confidence!
I am not a film buff, and I only watch films occasionally like when I am on a long flight. Sounds strange? I can’t watch 3 hours long Bollywood movie where the plot is repetitive or too garish for my … Continue reading Five delightful Foreign Language Movies for Women at Crossroads