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A Lesson in Humility

This Pua Kumbu Sungkit (Link) that has just recently arrived to grace my life, reminded me of a personal anecdote that taught me a lesson. Years ago, I saw my … Continue reading

October 6, 2020 · 3 Comments

What Do You Believe In

A note about Imaan or Faith or Allegiance. There ought to be at least one thing – an idea, a love, a craft, a nation, a god – just about … Continue reading

June 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

Long Live the Spirit of Mumbai!

Pydhonie, Mumbai, April 16, 2019. It is in the midst of the wholesale markets for everything. It is in this area that Dhirubhai Ambani began as a yarn trader. Millions … Continue reading

April 17, 2019 · 4 Comments

The one thing I’d like to abolish… Goodbyes

The one thing I’s like to abolish is the “Good-bye” or its milder form – “Farewell”.  Friends leaving for other cities where their jobs take them and children leaving for … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Love is Blind – Color-Blind | A Lesson in Love & Textile Art

When one studies and examines an object as often as one breathes, it is hard to be blind to its flaws. But yet, with a little insight & imagination, it … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Purpose of Life

“For the mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for. Without a concrete idea of what he is living for, man … Continue reading

March 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ideology of a Nomadic Life

The general belief is that a nomadic life is a forced choice but on the contrary it is a preferred way of life. Read more…

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Day or rather Quote of My Life!

“Yeh world hai na world, is mein do tarah ke log hote hai … ek joh saari zindagi ek hi kaam karte rehte hai … aur doosre joh ek hi … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Teachings of Al-Leh, Bal-Leh and Che

At 46 I am still being taught life lessons! I’d thought that as a bright human I  already knew it ALL – and so I am shocked and surprised when … Continue reading

August 20, 2011

Units to measure Life – contemplations on a Birthday

As a teenager I had resolved that birthdays or anniversaries are in themselves useless. A year = a revolution of the earth around the sun. So it is at the … Continue reading

August 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

Collectors of Art – 1

In my short journey in collecting that does not span even a decade, I have interacted with several collectors, through forums and personal meetings. The most inspiring person I have … Continue reading

July 14, 2010 · Leave a comment

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