When Banaras Calls…

Kashi! You made me realize the glory of grace and humbleness. You shared the way of withstanding ages which each of us has to do for the years to come. I wanted to stay, but then you taught me about the purpose of life. So, I set sail with a desire to make it worthy of all. People are mostly seemed to be perplexed by a popular mystery called Time. Same happened to me, whether it is my trip to Varanasi or the words I am noting today. Work, assignments and sometimes laziness tend to push the mystery further. Eventually, …

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Rishikesh without Rafting

Shivaya Namaha! Shivaya Namaha!.. is what I hear repeatedly. It is an effect of walking through a busy lane where they are playing these chants and melodies on Hindu deities. It is an effect of the mystical Rishikesh.  Across Ramjhula, hiking by the side of the Holy River is breathtaking. Like every other adventure lover, we thought of rafting at the moment we planned for this trip. But this is about how we didn’t go for it and where we ended up. This is one of those trips that I went with Trishna. I introduce this person as my alter-ego, a …

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