Vacation in the Hills-2 (Slice of Life)

22-06-18 Dear Doddamma, Today I made jackfruit dosa . Last Sunday, on the 17th, in my father-in-law’s elder brother’s home,  a special puja called ‘devarige oppisuvudu ’ puje wasperformed by my husband’s cousin. This is a tradition followed by many families in our community. My father-in-law is 93 and he too does not know when… Continue reading Vacation in the Hills-2 (Slice of Life)

Letter from Home-20 (Slice of Life)

[My mother is with us now. She will be here till September. She was diagnosed Lymphoma in December. Fortunately she has responded well to Chemotherapy and her doctor is satisfied with the results. My mails are to my father’s elder brother’s wife. I call her doddamma which literally means elder mother. She is my favourite… Continue reading Letter from Home-20 (Slice of Life)

Life moves on

My mother is learning yoga and one day recently she told her instructor that she cannot walk like she used to. She has slowed down and has no work at all. The young instructor said that was the rule of life, the law (niyama) which God has made. Each stage in life is different, and… Continue reading Life moves on