To smell the things of Earth

What would life be like without fragrances to touch the heart? Flowers of the Parijatha tree in our garden make the night air fragrant. The champaka flowers from our neighbour’s garden add their fragrance to our mornings. We have coconut trees in our garden. We get coconuts plucked at least three times a year. They… Continue reading To smell the things of Earth

Day 16 of the March SOLSC! #SOL21

I am reading a fascinating commentary on Mahabharata by Chaturvedi Badrinath.  I am in the second chapter now. In the first chapter the author writes about food and water in the Upanishads and in Mahabharata. Both placed the greatest emphasis on food as the foundation of everything.  Food and water were considered as the highest… Continue reading Day 16 of the March SOLSC! #SOL21

Of Food

A few days ago I was looking out of the window at our star-apple tree. There were flowers and fruits. These fruits are very juicy and refreshing. It is indeed a marvel of nature that we get these fruits when our weather becomes hot. As I was looking I saw a bunch of fruits shaking,… Continue reading Of Food