To open our hearts And absorb Nature’s beauty Solace to our soul.
Little Things “Little drops of water, Little grains of sand, Make the mighty ocean And the pleasant land. Thus the little minutes, Humble though they be, Make the mighty ages Of eternity.” By Julia Carney We take a walk almost every evening. Fortunately, we live in a place where there is no pollution and there… Continue reading In their own world
This morning I was speaking with my doddamma (my father’s elder brother’s wife) . I have very good memories of being with her during my school holidays. She is 86 now and is indoors most of the time. She was sitting by the dining table, drinking tea. From there she can see the branches of… Continue reading A squirrel runs up and down the tree
Some time ago I read this beautiful book, by Stephen Kuusisto. He is blind, and writes about “learning to savour the world by ear.” This brings to mind the moments that enrapture me every morning. My day starts early in the morning at five o’clock. It is still dark then and I like it that… Continue reading The Sense of Hearing
The Champaka (Magnolia Champaca) tree in our neighbour’s garden is blooming once again. In our language, Kannada, we call the flower, sampige. Here, yellow flowers are more common than the off-white ones. They are beautiful and very fragrant. Some people find the smell a little too much to bear. But I like them. When I… Continue reading Fragrance of flowers (Slice of Life)
Harmony : “the quality of forming a pleasing and consistent whole.” I look forward to seeing harmony — a photo that is, or makes you feel harmonious — through your eyes. Not very far from our place there are temples in small villages, very often by the side of a river. It is a pleasure to… Continue reading The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Harmony