Charcoal Sketch

For artists who like to touch the spine of the pencil, run their hands on the canvas, are aroused by the sound of pencil rubbing and get high on giving the finishing touch.I don’t even remember when was it the last time I sketched. Before Inaaya maybe and she is almost 2 years now. Even... Continue Reading →

Am I strong enough?

It often crosses my mind what is to be strong? Travelling alone at night on a cold foggy road or living life independently or both ? No one’s born strong! When life throws its tantrums, you become tough. Yes, I bounce back too when I come cross unmatched perception. How about you?

Why Shiva is Called Ardhnarishwar?

artist : Attreyee Paul Before we go eons and eons back, let us first know what is 'Ardhnarishwar'! Splitting up we get Ardha – half, Nari – woman, Ishwar – Lord which is the Lord who has the feminine form in half of his body. Though there are many parallel tales behind this concept but... Continue Reading →

Gautama Buddha – the awakened one

Eminent founder of Buddhism, Lord Buddha attained “ Enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Born to a wealthy king in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, between sixth and fourth B.C., it was destined of him to become the emperor of India. Then, one day, after 29 years of luxurious life, Buddha (then called Siddhartha Gautama) left his palace to see the... Continue Reading →

Buddha – the self disciplined sage

  The Buddha awoke by recognising that all of creation, from distraught ants to dying human beings, is unified by suffering. Recognising this, the Buddha discovered how to best approach suffering. First, one shouldn’t bathe in luxury, nor abstain from food and comforts altogether. Instead, one ought to live in moderation (the Buddha called this... Continue Reading →

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