Monday, January 8, 2018

The Sacrament of Annaprashan

Recently, I had the honor of officiating the sacrament of Annaprashan (first feeding rice) for a sweet baby girl. 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Ring Nebula and a Vedic Wedding

In May 2017, my first-born got married. The couple wanted a Vedic wedding and asked me to officiate. Spark magazine published the essay I wrote about it. Here is the link -

Arundhati Roy's The Ministry of Utmost Happiness - A Review by Bakul Banerjee

Spark, the Magazine published my review of Arundhati Roy's novel "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness" Read the review at

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Poetry Today Interview Video - July 2017

Thank you, Jennifer Dotson and Highland Park Poetry for the opportunity to read poems from my new book titled “Bathymetry: poems” and talk about poetry that was featured in the July Poetry Today interview. It is always a pleasure to work with Jennifer. You can watch the video on YouTube   -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Featured poet at June 2017 Last Sunday reading hosted by Illinois State Poetry Society

I am looking forward to reading with my fellow poets at Brewed Awakening Cafe, Westmont this afternoon. I will read from my newly released collection of previously published poems titled "Bathymetry: Poems" along with more recent poems. More details:

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Release of my second book, Bathymetry: Poems.

I am delighted to announce that my second poetry collection, titled Bathymetry: Poems, was released on April 1, 2017. It contains 95 of my previously published poems written between 2008 and 2016. My sincerest thanks go to poet friends and editors for their help. Enjoy the poems along with the beautiful photographs taken by Brian Rowe,