Sunday, January 26, 2020

It Began with Geometry

During the waning days of 2019, Spark Magazine asked me to write an essay about something I am passionate about. I wrote an essay titled "It Began with Geometry"

The Parrot

My story, titled "The Parrot", appeared in Anandalipi 2019. It is on page 112 at https://issuu.com/anandamandir/docs/anandalipi_2019
Many thanks to Ananda Mandir editors for their supports over many years.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Waiting: a Poem


November 14, 2019
Waiting:  a poem published by Spark the Magazine

A Tumbleweed in the Musical Landscape

January 5, 2019
Goodbye to a crowded year. Sparkthemagazine published my essay A Tumbleweed in the Musical Landscape

The Divine Within

April 25, 2018

It was a true honor when Spark the Magazine sent me a special invitation to contribute to their 10th-anniversary issue. You can start reading my poem “The Divine Within” at http://www.sparkthemagazine.com/the-divine-within/ but don’t stop there. The superb quality of its content and layout makes it an exceptional on-line literary magazine, not only in India but also in the English speaking world. 

Sita's Journal


January 18, 2018
Wilda Morris, my fellow poet and friend at Illinois State Poetry Society used my poem “Sita’s Journal” as an example for her January poetry challenge titled Myths and Legends. You can enjoy the example poems and the winning entries at:  http://wildamorris.blogspot.com/2018/01/january-2018-poetry-challenge-myth-and.html

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Celebrating Mahatma Gandhi's 150th Birth Anniversary - Vaishnava Jana To ..."

Musicians from 124 countries celebrated Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birthday by performing his favorite hymn, "Vaishnava jana to..."    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEXlPH0Y-BI
This ancient song defines the characteristics of a blessed soul  (Vaishnav), a model man or a woman, that remains relevant today.
See the lyric with English meaning at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vaishnava_Jana_To#Lyrics.