To Love Thyself Uncondontinally!

“Know Thyself, Accept Thyself, Love Thyself” Natasha had a troubled childhood whose memories haunt her even till now. More than the physical wounds, it’s the scars on her heart that refuse to go away. Living with her aunt and uncle for completing studies had left behind a long tale of sorrows, which she could never […]

Mother-Daughter

Mother of Mine!

“You gave to me all of my life To do as I please I owe everything I have to you Mother, sweet mother of mine” I remember these lyrics from Mother of Mine by┬áJimmy Osmond by heart. We used to sing it in school choir for Mother’s Day celebration each year. It perfectly sums up […]

Zappy Indian Culture Diary

Previous Post India is a heritage rich country where customs and traditions change at every corner. Throughout the series, I have explored different States and Union Territories of the country. And, there is still much left to explore. I will be continuing the series of Indian Cultural Diary in the coming days to walk through […]

A woman’s dream

‘Welcome to Mumbai. The outside temperature is 32 degrees. Have a pleasant stay!’, the announcement in the flight broke Natasha’s thoughts. She was returning to India after two years. She was eagerly waiting to breathe the air of her motherland. The two years she spent in USA seemed like a different life now. She was […]

Perfect As You Are!

‘Maa, why doesn’t Daadi love me like Ruhi? Why was she calling me as black as coal?’, asked 5 year old Rohini from her mother. Rohini lived in a joint family in a small village, where 18 year old girls were married off to older men for money.She had long curly hair with dusky features. […]

Forgive or Forgot?

‘Forgive me Father for I have sinned’, said Amber sitting in the confession room of the Church. The Priest sitting on the other side of the division did not thinking it would be any different day. ‘Child, no sin is greater then Lord’s mercy. He forgives us all.’ ‘But Father, I have done something bad, […]