A cool Sunday evening I was looking at all my jars in the pantry to satisfy a desire… I had been reading an appealing cookbook, I read them like novels, and the sight of a bowl of plant goodness caught my eye. Kale, rice, pumpkin with black beans seemed like the perfectly scrumptious and nourishing … More SOUP!
You too have enjoyed his books and don’t know so much about the man? Here’s a captivating docuseries about the early years of the Bhagwan Community, Osho followers. A joyous gathering, cult, plain devotion or sheer fanatism? I guess there could have been a good mixture of all… community and teachers I love, yet, there … More Osho, “Wild Wild Country”
Bali, The International Woman’s Day 2018 We stand strong, yet, at times are vulnerable, Don’t walk all over me because I showed up naked in full trust. We mostly give, are the nourishers, yet, also we need to receive, Don’t just take from me because it’s easy to abuse generosity. We laugh often and at … More FEMALE
The Sundarbans….. India, West Bengal. A labyrinthe of rivers, formed by multiple tiny islands where the tide ebbs and flows and mangroves are the main scenery. A time travel between past and present. Political turmoil and natural catastrophes. Piya, a marine biologist, Kanai, a business man, Nilima, head of a Hospital, Nirmal, an idealistic school … More A Book
An ephemeral encounter, For a brief time, together You see me, I see you You were not expected, nor awaited. Battles of the sharp tongs, Measuring the wittiness of the minds. Grasping the depths of the thoughts or discovering of souls? A sudden departure, And the pull to re-encouter I have come, You are there. … More Shiva and Shakti….Happy Maha Shivaratri
On a hot summer day, Several friends that met on the path of yoga, came together. A dancer, a cameraman, an entrepreneur, an architect and Ladyjo, climbed into an abandoned wine bottling factory, through an open broken window. It was dark and damp, spooky yet fascinating and inviting. Excitement, as well as the trepidation of … More Le-Melrose
A feeling of Nostalgia kicked in today… Followed by a longing for kindred souls and moreover, my teachers. Pictures were looked at, warm feelings of love filled my heart, after which I sent messages to dear ones with whom I share a practice with as well as blissful times on the road. My extended … More Guru Purnima
Banana Stand, Trivandrum Market 2015 Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, One says Also, When one looks into someone’s eyes, One could have a glimpse of their soul Yet, When the eyes become the portal of the heart, And that is to see Then mundane becomes magic The ordinary, extraordinary The ugly, beauty … More Beauty Lies in the Eyes of the Beholder
Where rabies and scab full dogs run around wild, as well as others perfectly groomed are walked on leashes Where hawkers sell spinach from bags hanging on handlebars of old English styled bicycles and the hardly known broccoli is going stale on shelves of pristine shopping malls Where women stroll down the neighbourhood in their nighties, whilst … More In India, Everything is Possible
Kovalam, February 2017 Could the beginner’s mind, for the student, be the beginner’s eye for the well travelled? Hard, to tell, as well as hard to maintain…. This is not said proudly, but a majestic out of the ordinary temple can become just a temple amongst many. An exotic merchant in a fascinating and foreign scenery, could … More Walls Talk
One of my favourite pictures taken in India, many years back. A Delhi wall, so insignificant if passed by hastily, yet if you give time to the heart to grasp the street art, it is Pandora’s box you will open! Dive in, enjoy the ride. And to feed the soul, by kindling the ear, click … More A Sight for Sore Eyes…
Eureka! I am so grateful for the support team of WordPress… They have guided me so patiently all through the creation of my website when in India. Seriously I can be so thick when it comes to technology at times. Yet no parties never lost their faith and their sens of humour during the process, it … More Playlists… Finally!!!
Celebrating life with sounds and vibrations! 24 – 25 & 26 March 2017 At the Domaine “Château de Collex – Geneva” Join us for the very first edition of the Sound Healing Festival, which will bring together some fifteen musicians, therapists and teachers from all over the world. During this weekend we offer you the … More Sound Healing Festival in Geneva
“The Palace of Illusions” A novel. A take on a passage of the Bhagavad Gita from a feminine stand point of view. Such great way to get familiar with the numerous characters of the Gospel of the Yogis. Elegantly written and infused with life lessons….. by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. … On Indrakila mountain, where the air is … More A Book