Monthly Archives: June 2012

Star Light, Star Bright

This is  a common scenario: The story demands a kid. A sweet cherubic looking child is scouted and cast and very often becomes the hit element of a movie or show. Then the child star is written into any script … Continue reading

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My First Memory

I remember a navy blue, velvet long skirt called paavadai that my mother sewed and embroidered for me. For many years I remembered the lovely three dimensional, gold braided outline of the huge motifs. As I grew older, I learnt … Continue reading

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Three Friends in a Coracle

The lake rippled Enticingly, invitingly In the cool wind Their stomachs were filled With the sweetness Of the Lord’s Prasad From the temple afar The round coracle With its paddle oar Stood inviting on the shore The prospect Of an … Continue reading

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The last three people I spoke to

The last three people I spoke to Before bedtime..my husband, Raju! He was on a trip down memory lane. We had been to a family wedding (on his side) in the morning. Quite distant relatives on his mother’s side actually. … Continue reading

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If you can cure one leper, why not cure them all?

My first vivid recollection of lepers is in the movie Ben Hur. Thanks to Will Knott I am visiting it again!! His mother Miriam and sister Tirzah contract leprosy in prison, and are expelled from the city. After many adventures … Continue reading

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead A beautiful experience!

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