The 230 Taka Milkshake and the 15 Taka Poha

It was a seemingly normal day in Dhaka and after getting free from work, I decided to grab a quick bite in a nearby restaurant Yellow Submarine. I had heard a lot about this place but this was my first time there. Upon entering it, I realized how expensive it is but since I was…

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The small boat in the big Banani lake

My current home is right besides the Banani lake in Dhaka, Bangladesh and from the big window in my room, I am blessed with a mesmerizing view. The lake is mostly empty except for a few boats which keep plying in the lake ferrying people from one end to another. Some boats make the regular…

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To Experience Stillness: DANCE

Dance People;  If you are shy, like I am, do it alone in your room but do it fully.  Let your body flow in whatever direction it wants.  Let it become one with the rhythm, the ups and downs of music.  Let it slowly merge you with the universal energy all around. Let it loosen…

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Start expressing: Write,Paint, Compose or Dance

Giving expression(articulating) to one’s feeling really helps one in coming to peace with oneself (It worked magic for me). The form of expression may be anything, some may write poetry, some prose, some may compose music/songs, some may paint and some may simply dance. The form matters not as long as we are creating a…

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Readings from the Gita: Day 2 Chapter 7

The fully-blossomed Bhakta(devotee/believer) is a man of wisdom. Whatever he sees are nothing but different forms of the Lord. In the handsome and the ugly, in the prince and the pauper, in men and women, in birds and beasts – everywhere he has the sacred vision of God. In Hinduism, there is worship of serpents,…

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Trust

Trust begins with self and i guess it only comes when one is at peace with himself i.e. with both the good parts and the bad parts, an acceptance of one’s own being as it is. This feeling of being at peace with one’s actual state of being harbors that trust for one’s self i.e for one’s…

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The entangling hypocrisies

Around 6 months back, i had written a post about the different hypocrisies which reside within a person’s nature and keep revealing themselves from time to time as one strives ahead in their quest of the real self. Observing these in my own nature from time to time intrigues me a lot. It’s very interesting…

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