Celebrating belief

This weekend, Hindus around the world are celebrating “Krishna Janmashtami” (the birth of Lord Krishna, an incarnate of Vishnu, Supreme Being and a deity venerated as the “Preserver” in Hindu Trinity (“Trimurti”) that includes Brahma (Creator) and Shiva (Destroyer). Krishna was born during a period of chaos in the region around present day Mathura (Uttar …

Ma

“Maaye ni mein kehnoon aakhaan Dard vichhode daa haal…” – Shah Hussain [Mother, with whom (but you) can I share The pain of my separation] Ma, mum, mommy, mother, maadri, amma, om, umm – one does not need a label to define motherhood. When most vulnerable, one instinctively reaches out for the sanctuary of a …