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Streetwise : documentary of the life and lives of teenagers living on the street of Seattle.

  While watching this, I felt my heartbeats go hard… I felt some deep sad feelings, the emptiness, the hole in the heart, yet not understanding. As I was once a “run away” teenager before, this documentary brought me back so much memory about my past that’s hard to remember now. Most of my childhood, teenage Continue Reading »

Fishing for gratitude

During the days where my life lacked identity: “fishing guided me away from temptation t’ward Mothers Nature & her teachings”.
Fishing leads me to the gateway of my soul, these moments – the purest in my life.
Being ready – it’s very different from luck, it happens when controlling is in submission to the essence of being…
….fish on…

Glamour, grit and freedom- Berlin

Nothingness in holding pattern to for everything-ness. – Make like the phoenix from a fire. Every person’s lifetime holds a disaster or few to leave us fractured and raw. Nature is purging our misconceptions & mis-interpreted belief systems. It happens to families, communities, cities & nations. Berlin & its Berliners remember by living with un-apologizing Continue Reading »

05/29/2012
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Tying the thread.

Brother & sister of another mother included us in a coming of age ceremony for little Hamir.
The invitation that explains this beautiful tradition courtesy of big Daddy:
‘munja’
– as it is called in marathi – or ‘thread ceremony’ is done when a brahmin boy is about to step into the second of the 4 stages of life set
by the ancient ‘vedas’ (holy books on social and community living).
the second stage is that of a student.
‘munja’
is a ceremony that marks his farewell from his family as he goes to the ashram of his guru to serve & learn from him.
between age 7 & 8 is the time when it is done.
though in modern times it is done according to convenience but…
….surely before marriage….BMBYDCK