I see an empty place at this table. I see a crutch without an owner, carefully preserved. That empty recliner. It hurts my heart. On the night of December 19th, 2012…we arrived back home in Virginia. On the 25th of December 2012, my Daddy had sat in that chair, ready for Christmas. Now, here … Continue reading
For a long time I stared at this blank page and wondered where to begin, at what point of our new beginning I should start from, and I came up as blank as this page was. But then I realized that I needed to start where one story left off. Because really, it’s why … Continue reading
December 19th, 2012. On that day, I will have lived in India for 3 years, 1 month and 28 days. It also marks the first day of our new lives in the US. Yes, we are moving to the US. No, we don’t know for how long…potentially indefinitely. I am excited and happy to be … Continue reading
Prayer or Pooja room – Vastu blessing One of the most important areas in many homes is a zone of tranquility, a prayer or meditation area. Vastu in Sanskrit means nature, a surrounding or environment. The word “vastuu” came from Vasthu, denoting anything existing such as house, shelter building etc. Shastra in Sanskrit means systems. Vastu shastra is an … Continue reading
Popularly known as the “festival of lights,” Diwali is primarily a five day Hindu festival which falls between mid-October and mid-November. For Hindus, Diwali is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated in families by performing traditional activities together in their homes. The name “Diwali” translates into “row of lamps”. Diwali involves the … Continue reading
I’ve been away and so busy with family obligations lately, that I’ve neglected you all! For that I’m truly SORRY! But, I’ll be back tomorrow and will have all sorts of lovely updates for you. So…just hold on till tomorrow. Take care and Talk soon!