Something/कोई बात/काहीतरी

Original thought: Marathi   Something Sometimes a book from my book shelf makes me come near it as if it is it is a human being calling me by my name. More than me, the book is aware that, in this moment, I need it. The book does not stop after calling me once! It …

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The only time I was punished in school/मला शाळेत फक्त एकदा शिक्षा झाली तेव्हाची गोष्ट/पाठशाला में एक ही बार सजा हुई तबकी बात

Original thought: English   The only time I was punished in school I write this to tell you all a secret. A secret that the then 13-year-old me thought was bigger than any other secret in the world. I was punished for reading a book in art class. Being me means losing yourself in the …

पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला/Pahadi Miniature Painting/पहाडी लघु चित्रकला

मूल विचार: हिंदी   पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला - अंकन दास मैं हाल ही में शिमला गई थी। वहाँ मुझे 'अंकन दास' मिले जो पहाड़ी लघु चित्रकला शैली के छात्र हैं। उन्होंने मुझें और मेरे दोस्तों को इस शैली के इतिहास और वर्तमान से रूबरू करवाया। भारत में राजपूत और मुग़ल लघु चित्रकला शैली बहुत सालों …

Interpreter for the Global Forest Conference 1/पहिल्या जागतिक जंगल बैठकीची अनुवादक/पहले विश्व जंगल सभा की अनुवादक

Original thought: English   Interpreter for the Global Forest Conference 1: Fear of translating a poem It was during September 2016 that the first Global Forest Conference took place. The coordinators had asked me to come to Ganjad, Dahanu Road, for interpreting the speeches. I had no idea of how long it might be and …

Let the dialogue take place/संवाद घडू दे/होने दो बतियां

Original thought: English   Let the dialogue take place I am addicted to a Hindi song. I listen to the song on loop for hours together while working. Moreover, I keep humming the song irrespective of where I am and what I am doing. The words of the song are simple. People would even argue …

Upon Yudhishthira renouncing the throne/युधिष्ठिरजीके सिहासन को ठुकराने के विषय में/राजा युधिष्ठिर यांनी सिंहासन नाकारल्याबाबत

Original thought: English Upon Yudhishthira renouncing the throne Today, I was telling a friend that when I read literature that is philosophical in nature, I find it easier to appreciate the mainstream life. Today, I was reading about how Yudhishthira wanted to give away the throne as he felt guilty for letting the war take …