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 …

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A full circle/पूर्णत्व

Original thought: English   A full circle Sometimes, while working, I realise that suddenly I have grown up, because it is merely some moment. Just a moment. However, that moment leaves me richer and more satisfied at the end of the day. It is not the years that pass but these small little moments that …

Worn out/वॉर्न आऊट: थकून झिजून जाणे/वॉर्न आऊट: थककर चूर होना

Original thought: English   Worn out The phrase ‘worn out’ came to my mind when I was immersed in work. I was trying really hard to make something. Drawing the lines and erasing them till they were like I wanted them to be. I did not hear anything. I was listening to music but that …

Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 3/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदा के साथ बातचीत – भाग ३/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग ३

Original thought: English Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 3 Here’s something new about Ms Meguri Ichida. She recently visited India with the team of Wall Art Project for Global Forest Conference II in September 2017. In this segment, she shares her experience and more. You recently visited India, how was your …

Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 2/ उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदा के साथ बातचीत – भाग २/एक उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग २

Original thought: English Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 2 The last article discussed the nature of urushi. We pick up from there to further formulate the current condition of urushi art and the culture. What is the current state of urushi and urushi artists in Japan? Currently, the urushi artist and …

Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida – Part 1/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदा के साथ बातचीत – भाग १/उरुशी कलाकार मेगुरी इचिदासह गप्पा – भाग १

Original thought: English   Rendezvous with an Urushi Artist Meguri Ichida - Part 1 Today, we have an opportunity to understand what urushi (natural lacquer) art means from the artist Meguri Ichida herself. This is an interview series of 3 articles which help you understand not only what the art is but what it means …

Expression/अभिव्यक्ति/अभिव्यक्ती

Original thought: English Expression When the water flows, it cannot be stopped. Whatever we do, the water knows that ‘to flow’ is its character and destiny and thus it flows… Heraclitus, a great philosopher, says, “You cannot step into the same river twice.” If we take his assertation on the word level, it indicates to …