Literal Translation: He who works eats, he who doesn’t work, eats, drinks and sleeps.
Here are a few snaps of my city prior to the lockdown! Do you miss the swarm of people? Or are you happier with the empty streets? Milkman Renovators Straight outta the crab Daily wager The flower seller Market Morning bugle
Durgã, is one of the most impressive, beautiful, and formidable warrior goddesses of the Hindu pantheon. Her story is the victory of good over evil. As ‘Mahishasurmardini’ she slays the buffalo demon who threaten the stability of the cosmos. She is also the Divine Mother protecting all from evil and misery. Durgã is not the... Continue Reading →
Mahalaya is an auspicious day for Bengalis all over the world. It is the beginning of Durga Puja. It is believed on this day Debi Durga had descended earth with her children. As a kid growing up in a Muslim country, my parents always made sure they taught me the roots and where I came... Continue Reading →
On a sunny afternoon, I accompanied my sister for her performance at Nandan for Rabindranath Tagore's birthday celebrations. Nandan has always been a super favorite place for me as it is the hub of different forms of cultural exhibits. I was basically accompanying my sister to capture a video of her performance. I secured the... Continue Reading →
On a blaring hot summer morning, I woke up to my boss's text. "Where are you?" Shit..... I forgot about the quarterly meet. Within 30 mins, I rushed out of home checking for an Uber. The surge price almost gave me a heart attack. Just then a yellow taxi stopped by. Since the app based... Continue Reading →
This time its been a crazy start to Pujo... For those of you who don’t know... Durga Puja festival marks the battle of goddess Durga with the shape-shifting, deceptive and powerful buffalo demon Mahishasura, and her emerging victorious. We hopped around almost 8-9 pandals in one day. Mostly the south ones namely Polli mangal, jodhpur park,... Continue Reading →