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The room was silent. Even the faces of the occupants looked calm. The quiet of the house felt uneasy. Most of the times there is a calm before the storm but here it was calm after the storm. The lady of the house had passed away a few days back. The daughter in-law took us [...]
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She was a distant relative, a widow. When I had my first baby, my mother-in-law brought her from our village to help me. Everybody called her “Mohana izza” which means Mohan’s mother in Kumaoni dialect of Uttarakhand. Mohan was her only child. I never heard anybody calling her by her real name. Apart from her [...]
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In a freak accident my car had got bumped and was in the workshop! A biker decided to hit my Innova while it was waiting at a traffic signal. The service center had assured delivery in 8 days and only 4 days had gone by yet. So I was at the mercy of autos and [...]
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This Kitty of mine, residing in me, has failed me in all my efforts to silence it. Kitty has its name as ‘Kitty’. Not that it has any resemblance to my neighbor’s blond cat, who always tries to seek attention by batting its coquettish eyes and little yawns.  Neither does it has any association with [...]
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The hall was decorated with fresh flowers. Some sweets were kept on the table adjacent to the staircase. The table mats and window curtains appeared new. People were waiting for the Laxmi Pooja. “Maithili Ji, come soon. It is time for the Pooja”, an old man shouted. Maithili came downstairs. She was dressed in a [...]
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It was 1998 when we all had gone to pay homage to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Haridwar and Rishikesh. That trip has been one of the most unforgettable one, with experiences that left me awestruct as  I seemed to have seen the ‘Real Lord Shiva’ in his usual attire. To reach the Kedarnath temple we had to [...]
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