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Experiences with divinity
July 30, 2020

The Indian tradition of storytelling A tradition means along established custom or belief passed on from one generation to another. In India storytelling has been this movement, whichthey passed on to us from the time of creation through Yogis, saints, grandparents and Gurus. Epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata are the offspring’s of such […]

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Gaumukh Experience
July 30, 2020

THE GAUMUKH EXPERIENCE. POWER OF A STORY Before the beginning of time a story was born. Her name was shakti. There was nothing and we may call it Shiva. From this Shakti there emerged movement, sound light, elements and evolution. The Story merged with the trees flowers earth and elements. Those who paused and listened […]

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Being with Stories
January 21, 2020

BEING WITH STORIES 2020- Senior citizen. Senior? My pattern of thinking has been gifted to me from my forefathers and foremothers since Homo sapiens evolved. This special gift of thinking was specially spiced up with a special ingredient called EMOTIONS which was main gift. Lying down tired one afternoon strange memories from childhood surfaced. FEAR […]

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Wondering what to write on
September 26, 2018

I have been thinking of what to write about and decided to go with the flow of my thoughts…As I walked up the Himalayas and felt the silence , watched the snow capped peaks  and the layers of the mountains hugging and folding into each other with tenderness and love…. My thoughts have drifted to […]

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And it ‘s a 100
June 27, 2018

I completed the story of the Mountain and the Bird for the 100th batch . I never begin the story with a title and ask the participants to name the story. “ Serendipity Longing, Unending love, On the wings of a bird, The soul bonding,”  and so on  were some of the titles from the […]

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THE NEW SUN RISES AGAIN……. 2016
February 4, 2016

  The peacock looked different and beautiful and I thought …. Every time I see one I think I How beautiful he is but this time when I saw one at Srilanka with an additional colour of red on his tail I paused stared and wondered how nature keeps trying to please and help you […]

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Birthday
November 2, 2015

  Every birthday is unique- Birth day is simply the birth of the day. It is the birth of the sun, moon stars , trees and new human beings. Our cells get new replenishment and we are a new person every moment. So birthdays are just remembrances of growth and development. Some people think it […]

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Storytelling Takes a new turn
August 7, 2015

      Storytelling Takes a new turn . A school close to Kathalaya asked us to take sessions for the middle and high school students on Public speaking through Storytelling. The word PUBLIC conjured a lot of memories in my mind.  Social networking, facebook, expose and juxtapose our lives from Private to Public. Nothing […]

The telling silence
July 16, 2015

THE TELLING SILENCE-SPIRITUALITY AND STORY SILENCE Touching emptiness and listening to the resounding tone of it is to experience the mind in a different realm of consciousness. As a storyteller I kept looking for the meaning of silence and only this journey came close to what it may mean. Traveling from Kochi to Kashmir I […]

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