Someone

Beneath the shadows someone shines Between the lines someone writes Behind the walls someone knows, Someone lives, someone fights.   In the silence someone screams For the silence someone pleads Hidden in the hate, someone loves Among the common, someone leads   In the dingy holes someone survives In the lime light someone hides And…

A Matured Take On Human Relationships: Ijaazat (1987)

“Zindagi bhi to ek waiting room hai (Life is also a waiting room)”. I sometimes want to believe in this line. Life is indeed a waiting room for all of us. We wait for someone or something to arrive. We wait for the healing of old wounds, to make up for our old mistakes, we…

Sufism: Wahdat Al-Wujud

“What has he found who has lost God? And what has he lost who has found God?” :- Ibn’Ata’iilah al-iskandari India is a land of mysticism. Sufism is one of the most prominent in that context. With advent of Islam in India during medieval era, a new ideology came into being. Sufism has a basic…

Sleepless Night

I am dreaming in a sleepless night where the moon is black and the sky is white. Your absent presence has long been the cause,  Of the pleasure I find in spending days of remorse. There’s a sweet pain in abundant measure, How my sufferings have become a source of pleasure.  This deafening silence seems…

Being An Indian

Like any other culture or society Indians exist with their special traditions, customs, habits and lifestyle through the unique behavioral traits they display and by doing things a little differently than the rest of the world. And now things are  so obvious that everyone knows about these 15 weird things us Indians do that drives the…

Conversion or Islamization?

History is not a subject which depends on one’s reading abilities or the ability to learn by heart. It’s a very simple subject with simple understanding. Learning history though, does depend on the thinking capacity of a person. The ability to ‘think’ is basically a prerequisite for anything that benefits the human race. But often,…

I WISH, SOMEDAY!

I wish less for things in my life, I wish for after it sometimes, maybe then I make it better.

A Letter To My Hometown.

1235 km, by walk and 1335 km by car. (I searched it in Google maps.) Yes that’s the exact  distances from my location in Delhi, to my home in my beautiful city, Jamshedpur.   Some people never fail to mock me for the fact that I belong to Jharkhand, which is apparently only famous for…

Five Super Quick Recipes For Your Midnight Cravings

Food. Yummy. I know! Who isn’t a victim of late night cravings? Absolutely no one. We all have ventured into that phase of life where the moment we see the clock strike 12, our stomach grumbles to let us know that it’s hungry, and it will not let us do our work until it is…

Mingle, and Love. 

  I think upon the world as a place for happiness, And I am questioned on my conjecture. I think upon the world as a place of clarity,  And I am left all alone to face the dawn. When you look around and find yourself among those you can trust, you get that calm presiding…

TILL YOU SPEAK AND I WEEP

Donald Trump in his general stupidity is affecting the entire world now, and I don’t suppose US citizens mean the same. This is my humble attempt to philosophically connect this disgust to my deep cynicism and my last glimmer of hope.

Majestic Bundelkhand

“MP ajab hai, sabsey alag hai” (MP is  the strange kind of good but so different from all the others) – Madhya Pradesh tourism A backpack trip is well defined among travelers and solo backpack travel is the most preferred one. You lose yourself somewhere on the way to find yourself again in a new…

WE’LL PAINT OUR WALLS BLACK

The wall at the back of my bed knows too much, I cannot afford to make it reflect anything, not even itself. I will paint it black.