Some real incidents are as surprising as incidents narrated in fiction. I just experienced one. And it compelled me to write. After almost one and a half year. Continue reading “Can it really happen?”
It’s my Grampa’s eighty-third birthday today! So, here’s my little gesture of love. It’s a Sanskrit shloka-turned-haiku that he has written a few years ago. (And asked for my help to edit it grammatically.) Today, I present it before you all! (Btw, yellow was his favourite colour.)
Something that nudged me to write and I grabbed the opportunity! So here I am back and bouncing after another season.
Here is my little post on what I learn in the process of teaching.
– आचार्य-हरिभद्रसूरेः योगबिन्दुः
(yogaḥ kalpataruḥ śreṣṭho yogaścintāmaṇiḥ paraḥ ।
yogaḥ pradhānaṃ dharmāṇāṃ yogaḥ siddhe svayaṃgrahaḥ ।।)
– Yogabindu of Haribhadrasūri
Yoga is a kin to the type of the tree namely kalpa, yoga is akin to the best type of jewel namely cintāmaṇi yoga is chief among the virtuous performances, yoga is the very attainment of supreme success (i.e. mokṣa).
[The tree namely kalpa (kalpataru) and the cintāmaṇi jewel are mythological entities which fulfill all desires whatsoever of those who have access to them.]