the world, as perceived by a 6 year old
My dad (who really should get his US honorary citizenship) has hardselled North America to poor firstborn. there’s USA and new york. hmpf.
My mum who is our resident brand ambassador for the Himalayas and the Ganges, has worked her magic too.thanks ma.
UK is there (shyam pls note)
Switzerland is there (boo pls note)
Malaysia and India are not part of Asia (MiM pls note)
Australia is misspelt( firstborn’s English teacher pls note)
and discover you were wrong, wrong, wrong… dammit.
just to say: been there done that
Even non-bookworms like my firstborn read upside down.
if your child tolerates books .. better egg him/her on at utbt’s place
calling people in hyderabad…!
1. if you are native like our choxulu,
2. or non-native and considering suffixing ulu to your names after eating 100 numbers andhra pickle
go take a look-ulu.
“Our eagerness for worldly activity kills in us the sense of spiritual awe…”
pg 328, autobiography of a yogi
one of the people, I often think must be a legend. can’t be real…
his volume of brilliant work, and short life spent in travel and social reform…
One of the people, IMO, who didn’t have anything to do with religion and everything to do with spirituality.
I took heart with his words “swadesho bhuvana trayam” ( and my country is the universe…) when I didn’t want to leave India and move to Kuala Lumpur.
And how much happier I am now being a citizen of the world, rather than wearing only an Indian identity.
i leave you with my favourite composition of adi sankara’s…
thoughts beat down …
and when i realise it’s a slide downwards, i remind myself to take charge.
today i again resolve to renew my vows and to try afresh to be friends with the trio.
the first two hours.
in the triangle of feelings : that i wanted to achieve
mostly been calm.
peace peeped in…
happiness… a minutes worth