Personal Glimpse

Santhara Sallekhana

My Badi Ma – my father’s elder brother’s wife – passed away in Santhara at the age of 87. There is no greater way to depart from this world. As Jains, we are taught to celebrate the arrival of death […]

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Composting Khamba

Organic and eco-friendly may be the buzzwords today, but the key role in organic farming and eco-friendly environment, is played by none other than the humble compost!   Now if you think composting is messy and smelly, I have news […]

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Eco Habitat Stay at Coorg

There was much that has captured our hearts in the 3 day stay at Eco Habitat, a serene space in the Kushalnagar area of Coorg in South India. Where food is an act of joyous nurturing, where the hosts are […]

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  She decided she’d be a Hindi Pandit when she was barely 8. She is one today. She learnt at a very young age to wake up at 4 am and pray. She does it even now. Her curiosity to […]

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Marriott Cafe Looks Inviting

My Phuket holiday – I am still in the overwhelming phase of having just returned from a lovely trip to Phuket. We stayed at the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa – Thailand. The hotel website’s description is accurate: “…an […]

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