Author: Anjan Prakash

HOW LOCALLY ATTUNED & RESPONSIVE ARE WE?

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash HOW LOCALLY ATTUNED & RESPONSIVE ARE WE? 1. How Locally The puff-throated babbler is back to sing his most unusually long song between 6.50am – 6.55am like he did, a year ago; the Gray Langurs or the Hanuman Langurs as they are called have returned to our tamarind […]

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CELEBRATIONS OF DECEMBER

COME DECEMBER We have now come into December, the last month of the Gregorian calendar, a calendar that most of us have come to follow over the last several decades. November ended and December began for us with an immersive experience in the two beautiful jungles of India, Sunderbans and Kaziranga. The heart is so […]

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WAYS OF BELONGING

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash WAYS OF BELONGING 1. Of a Place I am an early bird, who spends several minutes lying in bed after waking up, just to listen. To listen to the passing of the communication baton from insects stridulating and frogs croaking the night to, the songs of different birds, […]

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IT’S ALL MUTUAL

On 29th October of this year, if my parents were around, they would have entered their fiftieth year of being together. My mother passed just days before their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary…

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FOOTLOOSE & FANCY FREE

In a writing session I was recently a part of, the author Jamie Figueroa, offered an unusual writing prompt, `What is it your feet must confess?’ Yes, that was her prompt, `what is it your feet must confess?’.

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CREATE. CREATED

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash CREATE. CREATED I. Laying the Context This post uses the word creation and creativity. So at the onset, I would like to establish, that no matter who we are, what discipline we are practicing or not practicing, whether we are conscious about being creative or not, we are […]

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BEING IN OUR RIGHT ELEMENTS

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash BEING IN OUR RIGHT ELEMENTS Xavier, Mankurad, Mussarat, Malgesh, are locals. Dasheri, Badami, Kesar, Malgoa, Imam Pasand, Mallika, Neelam, Totapuri, Chausa, non-locals. For those of you friends who are not from India, no, they aren’t a list of my boyfriends or girlfriends. In fact, they are more than […]

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