Natural world/cultural wisdom inspires fresh possibilities

THE UNBROKEN WEAVE

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash THE UNBROKEN WEAVE Disconnectifly woke up pretty late this morning too, and found that the rest of her community had long left the rock crevice where they rested the nights. After all it was early summer, and with just two weeks more left to mate and lay eggs, […]

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A Summer WITH The Season

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash A Summer WITH The Season 1. A Summer I stood at the regular roadside vegetable and fruit market. Three tiny pieces of clothing on my body – my panty, my bra and my thin cotton dress, clung to my skin with the weight of perspiration. I noticed, this […]

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GIFTS – A WAY OF GATHERING MYSELF

Listen to this StoryNarrated by Anjan Prakash GIFTS – A WAY OF GATHERING MYSELF There are things about me that I do not fully see or acknowledge – it could be because I am in self-doubt, or I judge myself harshly in some specific area, or I feel that it is no big deal, or […]

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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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