That Fateful Night

I still remember that rainy night, a night that changed me forever, a night, when I faced my worst fears. I do remember the date, 16th August 2006. Just the previous day, we had celebrated the 59th year of Independence, but I really wondered if we were free…?  I was returning from my office, second…

I pray, do you?

I spent the first five years of my childhood in Thanjavur, the land of temples. My day would begin with the sound of the temple bells and Suprabhatam. My maternal grandparents took me to the temple every morning. I still remember how everyone in the temple would pray with his or her eyes closed and…