Nirvana Shatakam

8th century, when Adi Shankara, a child of 8 years old, while wandering seeking self-realization, he encountered a sage who asked him, “who are you?”. The boy replied in 6 stanzas which is known as “Nirvana Shatakam”. ‘Nirvana’ in Sanskrit relates to inner peace and tranquility, ‘Shatak’ means number 6. It is also known as… Continue reading Nirvana Shatakam

Books I Read – 2021

Apprenticed to a Himalayan Master: A Yogi’s Autobiography – Sri M. Extraordinary journey of a teenager from Kerala’s southerner most part born into a Islamic faith seeking to the snow clad Himalayas seeking the answers for the purpose of life. As the prelude describes, the story is aspiring, practical, unforeseen at the same time strange enough… Continue reading Books I Read – 2021

Acadia National Park, Maine

Spring 2021 This is my first trip to Acadia National Park, one of the most visited and fascinating national parks in the United States. Located in the northern part of the state of Maine, Acadia National Park is situated in on the island of Mount Desert and also extending to few islands neighboring the Mt… Continue reading Acadia National Park, Maine

A day in Birmingham, Alabama

Dec 2020. City of Birmingham was our pit stop en route to the Gulf shores for the Christmas holidays. It is the largest city in Alabama and is also known as the Pittsburgh of the south due to the large scale presence of Iron and Steel industry around the city. Birmingham also was center of… Continue reading A day in Birmingham, Alabama