I see glimpses and flashes of what used to be. Bits and pieces from my fragmented memory. They call out to me, clawing at my subconscious, Whispering sweet nothings in my ears, Threatening to shatter, undo the resolve in me. I’m left crippled, exhausted, as I struggle to break free. What am I trying to…
Organized by Magical Panda Lights – a world renowned Chinese company, in collaboration with Nicco Parks & Resorts Limited, this is the first ever lantern festival of its kind held in the ‘City of Joy’.
You should be proud of who you’ve become after wading through all that pain. Maybe you’ve lost a bit of yourself in the process, but you’ve gained more than you ever hoped for. Today you’re a champion, today you are a winner.
Mistakes, failures, offences and sorrow,
Forget all for a better tomorrow.
Fill your heart with hope, joy and delight,
With patience and forgiveness, let there be light!
Where are you going? Where have you been?
Why have you changed so? Different from all you’ve been!
Where does this road lead? Where does it end?
Think of Durga Puja as the world’s biggest, and likely, the most popular art fair – one that ends with artworks being systematically destroyed.
Who knows what tomorrow holds! Today is all she has. Today is all her Mom has.
Alpona has evolved much over the centuries. What started out as a ritualistic custom, is today admired, even cherished, as an indigenous art form.
Fight because you know, this too shall pass. Fight till the darkness gives way to light and you can see clearly again.
I love how the butterflies are gone
But it’s the comfort that’s there.
How the moments are not as maddening…
Still, they are soothing at every step, everywhere!
A tight hug, a quiet smile, a light touch,
They all let me know, I’ll be okay
Because it’s you … You are there.