Archive for the category ‘Bio’

Dec 31

Sentosa Island

A lovely lunch, followed by a nap that extended a little longer than it should have meant that Dinesh, Lamba and me arrived at Sentosa Island just a little too late to catch the Dolphin show that i really wanted to see… They have the rare pink dolphins there, but our tardiness, along with a […]

Dec 30

1:00 am in Singapore

The fish had given us a fine pedicure and ashokji’s daughters were almost fast asleep, but we didn’t have too much time in Singapore and so much to do… so we dropped the little girls back home, and then headed for the one-stop-shop in Singapore: Mustafa Mustafa must surely be an absolutely unique store… It’s […]

Dec 29

Doctor Fish

In the meeting area of the Night Safari at the Singapore Zoo, is a shop that has fish tanks on 3 sides forming its front… and it said “Fish Spa” … Now i was pretty sure this is not where fish go for a massage :)… But on further inquiry we got to know that […]

Dec 26


In the wee hours of early early morning of Christmas Day 2008, a brand new, very special little package arrived safe and sound to our darling YES!+ teacher Anjana (and vivek of course)… Both mother and daughter are doing very well and will go home in 3-4 days time. It was a completely natural delivery, […]

Dec 9

Happy Birthday Dad!

Sunday was dad’s birthday. We invited everyone over to Ashram for an old fashioned parsi family celebration and what fun we had! Gauri and Hema cooked dal and rice, and i cooked patia and we fried mock fish (soya fillet)… and made a brand new dessert which was astonishingly good… (recipe coming soon!)… yummy!! Guruji […]

Oct 31

Diwali 2008

2 photos from Diwali in the US with Guruji: The Laxmi Pooja that happened for the first time there in His physical presence… and … Diwali on Jagu’s lovely terrace in Mumbai (check out the angels in the photo!) A very Happy Diwali and a brilliant New Year ahead… May the lights of all our […]

Sep 30

Happy Birthday Darling Dinesh!

Dinesh had a fantastic Birthday… He will write about it… meanwhile enjoy the photos Among all the people who had their Birthdays, only Dinesh was invited by Guruji to the stage After wards, we had cake… Jai Gurudeva! love bawa

Sep 1

Ashram Memories

Last YES!+ advanced course in the ashram was a Sattvic blast! 600 young people from all over India and a sprinkling from abroad arrived at the ashram for the YES!+ advance course. The sad part was that we had to refuse a little over 200 ‘cos the ashram was stretched to capacity (acco wise) and […]

Aug 20

The Holy Fire

Parsis worship Ahura Mazda (our name of God) through revering and worshiping nature. And our symbol is Fire. Each Fire Temple has a consecrated holy fire that is kept (smoldering) burning night and day. Each fire is lit with a spark of the original Atash Badshah (now housed in Udvada in Gujarat), and so it […]

Aug 19

Saal Mubarak!!

Today is Parsi New Year. And Srividya from Poona called me yesternight and requested me to post some things about Parsis this week… so here goes… The Parsis were a warrior race originating in ancient Persia a few thousand years ago. They were known for their bravery, their amazing intellectual achievements and their devotion to […]

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