Archive for the category ‘Short Story’

May 5

Give me more!

Wealth or Money can bring laziness, misery, arrogance, disease, greed, insecurity, jealousy, anger, fear, indulgence, ego and enemies. So, a more precise prayer to the Guru/God would be… God give me Money; Money that brings Enterprise and not laziness, Joy and not misery, Confidence and not arrogance, Good health and not disease, Discrimination and not […]

Dec 16

Happy Birthday Urvi!

Suparna wrote this poem for her daughter Urvi’s birthday … It was sooooo good, i wanted to publish it here too, not just put a link to her lovely post 🙂 I think all our parents did this shopping… Enjoy 🙂 Jai Gurudeva! love bawa ‘Twas nine long years ago That we went shopping for […]

Oct 19

The Hermit goes to America!!

Suparna’s Birthday gift for me 🙂 She sent it very much on time … i wanted to format it and add pics so it got delayed … Thanks a lot Suparna… The hermit traveled across US of A To Yellowstone, Zion and Bryce He finally arrived in New York, New York (So good, they named […]

May 7

True Magic

… Continued from Introducing Supriya Iyer Today was D-day. She would have to appear for the personal interview. What chance did she have?! She would certainly fail on looks, voice, laugh and familiar. Cmon Priya, its time we went to that place, shouted her father. Don’t forget to get Frankie, yelled ma. They had been […]

May 6

Supriya’s Song

I want to be Ugly, Not lovely… I want to cackle, Not sparkle. I need some warts, And some tangled knots. I need a bat or a spider, For a familiar. Why, I will even settle for a tiger! I am so sad… I don’t feel good when I am bad. In fact just the […]

May 4

Introducing Supriya Iyer

I had a go at writing fiction… this is my first ever short story… I had great fun writing it 🙂 I am a total disaster, she sobbed. I have flawless skin. I don’t have any warts or pimples. Not even acne. I have long beautiful dark brown hair and deep dark brown eyes. When […]

Jan 15

Ze Hermit in Italy

Ze Hermit really wanted to go to Italy… so Suparna wrote this out for me 🙂 The Mysterious Case of the Fainting Prima Donna ‘Twas a starlit night in Tuscany Florence was a spectacular sight The Opera del Marzipan opened its doors For the season’s opening night Signora Rosetta Garbocci The Prima Donna of the […]

Jan 11

Bhanu Didi

There are many things about Guruji on our blog and elsewhere on the net… but not enough (according to us) about our darling Bhanu Didi… Guruji’s lil sisiter! I remember one of my earliest memories about Bhanu Ma as our family calls her, is mixing hot rice and yummy rasam and home made ghee with […]

Dec 26

Ivan’s Bali – II

… Then Guruji appeared … There He was, just twenty precious feet away, sitting there …. “Hhmmm…. soooo… tell me… how are you… what shall we discuss??” Two hundred blank minds and faces just stared back at Him – this was the teaching body of South East Asia and we could hardly manage a Jai […]

Dec 25

Ivan’s Bali – I

A Christmas Day treat for everyone… from the crazy mind of our darling Ivan: Merry Christmas everybody… Jai Gurudeva! love bawa I don’t know – the things we do for our Guru!  Sarah & I recently staggered back to Sydney after a gruelling couple of weeks on some island in the Indian Ocean, Bali I […]

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