Shringara Rasa is supposedly the crown emotion associated with love and beauty. The other Rasas or emotions are Hasya (laughter/happiness), Karuna (compassion), Roudra (anger), Veera (valour), Bhayanaka (fear), Bibhatsa (disgust), Adbhuta (wonder)and Shantha (peace/tranquillity). Rasa, as per Indian aesthetics, means essence or emotions and these nine emotions or Navarasas are fundamental to Indian arts be … Continue reading Shringara with a modern twist!
As a girl in Dhanbad and later during my college days in Kolkata I rarely got entry to my Mom’s Kitchen. Mom is very possessive about her kitchen and few are the occasions when I got chance to try my hands in her kitchen. Hence … Continue reading My Bong Cooking: from Compulsion to Passion by Titas Mazumdar
The new masked normal Change of the old world order, leaving behind the good old things, a strong feeling of nostalgia for the days gone by, had prompted me to start this blog. In The Retro Feeling, I had mourned that change, tried in my small way … Continue reading To the change all so sudden!
Katha as a baby The phone is ringingThe doorbell is chimingThe dryer is busyThe microwave is dingingToys on the floorChocos on the bed both of you all over the place Welcome to parenthood and nothing can be more thrilling than this roller coaster ride! The … Continue reading Life will change- Life will change forever by Titas Mazumdar
A magical concoction that is meticulously brewed with rare ingredients to make your cherished one fall hopelessly in love with you. I once read so many stories and fairy tales where a fairy or a witch or some other magical creature would grant that love … Continue reading Love Potion