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Isha 2014
Hear Now
July 24, 2014
On any given morning, a crowd of sounds permeates the school campus. AS the sky flickers into light, a competition between wind and birds proceeds. The wind blusters, hard, at times grabbing focus and obliterating all other sound of the moment. But it cannot sustain itself and as the wind retreats, assumably to gather its own breath, the varied twitterings, tweets, cries and calls of the multi-cultural population of birds, co-opts the airwaves. Small hums, sharp cries, a yelp or two, tiny tweets and rolled whistles bounce back and forth. The crows work hard to dominate.
A peacock, a drone and a whole lot of people
July 16, 2014
Guru Purnima. The celebration of the first yogi.  Despite the holiday, I still taught two classes.
Little Moments of Joy
July 14, 2014
Humans respect fame.  With wide-eyed awe, wonder or even love we approach those who have achieved fame of any sort, slightly jealous and a bit touched that they allow us to share a moment with them, almost as if fame is a contagious disease that we might be lucky enough to catch. For some of us, we pursue fame as the antidote to our woes. ‘If I were rich…’, ‘If I were powerful…’, ‘If I were talented…’  
A Remembering to be Remembered
July 12, 2014
The artistic director of the Aazhi Children’s Theatre Group conducted a week long residency at the ISHA Home School in the South Indian city of Coimbatore.
Arrival Survival!
July 10, 2014
Nearly a decade ago I first arrived in India: an immense stranger to me at the time.  Apropos then that I arrived in the dark of midnight.  Two hours or so I sweated through an intense line for immigration, wondering what I was getting in to.  It took nearly another hour to get my bag.  Fortunately I was greeted by a super patient person.   We were whisked into a van, drove the deserted streets of this geographical monster of a city and tucked away for a quick sleep in the back rooms of a school, although I did not know that at the time.