Ikigai (n) Origin: Japanese A reason for being. “There are many days, when I am overwhelmed with a sadness so strong that it leaves me paralyzed in bed.” She admitted finally, “Moments when I fail to even think of one reason why I should be getting up and just continue with life.” “Maybe, you have… Continue reading Ikigai
It was the first rain of the year. You could hear the pitter-patter of the rain as it descended down from the heaven, refreshing the whole city. Children laughed and danced with utter glee as the drops of rains washed away the scorching heat of the sun and petrichor emanated from the earth. As the… Continue reading
Participation of women in development results not only in social justice but helps reduce poverty. However, women in countries such as Pakistan, India and such still face a barrier when it comes to actually being able to contribute to the society. This is mostly due to lack of educational institutions for girls and health care… Continue reading The Workings Of Ciqam – The Green & The Prosperous.
She made a decision, to plunge in to the world so deep that she disappeared and became part of the earth she was born in.
Trouvaille (n.) Origin: French Something lovely discovered by chance I still think back on the days when I came across those two big brown eyes, twinkling under the bright sky like they held the secrets of the universe within them. I was never a romantic at heart, at least I liked to believe that. But… Continue reading Trouvaille.
In the dark room she sat with no one to keep her company. Only her shadow and her loud heartbeat and sometimes a sob… Sometimes someone would peep in from the door and call out her name. ‘Sukina..?‘ ‘Leave me alone!’ And the door would be closed again, this time she wouldn’t even hear her… Continue reading Coping With A Character’s Death – Short Story
Fernweh (n) – Origin: German – Crave for travel; farsickness; being homesick for a place to you’ve never been.