via Complaining Man II by Abul Hisham - 2018 നാളെ (nale – tomorrow), ഇന്നലെ (innale – yesterday) , ഇന്ന് (innu – today) these are the words that the complaining man has written on the floor in the Malayalam language by breaking open a string of pearls, by breaking open something that was perfect and by laying them down on the…

Anantha Shayanam of Sri Bhagwan Vishnu

I am standing in front of the Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple in Trivandrum, Kerala, India. From here onwards there is a long pathway that leads to the actual temple entrance. After putting away my mobile phone, in a locker provided on the temple grounds, I enter the temple from the main entrance. Almost immediately I…

Confines of consciousness

Everything that I see is a reflection of my own self, for the only experience that I will ever know of is that of myself, for every thought that I will ever have is created in me itself, for nothing truly exists beyond the confines of my own consciousness, and yet it is not mine…

The Taiga Episode – Chapter 1

Finally, after what seemed like an eternity, half asleep, I heard a loud thud and I realised we were finally here, Bodaybo in Irkutsk Oblast. And suddenly the adventure began to feel real and wild thoughts rushed through my head "this is really happening! Why all this mystery?"