Entries by Rashmi Shetty

BAHU BALI -THE REAL HERO Part II

Karnataka preserves the largest number of Jain inscriptions in India. The actual anointment ceremony began on February 17th  and officially closes on 26th  2018. However over the next few months pilgrims would be allowed to perform the rituals. The Jain temples are similar to their Hindu counterparts in many ways like structure, pillared galleries, carved…

BAHU BALI -THE REAL HERO

The monolith- Gommata The Mahamastakabhisheka is currently being celebrated at Sharvanabelgola after 12 years. My friend Bala covered the event in 2006 & published a coffee table book called Gommata. It is an amazing collection of photographs & mateial which I will be sharing from in this series called Bahubali- The real hero! Why is…

Why small is in fact BIG!

Many a times in life the most most memorable moments are those that money cannot buy! I caught up with a school friend recently . I made a card which had a poem I wrote recalling our good times. I gave it to her after a nice warm hug. I saw tears rolling down our…

Swami Vivekananda’s speech on Bhakti & it’s relevance today

Swami Vivekananda’s thirty nine years on this earth was a powerful time where his influence in every area was UNBELIEVABLE. His lectures are a great read & prove that he was way ahead of his time. His ability to simplify deep philosophy to reach the common man was successful. Each of his quotes is simple…

HOPING & WISHING YOU A HAPPIER 2018

2017 has ended .A heartfelt Thank you for connecting & staying connected. Unhappiness & disappointments may have made us weak. Success & cheer may have pushed us higher.Either way life has given us what we deserve. Time now to PAUSE & see what we carry forward & what we leave behind. Negativity & bitterness we…