ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

It so happens that we like visiting a temple on our special occasions. Hence we end up often at Iskcon temple on our birthdays, and anniversaries, and those of our kids' too! On this occasion we landed there at 12:30, right in time for the Rajbhog Aarti. Enjoyed the Aarti and the temple then closed … Continue reading ISKCON khichdi and Steve Jobs

How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

We had guests at our home for dinner. And the TV played the Motilal Oswal ad, “When you focus on one thing, you master it”. The discussion veered towards how, when doing one thing day-in and day-out, you keep getting better at it. Whether it is typing on a laptop, using Excel formulae, or having … Continue reading How do we get better at …eating! Weekly Meal Planner for Indian vegetarian folks

Dandi Salt Challenge – why should you run it?

Year 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and the Dandi Salt Challenge has been put up to recreate the footwork Gandhiji and his supporters did, in walking from Sabarmati, his ashram, all the way to Dandi, 401 kms away! This simple act of lifting a handful of salt, in defiance of the … Continue reading Dandi Salt Challenge – why should you run it?

Tandulwadi – a trek

Tandulwadi village, accessible by ST bus from Safale station on Mumbai's western line, is the base village for the trek to Tandulwadi Fort. And what a trek it was! Harder that anticipated! And the weather was hot! Tandulwadi Fort trek is not very popular like the other known forts and is among the very few … Continue reading Tandulwadi – a trek

WNC Navy Marathon – 18 Nov 2018 – a quick race recap

Dil toh ziddi hai, dil toh ziddi hai… To the loud thumping of this peppy song, we started our run just at the dawn of 18th Nov 2018. While there were some discussions in social media around the late start time for half marathon for this event, which was at 6:15 AM (vs. the IDBI … Continue reading WNC Navy Marathon – 18 Nov 2018 – a quick race recap

Stok Kangri – Part 3 – The Stok Kangri summit, and back to Leh

This is the 3rd, and final part, of the three part Stok Kangri series. You can find the Part 1 and Part 2 here. 26-27th July After an early dinner, we went to the tent to sleep…but obviously couldn’t due to anxiety and the fear of missing out on some preparatory and need-to-carry stuff. When … Continue reading Stok Kangri – Part 3 – The Stok Kangri summit, and back to Leh