Sabarimala Temple

If the result of a temple visit is disrespect to the deity, whose home it is, then it can be attributed to blasphemy, which is punishable by the Indian constitution. Therein lies the ‘crime’ of a female “devotee”, capable of menstruation, entering the temple- a disregard for the comfort of its deity.
And moreover, why worship a deity whose rules you refuse to follow in the first place? Continue reading Sabarimala Temple

Starvation

Have you ever been hungry? Not the sort of hunger where there is a slight craving for a bite to eat or the kind where your stomach reminds you that it’s mealtime. No. It’s the ‘hunger‘ where nothing but the feeling of famishment takes over your body, mind, and soul. It’s a whole different sentiment that is indescribably powerful yet crippling. It is the biggest … Continue reading Starvation

Thorns and Forbearance

Too often than not, people of different sexual orientation have a hard time figuring out and accepting themselves for who they are. Unexpectedly, there is that one friend that stands by you in your journey of self-discovery. This is the ode to that friend, and to all the people who have the courage to be who they really are, and are proud of themselves. Continue reading Thorns and Forbearance