ಕತೆ – ರಾಮನ ವೇಷ!

ಸುತ್ತಮುತ್ತಲ ಮೂರು ನಾಲ್ಕು ಹಳ್ಳಿಗಳ ಮಧ್ಯೆ ಅದೊಂದು ಪುಟ್ಟ ಊರು. ಎಲ್ಲಾ ಹಳ್ಳಿಗಳ ಹೃದಯವದು. ಬರೀ ೩೦ ಮನೆಗಳು ಸ್ವಲ್ಪವೇ ಜಮೀನು ಹೊಂದಿರುವ ಜನರು ಒಬ್ಬರಿಗೊಬ್ಬರು ಬೆರೆತು ರಾಮಪುರವಾಗಿತ್ತು ಹಳ್ಳಿ. ಸಣ್ಣ ದೇವರ ಗುಡಿಯೊಂದು, ಎದುರೇ ಸಣ್ಣ ಕೆರೆ ಹಿಂದಿನಿಂದ ಬೆಟ್ಟದೊಂದಿಗೆ ಕಾಡು. ಆಲೋಚಿಸಿದರೆ ಸಣ್ಣಮಕ್ಕಳು ಚಿತ್ರ ಬಿಡಿಸಿದಂತೆ ತೋರುತ್ತಿತ್ತು. ಪೇಟೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಕೋಳಿಅಂಗಡಿ ಇಟ್ಟ ತಿಮ್ಮನ ಮನೆ ಮೊದಲ್ಗೊಂಡು ರಾಮಣ್ಣನ ಮನೆ ದಾಟಿದರೆ ಟೈಲರಣ್ಣನ ಮನೆ. ನಂತರ ಒಂದೆಕರೆಯಷ್ಟು ಮಳೆನೀರಾವರಿ […]

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That single step

There is this housekeeping staff who cleans everyday my office and the offices in the ground floor. One day she was dusting my cabin, bent down almost touching the ground. I heard a strange sigh. I turned and asked ‘Are you okay?’. At first she said nothing, just nodded which […]

Happy Diwali!!

Gleam of earthen lamps Luminance of firecrackers Echoes of prayers Bespangle of festoons Sapidity of sweets Fragrance of flowers So adorn yourself in most ravishing attires & revel in the festival of lights with feast and prosper…. May this Diwali usher in a better future and the mirth & goodwill […]

GIVING IS DIVINE

On August 18th while I was returning from Mumbai by Udyan Express something memorable happened. I was at the station  an hour early so sat there looking around. Something caught my eyes as never before.  I saw a man without shirt frantically looking for something to eat.  I could not see him […]

The Shake that shook me

It was my 34th Birthday. For this birthday I had an idea of doing something different. I thought of spending  few hours with Amar a boy who was  admitted in the hospital with Skin deformity and Bone TB. To make the matters worse he had adverse drug reaction due to which […]