The trailer of “Suroor”

Here is a link to the official trailer to the book “Suroor of the Soul” which was recently launched in India.

It is available on Amazon. at present . It shall soon be available on various bookstores across India.

 

Visit the website of “Suroor” for more details: http://surooroftheosul.weebly.com

BOOK LAUNCH

As the year 2013 wraps itself in the memories of the events that occurred during the whole year and gets in the celebration mood of CHRISTMAS in few days from now, I have a news to share with all of you.

The most awaited moment is here,the launch of our poetry book  ,  ” Suroor of the Soul” at India International Centre,Delhi on 21st Dec 2013.All are cordially invited to grace the occasion and be a part of the wonderful journey.

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It has not been long since “Suroor ” was published on Amazon and received a wide and touching response from everyone who has read the book. The thought behind “Suroor ” was intense and it delved deep into insights regarding the journey of a soul which wanders on earth in search of true happiness.

We all are such souls,seeking happiness in every dream,ambition and path of life ,yet we fail to experience the true feeling of it.This book dwells in such a voyage through a poetic form reflecting the real experiences of human on earth.

You can visit the website of “Suroor of the Soul” to read more about the reviews,interviews and updates regarding the topic which we  think has endless and limitless expeditions.

 

With Best Wishes,

Soumya and Shaheen

“AMBROSIA”- THE FOOD & DRINK OF GODS

“Ambrosia ” -The eternal food and drink of the celestial beings and gods which makes them immortal.

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Well! This is what we have learnt and read through our mythological scriptures. What is so special about this food or drink that makes it so extraordinary and provides immortality? Is there any mixture of potion added or some unique composition which makes it stand out from the rest?

Ambrosia is sometimes depicted in ancient art as distributed by a nymph labeled with that name. In a myth, an opponent to the wine god Dionysus, violence committed against Ambrosia turns her into a grapevine.

Amrita is a hindi or sanskrit word for Ambrosia.

Amrita is produced in the “ocean-churning” samudra manthan legend, which describes how the devas, because of a curse from the sage Durvasawere to lose their immortality. The two sides,god and demons then churn the ocean and create (among other wonderful things) amrita, the nectar of immortality.

Amrit too ,according to yogic philosophy of Indian spiritualism,is considered to be the liquid which is secreted while being in ecstasy and utter bliss ,during the assimilation with god or while having such an experience during meditation which carries the soul to different realm of consciousness.

Ambrosia is considered to be a sweet liquid,similar in taste like honey,referred normally as nectar.

The whole gist reflects the drop of ambrosia or the essence of Ambrosia ,the food, is not a substance that can be used as an intake to get immortality of life.

It is the sweetness that is extracted when we churn out the evils from our body and mind ,leaving behind only the immortal part ie.the soul.It is in fact the drop of nectar which gets secreted when the soul reaches the ultimate level of consciousness and leaves behind the rest to experience the spiritual bliss,which make it immortal.

THIS POST WAS WRITTEN FOR http://writetribe.com/food-food/

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I am taking part in The Write Tribe Festival of Words 8th – 14th December 2013.

OWN THE MOMENT!

Own the moment and live it.

The moment that we are living in now,will be lost forever in the sands of time . And the lost moment can never be revived nor reinstated .

It is in this moment that we have to breath,live and smile. For the instant that vanishes ,evaporates in the atmosphere and cannot be brought back.Whether it is the part of work,or the expression of love,whether it is the smile that we forgot or the care that we should have showered ,it’s all in this moment that shall slip within no time .

Once slipped like the flowing tears of an eye,like the slippery sand ,it is lost .

Value the treasure of the pearl when it is in your hand and of this moment when you have it …for once you lose it ,you have lost one precious pearl from the casket of your life.

THE FALLEN DEW!

 

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“It has been my destiny” said the morning dew fallen on the surface of a leaf.

“I was so happy there up  in the blue skies, amidst the moving dancing clouds “.

It isn’t same here, even though I can see the verdure closely and can feel the freshness of the veins of thy leaf…

“It wasn’t long before when I had grumbled and had wished to see the earth through my eyes .I desired to feel the beauty with my touch.

As I lie here on your cheeks now, I view the world with a different perspective.”

The leaf fluttered in silence and listened to the outpourings of the fallen dew.

She had been a mute listener, an avid lover of pure feelings and thoughts.

As the drop slid from one end to another, she cupped herself properly ,so that it shouldn’t  not fall down to the rough ground!

The morning dew smiled and clung to the leaf tightly.

She had discovered her real destiny.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Prompt: Mid-Season Replacement

My interview by Uzoma!

Here is the link to an interview of mine done by Uzoma Okoroafer! It was regarding the recent book  release”Suroor of the Soul” and a dialogue to have an insight about the same!

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DOOR TO THE BLISSFUL OCEAN!

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The wooden door behind was an architectural delight. The glass pane fitted in it enthralled me.

As I pushed the door ajar, an alley of sophisticated grandeur gleamed.

Facing the beautiful green lawn the tiny drops of pink and yellow“ coloured flowers bloomed in the background.

Beside the quiet swimming pool which attracted every onlooker to have a dip in it the walk along provided a soothing feel. A small gate opened out of the garden and lo! It faced the blue gigantic ocean.

Was life as simple as this?

Passing through an alley of troubles and distractions,or a dark one surrounding our minds with fear would we find a way or a door which would lead to the ultimate blissful ocean!

What a mystical world this is ! yet it shows and provides every disheartened heart a solution to lead it through the darkness onto the path of light.But man is known to be more intellectual than the other living beings on earth ,or it presumes so and hence it tends to lose the connection with the divine which the nature tries to demonstrates through its different ways!

Fear the most common and dreadier situation of a mind and heart which kills the innocence and the liveliness of a soul,ultimately deadens the once energetic and cheerful being!

For fear of money,power,life,health,family,affairs,status,society,love,hatred,insecurity is the leech which would suck the blood out of a person slowly while the individual remains unaware of the reason of the unnecessary pain and ache!

Born free on this land, a mind which has been given a body to take care of has the power to do wonders and which the soul keeps on reminding .

We just need to listen to that voice of ours and concentrate our attention on the power of our mind to achieve the impossible.

The fear of these useless things would vanish in a glimpse and the flame of the liveliness of a person will always remain ablaze!

JOURNEY OF KNOWING SELF

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Beyond the comprehension of a common man’s mind and perception, the road to the mountains of the Divine  had appeared in my dreams.

It wasn’t a fantasy nor an illusion,even though I forgot about the mystical dream very soon as I woke up.

The next day again I resumed my journey from the place where I had stopped. I stopped for a moment,gasping and feeling breathless.As I managed to look above for few drops of water that would quench my dried throat,I got  mesmerized with envelope of the luminous clouds and aura of the atmosphere. I forgot about my pain and my aches.

The view was scintillating and it absorbed all the pangs of my bruised self.

For a moment I traveled beyond the realms of earth and had reached the doorsteps of Divine,then I remembered the journey is yet to be completed.

And for a second I turned around to see what was there that I had left behind on this spiritual journey.

A silhouette ,I saw for a flash second and it vanished and dissolved in the zephyr as if it never existed.

My eyes got misty, seeing the footsteps that were trailing behind me and I recollected the words , “Keep walking my child.The journey is yours and you have to travel alone,while on this path of truth and wisdom for the journey of reaching Divine is the truth of knowing self …I am with you every moment,whenever you fall or need me,I shall be there to hold you with care. Trust your faith and walk.Never look back,for that would mean ,you have lost your belief in me and whenever you do so,I will vanish.

You will have to restart your journey then, from the initial stage to reach the destination .”

Written for Ermilia’s blog,PICTURE IT & WRITE.http://ermiliablog.wordpress.com/category/picture-it-write/

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