Fragrant Breeze

“In many parts of this world water is
Scarce and precious.
People sometimes have to walk
A great distance
Then carry heavy jugs upon their
 Because of our wisdom, we will travel
Far for love.
All movement is a sign of
Most speaking really says
“I am hungry to know you.”
Every desire of your body is holy;
Every desire of your body is
Dear one,
Why wait until you are dying
To discover that divine
― شمس الدین محمد حافظ / 
Shams-al-Din Mohammad Hafez, 
(1325 – 1389 )

View original post


The Hindu festival of colors ‘Holi’ coincided with the ‘International Women’s Day’ this year. The US Senate also made the historical judgment of rejecting the debated Keystone XL tar sands pipeline yesterday. So there are quite a few things so as to make March 08, 2012 memorable for us.

The ‘International Women’s Day’ not only marks the achievements and successes that the women have achieved over the years but also it is a day to reflect upon the challenges and sufferings that the women endure daily even in today’s times.

In developing countries such as India women carry the lead role in the knowledge around quality, location, reliability and storage of local water resources. On average, women spend more time than men collecting, storing and protecting their water source. This takes their time away from the ability to learn and contribute in other ways. In just one day, 200…

View original post 701 more words