Essays

The Good Life

The Good Life

By Arundhathi Subramaniam 1

Arundhathi Subramaniam contemplates a dharma that sits right with her, that is both a means and an end

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People of the Rain

People of the Rain

Suprabha Seshan 16

How we experience the rain shapes our perception of it and how it affects us, writes Suprabha Seshan. Open yourself to it, and it may change your world

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An Atlas of the Clouds

An Atlas of the Clouds

Janice Pariat 2

Janice Pariat considers the shifting, impermanent link between us and our real and imagined geographies

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Realty Bites

Realty Bites

Anjum Hasan 3

Anjum Hasan was born in Shillong. But the changing city is less recognisable every time she returns

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Motherland

Motherland

Karoki Lewis 0

A personal journey with his family took Karoki Lewis from England to Auroville. Despite its issues, they found it a deeply affecting place.

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The Past is Another Country

The Past is Another Country

Amitava Kumar 0

Amitava Kumar looks back at the A KUMAR who left India for the US three decades ago. Where did he go

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In Storage

In Storage

Parni Ray 1

Kolkata's Victoria Memorial Hall has always been irresistible to Parni Ray. In part, it's because the iconic museum hides as much as it shows

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A City Without Time

A City Without Time

Anand Vivek Taneja 28

Anand Vivek Taneja remembers a dead river in a Delhi that has turned its back on it, just as it has on a language that was its own

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Little Wing

Little Wing

Akshai Jain 0

Akshai Jain looks at one man's mission to explain the return migration, across the Indian Ocean, of the humble dragonfly

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Memory’s Savour

Memory’s Savour

Avtar Singh 4

Love turns other people's histories into your own, writes Avtar Singh

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