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About ashima

Sukoon is an Urdu word of Arabic origin, traced back to the Arabic root s-k-n, literally meaning to inhabit, to live in a place, to be calm.

What turns word into a prayer…

She stood at the edge of the lake and asked: What gives depth to a lake, bring to me. What gives grace to a swan, bring to me. What gives color to the sky, bring to me. What gives stillness

What turns word into a prayer…

She stood at the edge of the lake and asked: What gives depth to a lake, bring to me. What gives grace to a swan, bring to me. What gives color to the sky, bring to me. What gives stillness

Women are Earth

Women are earth. We are the ground upon which life grows. We give and give some more. When we receive, we take that and create more life with it. We hold much in our bones. The pain of bearing children

Women are Earth

Women are earth. We are the ground upon which life grows. We give and give some more. When we receive, we take that and create more life with it. We hold much in our bones. The pain of bearing children

Our Heroes are Human

  I have been obsessed and heartbroken like a billion others with the death of Sri Devi. This surprised me. I am not interested in the Hindi Film Industry or the lives of celebrities. The only time I watch a

Our Heroes are Human

  I have been obsessed and heartbroken like a billion others with the death of Sri Devi. This surprised me. I am not interested in the Hindi Film Industry or the lives of celebrities. The only time I watch a

Heal

Get out of bed. Open the curtains Let light pour in Look outside of you Outside your hurting heart Outside your screaming head There is beauty in this world The flowers are blooming Children are laughing Music is playing You

Heal

Get out of bed. Open the curtains Let light pour in Look outside of you Outside your hurting heart Outside your screaming head There is beauty in this world The flowers are blooming Children are laughing Music is playing You

There’s a lot in a name. 

I am the daughter of light and devotion. I am the mother of benevolence and the source of light. I am the wife of a mind conquerer.  I am friends with sun, prayers, grace and several gods and goddesses.  These

There’s a lot in a name. 

I am the daughter of light and devotion. I am the mother of benevolence and the source of light. I am the wife of a mind conquerer.  I am friends with sun, prayers, grace and several gods and goddesses.  These

A new Mom for a lifetime.

I am a new mom. Everyday. Today I am a new mother of a almost 11 year old and a just turned 8 year old. I have never been here before. My challenges are new. My lessons are new. So

A new Mom for a lifetime.

I am a new mom. Everyday. Today I am a new mother of a almost 11 year old and a just turned 8 year old. I have never been here before. My challenges are new. My lessons are new. So

Freedom Fighters 

Freedom fighters are people like you and I. When tired of being ruled by a tyrant government, they decide to stand up, stand together and take a stand. They are afraid but determined. Yes, they can throw their comfortable lives

Freedom Fighters 

Freedom fighters are people like you and I. When tired of being ruled by a tyrant government, they decide to stand up, stand together and take a stand. They are afraid but determined. Yes, they can throw their comfortable lives