Calculus and The Mother

Last weekend we spent a beautiful afternoon with cousins at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Delhi.  There was a lecture going on about the divine inspiration of Calculus — a meditation on how both Newton and Leibniz came to discoveries of infinite series and limits that led to the starting point for advanced maths. As […]

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Jantar Mantar

Blessings to my mother-in-law for treating us to an amazing trip to Jaipur! The place that I can’t keep thinking about is the Jantar Mantar — the name translates to English as ‘calculating instrument — an astronomical observatory there constructed in the early 1700’s by the Maharajah Sawaii Jai Singh.  It’s more like an astronomer’s playground! To behold […]

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Mawlid with Shaykh Salim

Yesterday the world celebrated the birth of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.) We visited Fatehpur Sikri the night before. It’s a world heritage site built by Akbar the Great that has so much significance in the Islamic world. Akbar picked this particular site for his palace because it was where Sufi Shayk Salim Chishti — a beloved […]

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Havana: whimsical artchitecture

Cuba has left us with a lot to think about. Still coming to terms with its lessons on race, identity, the bounty of being out of one’s place of comfort, and most importantly those on human dignity and kindness. While I make sense of those lessions, I’ll share some photos from Vedado, Trinidad, and points […]

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The geometrical beauty of Doha

As we passed through Doha on the way to Gaborone, I was amazed by the architectural beauty of so many Islamic inspired structures. It was truly a feast for the eyes and mind. Though we did not have time to visit many of the older architectural treasures, I discovered that a lot of the buildings […]

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