#432 words. Karavaki is the sanskrit word for a prisoner. we are all prisoners of our own minds. This is the stage one of Karavaki's step to free dom.
The Snakebird Messenger.
Message from the Snake, the past done, the future has not emerged... So be in the present.
Fowl Play #inktober 16
It is foul manners to miss a fowl and labor a neighbor with careless accusation.” ― Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1 t
when a crab skitters across it is time to change course and head in a new direction.
Guardian Goddess Of Parashuramakshetra.
Visiting Kota or rather Handattu, from where my grandmother hails, I noticed the image of Rakteshwari for the first time. Rakteshwari Devi. I was aware that Rakteshwari was Karavali, Tulu Nādu entity as I had heard of her in the various Paddaana’s or folk oral renderings. Since time permitted, I did look into Devi Bhagavata …
…And The Ice breaks.
She sat before me, eyes expressionless… breathe coming short and rapid. Mouth agape, and she seemed to be gulping air. The eyes were expressionless for labeling intense feeling she felt was opening a putrid can. As for me… I was totally confused I didn’t know what brought this blankness and what the daze. I knew …