My 100th post for Akshaya Patra!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

2 Indian words with a Sanskrit meaning,
Akshaya= Immortal, Indestructible, Inexhaustible
Patra= Vessel

The organization, Akshaya Patra, has given an entirely new meaning to these 2 sanskrit words.

Their slogans say,

Feed a Child
Click a smile
No child must be deprived from food
Children can learn faster than you can imagine, all it takes is a filling meal

Akshaya Patra feeds, 1,253,266 children everyday and the goal is to reach 5 million by 2020 and note, its a NPO. What do i write about them, watch their very own video to see the unbelievable work they are doing for the children of India and their one filling meal.

This is my 100th post and i don't think it would have been any more special without this worthy and outstanding cause. Thanks to for such an opportunity to blog and feed 50 more children. Yes, that is what they say, 1 blog post for their cause=food for 50 hungry children :)

My few cents for these kids of India. May your futures be the brightest, kids :)
For donations,

Save me through this one pleaseeeeeee :(

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The trip to Bintan was amazing. This island brings to mind the words like indulge, explore, rejuvenate and refresh. Beautiful 2 days where i refreshed the memories Mandar and i made together since we met and fall in love. I wanted to blog about the serene beach, splendid resort, the beach view from our room, peacefulness in the widespread greenery, calmness about the south asian culture, the incredible customer service at Angsana resort, the flawless floral arrangements on various tables, the candles elevating your mood, the mellow asian music, the comforting aromas from the scented oil burners and so much more.

But, back to reality!

Oh god! Oh god!Oh lord!

Guess what! Its not just the beautiful memories i brought back with me to Singapore. OMG, these buggers i tell you. Sandfly its called i guess. Bless my heart, i have sandfly bites all over me :( Red rashes that itch like crazy. First i thought its the sunburn thats giving me a hard time and then i suddenly recalled this caution board that i almost ignored, read "Beware of Sandflies"....Awwwwwwww God, why did i miss it and never applied the insect repellent. I hate myself for being careless when it comes to reading NOTES/CAUTIONS/SIGNS/FINE PRINTS arghhhh! Now this will take weeks to heal, thats what the forums are saying!

Save me through this one!