An infinity of empty blackness. This chasm of nothingness seems to extend limitlessly. It is otherworldly – it seems to have existed since eternity, before time began, and til after time will cease. In the middle of the emptiness a row of chairs is suspended, extending on both sides into the distance, further than the… Continue reading Of childhood dreams.
I have religion on the brain these days. I cannot avoid incorporating it on my blog. I’ll do some lighthearted posts too, but for now you’re going to have to put up with serious-serious things 😛 ————————– I was always a self-obssessed child. I did not see much of my surrounding, did not notice what… Continue reading Of our actions and our prayers
“The great mother whom we call Innana is a fierce warrior and Death’s bridesmaid. The great mother whom we call Innana is the center of pleasure, the one who makes women and men turn to one another in the night. The great mother whom we call Innana is the queen of the ocean and the… Continue reading The Red Tent
So I’ve been making it a point to attend the extra lectures and talks with guest speakers that are always going on in AKU. Today, in light of it being International Women’s day, the Aga Khan Working Group for Women invited guest speaker Mr Abbas Husain to give a discussion on the Quran and how… Continue reading Reading the Quran Right on Gender
When I was in class 10, I wrote a short mythology based on a series of (crappy) sketches that I made of four women. It was the the product of boredom and an unwillingness to devote to Pak Studies, and I never managed to complete it. Last night, with a load of clay and a… Continue reading The Goddesses – Intro