Mitali Chakravarty

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

“In the sky of knowledge, there are no borders”

“Today it seems to me that every festival in Santiniketan offered homage to the seasons in some form or other… Much later I learnt that the festivals of Santhals and other Adivasis are the expressions of respect for farming and forest life. There are forms of nature worship based on an advantage of the earth as a primal mother.”

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Embroidery

Pink cherry blossoms, 

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

To Bahadur Shah Zafar

The Emperor wrote a lonely note. In exile, he wept for a grave in his Native land. Colonials

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Anointing with Love

Listen to the swish of the waves. Feel the breeze whisper caresses. See the mangroves stretch

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

A prayer

What is the sadness that with

April 24, 2021
April 24, 2021

Aubade

Each night, the sea with the moon croons a lullaby.

April 3, 2021
April 3, 2021

Unrest —

And then it rained flowers, then it rained flowers emptying the trees.

January 2, 2021
January 2, 2021

When?

The scents and colours of the morning arouse the wetness of the night. The dewdrop splendour awakens the dawning sunrise drenched in colours

October 17, 2020
October 17, 2020

Something missing

Something missing from this dish and that.

August 22, 2020
August 22, 2020

Moving On

Flowers on Facebook — Violet, red, yellow, orange — splashed a welcome into a garden never visited