“খাদের ধারের রেলিংটা – সেই দুষ্টু দদ শিরিং টা;
আমার শৈসবের দার্জিলিং টা;
জানলার কাঁচে ঠোঁট চেপে … ছবি এঁকেছি নিঃশাসে –
পাহাড় আঁকা কত সোজা |
হারিয়ে গেছে সেই ড্রয়িং খাতা …”

[The railing by the cliff – that mischievous  Dodo Shiring / The Darjeeling of my childhood/ With lips pressed against the window pane, I had drawn in breath / the easy vignette of picturesque hills / and somehow I lost that drawing book …]

The Mall …  The steam and sound of India’s heritage coal engine and its pretty toy relegates … Momos and Thupka … Colonial Tea and the evergreen Gardens of Erised … the Golden Crown of Kanchanjunga …the clouds castles of silver …  the silent majesty of the Buddhist Monasteries … the smug and coy Fur attires … Rabindrasangeet … the exhaustible but pleasure – seeking broadways through Nature … and Anjan Dutta’s symphonies – can you please define Darjeeling more specifically? So, dearest Darj, here’s to you. May you remain forever young…


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“Mere sapno ki  raani kaab ayegi tu…Aye ruth mastaani kab ayegi tu…”

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Dotting the foot-marks of human existence in the sands of Time…

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Deceive them not, for these are the rays of hope…and of continuity.

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The many hues of Nature…

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Wait for me to come home…

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The Deborah of Nature…

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Every cloud has a silver lining…

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From the golden glow ebbs the endless spring tide of veneration…

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In your blue eyes of Amnesia…I  will see Eden again…

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The red rubric of eternity…that upholds the sanctity of tradition…

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With every twirling of these sanctuaries…comes a blessing…

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Pick – and – Roll the juveniles and moppets of Mother Green…

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Pam’s Labyrinth for another fatal tomorrow…

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The silent child of trespassers ?

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When Autumn came,and with every blast blew us apart…

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The last drop of sunshine…

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2 thoughts on “FROM DARJEELING, WITH LOVE <3.

  1. I absolutely loved this post and the pics mainly…
    Darjeeling is quite similar to the places where I’ve been in Uttarakhand…
    And well I don’t know how much correct the he description was but I guess since I’ve never been there so who knows better right!

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