Roshini Suparna Diwakar

That drunk, woozy feeling

I don’t know where to start. I’ve wanted to write this piece for a while, but I kept waiting for ‘it’ to end; for closure, so I could tell you what happens at last. But, that’s not happening any time soon, so I guess I’ll start at the very beginning. (A very good place to… Continue reading That drunk, woozy feeling

Roshini Suparna Diwakar

Searching for Harmony

As we said our second round of ‘Om’s, my ever distracted mind was reminded of a conversation Amma had with us yesterday. She talked about a Vedic mantra ‘Om Purnamadah Purnamidam’ which roughly translates into “That is whole; this is whole; From that whole this whole came; From that whole, this whole removed, what remains… Continue reading Searching for Harmony

Roshini Suparna Diwakar

Where I Live

Withdrawal is a f**king ****. But first, some context. After chacha passed away in February, I have spent the past 8 months on anti-depressants. I have written about this earlier, right after I had my first breakdown. I was in an extremely dark place then, not really seeing the point of making any effort to… Continue reading Where I Live

Roshini Suparna Diwakar


A good friend recently shared a personal story about mental health, and spoke about how important it is to have conversations on it. I have been meaning to write this, but to articulate something this personal, and be brutally honest about it, is not something I have done before. So, be kind. I have been… Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A RESTLESS MIND

Mihir Choughule, Prashanthi Subramaniam, Roshini Suparna Diwakar

The Weekend Specials

  Films & Starters The Intouchables This is one of those feel-good movies, something that can be watched idly on the weekends, a movie that stays fresh and resplendent even after multiple viewings. The majority of that is down to the sheer camaraderie & bonhomie on display throughout the two lead actors. The premise of… Continue reading The Weekend Specials

Prashanthi Subramaniam

What Inside Out taught me about Adult-ing through Life

I have a thing for psychometric tests. A particular proclivity, if you please. I used to take a lot of arbitrary witch-doctor-psychologist tests on websites like Tickle when I was in high school. In college, I was a willing participant for all my friends who were psychology students. They always knew that if a subject… Continue reading What Inside Out taught me about Adult-ing through Life