Tuesday, December 29, 2015

A note from me to you (blog marathon post 14)




Ever since this blog marathon started, I have always taken care to compose each post carefully. It isn't as though I am writing for the sake of posting something. And of course, I don't get paid for writing here. I write here for the sheer joy of it and to connect with you. It feels great when you all write back, and tell me that you enjoy my posts.

I was also thinking this morning, how easy it is to pass a remark about the 'quality of writing ' on this blog. Those who have followed my blog will know that I do take care to see that I  always post something interesting---a poem I wrote,an inspirational post, a photo that matters to me,something amusing and things like that. It is always personal, always warm. It is never a callous post. 

If you have any requests for a particular topic, do say so in my comment box and I will consider that for my next post.

  One of the really nice things about being a best-selling author is that I get to travel to many places I have never been to, on my book tours as well as for giving talks at Corporate organizations and educational institutions. XIMB had invited me for a talk and it was superbly received.  I had shared pictures in this post.

I got a chance to visit Orissa, earlier this month. The beauty of Lingaraj temple was astounding. If you haven't yet visited it, do put in on your To-do list for 2016.

When I visited Bhubhaneshwar on my book tour, I also got a chance to visit Kedar Gauri temple, where I fell in love with  a cat that returned the favour. I always have a way with animals. The cat followed me around and even slept in my lap --which anyone who is familiar with cats will tell you is uncommon, unless the cat truly likes you.
The priest at the temple told me that there is a tradition in that temple, where if your wish is fulfilled, you gift a cat to the Goddess. That intrigued me. When I mentioned this to the journalist who was interviewing me the next day, he told me the story behind this tradition.

Come back tomorrow, if you want to hear the story of how this tradition came to be! 
Till then, keep smiling.
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11 comments:

  1. Nothing to ask specially... Every post of you is good to read... I read all your 3 books in this week and started loving your work :)... I felt some magic in your work Preeti sis, that bought great ecstasy in me. Loved everything you wrote and will love :D

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  2. Your blogs are always unique and beautifully articulated with words. Nothing more can be asked for. You are truly committed to your fans and that's what is the best thing about you. Yes, waiting for the story tomorrow. #Inspiring #Wonderful #Awesome #SuperWoman

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  3. I always enjoy your posts and of course the books. Writing is an excellent medium, which makes you reach to so many people and astounding it is to see how we call relate to the written word , interpret and enjoy in our own way . Keep writing Preeti, I will surely drop by tomorrow to read the story.

    Someday would love to have you read my pieces as well at http://mylifesmomentsandbeyond.blogspot.in/

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  4. Wow... now I would keep my ears open with excitement to hear it tomorrow! As we have 6 different tastes in a meal and every taste is important. So all the posts so far were interesting, motivating and had created interests :) Keep going Preeti!!!

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  5. we all appreciate your warmth and love.the way you connect with us,is truly remarkable.and yes,i will be waiting for the story tomorrow.
    i have a request,if you could write something on youth,psychology or the mental hardships

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  6. Appreciable efforts! Waiting for the Catty story. As you have worked a lot on relationship, off course during your writing journey, I would like to know what phenomenal trends you have observed to have cropped up recently. Wishes and Regards.

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  7. Your posts are always interesting. I had asked something in the comment section of your Christmas eve post. In case you missed noticing it, copying it here.:)

    Would like to know where you stayed in Kerala? I think your Mom is staying in Kerala ( remember somewhere its was mentioned in a post). I am from Kerala and so eager to know. :)

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  8. Hi, I love reading your blog and make sure i dont miss a single post from you. Thankyou for sharing your insights, perspective of everything. Reading blog is like knowing more things around you. i would suggest you to write a post on "How to deal with parents while you want them to accept the guy you love and marry him" Thankyou in advance.
    PS: Im your avid fan of your books and blog(though i never comment, but i make sure i read every post of you)

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  10. Your posts are just wonderful!!!.I am addicted to your blog and books!!Though I love everything you write still I have a request please do write more on parenting.!!!
    !!!Best wishes and Much Love!!!!

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  11. There is a different flavor to your posts and I really like it because I can connect to the posts and that's very important for me

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