Friday, May 20, 2011

I run away to 47*c.

I'm just about to start packing..for another runaway from Delhi. I did mention my 10 day long escape to Orissa for a cultural workshop right? Yeah, well, that starts tomorrow!
Although I'm going to get baked in the heat out there, trust me I'm looking forward to it like a greedy kid looking at candy. I'm going to wittness legendary artists like Pandit Birju Maharaj, Shree Ashwini Bhide, Girija Devi, Rajana Sajan Misra- and the list goes on. It's going to be insane, and I can feel it already.

This trip won't be a vacation- the first thing we were told. We are to get up everyday at 3:45am and start our day with Yoga. The whole day we will attend lectures, performances by these artists and regular three hours of intensives everyday (in my case- Odissi, Creative writing and Sufi music) .. The way we live will reflect that of a Gurukul style of living. No comforts and a lot of sweat and hard work through out the day. Lights will be off by 9:30pm and no cameras or phones allowed. The idea is to isolate us for these 10 days so we realize something greater than a materialistic idea of a comfort zone, and understand the gravity of the experience that we are practically being blessed with, to actually be in a program with artists of such mountainous levels.

These guys at SPIC MACAY are going to drill us. They are going to drill us for all these 10 days, but they've promised this to be the best experience of our bloody lives, and hell I'm on my toes to get on the train already! I'm going with my bunch of favorite ladies and I can't wait to meet the other 1500 students from around India who are going to be there :D

So, dear Earth people, say Goodbye to Ole Nil till the 31st of June... and I promise to be back with a bang! I'll be back with a million stories and I promise to rant for as long as your ears don't fall off : )

But till then, I walk into isolation with a smile,
and I hope this stay at the Undergrounds will be a legendary tale of my life, a tale to tell :-)


--Kites for the summer,
Nil.

19 comments:

  1. phew..we're gonna come back baked
    but its worth it.
    i can't wait! :D yayayayaaaaaaaaa

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  2. Vantaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa :*

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  3. @Anon: thankyou! I will :)

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  4. eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep. :*
    B.I.T.C.H - A.S.S. T.I.M.E.

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  5. OMG. WHAT? LIKE SERIOUSLY? :O
    I'M COMING TO DELHI THIS WEEK, most probably!
    Argggh!

    But this thing you're going for ..sounds great! Have fun!

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  6. Siiiiiiiiim. I know! But I'll be back no, so I'll see your pretty face in June! We'll go Gk crashing again! DAMN I missed you!

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  7. It's gonna be damn good fun over there. All the very best.

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  8. Even if its not a vacation im sure its going to be quite an experience! Seems like a once in a life time thing, huh?
    Too bad you can't take pictures but I, and all your other readers Im sure, will expect a thorough and detailed description of those 10 days once you're back!
    Have fun and take care, Nil :)

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  9. Wow! Sounds like bags of fun! Bon Voyage! :)

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  10. have fun and dont forget to get"shor bhaja" G says its awesome there, sadly it dint add to his body weight at all !!!

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  11. Hellllooooow darling Earthlings! I'm BACK with a banggg! Yes yes ladies and gentlemen, loooooong post coming up! Brace yourselves ;)

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  12. Lucky-ass-bitch-!


    I want an awesome getaway too! ='(

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  14. Hey there! wow thank you so much, that's really kind of you :-) yep on my way!

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