Yaksha Prashna

In Mahabharatha, during the years of exile, Pandavas are roaming in a forest and decide to take rest. Yudhistra asks Sahadeva to climb up a tree and check if he can see any lakes / rivers nearby and if so, to fetch some water from it.

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Priorities evolve across generations

In my life, I have felt that a woman’s priority in life does not remain the same at all points of time through her life. She juggles between her personal, family, work/education and community. There are multiple battles to be faced and overcome in every aspect of life and in every role she plays. I have seen my grandmother trying to focus on cooking for a family of 15, four meals a day and maintaining meal time and sleep time as a scheduled activity, giving that generation a better grasp on self care and personal health. I have seen my mother step out of the home to work and support my father, managing upward/downward and peer politics, and still ensuring family and personal life was not impacted. She always had time for us.

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