Chai Shai n Bit of Love ! 2

Coffee is nice, but tea? It has its own aroma and the charm of sitting in a quilt for long chats on cold winter nights. Oh! what a lovely and cozy kinda feel. But I am not talking about the familiar traditional chai that, we sit in homes and have.

This was tea of chai cafe. Something out of the box. Here, the humble chai was giving a tough competition to CCD and other hip cafes.

The owner boasted of the lovely variety of chai. The cozy sitting had a homely feel yet the decor was contemporary. I went for the first time and fell in love with the place and of course the chai.

My style chai. Less of sugar, no milk with a lovely aroma of tea leaves.

“You liked the tea, maám”?

I looked up from the book and saw a pair of deep brown eyes, just like my tea, gazing at me with a twinkle in eyes.

“Yes, of course. Thank you.”

I came back satisfied with the taste n decor and included this place into my favorites. I thought of visiting it again just to enjoy the ‘me’ time.

The next visit was pretty soon.  I decided to keep my early morning meeting over there. It was quite early in the morning and no other customer was there. I went inside and was pleasantly welcome by the same deep brown eyes.

“Very Good Morning  Dear.”

Dear?? Never mind.

I smiled and exchanged pleasantries. I opened my laptop and started working. Just a few minutes passed and I was served with masala chai.

I looked up with a puzzled look. “I didn’t order it.”

“Work should be accompanied with chai shai .”

He smiled and said” Don’t worry its on the house. ”

“Would you mind, if I join? I lIke my chai shai with a bit of talk”.

He said with crinkles around eyes, due to his broad smile. The on the house chai has to be compensated.

“Ya, sure”.

“May I know your name ?” He asked

“Ï am Radhika.”

” I am Abeer. Abeer Roy. The Owner of this place.”

” Lovely place you have.” I complimented.

The door opened and my client came.The conversation was cut off. He took our order and asked the boy to serve.

The meeting went nice but I could not enjoy my style chai. So after a fortnight, I visited the place again.

Ï didn’t see Abeer. I ordered my chai and sat with a book. It had been a hectic week now I just wanted to relax a bit.

” Hi Radhika. I didn’t see you.” The door flung open with a brimming voice. I somehow had a big smile on my face. Maybe he had an infectious smile.

He further continued. “Ï love your timing. You usually come in an early morning when there is no hustle bustle. It makes evident that you enjoy my chai.”

“I enjoy my ME time!” I wanted to say but somehow just managed to smile.I could not break his heart.

He again bought masala chai on the house and I enjoyed it over my small talks and his jovial laugh.

A week passed and I felt like going to the cafe to have chai with Abeer. I Started enjoying the careless talks with him and of course his twinkling eyes. There was something about him which was very warm,  aromatic and relaxing just like his varied variety of chai which he lovingly served. Every time I went I was served a variety ‘on the house’ for approval.

His passion for chai was equivalent to the passion some poet has for his poetries, almost like loving something intensely.

“How you learned to make tea?” I asked him, on one of our on the house chai session.;)

He looked with a  deep gaze and with a sip, he said, ” My wife loved my chai. After she passed away, I spent my time trying new variants. Then opened this place to send my love to her up in the heaven with all the aromas of these teas. And of course to have a company of someone beautiful like you to enjoy it too. ”

“She was my Partner of Chai Shai and bit of LOVE.”

He sighed and laughed a hearty laughter, but all  I could hear was the pain of losing his chai partner of 40 years!!

I smiled and waved goodbye, with a promise to drop in soon for a story of chai shai and a bit of love!!

And deep down I realized that missing someone is your heart’s way of reminding you that you love them…a lots!! Isn’t it?

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Dating is cooler than a Relationship….Do you think so?? 1036

I am 101 % every one of you is going to agree with me on this – Dating is quite fun!! As it involves meeting new people, exploring new places with your gf/bf, the excitement of a new bond, those butterflies in the stomach. But during all this, somewhere deep down lays a sense of insecurity. Insecurity of losing your special someone because dating is not synonyms to the relationship. Where relationships have the commitment, dating doesn’t follow any such decree.

One of the most significant reasons that make dating cooler than relationships is commitment. It’s not easy to not make a connection and still be together. Many people think that settling down or being in a relationship can be boring, actually, they consider it as ‘Old school’. But you know what, if you never come under this league, perhaps, you will never experience the beauty of being in a relationship.

Relationships are not meant to be boring! In fact, being in a relationship makes your life beautiful and evolves you into a better individual.

Below are few reasons that’ll make you wonder how being in a relationship makes you a better person!

  1. A Relationship Rejuvenates You

Love is a very powerful feeling it makes us do things for others which we wouldn’t do for ourselves. A relationship changes you in a better person, your partner brings out the best in you. With your partner’s love and affection, they turn you into a better individual. Being in a relationship fills you with new hopes and aspirations.

  1. It changes your Attitude towards life

When single we usually only think about ourselves, act stubborn and resentful towards people and situations. But being in a relationship makes us think rationally and lowers down our ego and arrogance. It also invokes the sense of responsibility and a better understanding of life which we generally lack.

  1. You Start Feeling Good

The best part of being in a relationship is you start feeling happy and good about everything around. There is no space for stress or reasons to be depressed as two of you are always there to support each other and work towards the happiness of one another. Here, I would like to mention that this is the case of positive relations which are not forced.

  1. You Learn to Adjust

Every relationship demands adjustment, compromise, and sharing. When you get involved with someone the first thing which happens is you start adjusting according to your partners likes and dislikes. Slowly you start sharing your living space, you start making plans together and what not. being in a relationship teaches you how to express your love and care and how to keep your partners needs first.

  1. You Explore new things

The plus point of being in a relationship is your world expands, by this I mean you get to know about new things from you from a partner. You develop new likes and hobbies. You get exposed to a different kind of music, movies and if you both like reading then, books too ;). You also get a brand-new family and set of friends and cousins to hang out with.

  1. You feel Strong

Difficulties are part of life, we all face ups and downs, difficult situations in our lives. But having a partner by your side gives you the strength to fight any battle of life. Knowing that your partner has your back will give you the courage to go through any circumstances and come out with more positivity and belief that with that your partners help you can fight anything and everything

All relationships go through hell, only the real ones get through It …So, no matter how many girls or boys you have dated, there’ll come a time when you’ll realize the meaning of settling down with that special someone!

What Nirbhaya wants to appeal today for Praduman!! 4543

They ripped my body…

They ripped my dignity…..

They ripped my dreams…..

They ripped my life…………..and they are still alive…!!

If you remember me I am Nirbhaya, a girl who was brutally raped and left to die on 16th December’12’s night. I know it’s an old story now but I am here today because my soul is in pain and tormented once again…

I am suffocated, flustered and frightened too with news of Praduman brutally murdered and a little girl of 5yrs raped in their respective schools with in three days. My intestines were pulled outside my body and his throat was slit wide open….Oh Gosh!! You can’t imagine the pain and fear….Dictionary doesn’t and cannot have a word to describe what we went through..!

Okay, you said I was out for a movie at night… I was wrong and it was my mistake etc etc but I want to ask you today was Praduman also wrong in using a washroom of his school?? Was that little girl in a school uniform was wrongly dressed and out at a wrong time??

Please answer me……this goes to all those who are sitting on administrative chairs and are just concerned about how to remain seated on those positions forever. My question is to the lawmakers, to the ministers, to the officers….to the PM of this country.

Why can’t you frighten these monsters these devils like they frightened us? Me, Praduman…..&…&…

Yes, they frightened us to the extent that our souls are still trembling. Traumatize them…torture them as they did to us.

Where are you, the honorable human rights people?? Why don’t you stand with my and their and each such parent who has lost everything in their lives with us?

When you say ‘Human Rights’ its is for humans not for these demons. NO rapists have human rights…..

Give tortures ..give them trauma to the extent that each man with such sick mentality should get a shiver before even thinking of any such crime. Scare their souls…scare them to the hell…Do it NOW..NOW!

You named me…Nirbhaya(one who never fears)…let me tell you today…I was scared..really scared and I am scared today also. I am scared for each fellow girl…for each child out there…I am scared!

You made me celebrity over night. You named funds after me. No need of all this, if you really want to do something make your laws strict & deadly for rapists and molesters. No one should dare to touch anybody without his/her consent. Make my country safe for all women…for little ones. PLEASE!

Do what Yemen administration did to a child rapist and murderer. Punish them publicly…punish them as brutally as they were with us. It is my last appeal to you people.

Do it for me…for Praduman..for….for….

Do it so that there will be no more Nirbhayas and Pradumans…EVER!