Golden Memories

Golden Memories

Memories are extremely precious, and in my case, extremely haunting. When I feel alone, very old memories take me back to those sunlit, golden days back in Calcutta. I have written a lot about it, both in English and Bengali. And I am going to write a lot more....
Pictures From My India Trip

Pictures From My India Trip

Dear Friends and HumanityCollege.org supporters and sympathizers: Happy New Year (in February!). 🙂 I just came back from a trip to India, and brought some fascinating pictures back with me. I’m sharing them with you. India is a beautiful country, and my city...
Calcutta Diary, Pages 6, 7, 8

Calcutta Diary, Pages 6, 7, 8

I am now back in New York. Sincerely, Partha Banerjee _______ Does the Global Community Care? CALCUTTA DIARY, 2016. Page 6. — How extremely difficult life is, here for the ordinary people! If we didn’t rise from the dust, we wouldn’t know. The elite...
My Immigrant Life in America

My Immigrant Life in America

This Friday, October 9 at 7 P.M., I am going to read a few pages of my memoir manuscript. Location: Park Slope Food Coop, Brooklyn. The event is free and open to all. I will also play a couple of songs off my Tagore CD album. I invite you to come and encourage and...
25th April Returns. It's A Special Day.

25th April Returns. It's A Special Day.

(English text below.) ২৫শে এপ্রিল আমার জীবনের একটা বিশেষ দিন। এদিনটা আমার খুব প্রিয়। আমার মা যখন বেঁচে ছিল, তখন বন্ধুরা আর আত্মীয়রা সব আসত আমাদের বাড়ি সন্ধেবেলা, আর মা তাদের ভালো ভালো রান্না করে খাওয়াত। আমার পছন্দের জিনিষ রান্না করত সেদিন। এই যেমন, ঝিঙেপোস্ত, পোলাও,...