Prompt ~ Dewdrops
Dewdrops are awaited and celebrated in Lucknow as Numush or Makkhan-malai (butter-cream). It is an amazingly light sweet made in winter months. Essentially it is saffron or cardamom flavored home-made butter hung overnight in muslin cloth under open sky and then fluffed with little sugar.
Water may have the ability to be imprinted with different patterns of information contained in its surroundings or the molecules of substances that it comes in contact with. In fact this may be the rationale behind homeopathy as most of the medicines are greatly diluted and it is not possible to measure the actual constituent by any known methods as of date. Homeopathic medicine may simply be molecular-imprinted water /alcohol mixture.
Ancient philosophers of different cultures and traditions considered dew as the Universal Spirit in condensed form – an alchemical elixir of life. In alchemy the precipitation of the morning dew represents emanations from cosmic mind in to the realm of matter. It is considered as the spiritual forces that work on the conscience during the night.
Divine dew falls from
shaggy head of ancient one
bringing life afresh