Rituals, their mysterious ‘connect’ angle!

All of us come into this world with this 'de-facto' state of not being painted with any religious shade.No child, for instance, identifies themself as a flag-bearer of any religious mission.But, as we go along, we start bracketing ourselves into a particular religious thought process. And, eventually, we imbibe it as part of our personality... Continue Reading →

Being lean! And, being simple!

Both are so easily said than done.'Cause, both the body and the mind get happily fat as life's temptations are too yummy for them to resist.Against this backdrop, how can we even talk about the pluses of being lean and simple?Excuse me... Did I hear you blabber something just now? Did you say 'give up... Continue Reading →

My view becomes vision when I rise. Consciously.

The devil is in details.Which means, I need to look at every little thing, up close. Really close. 'Cause, that's where lies the key to the ever-elusive perfection.So, having to be 'micro' all the time is a virtue. Definitely.Or, is it?Does it, by any chance, indicate another possibility? Of trapping me into becoming myopic?Possibly, yes.... Continue Reading →

THE HOPE MAFIA – IN THE MAKING

WHAT THE NOVEL IS ABOUT Those of us blessed with a comfortable life are definitely the minority compared to those who are not. Not by the number maybe but by the sheer scale of misery the unfortunate lot go through for absolutely no fault of theirs. Children suffering physical and sexual abuse at the hands... Continue Reading →

The Concept of Channel!

Mind is so much like water. It flows freely. And, in all directions.It's from this perspective that the concept of channel looks pretty interesting.As is obvious, the channel lets water flow in the desired direction so it can reach its intended destination.This seems so much like a perfect, logical analogy for the mind as well.Here's... Continue Reading →

A Clear Mind Has A Clear Vision!

But, getting to that state isn't easy, 'cause, getting colored is.It happens just like that... all thanks to various kinds of influences that barrage us from all sides. Electronic, religious, parental, peer, and sometimes, even spiritual.Keeping the mind unaffected by these influences isn't easy at all. And, keeping it up to its pristine, pure, unadulterated... Continue Reading →

My Photographic Moments!

You learn swimming. But, you don't swim for years. And, people are like, "Oh! You haven't been swimming. You may forget it." One fine day, someone pushes you off the cliff-edge into the serene pond beneath. And, surprisingly, there you're, swimming like a fish. Isn't it as real as that? And, isn't it kiddish, what... Continue Reading →

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