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 →

My Monumental Moments!

Delighted with my present professional engagement - as a writer, videographer, photographer and voiceover artist - on the Monument Universe project, front-ended by my friend Venkatesh Natarajan. Monument Universe - branded MonU - is an initiative that aims to provide users insights into the architectural brilliance of the Indian monuments. It does this through an... Continue Reading →


My heartfelt thanks to Readers' Favorite for this encouraging review of THE ASTRAL SURGE! This 'thanks' is very special because this professional review body owned and operated by authors for authors doesn't thrust any book on anyone, asking them to review it. Instead, they let reviewers choose the books they want to review. "As a company, we... Continue Reading →


Delighted to share that THE ASTRAL SURGE has received the SILVER AWARD from Literary Titan. Feeling honored and encouraged by the recognition the team Literary Titan has conferred on the novel. My hearty thanks to them for the lovely note of appreciation they've sent me. Here it is: Congratulations! We are proud to present you with... Continue Reading →


Having aced his game at a lot of things, destiny finally led Nirmal Ranganathan to writing. His varied experiences in the diverse fields of photography, radio jockeying, production design, advertising and learning design led him to accumulate a lot of perspectives. And the creative outcome of all those years spent at honing his skills finally led him... Continue Reading →

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