Eight years ago, as the world welcomed the first Afro-American president, yours truly was one among the millions glued to their television set as the purported (as it feels now) dawn of a new era commenced in the United States. It was a momentous and a historic occasion. Ever since the United States heralded the world […]
I have just completed watching two seasons of American Crime which premiered on ABC in 2014 and continued on in 2015. Told in the context of racial tensions in the present day United States, the series presents tales of crime juxtaposed with suffocating yet haunting realities of racial tensions in the modern day. Watching this […]
Before leaving for Canada I remember a decade ago, my dad telling me these words “Tenny whatever you do, never get angry”. I tried to live up to his expectations but was never successful. I have been obedient to him mostly yet for instances when not, my anger has always caused me irreparable damage. Today’s […]
How does one define ‘simple’? I looked up the definition of this word and I got the following choices: Easily understood or done; presenting no difficulty: Composed of a single element; not compound Of or characteristic of low rank or status; humble and unpretentious: Of low or abnormally low intelligence If you look at the […]
When one is mindful, the whole journey of life from birth to death suddenly becomes very exciting and meaningful.
Just as a star that gives out light till the day it burns out to be a black hole and then begin to absorb the light, the journey of life just like light swings between a dual nature of masculine and feminine.
Another meeting. Lot of hopes prior to the meeting that the suppressed oil prices would rise. Nothing happened. Then they forecasted the prices would go down. Again nothing happened. What is actually going on? No sane expert in this world can seem to understand what is actually happening. Some speculate that it is the Saudi […]
A few weeks back we had a hike in one of the trails of the Grand Canyon. It was a 3hr hike and we were able to traverse the spectacular and captivating south rim. As one walks and see the majestic splendour of one of nature’s most articulate creation-it is the vastness of the canyon […]
“Run now my friend this is your only chance of escape- Yelled the old sage to me as I made my way out of the prison- Quickly did I run, not for once looking back, From the dark prison of life that held me without any hope. Chased by people who never cared for me, […]
On my recent visit to India, my brother-in-law introduced me to the ‘Shiva Trilogy’ by Amish Tripathy. Amish’s bestselling series of books are based on the simple concept that there is a story behind all the gods that people worship today, i.e., at one time they were all mere humans. It was through their Karma […]