Yellow Glass Bangles

Glass Bangles

Yellow Glass Bangles – A poem I wrote in 2003 when I learnt about the glass bangle making in Firozabad and how they employ young children. 🙁

The Science of Well Being – Yale University

Sushant - Mental well being

We are all chasing different things in order to find success and happiness, but we rarely stop and ask ourselves if those things do indeed make us happy. We are busy climbing the ladder of what we think as success, only to find out that the ladder was leaning against the wrong wall. Is this what happened to Sushant Singh Rajput ?

Indian History – distorted and how !!

Last year I saved a tweet from Rakesh Simha that mentioned the number of years different dynasties have ruled in India. Here it is – This is the unfortunate reality … that our children learn just the recent history of India and that too a “Mughal Centric” history. I have no problems with the Mughals, … Read more

Vaali Vadh and a Sadhu’s lynching

In the Ramayana, Vaali and Sugriva are twin brothers and Vaali is the King of Kishkindha (probably modern day Hampi). They both are powerful and great warriors. The brothers have a fallout and Vaali forcibly keeps Sugriva’s wife with himself, while banishing Sugriva from his kingdom. Rama and Lakshmana meet up with Sugriva and his … Read more

Apocalypse – Population growth or Some Virus?

In 1969 when I was born the world population was at 3.6 billion. In fifty years it has doubled to 7 billion…… Krishnan and I are happy that we didn’t contribute to this growth as we decided not to have any children. The Earth has limited resources and human beings are not only procreating mindlessly, … Read more

India – the last frontier for the fanatics ….

In the days after the CAA was passed by the parliament, there are three pictures that sent a chill down my spine and they tell a disturbing story of our country at this present juncture. I am no political commentator nor an activist – I am just a regular citizen of India with a deepening … Read more