What are you grateful for today ?
Chapter 2, Verses 66 and 67 नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न चायुक्तस्य भावना | न चाभावयत: शान्तिरशान्तस्य कुत: सुखम् || 66|| nāsti buddhir-ayuktasya na chāyuktasya bhāvanā na chābhāvayataḥ śhāntir aśhāntasya kutaḥ sukham na—not; asti—is; buddhiḥ—intellect; ayuktasya—not united; na—not; cha—and; ayuktasya—not united; bhāvanā—contemplation; na—nor; cha—and; abhāvayataḥ—for those not united; śhāntiḥ—peace; aśhāntasya—of the unpeaceful; […]
Yesterday Indian goons brought down a statue of Lenin in the Indian state of Tripura. I am deeply pained and I want to record the tremendous contributions of Lenin in this blog for those goons who thought that he was a foreigner. Lenin was born into a wealthy middle class […]
One of my values in life is freedom – I don’t accept any kind of restrictions or limits or control while making my choices. I never understood why I have also been a very responsible person… right from when I was a child. I didn’t like anyone telling me what […]
Am sitting at the car service centre in Hyderabad and there is this young mother and her utterly cute little daughter sitting across from me. The omnipresent television screen is set to “Gemini Music” and initially I didn’t notice the songs that came up. Suddenly I looked up from the […]
I had posted this on Jan 23rd and for the past two days Netaji is back in the news … watching Arnab debating about the files and I just wish Sharmistha, President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter is valiantly trying to defend the CONgress. She seems rattled … wonder how rattled the […]
It’s coincidental that I finished reading one of the best books written about Netaji just a day before his 118th birthday. The author, Anuj Dhar has to be complimented for his research into the mystery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s life. The twists and turns are fascinating. It seems amply […]
He was a lion amongst men and named as such ! He was fearless and took on the British without a trace of fear. He also died because of the beatings by the British police when he was peacefully demonstrating against them … one amongst the trio, Bal-Pal-Lal and the […]