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The Volcano and the Flower

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?  –  Khalil Gibran. Hello friends it’s more than 100 days of the war and it’s still raging, killing, maiming and displacing innocent people as well as scores of brave soldiers from both sides. When and how it’s going to end, no bodyContinue reading “The Volcano and the Flower”

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War or Survival?

“We won’t wait for you to act. We will lead even if you don’t. We will act even if you delay. We will build the future even if you are still stuck in the past. Please accept my invitation. I assure you won’t regret it.” Vinisha Umashanker, a fourteen-year-old finalist of the inaugural Earth shotContinue reading “War or Survival?”

Quest for Captivity: Body, Land or Soul?

“The world tried to capture me but didn’t succeed”. – Gregory Skoda, an 18th-century philosopher-poet of Ukraine, requested this to be the epitaph on his tombstone, once he passed away. “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but WW IV will be fought with sticks.” Albert Einstein. Hello friends, weContinue reading “Quest for Captivity: Body, Land or Soul?”

The Quest for One!

Hello friends, during the auspicious days of observing ‘Navaratri’ and seeking blessings from the mother, Goddes Durga, a piece of news  disturbed me a lot. As the saying goes if you keep something buried inside your heart, the peace of mind goes for a toss. Sharing it may pacify it to an extent, so hereContinue reading “The Quest for One!”

Who’s fault is it anyway?

Hello friends, yesterday the whole world was shocked to see the views of the unfortunate happenings in Kabul airport in Afghanistan. After the capitulation of the Ashraf Ghani government, in the hands of Taliban, the hapless citizens looked so miserable and helpless in their very own country. Thousands of people were so afraid and desperateContinue reading “Who’s fault is it anyway?”

Nature Teacher: Back to Basics.

Hello friends, today I’m reblogging my earlier post published in 25th July 2020. It’s indeed surprising the status quo remains exactly the same after passing of one full year. The topic of the blog stands as relevant as then. Please do have a read. Today, I couldn’t help myself but smile, despite the gloom ofContinue reading “Nature Teacher: Back to Basics.”

Exorcising the Corona Ghost.

Hello friends, the sun is rising and setting down but the new dawn, enlightening the mankind about the possible way out from the mess called Corona virus  infections, still looks elusive. A possible panacea is believed to be the vaccine,  the entire world seem to be running after, but that also not looks to comeContinue reading “Exorcising the Corona Ghost.”

The Old Normal Childhood

Hello friends, hope ,  all are bearing the consequences  of Covid 19, with fortitude, adjusting to the new normal with a practical, careful and positive outlook. There is a saying that if you can’t beat them,  join them,  yes,  we have to learn to live with the still indomitable and seemingly imperishable virus around forContinue reading “The Old Normal Childhood”

The New Normal World Order.

The year 2020 is quite proving itself as a year of churning, dishevelling and upsetting everything that was normal before. All the world order, social customs and interactions have undergone a sea change Anything no longer the same again, the incorrigible Covid 19 has put paid to that. The entire world is clueless about howContinue reading “The New Normal World Order.”

Hail the PM.

This afternoon when I switched on the news channel, the sight of our Prime Minister striding along the helipad of Nimu, Laddakh, made me thrilled and surprised which is precisely what, he intended to produce among Indian citizens and to the world at large. The dashing personality he presented and the speech he gave wasContinue reading “Hail the PM.”