I open the car door and see handsome, thirty-year-old me sobbing on the driver’s seat with his hands on the steering wheel. My Younger self slowly turns to me and his expression changes into one of shock and disbelief. “Yes, it is me. You after thirty-three years,” I tell him as he still keeps staring … Continue reading Advice to my younger self
Lessons from my 33 years of married life.
"Please do attend my daughter's wedding," said the nearly six feet, fair and gentlemanly Ramakrishna formally, in his soft voice. He got up from the Sofa and handed me the wedding invitation card. He was my close relative and a more intimate friend. He had mentored me many times on business matters. "Sure, Ramkrishna," I said. … Continue reading Change your Outlook.
"I want to tell you something before we meet up", I said to the mother of the prospective groom for my daughter. The groom had liked my daughter immensely after meeting her through a matrimonial portal. "No problem. Please tell me" the mother said. "She had an older sister who was born blind and died … Continue reading Life Lessons from my Eyeless Angel
"We do not 'come into' into this world. we come out of it; as the ocean 'waves,' the universe 'peoples'," said Alan Watts. I was "peopled" by the universe precisely 62 years ago. Today is my birthday. I was born on a Saturday, 18 January 1958, at 10:30 P.M. When I turned five, my father … Continue reading Vintage 1958.
It is rather sad that Society has always viewed mental illness as a sign of weakness. Often even the family members of the person with depression do not understand the condition. This Stigma is by itself an epidemic that needs to be eradicated much like polio or small pox before depression is accepted as a … Continue reading Medication over Meditation
Do you believe in entities? This blog is about my experience with the convictions of a business leader about them.
Day after tomorrow is Vinayaka Chaturthi a day when we worship with Gratitude the God that destroys obstacles,Lord Ganesha. He is always portrayed with a snake wrapped around His big belly riding on a rodent. It is rather intriguing that both these favourite creatures of Lord Ganesha visited my house during a span of a few … Continue reading A Snake that Ratted out on me.