"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
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
I am afraid of praying. I am scared because I fear that God might respond in a manner that is totally against my wish. This notion eternally lurks in my mind because after the first and only time that I so devotionally and sincerely prayed I was answered with the biggest tragedy of my life. … Continue reading A prayer punished
“What is the difference between A.C. current and D.C. current?” asked the external examiner from Mangalore University at Viva Voce exam of my Mechanical Lab 1 during my engineering degree. “What has mechanical Lab got to do with electrical current Sir? “ I cross questioned him. “Who are you to ask me I say?” he … Continue reading Role Reversal, Kismet’s way
I learnt a big lesson about the importance of sleep and the role that mattresses and pillows play in ensuring sound sleep when I experienced Sleep Paralysis, a sleep disorder in which the body is temporarily immobilized at the moment of waking or the moment of falling asleep. While it may be a minor, common … Continue reading Pillow Horrors
Whenever we encounter traumatic experiences, we see our lives unravel. We realise how life can change dramatically within minutes. The Greek tragedian philosopher, Aeschylus said that from suffering alone comes wisdom and that such wisdom earned from our struggles and strife brings great depth and dignity to our lives. This journey into my past is … Continue reading My Eyeless Angel
While outer Journeys to distant destinations and treks on Mountains reveal to us the fascinating nature of universal intelligence, inner journey through meditation and contemplation reveal to us the fascinating nature of our minds and reality. Sometimes brutally honest contemplation of one's behaviour and reaction to daily life happenings can be a great way of … Continue reading “Watch” Your Verdict
If you remove your brain and keep it aside are “you” in the brain or the body? Do questions like these plague your mind? Why were there no wandering Rishis or seers who received revelations in the Alps or the Andes like in the Himalayas? If we were to fast forward happenings on the planet … Continue reading Introduction