Nirvana

There is something inherently beautiful about faith. If you look closely at all religious teachings, there is a very layered overlap. Each culture explains moral and ethical implications of every action and decision we make. What sets them apart is the way in which these are explained, giving us an insight into the socio-linguistic fabric…

Destination Unknown

“Stairway To Heaven” ~Led Zeppelin There’s a lady who’s sure all that glitters is gold And she’s buying a stairway to heaven. When she gets there she knows, if the stores are all closed With a word she can get what she came for. Ooh, ooh, and she’s buying a stairway to heaven. There’s a…

Through It All

~Smile Music by Charles Chaplin, Lyrics by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons Smile, though your heart is aching Smile, even though it’s breaking When there are clouds in the sky you’ll get by If you smile through your fear and sorrow Smile and maybe tomorrow You’ll see the sun come shining through for you Light…

Stop Right Now!

I am a Spice Girls fan, I used to like the funk in their songs. Sadly for the millennials though, they never heard of the band; let alone their songs. The only spice that survived the bygone era was Posh Spice, better known as Victoria Beckham, wife of football star David Beckham. So, you may…

The Princely Problem

As a part of my college syllabus, I came across the lovely story called The Princes by author Manohar Malgonkar. Being royalty himself,  Malgonkar was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Maratha Light Infantry,a big game hunter, a civil servant, a mine owner and a farmer. The story deals with the the state of Indian Royals after Indian colonization, the…

Glass Ceilings

Fortune is like glass – the brighter the glitter, the more easily broken. ~Publilius Syrus When you’re thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean, that’s faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two, that’s science. ~Anton Chekhov One glass of water doesn’t equal another. One may…

Sands Of Time

A Psalm of Life~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time

Bugged For Life

We all live in an insane amount of stress, a first world problem. We are so consumed with balance, that we lose the essence of when to stop prioritizing. Work life balance is a new fad that consumes us more than it puts us at ease. From a race to win, the marathon turns into…

Over the Rainbow Under the Sea

Over the rainbow, under the seas, Looking for unicorns, running with the breeze. Sing a lullaby, sleep in peace; As dreams fill your mind, let your troubles cease!