Monthly Archives: March 2019

A Student Even Now.

I was ready. Two teachers appeared today in my life. The thrill of learning something new is an amazing feeling. I keep getting this feeling often, particularly when learning new things from younger people. Two young teachers appeared for me … Continue reading

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Acceptance.

Life, with its hardships and losses, isn’t exactly a non-stop celebration. While one would certainly like it to be so, there will be occasions and events when the celebration comes to an end and things pass into memories. Some times, … Continue reading

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Games That Life Plays.

To the left is Gauranga Prabhu of ISKCON. To the right is Sundar Pitchai. Both graduated in Engineering from prestigious Indian Institutes of Engineering in the same year. The former is a leader in matters spiritual and the latter a … Continue reading

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Holi, Our Spring Festival Of Colours.

Holi is here. Day temperatures are back to where we have to use ceiling fans and nights cold enough for comforters. My daughter in love Manjiree talks to her plants every day and obviously it works. I take my readers … Continue reading

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The Right Question.

Not that I consider myself to be a Wise Man but, I certainly have a question at the end of this post for my readers. As my readers know, I am part of a group of Senior Citizens from the … Continue reading

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Doom And Gloom.

My fellow 2 on 1 Friday blogger Shackman has suggested that we revisit this topic after a little over six years! It was nice going back to see the original post that I had written just as it was to … Continue reading

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The Company Of Great Persons.

We had a house-guest the last two days. He is my son’s friend, and had come to Pune to finalise a place to set up residence. He normally lives in Mumbai and some family related matters has made it an … Continue reading

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The Grass Grows By Itself.

My readers know by now that one of my favourites sayings is the Zen one “Sitting quietly, doing nothing, spring comes and the grass grows by itself.” Now my favourite cartoon character reflects the same thought in different words!

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Change.

“The caterpillar has to suffer silently in a cocoon in order to become a butterfly. Change is painful in the beginning but it’s worth it in the end.” ~ Jaykaran Sagar First a little story: “Once a little boy was … Continue reading

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Seven Books That I Love.

My friend Ekoshapu has thrown this challenge to me. I have to post just the image of the cover of the book every day for the next seven days to share with my readers my top seven favourite books. This … Continue reading

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