Category Archives: Books / Reading

Miracles.

This message was sent to me by someone who came into my life as a miracle! The story goes back to the eighties of the last century. A colleague in the company I was working for then was posted in … Continue reading

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Smile.

The inability to do something that we so take for granted, smile, can cause untold problems. This was not something that I had given any thought to and I am willing to bet that none of my readers would have … Continue reading

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Language In India.

The image on the left is the cover of a book that explains a fascinating phenomenon and I hope that some of my interested readers will read it to understand why I find it so. My employer during most of … Continue reading

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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost!

This famous quote by J R R Tolkein in his poem “All that is gold does not glitter” in The Lord Of The Rings, along with the title of the poem itself has become more or less a cliche used … Continue reading

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Reading Thrillers.

My normal reading fare is what is called the heavy stuff – philosophy, religion, economics, history etc. To vary the pace and for diversion I do read fiction but, had recently not been doing so, particularly thrillers, by default. By … Continue reading

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Mosquito Killer.

One of the jokes that my Guru was very fond of sharing during his talks was how nature has a sense of humour. He would then add that man would throw nets to catch big animals, fish and birds but, … Continue reading

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Melancholia.

I received a phone call this morning from a friend inviting me to go out for lunch with him. I excused myself giving some innocuous excuses but, he kept trying to persuade me to accompany him. Finally, he gave up … Continue reading

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Help!

I would dearly love to get myself this copy of the Bible just to see who has signed it as being the author. All my attempts at finding the shop that has offered it for sale have failed. I would … Continue reading

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The First Page.

“It was like any other day. I woke up at my usual time of 5.45 am and sat down to meditate at 6.00 am. The call of the Muezzin floated in from the mosque’s loud speakers three kilo meters away. … Continue reading

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The Most Dangerous Issue In The World Today? 2 on 1# 8.

I think that the most dangerous issue in the world today is the rapidly depleting fresh water resources. We have just had a major dispute between two states of India being settled by our Supreme Court on the issue of … Continue reading

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