Archive January 2018

Chaya 4

Chaya 4

Life is a reflection of your thought and action. Thoughts have immense power to sublime your action. Once carefully chosen, it can assist you to get your dream. If not been wise enough, You would not consider worthy enough to do anything. You become the unfit desire or a failure in simple term.Quiet confusing. Let’s check how it works. We all admire people who have succeeded in life. Nobody takes a role model which is

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Rural Society – Then and Now

Rural Society – Then and Now

Varaaha Series by B S Ranganath Human divide on the basis of race, caste, faith and economic disparity is a curse on our society. Modern ways of life have almost eradicated this evil in cities. But in rural areas, untouchability is yet giving its nasty sting. Educated people in villages have a broader outlook about human relationship. But politics and modern transportation have compelled people to uphold the dying divide, besides using it as a weapon

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What about self respect when we address ‘Respected Sir’?

What about self respect when we address ‘Respected Sir’?

Respect is a small word that has so much importance in our daily life and plays a key role. Is it possible for us to live without it (Respect)? Absolutely ‘no’. We are depending on it for our survival with dignity. Recently when a few of us met and started chatting, a journalist opined that there is a need to throw some light on ‘Respect’. “While we write official letters, we address our bosses as

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Rupu – our dear parrot

  The other day my Mother was on the phone. She sounded very excited. “Do you know, there is this parrot which flies into our house for the last 2 days, sits on my hand, also on my shoulder and then goes and perches on the curtains……..”. I got really excited……how can an unknown bird be so friendly? Could it be that Rupu has been reborn? Yes, it has to be him, he’s come back……! After

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Eyes Behind the Hijab

Eyes Behind the Hijab

Bhats are the priest class among the ‘Gauda Saraswat Brahmin’ in Mangalore District in Karnataka. When the second child also turned out to be a girl, Ravindra Bhat has decided to let her follow the dream once her mother had. Ravindra Bhat was a high school teacher in a Govt school, in ‘Kodiyal ‘village in Mangalore. Everyone in the village respected him and called him ‘Ravi Sir’. He has moved to his home village long back,

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Phoenix on the Tiger’s Rock

If you ask me, if the  Phoenix are real, my answer will be YES and that too a BIG YES!!. I know that not only they are real, but I also know that there any many Phoenix as opposed to the popular belief that there is only one. How do I know it? That’s because I had met one myself and that too not long ago but very recently, as recently as mid-December of 2017,

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God is tired and retired

God is tired and retired

Varaaha Series by B S Ranganath God made this earth a heaven for humans and other living beings. He gave Air,Water and Soil for the well being of all. Man went on enjoying God’s creation without a sense of responsibility towards environment and climate. Now the earth is getting hotter. The climate is undergoing change with debilitating effects. Glacial melting, droughts and reduction in farm output have struck man with panic. Any amount of prayer in all prescribed

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Nature’ teaching: Be like an eagle, soar high in the sky….

Nature’ teaching: Be like an eagle, soar high in the sky….

By Arbind Kumar Mental power is the strongest of all. We receives stimulus from Nature. Nature is the biggest creator. Process of experiment by Nature started billion years ago and according to the knowledge of science, this was Homo Neanderthalensis and lately Homo sapiens, who developed enough to create and experiment and thereby innumerable changes taken place. We are in technology era. Invention of technologies, especially in the field of communication has changed every walk

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Ling and the Emperor of China

Ling and the Emperor of China

There is a parable I came across recently. It goes something like this: “Once an emperor from China who had no children and needed to choose a successor. Thousands of children from across the kingdom came to the palace and were surprised when the Emperor exclaimed that he was going to choose one of them.  He gave them all a seed.  They were to go home to their villages, plant the seed in a pot and

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MOMMIES DON’T CRY

MOMMIES DON’T CRY

By Ashi Kalim Parenting is an art-a skill. Parents are their children “Bright Knights” and aspire to set a positive impact on their kiddos. The parents should always be a HERO for child. Getting weird on kids!!is a big no. Parenting is not wildness but being patient and perseverant that will yield result. Not only academically but also emotionally. Develop an atmosphere where child runs for you for any emotional guidance. And that day take

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Parenting: Touch, Feel and let them Grow

Parenting: Touch, Feel and let them Grow

By Arbind Kumar Khushboo is a housewife, and her marvelous journey of parenting and shaping personalities of her children is unique. She faced difficulties in dealing with growing children, sometimes wept, and prayed to God to have adaptive technique, to deal with small kids. She says, ‘Yes, parenting is a technique’. Touch, feel and let them grow. You can experiment with positivism in mind. Khushboo was upset that her two girl childs were very disturbing.

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Fair Enough?

SCENE 001 / POOJA’s BED ROOM / EVENING A Man (Navin), in his thirties, smoking near the balcony, near the bed room or window near the bedroom; A scattered bed is partially visible. He is just wearing boxer type jockey underwear only; Lights are partially on; Lights are on  in the attached bath room too, which is partially open; Condom packet on the side table; As he turns back, a young lady (Pooja), in her

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The Empty and meaningless Life

The Empty and meaningless Life

Do you ever wonder how life got so complicated? Do you ever wish for simplicity in life, just like it was when we were kids? By the way kids today have a pretty complicated life themselves so, just think it over, but you get the point, right? I sometimes think about my purpose in life; how the universe is perhaps trying to teach me, train me for a better life ahead. Do you think about

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MUSIC, THY NAME IS MIRACLE!

By C T JOSHI, Senior Journalist, Bengaluru It was a “modern day miracle”, brought about not by traditions or superstitions or by any unknown or supernatural power. But by the complex and incomprehensible human mind. And those involved in it were the two extremes of that mind. One at the height of human development and the other at the paataala of human degradation. Bhimsen Joshi is the doyen of our Hindustani music. He was once driving

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Pick the emotional thread, bridge your gap

“Emotional relationship is beautiful, it is endless, it is full and yet seems empty.” BY Arbind Kumar It is easy to sense outer world, but is highly difficult to understand inner amazing world, the self. When I close my eyes, deep focus, and converge all feelings, thought, emotions and energy inward, I see a glowing and fully energetic world, as powerful as GOD Shiva. Planet Earth is the only one in our Milky Way to

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Our life is manifestation of our thoughts

Our life is manifestation of our thoughts

Wherever we are in life now we must have it in our thoughts before. As the saying goes everything happens twice in life, first in thoughts and second in reality. So thought is the starting point. Question is how it works. Researcher says everyday we have around 65k thoughts out of which 95% are based on our subconscious level. Out of this 95% thoughts, 70% thoughts are negative and irrelevant. So lot of thoughts go

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Entrepreneurial Engineering

Ask yourself these questions: Do I want to stay within my city or join a metro city? Do I believe that people in metro city are smarter? I feel lack of career guidance in current educational system? Do I care for my contribution to culture? Do people and circumstances control my life? Well! Amir an Engineering graduate asked these questions to himself at different points of time in his life.  He had all it takes

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“I don’t care”

These words come like a blow when we hear it from our loved and trusted ones. Sometimes explicitly and at times implicitly. This one sentence robs the listener of trust, stability, mental peace and sense of security that any relationship encompasses. When people use this weapon of choice and aim it at somebody, it not only injures the mind, it scars the soul. Sometimes the loss is beyond recovery leading to life threatening diseases. This

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GODDAMN UNIVERSE!

GODDAMN UNIVERSE!

“One of the oldest and most generous tricks that the universe plays on human beings is to bury STRANGE JEWELS within us all and then stand back to see if WE CAN EVER FIND THEM”- Elizabeth Gilbert What is ‘MAGIC’? I once attended a magic show and what surprised me the most were the stages tricks, illusions of seemingly impossible or supernatural feats. I did not understand where things came from and where they went.

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Shankara Philosophy

According to Bhagavad Geetha, God says, ‘Whenever Dharma (righteousness) is disturbed, Adharma (Villainy) quickly fills its place. Then I am obliged to intervene’. He may do so by directly descending as an avatar or by infilling certain chosen persons to accomplish his task of restoring Dharma. When the very foundation of Vedic religion or Vedanta system based on Prasthana Traya, the Upanishads, the Brahma Sutra and Bhagavad Geetha was under threat, it appears God selected

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Curing Aarti

Curing Aarti

Shopping Mania Aarti had a ‘one stop solution ‘for all her problems – shopping. She “shopped till she dropped” would be a metaphor befitting her status. She would be seen leaving the malls, her maid, and her driver following her with the bags. She was a shopaholic, giving paramount importance to retail therapy, anything and everything acted as an emotional trigger for her. By the time Aditya ,her husband would be back from the work,

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Mental Health-11 .Mind Over Matter.

Mental Health-11 .Mind Over Matter.

jmd they say- ‘If You Dont Mind,it Doesnt Matter !!! Fact remains – We Do Mind and it Does Matter !!! So we were discussing our Inner World in the 1st part of Mental Health. Our Inner World is what we are basically made up of.It reflects our personalities and we in turn try to visualize our lives according to what we imagine in this inner world. More often than not things do not pan

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An evening to Remember!

              “Neev! Will you come home early today?” She asked , her beautiful kohld eyes gleamed with affection. “What’s today? Anything special?” He said, not noticing any of it. ‘Why do they always need a reason’, she thought. “Oh nothing, just we haven’t really spent time with each other since a long time.” She was hoping her reply would be enough to indulge her husband for a coffee date. However,

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Chaya…..Part II

Chaya…..Part II

Chaya is an incredible journey. Chaya is your companion for life .It never transgresses you in any situation. Good or bad, short or long in any form, it always stays with you. An honest friend never leaves you alone; same way your chaya also remains faithful to you. ,I would like to attribute this to the mental journey that I came across to fulfill the challenges which I , and you also would have to

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My Brother Nikhil

My Brother Nikhil

I am Annu, a more than homely housewife, started living in Bangalore since last 4 weeks. In fact got married few weeks and moved to Bangalore as my husband works here. I happened to meet Vanni, in the next door apartment few days back. She such a beautiful and nascent teenager staying with her parents in the same apartment as that of ours. Before I will go further on her, I need to talk about

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