What happens to an epic such as Ramayana in the age of globalization and technology? We know well by now of the new lease of life that the epic received with its televised avatar in the 1980s. Shubha Vilas the author of this new series on the same epic seems as fascinated by the tale… Read More Book Review: Ramayana-The Game of Life : Shattered Dreams by Shubha Vilas
As beings lacerated in thought, throwing up our judgments of the world at it, we can’t help seeming pitifully ridiculous. Our predecessors were content with a handful of what we have in gazillions. Intellectual achievements today are too many to be even bothered about. A Socrates grins in eternal sleep at the contagion he unleashed.… Read More How Does It Matter?
Devdutt Pattanaik is currently the Chief Belief Officer at the Future Group. His website introduces him as an author, speaker, illustrator and a mythologist which to me sounds like the coming together of an extremely interesting set of professional skills. His latest book is a most welcome contribution to the exposition of issues that ail the… Read More Book Review: Business Sutra- A Very Indian Approach to Management by Devdutt Pattanaik
It is 11 a.m. Woke up to a pale sunny morning which was to soon lose its innocence to the maturity and the haughtiness of the noon. What sounded like a marriage procession in the street (at this time of the year??) was the prominent trigger to the whisking away of lethargy that kept… Read More Work
With A Potter man’s hands And with a Watch repairer’s eyes I wish to hold and see With A Professor’s pen And with a Doctor’s Needle I wish to write and pinch With A Manual Scavenger’s Head And with a Banker’s Calculator I wish to ferry and count With A Priest’s… Read More With
‘Leave me alone’ she said with a smile Thinking of a trip to the Amazon and the Nile. Away he walked in some relief Made his way to the coral reef. She rode on boats of waves and rains He walked alone in mounts and plains. Further as she touched the banks To many more… Read More Missions
A Castle crumbles down, amidst urban space. Pointed domes hit the ground, disfiguring earth’s face. Debris piled up in the mart, commotion ensues. Traffic no more is art, genius and idiocy fuse. In comes someone to rage, the plunder abounds. Shattered artifacts the craze, the lunacy astounds. The roads clogged forever,… Read More Novelty