Mindfulness In Walking

What is walking meditation? Brooke Schedneck, Rhodes College For Thich Nhat Hanh, the late Vietnamese monk who popularized mindfulness in the … More

THE SPIRIT OF JAMMU IN REVOLUTIONARY MARTYR UDHAM SINGH: I belong to Jammu, the city in the state of Jammu … More

RAPE SPREAD IN INDIA:

It is disgraced and dreadful evil that is marking a permanent stain on India’s social fabric. The evil is the … More

9/11 WORLDWIDE:

9/11 is the anniversary date of a significant terrorist attack on American soil on September 11, 2001. 9/11s have happened … More

APRIL FOOLS’ DAY: “Life Is Too Important To Be Taken Seriously.”

About April 1, he remarks, “this is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” Another quote from him, “Ah, well, I am a great and sublime fool. But then I am God’s fool, and all His work must be contemplated with respect.”
Albert Einstein asserts: “before God, we are all equally wise, and equally foolish.”

READING, THINKING AND WRITING INTERCONNECTED

History tells us there have been many wise people, especially saints with divine attribution, who did not go through a voluminous reading of books. But their minds did the reading.

REMEMBERING POET SHAILENDRA

In simple words, poet Shailendra wrote great poetry with deepest thoughts, feelings, and emotions. His ‘shikva’ meaning complaint to God … More

WHY FEEL BORED?

Boredom is a very commonly expressed feeling even in this age when we have 24-hour entertainment at our convenience. There … More

UNCLE-JI AND AUNTI-JI

Uncles and aunty’s designations have become popular among the younger generation of South Asians to address their parents’ friends or … More

MY FIRST WRITING PEN MADE FROM A DRY TWIG

Handcrafted from a solid dry twig, with one end slightly chiselled and shaped like a nib. And the stem was smoothed to hold the Kalam.
For each word or few words to write, the Kalam received its ink while dipped into an inkpot. Together the pair was called “Kalam-dawaat,” that I used to carry with me to primary school. Often my school bag and my clothing got stains of the black ink.

BITTERNESS IS HEALTHY

It may sound sweet that our fruits and vegetables are getting sweeter. While the bitterness in some of the known … More

A BOX OF TOFFEES

I was 10-year-old when one day I severely broke my right arm. A local pehlwan, as the practice or custom … More

Remembering Komagata Maru

Statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, May 23, 2019 “One hundred and five years ago the Komagata Maru steamship arrived … More

Peepaewale Biscuits

Every time I notice these in the Indian grocery stores, even at the Walmart, my recurring memories fly me back … More

Nepal’s Menstrual Huts

Nepal’s menstrual huts: what can be done about this practice of confining women to cow sheds? Sara Parker, Liverpool John … More