Monthly Archives: July 2013

Denial.

I am blessed with some friends who do the unusual. One of them is Ashwani. He was reading Dan Brown’s Inferno and came across a number of instances of “Denial”. He pieced together a collage from that book and other … Continue reading

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Story 7. The Perquisite.

The Delhi that I visited recently is vastly different to the Delhi that I had lived in between 1980 and 1983. It is but natural, but one of the most cherished meetings that I had during my recent visit was … Continue reading

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What You See Outside The Window.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eleven of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Grannymar. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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Separated At Birth?

This is Talal Asad. Please read this interview with him for a clear picture of what is happening in Egypt. This is Salman Rushdie. Need I say more?

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The Mouse 2.

A friend of mine, also a classmate from the same class / school, who too knew Eli in his later avatar, called me up from Bengaluru this morning, after having read my The Mouse post. This is the same friend … Continue reading

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Story 6. The Mouse.

Two indigenous financiers came into my life and both left deep impressions on me. One for becoming something totally out of character and the other for his tremendous character. This one is about the former. My readers may find it … Continue reading

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Yama, The God Of Death.

I thank Padmum for this gem. 

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Shopping/Shopping Online.

I hope that you enjoy reading this post on the weekly Friday Loose Bloggers Consortium where eleven of us write on the same topic. Today’s topic has been chosen by Padmum. The ten other bloggers who write regularly are, in … Continue reading

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Einstein’s Letter To A Child.

My young friend Behram posted this on his facebook page. I was immediately reminded of this wonderful exchange of letters. The Riverside Church January 19, 1936 My dear Dr. Einstein, We have brought up the question: Do scientists pray? in … Continue reading

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Bluetooth And Wifi.

My hippie friend Becky posted this on her facebook page. It reminded me of India’s Ardhanarishwara. I quote from Wikipedia: “Ardhanarishvara represents the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies of the universe (Purusha and Prakriti) and illustrates how Shakti, the … Continue reading

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