Category Archives: Blogging

Loss!

My blogger and virtual friend Marie posted this on her facebook page yesterday. Please click on the image for a larger resolution. Today is the eighth anniversary of the death of Urmeela. What the old man says resonates with me. … Continue reading

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Peace!

“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV When I had suggested this topic for the weekly LBC blog posts, I had no idea about what I will write … Continue reading

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Food For Thought.

When I looked around for an inspiring thought for today, I found this image in the internet. This took me on a different quest for something that I had read some time ago. Let me give my own reactions to … Continue reading

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Life With Social Media

Zero without it, is how I would start. I don’t use twitter unlike the guy in the cartoon. I however am quite active on FaceBook and WhatsApp.  These two are enough to give me sufficient activity to keep me out of … Continue reading

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Consumerism.

1. Organised-efforts by individuals, groups, and governments to help protect consumers from policies and practices that infringe consumer rights to fair business practices. Consumer protection in India is very strong for those who are willing to take the pains to … Continue reading

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Impatience.

பொறுத்தார் பூமி ஆளுவார். That is a Thamizh adage transliterated as Poruthaar boomi aaluvaar. It means that the one who is patient will rule the world. I belong to a generation of Indians on whom patience was thrust upon. We simply … Continue reading

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The Supernatural.

Please click on the  image to get a larger resolution. I have only one personal experience of the supernatural. It was way back in 1961 when I moved into a room above a garage in a suburb of Hyderabad on … Continue reading

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Loyalty 2.

This is a follow up post on my earlier post Loyalty. Story 1. AB welcomed the maid back but refused to consider giving the old job back to her as it would be unfair to the new maid who had … Continue reading

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Loyalty.

Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the … Continue reading

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What Would You Do In The Long Term?

Die. Yes, Pravin, you read me right. I would die in the long term. I just could not resist the temptation to come up with that opening. Pravin who suggested this week’s LBC topic takes life and himself too seriously. … Continue reading

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