Roots

It is very easy to get lost in glory and forget our roots. We, humans, are no different than a raging bull. We crave for approval and appreciation. We like recognition. Our actions and affiliation changes as we progress. We get into the ego train which directs towards the vice. It helps to remember our […]

Monkeys

I like monkeys, I am fascinated by their grit and perseverance. Their focus on what they want. The other quality which has kept them going is a reproduction. I don’t know if they believe in Love and all, but they are truly aware of seeding their species. Sigmund Freud said there is no such thing […]

Cage

Man is a social animal. — Aristotle What we become has a lot to do with the environment around us, people we are connected to. This close-knit of connection is what differentiates us from other animals. Wherever we go, live and make a colony we try to build a community. Most religions followed the same […]

Time

Time stops for no one. It is constantly passing, we are getting on with it. We are getting old and dying every minute with it. Why do we have to be so scared of death? Is it not part and parcel or our creation? Why do we have to question about the allocated time of […]

Hostel

Growing up in a small town has its own charm. It has some limitations too. When I was growing up, we had only one school affiliated to the CBSE board. My parents sent me Vikas Vidyalaya, Ranchi. (The school still exists) I was 11 years old then. I was on my own. Sometimes I cried […]

Food

Modern life has one key ingredient: food. We are surrounded by a variety of food items. They modified to fit our taste buds. The beverage industry spends billions in research. Early days we eat less because of the limited availability. We were more active. As society progressed and food became plenty via mass production. It […]

How?

I keep getting asked about the secrets of running a successful community. After spending a decade in this field I still have no answer. Past few years living on my own has been humbling. It has taught me many new things. The topmost being: there is no one fit for all path. We are all […]

Empathy

Practicing virtue of empathy is a double-edged sword. While your approach will make the world better in most cases, there will be a time when you will be ridiculed or considered weak. Some will take you for granted. So be ready to be ridiculed, called out weak or emotional. As long as your faculty of […]