Stories

This song plays in my head on repeat mode sometimes. Sometimes my thoughts wander around and end up on this song. It is not really the song itself, but rather the spirit it captures, that I love: We can be heroes. At the end of the...

I go through phases in life: phases where I am running and phases where I wish I were running. There is no in-between. About 8 months ago, I developed a condition which caused me immense shortness of breath and weakness. The pollution worsened it, probably. The...

One of the biggest blessings of my life was being born into a vegetarian family. Being a vegetarian by birth is a luxury few can lay claims on. I see so many ppl struggle with vegetarian cooking & moving away from meat. I don't judge...

Someone who is not doing what you are doing can never grasp the problems and challenges you face in what you are doing, and how rotten it feels when you are not able to do what you set out to do as well as you...

I'm one of those people who love cherishing the romanticized idea that passion for something and loving what you do is what decides how well you do it, and how successful you are in it. I'm not wrong. But I have to admit, that I am...

The idea of easy and tough is different for different people. For one, running may be tough, and for another, not running. Being a runner for a long time, suddenly being told to not go running is something I wasn't prepared for. Except that I...

To anyone who really knows me, they will know that I take health breaks every few days. It is not any grand secret. It is a part of my life, and something I have learnt to live with, and manage. But what many don't know is...

This must be one of the quotes I have pondered over for the longest time, and very often. It says a lot, and yet, many people misunderstand it all the time. 99% of the times when people say they will "try," what they really mean is...

Writing a book is quite unlike writing anything else. QUITE.It is like letting your brain & every other sense organ get fried in the content that you are writing.It means you go to sleep thinking about it, and wake up with it. It means food,...

In my recent travels, I met a little kitten. Rather, she found me. Or maybe, I was drawn to her. You get the idea. She looked almost like a miniature version of my Cookie. She warmed up to me immediately. Started rubbing on my feet,...

An eternal revelation, a mystery, a conscious fire, a happening, an immeasurable energy, an ocean of mysticism, a congregation of enlightened beings, a place beyond space and time – and, a completion of lifetimes. Kailash, the abode of Shiva. The place where the entire cosmos...

In the year 2008, I was depressed. “Depressed” is too small a word actually. I am depressed every now and then even now, that’s not such a big deal though. It’s like having a cough or cold, it disappears in 2-3 days. In 2008, I...

I completed two levels of Nirahara Samyama. Now the real challenge begins. I have already come this far before. I already knew I can come this far. The next level is the one yet to master. ...

Today, I decided to solve a problem for myself, for once and for all. I wanted to identify what are the things that "put me off," why they do so, and resolve them in one way or the other....

Being misunderstood has a lot to do with these opinions generally flying around. People wanting to box you into one category or another; one stereotype or another. ...

You don't need to looooowe Mondays. But you don't need to hate it too. You can love both weekends and weekdays. ...

A seasoned warrior tries to avoid battles many times. That is not his weakness. It’s his compassion. ...

To make art you need inspiration. When you make art, you share that inspiration with scores of people. Yet, what happens if you run out of fuel? ...

For one person, creativity could be solving mathematical equations; for another, it could be sewing hand bags..what is your creative niche?...