Why did I start reading Geeta

Why did I start reading Geeta? I’d like to ask a question at the beginning. Isn’t Geeta a story to begin with? Fiction or non-fiction that depends on which side of the river you live but they’re stories. According to Yuval Noah Harari, the author of the book “Sapiens”, we might have created these stories... Continue Reading →

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Vocabulary #3

Ombudsman: An ombudsman is an official, usually appointed by the government, who investigates complaints (usually lodged by private citizens) against businesses, financial institutions, or government departments or other public entities, and attempts to resolve the conflicts or concerns raised, either by mediation or by making recommendations. Courtesy: InvestopediaRambunctious: difficult to control or handle; wildly boisterousPrecipice:... Continue Reading →

Fight Club

Often times we think of fighting the set rules of the society or to challenge the prejudices that keep the king as king and slave a slave. In our daily struggle to sustain ourselves with things we don’t need to impress people that really don’t matter in or lives, we often question ourselves is it... Continue Reading →

Vocabulary #2

Vocab from the novel Amritsar Mrs. Gandhi’s Last Battle – Mark Tully and Satish Jacobs Corollary: Natural consequences (pg 10)Perversely: in a way that shows a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in an unreasonable or unacceptable manner. (pg 14)Alacrity: Cheerful readiness, promptness and willingness (pg 1)Potentates: a person who possesses great power (pg 11)Casus... Continue Reading →

Cycling and Hypocrisy

With the advent of the craze for cycling thanks to Corona Virus, there has been a meteoric rise in the sale of cycles and cyclists. Well, it is welcomed in all shapes and forms, but the nail I want to hit in the head is the hypocrisy the cyclist often deals with on the road.... Continue Reading →

Vocabulary #1

It's very pertinent to widen the thought process or just to ascertain and callous the fact that there could be two paths to a same destination through instilling the thoughts of other people which they have condensed into a novel, they have invested a lot of time to write on their thoughts which is immensely... Continue Reading →

Why I am an Atheist

For me this was a read which I was looking for quite some time. A book which gave the insight in the thought process of Bhagat Singh, on his ideologies and more importantly his beliefs. Bhagat Singh Credits: Janta Weekly Org Of why he thought there was no god and why his actions were important... Continue Reading →

Tuesdays with Morrie – Mitch Albom

The authors love to romanticize with death, as Morrie said in the book “we signed that deal at the time of Birth”, I think they should. It’s inevitable. But what’s so intriguing about death especially from many authors' favorite choice of disease ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)? Basically it’s a slow poison which slowly decays the... Continue Reading →

Chanakya in Daily Life

Chanakya is such an intriguing personality in itself that there has been a lot of writing on him. The last book I read on him was the “Chanakya’s Chant – Ashwin Sanghi” and despite knowing not much of his personality I got to know about his thought process and what and how he innates and... Continue Reading →

Quarantine Reads

While the World is facing the adverse and dire effects of Covid-19 and the other half is under locked down. Desperate times call for desperate measure and the Government’s decision to lock down the City’s and public places is commendable. There’s no point in challenging the same and be recalcitrant. But the question is “what... Continue Reading →

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