Not good enough for
a matchless girl!
is universally believed that there are basically two questions one has
to answer in life. One, what is one going to do? And two who is going
to be the mother/father of one’s children? In today’s world,
closely related to these two is the third one — where are we going
to school our children? Our peculiar situation and circumstances
combined, personally speaking, the latter has weighed more heavily on
our minds than the first two put together.
Paper chains and
in late 1991, I received a chain letter for nuclear disarmament in the
world, my pen friend, Mimouni Benaouda in Algeria was one of the first
people who came to my mind as the next link in the chain.
time immemorial, certain trees and plants in India have been invested
with divine attributes. Hindus were taught to worship and revere trees
and plants in the belief that it would influence their own personal
well-being. Evergreen trees were regarded as symbols of eternal life and
to cut them down was to invite the wrath of the gods.
The wife who
surrenders is the one who conquers!
Hari a surgeon and Mohini a beautician, began a dream marriage 15 years
back. But by now much of the mutual adoration has evaporated. What
exactly went wrong?
Rani of raga and
Shubha Mudgal sang Dhoom Pichuk, many were shocked. How could an
accomplished exponent in khayal and thumri be singing
Indipop? Soon after, Shubha came up with Ali More Angana, followed
by the chartbuster, Ab ke Sawan... and of late, Mann
MAHABHARATA is an inestimable treasure-house of knowledge and
wisdom based on ancient India’s historical, religious, ethical and
philosophical perceptions. According to its compiler Maharshi Veda Vyasa,
just as butter in milky products, nectar in medicines, Himalayas in
mountains and cow in quadrupeds are rated supreme, similarly the Mahabharata
is second to none in the range of epics.