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  • A Spiritual interlude

      I had never imagined that I would ever attend a “Kumbh Mela” in my life. It is not because I am not a spiritual person, but because I generally dislike crowds and crowded places. For the uninitiated, the Kumbh mela is held at four places in India, namely, Haridwar, Allahabad, Nashik and Ujjain. According […]

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  • Crush After Use

    If you have ever had tea or coffee while traveling on a train, you must have noticed that the disposable glasses made especially for the railways have ” crush after use” written on them. This is done to avoid re-usage of the used glasses so that hygiene is maintained and infections don’t spread. But seldom […]

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  • The Joy of Giving

    Festival time is a time for celebration and self-indulgence. We go all out buying gold, silver, new electronic items, household stuff, new clothes, crackers, mithais and what have you.  All this gives us so much pleasure! But there is one thing that is more gratifying than all of this and that is the joy of […]