Words of Wisdom – Quran

Quran – is a source of great wisdom and the knowledge that it offers is immense. Although our inability to read Arabic text prevents us to understand it in the best way possible, yet we can try to learn a number of things even from the translated versions. Reading Quran requires great deal of effortContinue reading “Words of Wisdom – Quran”

The Essence of Indian Marriages

Marriages are considered to be one of the core traditions of Indian culture. Every time there’s a discussion on marriage, many people use traditions and culture as an argument to support the traditional mode of marriages, or even the arrange marriages. In this article, I will explain how the traditional marriages today are not thatContinue reading “The Essence of Indian Marriages”

Understanding – Ship of Theseus

Ship of Theseus is an interesting paradox that has captivated the greatest of the philosophers over the centuries. The paradox was first described by Plutarch in the first century in his work – Life of Theseus. Here is how he describes the ship and hence the idea: The ship wherein Theseus and the youth ofContinue reading “Understanding – Ship of Theseus”

How Fair Is Our Reservation System?

Reservation – a term that has haunted almost every student of this country for so many years. Those who belong to the general category see it as a curse while the others relish it as a boon. But there is another side to this story. The reservation system also gives an excuse to the generalContinue reading “How Fair Is Our Reservation System?”

The Power Of A Story

Imagine all human beings swept off the face of the earth, excepting one man. Imagine this man in some vast city, New York or London. Imagine him on the third or fourth day of his solitude sitting in a house and hearing a ring at the door-bell. The above text by Thomas Bailey Aldrich tellsContinue reading “The Power Of A Story”

She Is Waiting For You – Death

We are wise enough to know that death is inevitable, yet act preposterously throughout our lives. We do make future plans all the time even when we are aware about the uncertainties that it has. There are so many things that are beyond our control in deciding the future. Then why don’t we care toContinue reading “She Is Waiting For You – Death”

Who Is Keeping The Money?

I remember once my school teacher told me that if I wanted to earn money, I would have to study well. And I don’t need to tell you how unreasonable that assumption was, that the money is directly linked with education. So what exactly makes some people earn more money than the others. I keptContinue reading “Who Is Keeping The Money?”

The Idea Of Happiness

So many times, people get obsessed with the thoughts of end results and they tend to disregard the real path to success and happiness. A friend of mine keeps telling me that if my novel clicks, I would become a star. I secretly laugh at his thoughts. Well, the world doesn’t work that way. WhatContinue reading “The Idea Of Happiness”

Knowledge Or illusion?

In case you have watched the movie Slumdog Millionaire, perhaps you remember the scene where the inspector mocks Jamal for not knowing – what is written underneath the national emblem of India? The inspector says even his five years old daughter could answer that question, but not Jamal. Jamal responds by asking a simple questionContinue reading “Knowledge Or illusion?”

Fall In Love With Your Career

Imagine this: One fine morning you wake up to a phone call. You say Hello, while you are half asleep but the voice immediately makes you alert. The call is from your lover. Not a bad start. But this time, he or she doesn’t wish you usual Good Morning or I love you, they haveContinue reading “Fall In Love With Your Career”

Why Do You Need To Fail?

1. When do you fail? When you allow yourself to make mistakes. Once you do that, you overcome the fear of being wrong and enter the realm of creativity. 2. People who fail, have experimented enough with their work. It gives them additional advantage while dealing in crisis situations. Those who have not faced anyContinue reading “Why Do You Need To Fail?”

But MBA Is My Dream…

Note: All the incidents and explanations below are not at all fictitious or imaginary. Any resemblance to your personal life is purely intentional and not at all regretted. The topic for the discussion is – Why MBA? There are three explanations to it. Let us go through each one of them separately: What you tellContinue reading “But MBA Is My Dream…”

Oh! Womaniya

There are two types of men – those who harass women, and those who silently witness the act of the former. This statement may appear too feminist but it makes a lot of sense in the kind of society we live in. In fact we have got so accustomed to this male dominating society, thatContinue reading “Oh! Womaniya”

7 Things That Kids Teach Us

  Curiosity. They are always keen to learn new things and discover novel facts. This helps them to learn – new language, music, culture, value system at a faster pace than any adult person. Stay happy for no reason. If you need a reason to be happy, you are already on the wrong path. AndContinue reading “7 Things That Kids Teach Us”

When do we learn?

Remember when we were little kids and the teacher asked us to complete the homework. Sometimes reluctantly, other times enthusiastically we finished it and got a distinctive relief. That was the time when we were not keen to study or learn. Or perhaps we were. But we learnt – quite a number of things. AndContinue reading “When do we learn?”

Coffee Conversation

I was having a coffee and the table next to mine was hosting two people – An old man and a young girl. She appeared to be in early twenties and he was at least 50. Here’s what I did. As soon as I found the conversation intriguing, I put my cell phone on voiceContinue reading “Coffee Conversation”

7 Inspirational Quotes

1. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth, without complicated explanation.” ~ Rumi 2. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” ~ J.M. Barrie 3. “I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took anyContinue reading “7 Inspirational Quotes”

10 Beautiful Words in English Language

1. Serendipity Meaning: The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way Example: Serendipity is a sign of God making corrections to your chosen path. 2. Bucolic  Meaning: Of or relating to the pleasant aspects of the countryside and country life. Example: The bucolic landscape below describes the beauty of mother nature. 3.Continue reading “10 Beautiful Words in English Language”