Engaging with nature

I see myself gazing into the skies and soaking in the pleasure of their calmness. Empty mind is the secret to relishing what nature offers. Mind though has a habit of engaging more with its own machinery than with the feed from senses. I see myself now again! Conquering the engine of thoughts mustn’t be…

If I had a million dollars…

Many questions. Each begs for more attention than another. Some provoke, some sedate, some illuminate, their mechanics all different, but it is their purpose that unifies them. The purpose that is destabilizing my inertia.   One asked: what if you had a million dollars? I never thought about it to engage further conversation The other asked: do you…

Student but not like you understand

25th April 2016 Skinning hot summer day! My planning to reach the bank after lunch was more based on intuition than on information. And the consequence was that I reached at the stroke of lunch, and had the pain of watching the bankers enjoy their break time. The place, setting, and the conversations of bankers…

Publified, Twice now: Part 1

It was 17th August, 2015. At several locations in India and elsewhere, student communities were organizing the United Nations International Youth Day. Vizag is a popular destination for such events. So Mr. Rajiv Chandran, the National Information Officer, UN India, decided to pay his visit. The event became even more popular because Shri. Jayaprakash Narayan, Leader of LokSatta agreed to speak there. In…