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What Must Have ‘The God of Death’ Said To My Grandmother

  “When Yamraj,¬†the god of death will come to take you, you will keep him waiting in order to complete a dress that you would be stitching then”, I would say jokingly and my sister would add, ” No, grandma … Continue reading

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America …it’s different!

American dream is, ” that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone” as described by James Truslow Adams in his book The Epic of America (1931). Well a lot of data … Continue reading

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Unique Marathi Literature From My Memory

Marathi literature is a treasure. With a history of over thousand years, here are some of the precious jewels I had an opportunity to behold. *:¬†Translation in English available Children’s Literature Manache Shlok*¬†(A dialogue with the mind): Simple, effective and … Continue reading

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Who Made Anjali’s Bag?

Ghost lights or Chir Batti (as called in local language) in Banni Grasslands; Wild Ass Sanctuary, Narayan Sarovar, Chinkara Sanctuary, The Rann of Kutch I was excited! Sitting in the train, was calculating and recalculating how do we cover all … Continue reading

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Five Percent To Someone

Try this! Take a deep breath…take one more…one more…keep taking in and don’t breath out….not possible?…keep listening and don’t talk…difficult?…keep eating and don’t give out…horrible? To give is the law of nature; still how many of us follow this in … Continue reading

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Bharat, Hindustan, India!

Why my country has three names? The most ancient scriptures name it as ‘Bharat’ which is formed by combining two words – ‘Bha’ meaning knowledge, light and ‘Rata’ meaning devoted. Thus Bharat meaning devoted to light and knowledge. The second … Continue reading

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In Search Of Bhaichung Bhutia

“We cannot risk your life and hence cannot issue permit” said the lady inspector on the other side of the telephone. This was probably fifth call from our side in last three hours and eleventh in last three days requesting … Continue reading

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