Table for two

– – – –  – a conversation between two friends – – – – – – Me: See, this is universal. We all have a blown out proportion of self-importance. And in this era where independence and narcissism is celebrated, you cannot help but observe or participate. V: I choose to observe. I have a […]

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When White met Grey

White: After soaking myself in Hindustani music at an open stage near an old monument, I hopped on a bus that evening. It was a full moon day. Looking outside the windows of the air conditioned vehicle, seeing every bus stops and hurried men pass by and feeling the emptiness of each minute, a beautiful […]

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Playing a little devil

It’s been a month since my last update. And in those 30 days, there were so many interesting episodes that left me bewildered, excited and motivated. At the Buddhist conference in New Delhi, I came across some of the revered lamas who inspired me with their wisdom and knowledge. But there were a few who […]

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I have a message for you

I was sitting with my group of rapporteurs in the lobby when His Holiness the Karmapa smiled and gestured, it was probably because he noticed this petite girl in a green chupa amidst a foreign crowd. I almost froze in realization that the holy figure I always wake up to and pray for is right […]

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Do you feel better now?

Do you have an aggravating worry or an insecurity? Let it rest, for it is in its nature to fade away with time. Are you in a dark place? Don’t feel lonely, for you’ll know why you should rise up in the morning and see the glory of life. Do you feel bottled up in […]

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A mere concoction

I’m suddenly in a mood to dissect this thing that makes the world go round. I know everyone who has ever fallen in love, would resonate with my thoughts about this indescribable feeling. Not infatuation but more than that, can I call it true love? Maybe. Do you believe in the idea of pure love? […]

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Two truths

Let’s be honest, most of us are self-centered. We believe what we think or perceive is nothing less than perfect, or close to perfection. We subscribe to our own set of thoughts and values. That’s natural. But all of us have different perspective, different views about what is right and wrong. So what actually is […]

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