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Growing up as an only child of parents who had eloped from home and tied ‘the knot’, I grew up mostly alone, not knowing the bonding and the friendly fist fights with my siblings, not knowing what it felt like to piggy-ride my uncles, not knowing the pleasure of sleeping in a granny’s lap her …

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Krishna Key : Ashwin Sanghi

It is fascinating to think of Krishna as someone from history, rather than as a mythological character. Various theories of the actual existence of the lost city of Dwaraka, of the Brahmastra being the metaphor for a nuclear blast are all very intriguing. Sanghi’s use of Sanskrit, the various shlokas from the Vedas and Upanishads, …

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Did I get the Message?

 I was really worried when the famous ‘Message in a Bottle’ by Nicholas  Sparks failed to move me much. Of course it was good, I almost had tears  at one point when I was mid way through the whole book, but then again, I might have been expecting a wee bit more from the author of …

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Twenty Three!

23?  What’s with 23, you might be wondering.  Well, 23 is my friend’s age as of today, whom I will call S. S and I have been childhood friends, we knew each other before we even knew our own names, we went to the same schools, the same college, our families are thick friends too. …

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Rangrez Mere

One sunday afternoon, i think i fell in love with this song…. From the movie, Tanu weds manu…  Aye Rangrez MereAye Rangrez MereEk Baat Bata Rangrez MereYeh Kaun Se Paani Mein Tune Kaun Sa Rang Ghola HaiYeh Kaun Se Paani Mein Tune Kaun Sa Rang Ghola Hai Ke Dil Ban Gaya SaudaaiAur Mera Basanti Chola Hai Mera Basanti …

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The Wheels That Keep Me Moving

In my journey towards weight loss, it is of prime importance to stay motivated. My hunt for motivational videos, articles, pictures and quotes lead me to various pages, where I get to read some good stuff, some better than the others and a few that are not even worth mentioning.Today, here I am sharing a …

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The Power is Yours!

We all have our so called ups and downs. But, of late, what I realized is that, only you have the power to let yourself feel down. If somebody’s words affect you, its because You let it. Truly, in all senses, only You have the power to keep your boat moving forward or let it …

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Chase Them Goals

Being on a particular path in your life is not that difficult, especially if you can continue to remember that this path was not tread upon by mistake. However hard the road maybe, you chose it for yourself and now it is upto you to give it your best shot. The single motivating factor that …

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October 21, 2012

October 21st happened to be one of those days with a potential to change your life. My life specifically.  Dealing with the ‘heaviness’ I had been carrying around for so many years now took a whole new dimension. Through a friend of my mom, I heard of this Doctor who had himself been in my …