Tomorrow’s Teachers

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Teachers

Teachers are revered by all communities, nations and civilizations. In India, 5th September is celebrated as Teacher’s Day. The celebration is to honor the birthday of India’s second president Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a teacher par excellence. It is doubtful though, that Dr Radhakrishnan could have imagined what teachers many decades after him would be like, or how the whole play-field would… Read more »

Book Review: Finding The Angel By Rubina Ramesh

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The protagonist Shefali is an orphan who is raised by Kalpana, the best friend of her mother. At the time the story opens, Shefali is working for Kalpana’s gallery as an expert art curator. Kalpana is approached by a once-upon-a-time royal family to curate their art collection at their haveli in Rajasthan. It is prestigious undertaking, for the family are… Read more »

Earth: The Only Home You Have

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It was World Environment Day on 5th June. The day came and went without too much fanfare. Some token tree plantations, lots of photo-ops, the same hackneyed speeches and that was that. You more or less waved the day a desultory adieu, happy to throw the faint tinge of guilt off and pack it up to be donned again next… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #15

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  I affirm that… My attitude grows happier and healthier every single day. If you live consciously, if you try to bring consciousness to every act that you go through, you will be living in a silent, blissful state, in serenity, in joy, in love. Your life will have the flavor of a festival. That is the meaning of heaven:… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #14

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  I affirm that… Money flows freely and abundantly into my life. To trade by means of money is the code of the men of good will. Money rests on the axiom that every man is the owner of his mind and his effort. Money allows no power to prescribe the value of your effort except the voluntary choice of… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #13

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  I affirm that… I have boundless power to create a joyful life. I open every door of opportunity with boisterous self-confidence.   Noble and great. Courageous and determined. Faithful and fearless. That is who you are and who you have always been. And understanding it can change your life, because this knowledge carries a confidence that cannot be duplicated… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #12

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  I affirm that… I radiate confidence, certainty and optimism. I am blessed with vitality and excellent health.   Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented,… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #11

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  I affirm that… I am a worthy of the best the universe has to offer.   In this new year, may you have a deep understanding of your true value and worth, an absolute faith in your unlimited potential, peace of mind in the midst of uncertainty, the confidence to let go when you need to, acceptance to replace… Read more »

Mayhem: My Mother and a Mouse at the Movies

My mother was petrified of rats and mice. Actually, to be absolutely accurate, petrified isn’t the right word. It barely covers the truth. It is too weak a word for her true emotion. She was outraged, disgusted and repulsed as well as petrified. As all students of humanity know, disgust and outrage take petrified to another level entirely. Whenever she… Read more »

Affirmations: Day #10

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  I affirm that… I am a product of my choices, never of my circumstances. Today is rich with opportunity and I open my heart to receive it.   If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your… Read more »