India is fighting its 17th Lok Sabha election presently. Numerous election speeches, promises and jumlas are equally being propagated in the world's biggest democracy. Rhetoric speeches on the name of the country, nationalism and its integrity, remains to be the highlights of the 'meant to be ' attractive slogans. But the clamouring and the fights… Continue reading What is this “STATE/Nation”, where you live ?
No one is born a Mahatma and neither was Gandhi. It's very interesting to understand how a man of a simple character without being the emperor, ruler, militant, scientist, artist or without any fancy ranking in the history ended up being the "Father of a Nation". Born to the fourth wife (Putlibai) of Karamchandra Gandhi… Continue reading Understanding ‘Gandhi : His Formative years [before 1914]’
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN : 1927 AUTHOR : MohanDas Karamchandra Gandhi ABOUT THE AUTHOR : "Father of the Nation", India. Harbinger of Non Violence, Peace and an important name in the Indian Freedom struggle. READING EXPERIENCE : " While he was alive, it was impossible to ignore. Once he had gone he was impossible to imitate… Continue reading Review 6 : My Experiments with truth, Gandhi
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN : 2000 AUTHOR : Robert Kiyosaki ABOUT THE AUTHOR : American businessman, Author, a private financial education company that provides personal finance and business education to people through books and videos READING EXPERIENCE : It is one of the books which is ought to be found in every library and book store. I have… Continue reading Review 5 : Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki
As I turned the page 148 of my current read, "Story of my experiments with truth", I suddenly found myself engaging in this soliloquy, "No one is born a saint, No one is born a Mahatma. Circumstances, and the responses to those, Make people who they are. Nothing happens beyond it. It's all in these… Continue reading Lovers’, Photographers’ and Delhi’s : LODHI Garden
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN : 1987 AUTHOR : Haruki Murakami ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Novelist, short-story writer, essayist, translator In a very weird source of inspiration, it is said, In 1978 Murakami was in the bleachers of Jingu Stadium watching a baseball game between the Yakult Swallows and the Hiroshima Carp when Dave Hilton, an American,… Continue reading Review 4 : Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN : 2014 AUTHOR : Sue Reid ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Could not find much about the author, Sue Reid, however landed up at this page which gives most of information about her. http://www.suereidauthor.com/author.html READING EXPERIENCE : A beautiful and simple love story enclosed in a diary of a teenager who finds love… Continue reading Review 3 : By My Side, Sue Reid