A month full of mixed emotions comes to me as August Some celebrations, some happy occasions all a must Tagged along behind a mask are many reminiscences Of those who once taught me to live with senses Memories of those gone by from my life sky Haunt me as I move ahead  untamed and not … Continue reading AUGUST IN MY LIFE



The Stone Age man survived on hunting for hunger. Did He earn the wrath by killing? All those beautiful flowers which we not only place as offerings during prayers, but also use them very talentedly at various arrangements in churches, temples, offices, homes, events as well as times of death are they lifeless? Why then we are supposedly allowed to end life of some beings guilt free yet we are condemned for the others?


Our human minds are conditioned from a young age to the fluctuating practice of faith. Parents teach their children to pray every day which seems a good habit. The same parents, when in crisis increase the prayers, make special offerings on their gains or their child’s success, and in adverse situation speak out loud that they even fasted or made special offerings yet they didn’t get the required results. What are the young minds being conditioned into while witnessing such so called flexibility of faith.


The Sniffer: This is a person who comes to a religious congregation with his free will, yet disinterested in the religious information being imparted. He or she is focused towards the very worldly charms. This is the person who actually observes the décor, the clothes and accessories of other attendants, his or her own presentibility, the noises from elsewhere etc. This is the person who would know by names the people who left their mobiles turned on during the discourse.