They both were trying to light the same fire. But one was a withered candle, who had been through the worst of the storms and survived. While the other was a roaring torch ablaze with the hopes of tomorrow and fearless in the heart. The torch looked at the withered candle with a sense of pity […]Read more "The Roaring Torch and The Withered Candle"
All happy families are the same. But every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Leo Tolstoy got it absolutely right in his Anna Kareina. Zoya Akhtar ‘s new directional venture ” Dil dhadakne do” is about a dysfunctional Mehra family, which goes on a cruise to celebrate the 30th marriage anniversary of Mr […]Read more "Dil Dhadakne Do – Movie Review!"
After a pleasant morning at the OSHO Ashram, I am walking the streets of Pune and making my way towards the taxi stand. Mingled in the cacophony of the ubiquitous traffic and shrouded by a canopy of neem trees, I almost overlook the tiny little shop by the corner. The German Bakery. A regular coffee […]Read more "Humans of Pune!"
“The great moments of your life won’t necessarily be the things you do; they’ll also be the things that happen to you. Now, I’m not saying you can’t take action to affect the outcome of your life, you have to take action, and you will. But never forget that on any day, you can step out the front door and your whole life can change forever. You see, the universe has a plan, and that plan is always in motion. A butterfly flaps its wings, and it starts to rain. It’s a scary thought but it’s also kind of wonderful. All these little parts of the machine constantly working, making sure that you end up exactly where you’re supposed to be, exactly when you’re supposed to be there. The right place at the right time”Read more "The Right Place, The Right Time!"
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a lighted window at dusk.Read more "Humans of Amdavad- 01"
“These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.”
― Rabindranath Tagore