Let them play……

Excerpts from a Blog in the Editorial Times of India newspaper Let them play computer games How can the prince reach the crow-master, who, after having been slashed to pieces after a deft bout of swordsmanship, has flapped out of death in the form a dozen misshapen crows and reassembled himself on a castle battlementContinue reading “Let them play……”

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How..Not to Bet !!

How Not to Bet !! A REVERSE MORTGAGE GONE WRONG… Jeanne was in her late 80s. Her husband had already passed away twenty years back. Her only daughter, Yvonne, had died much earlier at a relatively young age. Yvonne’s son, Frédéric, was raised by Jeanne herself. Unfortunately, like his mother, Frédéric too had a prematureContinue reading “How..Not to Bet !!”

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Children’s Day – 14th November

Children’s Day is celebrated across India to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. It is held on 14 November every year as a tribute to India’s First Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, fondly known as Chacha Nehru among children, he advocated for children to have fulfilled education. Children’s Day is celebrated across IndiaContinue reading “Children’s Day – 14th November”

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Facts stranger than fiction..58

Rubik’s Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. Originally called the Magic Cube, the puzzle was licensed by Rubik to be sold by Ideal Toy Corp. in 1980 via businessman Tibor Laczi and Seven Towns founder Tom Kremer, and won the German Game of the Year special award for Best Puzzle that year. As ofContinue reading “Facts stranger than fiction..58”

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Idol Worship

Hinduism approves idol or murti worship as a legitimate practice. The scriptures sanction it. The epics and the Puranas are replete with instances of the practice. According to them even gods and demons practice it to impress the higher gods and obtain boons from them.. In the epic Ramayana both Rama and Ravana worshipped theContinue reading “Idol Worship”

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TMI Tag !!

I was a bit surprised when I received a tag from     lucylu  https://noceilingnowalls.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/tmi-tag-too-much-info-about-me/ https://noceilingnowalls.wordpress.com/ Thank you so much for this one and I hope my answers are at least vaguely interesting ! Well,  in a drastic attempt to try and clear my blogging backlog, I thought I’d give this one a go! What to do if you’reContinue reading “TMI Tag !!”

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Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body..

A healthy mind lives in a healthy body. Mental health is imperative for physical health.  If the mind is unsullied and pure, it will greatly help in maintaining physical well-being and health. Many people believe that “A healthy body makes a healthy mind”.  I hesitate on the word “make” — Assuming a healthy mind means somethingContinue reading “Healthy Mind in a Healthy Body..”

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“Don’t mess with intelligent people”

Swamiji an Indian Hindu monk and a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world.  He was one of the most influential philosophers and social reformers in his contemporary India and the most successful and influential missionaries of Vedanta to the Western world. To understand India ,Continue reading ““Don’t mess with intelligent people””

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Story of a BOSS

A boss with mood swings may be worse for your health than someone who’s always nasty…   Does your boss switch between being friendly and nasty at the drop of a hat?  It may make you more anxious than having an employer who is in a bad mood all the time, a study conducted in IndiaContinue reading “Story of a BOSS”

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