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The PK Controversy

Happy New Year!! Last week I watched the movie PK, and it is brilliant. It makes you laugh in a natural way, and the message it sends out in the end is profound. But as I had expected, it did become a source for protests from far-right Hindu activists, as […]

October is Gone!

Last month was an eventful one, except that I forgot to gift my blog a post on its 4th birthday on 16th. I read a novel by Liane Moriarty called The Husband’s Secret. It was fairly good, except that a couple of characters were annoying and lacked a convincing closure. I enjoyed the […]

First Draft is Finally Done!

Two and a half years as an engineer who writes on weekends, my tortoise pen has finally made it. On a roller coaster ride, if something has taken a beating from this marathon, it’s my blogging and poetry. So, I thought I would share it through my blog. In the post Before […]

The Shining: Right Among Top 3

I always wanted to read a Stephen King book and what a book to begin! Gripping story, flawless flow, and well described characters are the three phrases that come into my mind when I try to explain how this was to read. I actually had a few goosebumps when I […]

Did You?

When you are in my arms smiling, Try listening to one of my intense heartbeats pounding. You gave them a reason worthier than just to keep me alive, Did you know how glad they are now, beating? When we lock our lips in love, Try reading through my pensive mind. […]

“Prajnanam Brahma”

Knowledge is divine is what everybody infers from the above line from the Rig Veda. As Sanskrit is hardly studied in depth in the current timeline, inner meanings of several verses of wisdom are often lost. Likewise is the case with Prajnanam Brahma. I studied in one of the Navodaya Vidyalayas, where […]

Before It Is Something Else

I have had a peculiar problem with my writing, specifically with the book-idea I have had since high school. Yes, I am working on a novel. From several years now. (Some of my childhood friends might raise their eyebrows, “Still?“) Initially, I had written a story about 60k words and my […]