I heartily thank Team NE8x for encouraging me with the NE8x Litfest 2019 AUTHOR OF THE YEAR award for THE ASTRAL SURGE and also honoring me with these wonderfully designed mementos and certificates. I take it that, as a debutant author, I should place my respects and regards for the initiatives NE8x is taking to recognize... Continue Reading →
Rituals, their mysterious ‘connect’ angle!
All of us come into this world with this 'de-facto' state of not being painted with any religious shade.No child, for instance, identifies themself as a flag-bearer of any religious mission.But, as we go along, we start bracketing ourselves into a particular religious thought process. And, eventually, we imbibe it as part of our personality... Continue Reading →
Being lean! And, being simple!
Both are so easily said than done.'Cause, both the body and the mind get happily fat as life's temptations are too yummy for them to resist.Against this backdrop, how can we even talk about the pluses of being lean and simple?Excuse me... Did I hear you blabber something just now? Did you say 'give up... Continue Reading →
The beauty of cultivating a photographic eye!
There's a very interesting contention. Which most of us are so conversant with. When you can get totally lost just by watching the beauty of the whole thing using your God-given eyes, why dilute it by composing a fragmented, dented view of the entire scene with a small little frame? A frame that snatches your... Continue Reading →
My view becomes vision when I rise. Consciously.
The devil is in details.Which means, I need to look at every little thing, up close. Really close. 'Cause, that's where lies the key to the ever-elusive perfection.So, having to be 'micro' all the time is a virtue. Definitely.Or, is it?Does it, by any chance, indicate another possibility? Of trapping me into becoming myopic?Possibly, yes.... Continue Reading →