Thursday, April 22, 2021


Oswald Pereira, a veteran journalist with more than 30 years’ experience is the author of the popular novels, The Newsroom Mafia, Chaddi Buddies, Revenge of the Naked Princess, The Krishna-Christ Connexion, Army Girl Steals Civilian’s Heart and Golmaal in Goa, as well as two non-fiction books, Crime Patrol:The Most Thrilling Stories and How to Create Miracles in Our Daily Life. Oswald is a disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda, and practises Kriya Yoga.

post-Long Live Peace and Religious CoexistenceLong Live Peace and Religious Coexistence

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan has left for his heavenly abode. Long live peace and religious coexistence, which he breathed all through his life, says OSWALD PEREIRA On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami yesterday, Maulana Wahiduddin Khan Sahab left his body...

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post-Let’s Awaken the Ram WithinLet’s Awaken the Ram Within

My fervent prayer is that we all awaken the true Ram within, to defeat Ravana forever ― and find liberation, says OSWALD PEREIRA Growing up in an environment where people of different religions lived harmoniously together and celebrated each other’s...

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post-The Family DoctorThe Family Doctor

OSWALD PEREIRA makes a fervent plea for the return of the family doctor of yore I vividly recall as a boy our family doctor P Hajirnis’ dispensary across the main road, on the outskirts of our village, Kolbad, in Thane....

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post-Celebrations on Earth and in HeavenCelebrations on Earth and in Heaven

India is blessed by many avatars, religions and festivals that reflect the unity of the human race. The Gods in heaven must be celebrating, but we must resist any attempt to stoke differences by vested interests, says OSWALD PEREIRA April...

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post-The Gift of ResurrectionThe Gift of Resurrection

“A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.” – Mahatma Gandhi Christ has gifted each one of...

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post-Banish Your Ego, Build Your Self-EsteemBanish Your Ego, Build Your Self-Esteem

Ego, like the Sensex, is highly susceptible to upswings and downswings; it makes our life uncertain and quite often it crashes, because it is a very unstable index of our happiness and well-being, says OSWALD PEREIRA  One wise man said...

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post-The Blessings of AgeThe Blessings of Age

Our quality of life doesn’t deteriorate with age. In fact, we get better with age, like fine wine ― but without the alcohol content, says OSWALD PEREIRA When we were youngsters our parents, teachers and elders would often goad us...

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post-Your ‘Enemy’ is a Good Being Like YouYour ‘Enemy’ is a Good Being Like You

The person whom you believe is your enemy is really a good being like you, deserving your kindness, friendship, and love. So why not make the effort to love your so-called enemy, says OSWALD PEREIRA Patrick, you should hate alcohol;...

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post-Following Shivaji’s Path Of Religious ToleranceFollowing Shivaji’s Path Of Religious Tolerance

Today, the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is the right day to reaffirm the great Maratha King’s belief in religious tolerance, says OSWALD PEREIRA Born and bred in Thane, in Maharashtra, I grew up reading stories of Chhatrapati Shivaji...

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