Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Category: Talking Tree

post-The Virtues of AhimsaThe Virtues of Ahimsa

Once there is self-respect, coupled with respect for all that exists, peace will follow and take root in the world, resulting in an end to violence, says RENU GULATI The word ahimsa translated as non-violence is bandied about a lot....

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post-A Bag of TreasuresA Bag of Treasures

SHASHI DIP stumbles upon a bag full of old handwritten letters and cards, which remind her how abundantly rich and blessed she has been all through her life  Recently when I was searching for some files in the loft of...

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post-A Tryst with the CoronavirusA Tryst with the Coronavirus

MANJRI SHARMA, who contracted Covid-19, together with her husband, learnt to value the many things she had hitherto taken for granted – the care and love showered on her and her husband by her extended family and the ample sun...

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post-Be Interconnected, Not Co-DependentBe Interconnected, Not Co-Dependent

Hold on to your sense of self in any relationship, however intimate, cautions RENU GULATI We are all interconnected; the world operates as one ecosystem and we all depend on each other for the smooth operation of a holistic universe. Dependence, however...

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post-Hear or Read A Book Every WeekHear or Read A Book Every Week

What sells at traffic signals and on footpaths is usually a bestseller. Putting those titles on your reading list will be a good idea, says REENA SINGH  There are some evergreen titles that are always sold at traffic signals. They...

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post-Beauty Lasts ForeverBeauty Lasts Forever

KALA RAMESH reminisces on her unforgettable trip to the idyllic city of Manado in Indonesia About seven years ago, in the year 2013, I had the good fortune to visit Manado, which is the capital city of the Indonesian province...

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post-Crying is So HumanCrying is So Human

Look at the positive side of crying; it makes you feel so very human and wanted, says MOHUA CHINAPPA A guy friend once complimented me for looking “pretty” while I cried. As the tears of grief flowed non-stop, I was...

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post-Flying to God’s AbodeFlying to God’s Abode

PRIYA KHANNA vividly captures the panoramic view of the majestic mountains during her first helicopter ride, which was all the more memorable because the destination was Kedarnath My husband doesn’t talk much, which is why he often manages to startle...

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post-Putting Five Minutes to Good UsePutting Five Minutes to Good Use

Every day five-minute free slots come our way. It’s up to us to make good use of it or waste it in useless pursuits, says REENA SINGH It takes about five minutes to make a phone call to a pal...

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