Saturday, December 3, 2022

Category: Talking Tree

post-The Key to HealingThe Key to Healing

MOHANJI says that people’s faith is what heals them First, believe there’s a possibility that with grace, things can change. In life, if you believe in something, it’ll work. What did Jesus say? Let your faith heal you. He never said, “I...

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post-Learning to Change With the TimesLearning to Change With the Times

While it is good to live with the values learnt in your childhood, sometimes you have to break free, says RENU GULATI All of us are bound by rules and regulations we acquire from our family, society, culture and environment....

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post-The Present Slithers PastThe Present Slithers Past

Rodents, toads and a rat snake send SEEMA MUNIZ and her family into a tizzy even as elsewhere in the country, the usual heat, political and communal cacophony raises its discordant head It passed noiselessly from our front yard. “Good,”...

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post-Indians Understand True NationalismIndians Understand True Nationalism

The movie, ‘Samrat Prithviraj’ with superstar Akshay Kumar in the lead role seems to be heading for a crash. The reason may be that our mature film audience is not likely to be influenced by films that may not really...

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post-From the Sublime to the RidiculousFrom the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Composed and consciously shutting out the latent snobbery of her non-believer heart, SEEMA MUNIZ steps into the revered ancient interiors of the Meenakshi temple Two rock doves flutter above me to land on the monolithic buttress supporting the entrance. A...

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post-The Consciousness ComplexityThe Consciousness Complexity

What really is Consciousness? DR SANJAY TEOTIA analyses this complex phenomenon The human mind often goes against itself when it is trying to explain the nature of consciousness. Is it something universal and primal as has been suggested by ancient...

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post-Covid-19 Death Counts in India: Time to Take StockCovid-19 Death Counts in India: Time to Take Stock

Following the WHO vs. the Indian Government controversy on Covid-19 death figures, REENA SINGH pens an account of the deaths she knew of personally… I am not an official statistician, and neither do I have a head for figures. It...

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post-Grandma’s Old TrunkGrandma’s Old Trunk

SEEMA MUNIZ finds a trunkful of memories left behind by her grandmother making her recall the good old days An object gets reduced to junk when it outlives its usefulness. A few days ago, on Earth Day, I rescued our...

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post-Religious Conversions: Real or Fake News?Religious Conversions: Real or Fake News?

Are religious conversions really happening in India or is it just a bogey being raised by some people for a reason? REENA SINGH delves into the true picture Altogether, I studied in four large convent schools, run by Christian nuns,...

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