Doing Meaningful Work

Do you get to eat 3 meals a day?         -No   What is the average annual income of your family?         – 19000   How many members in your family?             – 8   What is the primary source of income in your family?         -Farming   Why do you want to undergo this training?         – I amContinue reading “Doing Meaningful Work”

Thoughts on my Birthday

Yesterday I completed another trip around the sun. I celebrated it with a small 100km round trip on the bike. For the past few years this has been the ritual. Being on the bike clears my mind a lot, especially it helps me channelize my thoughts. For me birthdays are a mix of both funContinue reading “Thoughts on my Birthday”

Seeking Happiness

“Happiness is the state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.”– Taken from Atlas shrugged. If there were a rule book for happiness we would all be happy but happiness is about an experience which varies from person to person.Your idea of happiness can be different from mine but essentially the essenceContinue reading “Seeking Happiness”

The other side of the Coin

Life is so about perspective and views, to get a wholesome view, one must explore all the angles. Same with my trip at Varanasi took some good effort to be on the other side of the Ganges, but ola, what a view. Same goes with our life, our decisions and most important our opinions. InContinue reading “The other side of the Coin”

Notes to self- Happy New Year 2017

We as humans are so flawed, we easily judge others, analyze others and form an opinion.But of what use? Over the years, I have started maintaining a personal journal to keep a tap on myself, my actions, my strengths and weakness to become a better person in the long run. One such initiative is aContinue reading “Notes to self- Happy New Year 2017”

Excerpts from a random life of a guy…

“The full moon is silhouetted against the sea, smothering the waves with silver reflections. Sitting on a dune, we watch the continuous ebb and flow, each with our distant thoughts. ” Taken from Motor Cycle diaries. I write this post listening to the songs of ,”Udaan”. Actually this is my life,  equally predictable and unpredictable atContinue reading “Excerpts from a random life of a guy…”

As the years rolled by

“To sit back, relax and gaze at the million stars that lit up the night sky fills one’s heart with a sense of profound peace. This star, many million years old now will exist for many millions of years after I am gone. All academic deadlines, marathons, room full of books, achievements, friendships, failures, andContinue reading “As the years rolled by”

In search of light – Vrindavan and Agra

Strangers passing in the street  By chance two separate glances meet And I am you and what I see is me   There is an urge sometimes to just pick up the bag and set out and this is what i did a few days back all alone on the road. There is something about travelling alone , it at least ignitesContinue reading “In search of light – Vrindavan and Agra”

The Gurgaon Half marathon and life in general

1 Tell me not, in mournful numbers, Life is but an empty dream! For the soul is dead that slumbers, And things are not what they seem. 2 Life is real―Life is earnest― And the grave is not its goal: Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul. 3 Not enjoyment,Continue reading “The Gurgaon Half marathon and life in general”


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