Category: Write Ups

“Warrior”

In the may of 2012, at only 27, I was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma i.e. breast cancer. My prognosis included first a surgery followed by 6 cycles of chemotherapy, 31…
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“A Great Train Journey”

Do you know how to do a headstand or a handstand? No?   Then you may find it necessary to join Ramdev Babas yoga classes before any anticipated travel with…
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“Racing Up With The First Rays Of The Sun”

After a whole night fighting with my haunted thoughts, I decided to go for a ride. The sun was still asleep. The moon was tired and the stars were shutting…
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The Present Which Is Tied With The Past And Future

"The Present, Which Is Tied With The Past And Future." The relationship of time and money is something that I struggle to understand. I have often heard many people say…
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“Live-Love-Peace”

Can you seize life? Can you snatch it from death? No…!! Then why do you give significance to those moments that serve only to destroy the essence of your life?…
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Let’s Live Life…!

It causes much pain, doesn’t it? And perhaps Anger too? The soul becomes restless, tears start to well up to our eyes, falling unchecked when once again we reminisce those…
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“AN OLD MAN UNDER A MANGO TREE”

My pottery teacher turned to me smacking a clump of cold clay into my hesitant hands.   “Make something with this," she said.   “What! But today is my first day!" I implored.…
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“Intolerance At The Court Of The King Of Lalbagh”

[video width="400" height="220" mp4="http://shailism.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/14381812_1781113438793670_1610381159_n_converted_c-2.mp4"][/video] Why? Why is all this being tolerated in the court of King of Lalbagh? Why are these so called soldiers of the Ganesha being allowed to…
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Funny India or Should Say Stupid

"This is the thought which lord Ganesha might be himself laughing about". What a waste of money, - Decorations – lights on almost all the streets and making of pandals…
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