The striking similarities between Hindu texts & Western philosophy 

Manur Bhava Janaya Daivam Janam  This quote which translates – “To become human, is to create divinity” occurs at the end of the Rig Veda, and surmises the pathway for self transcendence which lies at the heart of Indian philosophy. Becoming human, or imbibing the values of humanity is essential for imagining a society where…

Survive 

~ Jayant Kashyap  And all I do is yet survive, Expected you not this, I well know, Contradictory time — to you, as much to me, for I live, You tried well, hard, but I had not to die, see that now? All pain, that you awarded me, I bore, Your eyes, looking at me…

GST! BOOM!

GST! The tax bomb exploded on 00:00 hours on July the 1st of 2017 amidst the boycott of the event by the party which introduced the bill. The bill which had been stuck for over a decade, came into effect today. Let’s get straight to the point. Here are the effects of GST  on the…

A TRIP TO SADRAS

By Ushoshi Ghose There’s this one trip we always plan with our friends that turn out to become like that once planned Goa trip. This too was about to become the same due to the scorching sun in the month of June in Chennai. That is when Sadras came into discovery. Sadras is a fortress town…

By Sukant Kumar Panigrahi In the blinding dreams, Amidst the ghoulish pain, In rains that leave me cold, On days I feel forlorn, I think of her alluring smile, Moulded in impeccable perfection While all else in the world,  In mere disdain. -S.

Hiking for a Healthy Life

By Oohini Mukherjee Regulating a healthy life is like a quest these days. It has become the crux of a highly over ambitious and stressful world to lead a neglected lifestyle. Where everything is interlinked, there is a huge polarization in the society that is the causality of the lifestyle that have been imbibed to generations…

YO! Yoga

By Oohini Mukhopadhyay No, It is not about worshipping Baba Ramdev or celebrating hump day flaunting the camel-toe, neither it is about the drooling over the pants which say yoga but your bottoms scream Double Mocha Supreme Latté Frappuccino . It has certainly no requirements other than commitment.  It is  just about making a disciplined, peaceful,…

Zumba: The calorie burning party!

By Oohini Mukhopadhyay People live in the wrong concept that dance involving exercises are meant only for professional dancers, gym goers or stereotypically the “youth”. Well, it is entirely a flawed idea. No, nothing of this sort is a requirement. Zumba is a highly intensive cardiovascular workout that is molded in the form of a fun filled…

A Sublime Supplement – The Papaya!

By Oohini Mukhopadhyay If you are able to reach out to the correct fruit vendor who has the eye for the best papayas from the wilderness and a sense of a fruit’s mannerism, you’ve made it to the most efficient, healthy and robust fruit of the kingdom. Not only is it full of nutritional characteristics it…

The Listicle On Women Safety In the Capital

By Oohini Mukhophadhyay Who says Delhi is the rape capital of India? When your safety is in your hands and nobody else’s, why blame the poor sex starved, testosterone driven perverts? Being a born and brought up a Delhite and that too as a girl I have also had the bitter experiences where the scanning…

Beach Baits!

By Oohini Mukherjee  Usually, it is a moderate temperature in the beaches with rains or no rains. The attractions about beaches are the soft , thick sand beds with the savage waves that carry the beautiful artifacts and marine life that sometimes sweeps from between your feet. However, going for vacations needs a lot of preparation. A…