Monthly Archives: November 2009
As I was writing this post- जननी जन्मभूमिश्च स्वर्गादपि गरीयसी l , on my other blog, I began to think about how it is, that addressing our country- Janmabhoomi- as our Matrubhoomi, is so integral a part of our culture.
. “I have no name; I am but two days old.” What shall I call thee? “I happy am, Joy is my name.” Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy, but two days old. Sweet Joy I call thee:
. “Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is Man.” -wrote the 18th century poet, Alexander Pope, in his philosophical poem, ‘The Essay on Man’. In this poem, Pope suggested that the position of
. Our apartment is on the first floor of our building. I have a habit of drinking my coffee, standing at the window that looks down on the open space in our compound. One afternoon, a few months ago, cup in