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Truth is a pathless land; you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. -J. Krishnamurti
GOD [J Krishnamurti Simplified]
2013-07-28 16:20
Our mind cannot seek the unknown. When you seek something, you already have an idea of the thing you are searhing. For e.g. if you are searching a lost wallet, you already know what you are… Read More
2013-06-15 16:09
(This was my fourth Toastmasters speech)NOW(Tostmasters Speech 4; 569 words; 7 minutes.)Rene Descartes——17th century French mathematician and philosopher, now known as Father of… Read More
The Untethered Soul
2013-06-15 15:50
The untethered soul [4.5/5]By Michael A. Singer Ramana Maharshi asked the question: who am I? When you think about it, it is very difficult to answer that question. You are not your name&mda&hell…Read More
The Most Important Thing
2013-06-15 15:44
Following is my second speech at the Toastmasters. [4/11/2013 (500 words, 5:50 minutes)]In 2010, Spanish movie, The Secret in Their Eyes, won The Best Foreign Film at the Academy awards. In… Read More
2013-03-17 00:11
  Where did that dog that used to be here go?I thought about himonce again tonight before I went to bed. -Shimaki AkahikoPrologue“What’s after six?”“Five,&r&hell…Read More
List Of Short Stories
2013-03-16 21:07
Here's the list of my short stories in the order of they were written. After the stormA fast train to Virar Mang-ManA gift from SantaThe new tenantsDreams and Nightmares A fav… Read More
Beautiful Miss Iyer
2013-02-10 05:55
“O Romeo, Romeo, Wherefore art thou Romeo?”-Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare When Miss Iyer entered the class on the first day of her term, a general sense of unrest started… Read More
2013-02-10 05:54
Part I Eventually Das found out his wife’s affair from a telephone statement. Any other man would have got suspicious much earlier. But Das had developed an indifference towards life… Read More
Parallel Worlds
2013-02-10 05:52
On the fifth day of my rounds in the park, I realized that the woman sits at the same place everyday; she shows up at the play-area just after the children start their games and leaves befor… Read More
Men Do Strange Things
2013-02-10 05:49
"Oh, my Lolita, I have only words to play with!"-Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov The whole town of Kaasi is here, outside the church, though it’s a weekday. People of Kaasipura woul… Read More
A  Few Good Movies
2013-02-07 03:31
Here’s a list of good movies. How many of them you have watched?  Suggest good movies. The Shawshank RedemptionThe secret in their eyes Schindler’s list Life is beautifulCas… Read More
2012-11-25 15:32
The old pond;A frog jumps in —The sound of the water.-Matsuo BashôFrom the couch I saw my daughter pulling out the kitchen chair in the far corner; the chair is taller and twice… Read More
2012-10-22 12:16
The man in the car saw the woman waving frantically and slowed down. She was almost on the middle of the road. She wore a short black skirt and a white top; though it was dark, she had sungl… Read More
My Favorite Opening Lines
2012-10-08 03:32
One of the challenges in writing these days is to grab readers attention in the initial sentences——as early as possible. If you can’t capture their attention in the first f… Read More
The Outsider
2012-09-20 23:33
He had decided to walk home, after the office. Usually, at this hour there would be some traffic. But today the street was deserted. Here and there&nb&hell…Read More
The Last Road Accident
2012-09-02 16:12
In those days, If I remember correctly, Lily-bai’s house got the first telephone connection among the neighbors. Markam, Lily-bai’s husband, had come down from Middle-East and ha… Read More
I’m Just Fine
2012-07-01 19:11
“Since my birth, I have slept more than 10,000 times. But I have never dreamt of being able to fly like a bird.”-Masa Nakamura, The Bird People in ChinaPrologue I am teaching peo… Read More
Parenthood And Some Other Things…
2012-04-14 05:35
This entry is a part of the contest at in association with Prologue: an untold incident from the past When I was in engineering, one day, a classmate climbed the high… Read More
A Simple Life
2012-04-14 05:26
This entry is a part of the contest at in association with “Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybo… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
UG Krishnamurti was a great thinker. Not to be confused with his famous contemporary, Jiddu Krishnamurti (JK). If you follow one, you’ll certainly find the other. Many things are commo… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
For long I thought Dostoyevsky was a philosopher; this could be because of the kind of books he wrote. He wasn’t a philosopher, not like Socrates or Kant.  Although, he did influ… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Note: One of the rare pictures of K’s younger days, taken in Greece. These are my notes. They maybe right or wrong. I'll leave that to you. ImagesHurt and flattery creates images… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Here are all my memoirs in a sequence. Memoirs of Ria 1. A simple life (22 Jan 2008)2. My wedding and related incidents (23 November 2008)3. Good news&nbsp&hell…Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
UG Krishnamurti was a great thinker. Not to be confused with his famous contemporary, Jiddu Krishnamurti (JK). If you follow one, you’ll certainly find the other. Many things are commo… Read More
2006-06-07 11:16
Happy Home was an administrative office building during the British Raj. Having not found any use, it was abandoned for many years. When the church took over it, the spacious halls were conv… Read More

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