To tell you what the book is about, I shall borrow the next paragraph from Goodreads .. Shobha Bondre’s Dhandha is the story of a few Gujaratis: Jaydev Patel—the New York Life Insurance agent credited with having sold policies worth $2.5 billion so far; Bhimjibhai Patel—one of the country’s biggest diamond merchants and co-founder of… Continue reading Book Review of Dhandha: How Gujaratis do business by Shobha Bondre
It is over now. It was absolutely fantastic while it lasted. Cant stop asking the cliched question, ‘Why must every great thing come to an end’? Sad that our wonderful relationship too had to come down to this. I am depressed and distracted. I don’t like attending meetings without you, I hate going to office… Continue reading My dear Waterman … I promise I will never lose you again!
Imagine a necklace with a hundred pearls. If these pearls are numbered from 1 to 100, it would be easier to identify them and arrange them in a particular sequence, right? If these pearls are scattered in an open room with little or furniture, it will be relatively easy to get the pearls and string… Continue reading Book Review: The Ekkos Clan, debut novel by Sudipto Das
I am so bored that I need to write something. … Something!! Sorry, that was reusing a dismal PJ … So what I need to actually write about is Something indeed! Something chatpata / something that is interesting while writing and hopefully interesting for the reader too! Obviously, it leaves out several topics like rocket… Continue reading Something
Not sure if you have seen the movie, Child’s Play. After the success of the first one, it had several sequels too. To borrow from Rotten Tomatoes: the film opens with serial killer Brad Dourif taking refuge in a doll factory. Dourif is killed by the cops, but not before he has invoked a voodoo… Continue reading Nirbhaya, Jagruti, Damini and a Child’s Play
Let us start with the negative aspects of this book. Does that make you want to know more? If yes, then, please stop for a moment. You are in the wrong place. I am just a simple wanderer who never tries to untie the knots of highly complicated logic to understand the true significance of… Continue reading Book Review: 7 secrets of Vishnu by Devdutt Pattanaik
It feels good to acknowledge the spiritual side. Look at yourself using a mirror of honesty and when the reflection is aided by deities of two of the most popular temples in India: Lord Ayyappa at Sabari Mala and Lord Krishna at Guruvayur, calmness of mind is taken to a different level. I felt relieved… Continue reading Spirituality Gyan: Stay distracted ….