Category Archives: English

Parables of Khalil Gibran: Justice

One night a feast was held in the palace, and there came a man and prostrated himself before the prince, and all the feasters looked upon him; and they saw that one of his eyes was out and that the … Continue reading

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श्रद्धांजलि : Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam no more…

Today, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India and an accomplished scientist, but over and above all one of the finest human beings that I have been able to observe in the public domain, died of a cardiac arrest while … Continue reading

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Parables of Khalil Gibran: The Wise Dog

One day there passed by a company of cats a wise dog. And as he came near and saw that they were very intent and heeded him not, he stopped. Then there arose in the midst of the company a … Continue reading

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Parables of Khalil Gibran: The Scarecrow

Once I said to a scarecrow, “You must be tired of standing in this lonely field.” And he said, “The joy of scaring is a deep and lasting one, and I never tire of it.” Said I, after a minute … Continue reading

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India: A land for time immemorial….

A special piece on the occasion of India’s 68th Independence Day that is being celebrated today, August 15, 2014. Some people, both within and outside India, tend to argue that India is not a historic entity and that the Indian … Continue reading

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