My Encounter With Baapu #GandhiReturns

This week, Indispire prompt asks us to describe an interaction with Baapu Gandhi, if we happened to meet him. The following is my story. I could only open my mouth in my dream. In real life, I would stand spellbound and overawed. I did not know, when I dozed off listening to election result. I... Continue Reading →

Pray For A Wishbone #ThreeBones

This week, the Indispire prompt asks, what do you need to be successful in life? This is an important question. Success is defined by different parameters by different people. It is important to know if we want material success or grow as a human being. When I was growing up in West Bengal, being a... Continue Reading →

Teaching is an Exalted Profession #Teachers

This week's Indispire prompt raises question about credentials of a teaher. Should a teacher hanker after money? In my mind, in Indian tradition a teacher is considered next to god. Given the exalted position of the profession in the society, only those interested in pursuit of truth and knowledge should join the profession. This is... Continue Reading →

Reading Broadens Horizon #ReadBooks

At the present time I have no plans to read any book in the coming weeks. If you insist, I would like to re-read the following books: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo The Razors Edge by Somerset Maughm The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand Pather Panchali by Bibhuti Bhusan Bandopadhyay Satyakam by Narayan Sanyal Gora by... Continue Reading →

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