Ramble on…

A lone male child was born to a lady in a nondescript hospital in a small town in South India. The mother as was, and as has been ‘traditional’ to any Indian Family, had gone to her mother’s place for ‘safe confinement’ of her first pregnancy – quite complacent of the fact that a new…… Continue reading Ramble on…

Indian Contributions to Science

Based on an early draft I wrote for an article on wikipedia “The Indian way of life provides the vision of the natural, real way of life. We veil ourselves with unnatural masks. On the face of India are the tender expressions which carry the mark of the Creator’s hand. ” – George Bernard Shaw,…… Continue reading Indian Contributions to Science

Himalayan musings

Vishal was found crying, one fine morning by Mrs. Shankar at the doorstep of her desolate, home set somewhere on one of the ranges of what we call the ‘Garhwal Himalayas’. Overcome by motherly affection, she begins to cuddle and play with him. She does not heed to the warnings against picking up this ‘forsaken’…… Continue reading Himalayan musings