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Calm

Calm rules my heart Anointing my soul with patience   Honesty is all I keep   When you find the courage to stay, There’s courage in everything else   I’ve seen people, spoil their appetite with bread Only because they were impatient   The best things need discipline Calm, doesn’t tire of waiting

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Angels – well, for the most part :)

I spend a month volunteering at a government run school. The school has facilities to teach up to the 5th standard, but the resources run really low, with only two teachers and one helper. Sometimes the 5th standard kids would be found teaching and handing out homework to their juniors in the 4th standard. I had volunteered with the idea…

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The aftermath of Ganesha chaturthi

Certain festivals continue to be celebrated in ways that pollute the local and global environment. The festivities of  Ganesha chaturthi are no exception. While the colours, celebration, lights and general mood of joy are all very good, it is the end of festivities marked by Ganesh visarjan that invariably leaves behind an ugly trail. This post is a note of thanks to…

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