Oh King of Mathura, why are you hurriedly going to Gokul? – Part II/ अरे मथुरेच्या राजा, तू घाईघाईने गोकुळाला का जात आहेस? – भाग २/ मथुरानगरपति काहे तुम गोकुल जाए? – भाग 2

Original thought: English   Oh King of Mathura, why are you hurriedly going to Gokul? - Part II As a child, Krishna loved to steal butter that his mother would keep out of his reach. He would gather his cowherd friends and build a human castle to reach the pot of the butter. Then, he …

Oh King of Mathura, why are you hurriedly going to Gokul? – Part I/ अरे मथुरेच्या राजा, तू घाईघाईने गोकुळाला का जात आहेस? – भाग १/ मथुरानगरपति काहे तुम गोकुल जाए? – भाग 1

Original thought: English   Oh King of Mathura, why are you hurriedly going to Gokul? - Part I The Lord Krishna was born in the fifth month of the Marathi calendar. These are the months of monsoon. The monsoon winds are strong and they bring a lot of rain to the Indian subcontinent, especially the …

A recent learning from a student/एक छात्र से हाल ही में मिली सीख/नुकताच एका विद्यार्थ्याकडून शिकलेला धडा

Original thought: English   A recent learning from a student As a teacher, I learn more from my students than I teach them, probably. I work with children with special needs. It is an amazing experience to work with kids in general and to work with children with special needs is challenging and inspiring at …

Basic, is it??/मूलभूत प्रश्न ??/बुनियादी सवाल??

Original thought: English   Basic, is it?? Who are we? Where do we come from? Where are we going? These are the three basic questions that I always ask myself when in doubt. Doubt can arise a lot of times, especially when you are not in control. When we think we are in control, are …

Creators, Learners, Thinkers/निर्माते, अभ्यासक, विचारवंत/निर्माते, अभ्यासक, विचारशील

Original thought: English   Creators, Learners, Thinkers One of the sites (blog/self-help service) that I subscribe to emphasizes the phrase ‘Thoughts becomes things. So, choose the good ones’. I agree with this sentence in essence. You generally tend to think the way you are. However, then, I wonder where the ‘bad’ thoughts come from… This …

Am I a bucket filler?/क्या मैं बाल्टी भरने वाला हूं?/ मी बादली भरणारा आहे का?

Original thought: English Am I a bucket filler? It was a new working day (as a shadow teacher) for me with a new child. When they tell you how the child is, they don’t tell you what stories he believes in and what oddities he dislikes. This is my experience on one such journey. So, …

To those who read

Original thought: English To those who read It is easy to write about reading as I spent a good part of my childhood reading something or the other, be it an advertisement or an autobiography. However, the first, or one of the first, things that comes to mind when I talk about reading is a …