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 …

We don’t give up on people!/आपण माणसांच्या बाबतीत आशा सोडू नये!/हम इन्सानों पर आस नाही छोडनी चाहिए!

Original thought: English   We don't give up on people! “Don't give up son,” his dad told him, when he was about to abandon a puzzle at the age of three. “Now is not the time to give up,” his sister was telling him as he was about to decide that learning to ride a …

The send-off of Lord Ganesh, Yume wo kanaeru zou and Artificial intelligence

Original thought: English The send-off of Lord Ganesh, Yume wo kanaeru zou and Artificial intelligence In Maharashtrian households, the initial 10 days of the 6th month are celebrated by worshipping Lord Ganesh. He is a sign of happiness and knowledge. Earlier, people would make an idol of Lord Ganesh with sand and bring it home …

Up above the world so high!/खूप उंच जगाच्या वर!/विश्व के बहुत ऊपर कहीं!

Original thought: English   Up above the world so high! Some time ago, I was trekking with a few of my amazing friends. In the monsoon, trekking was not at all an easy affair. We did it with all our heart and soul. Once we were up and had rested enough, we started climbing down. …