Travel young travel alone

Travel young travel alone

I am writing this while I grasp and smell the pages of my travelogue. It has been a while since I went on a trip. ALONE. That sounds rather strange does it? One of the finest things I have ever learnt in life, right from my childhood, is travelling alone. […]

October 1, 2013 4:14 pm Comments

Dedicated to Inspirational Leader, Teacher’s Teacher and Mentor for Many… Anil Sachdev!

Dedicated to Inspirational Leader, Teacher’s Teacher and Mentor for Many… Anil Sachdev!

Kya likhe inn ke baare mein, yeh sawaal hai aaj saamane khada… Suraj ki mahati mombatti kya bataye, Suraj to sansaar se badaa… Utkrushta netrutva ka uttam udaharan, yeh badhate har sanstha ki shaan… Pune mein yeh bhi pale badhe hai, iss baat ka hume hai badaa abhimaan… Naitikata ko […]

September 30, 2013 6:21 am Comments

Aazaad

Aazaad

Life might not be as simple and fair for all, as it is for us. But the real mantra of living your time joyfully is by having a realization and then enjoying each and every moment you are gifted with. This lesson was taught to me by you, Aazad! I […]

September 30, 2013 6:13 am Comments

The Role Model Class Of Leaders

The Role Model Class Of Leaders

This is a story from the year 1996-97. It was a bright April morning and I was all excited to go to school with a new set of books, a new set of stationery, a new pair of shoes and a new zest of being in a senior class, Standard […]

September 19, 2013 1:57 pm Comments

Power of Morning Circle

Power of Morning Circle

“Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons. Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.” – Cherie Carter-Scott, Author and Motivational Speaker Every morning when I wake up and look outside my window, I see my school, the temple of learning where the last four months have been just […]

September 19, 2013 1:07 pm Comments

Cheer Up and Shine

Cheer Up and Shine

Once, the Buddha was traveling along with one of his disciples. At a point they halted, and Buddha asked his follower to get some drinking water for him. The disciple went to a nearby lake, but found the water to be muddy because of the movement of a bullock cart, […]

September 17, 2013 5:22 am Comments

A History Of Cold Violence

A History Of Cold Violence

So, Russia granted asylum to Edward Snowden – the man who leaked information about US National Security Agency secrets to the press – adding fuel to the unending “cold” fire, leaving the US fuming. Every now and then, one comes to hear of this simmering grumpiness between the US and […]

September 12, 2013 2:24 pm Comments

Man In My Life – Not Just Yet!

Man In My Life – Not Just Yet!

It is never easy to let go; neither when you’re four, nor when you’re forty. It is knowing, one second, that your whole world is driven by a purpose, and in another, that you are about to fall through the massive expanse of the sky, not knowing when or where […]

September 12, 2013 10:44 am Comments

The Present Value of Life

The Present Value of Life

All that I could remember was that I was sitting at the centre of the dining table, with my parents sitting beside me. An album lay opened in front of us and we were discussing the mischief that I used to do as a kid. I was laughing at the […]

September 11, 2013 8:56 am Comments

Interview with SOIL Alumunus Mayank Solanki

Interview with SOIL Alumunus Mayank Solanki

How was the experience of contesting for the initiative by TOI? The experience of contesting for I LEAD INDIA was “Awesome”. It always excites me to be a part of a mass level initiative. Since the beginning, youth has been my area of interest and when I read that TOI […]

September 10, 2013 10:48 am Comments
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