It is possible to keep our minds neutral about things/people and accept them as they are if only our ego weren’t to butt in with its own biases.
Post the economic liberalisation of 1991, India had suddenly become the biggest market for FMCG and beauty products. And what better way to consolidate the market than to give, not one, but two beauty crowns to Indian girls in the same year? How else could one explain the fact that there was not a single winner after 1966 — when Reita Faria had won the Miss World title — till the ‘double bonanza’ of 1994?
Most youngsters from the underprivileged sections of urban India dream of a career in the glamour world, as they fanatically follow the lives of their favourite stars.
For all its gigantic proportions, ego is a rather fragile emotion, which needs a whole host of baser emotions to bolster and protect it
How does the brain ensure that there is sufficient space to store only the more important memories?
Memories are the basis of our history, culture, heritage — the very civilisation.
Why put off things for another day, which might never dawn?
The tradition of lighting candles and lamps during various festivals around the world, all have behind them the figurative significance of dispelling the darkness of the mind and ushering in wisdom.
People often find themselves inadequate in coping with both change and the lack of it, depending upon their temperament and attitude towards life.
Call me old-fashioned, but I am one of those who don’t like to see our temples becoming ‘must-see’ spots in the itinerary of a tourist.
Soon, I became a knife-fiend, making a beeline for the knife-counter in any department store I happened to pass by.
When Hodge Podge talked of taking his cousins with him back to Canada, there were squeals of delight from his cousins.