“Whatever they draw satisfies them totally, because it is the correct image of the symbol created in their minds. Children do not judge the visual correctness of their drawings, mainly because their perceptions are different from those of adults, and also because they have not yet reached the stage in their development when they … More The drawings on the wall – Chumar Chitram
Every moment ushers in a new hope, every moment each of us learn something new and add it to our existing knowledge base, every moment we take pride in our knowledge and every moment we unknowingly sink deeper into the ocean of fantasy and ignorance! Such is the fate of humans.One would wonder how … More A New Day, a New Year
In the course of my life I have come across dogs of all shapes and sizes, some on the streets, as a pet at friend’s/relative’s and we used to have two at home. However Appu is different; yes looks of a dog, and the behaviour of a human. I am not exaggerating; from the first … More Became one with the Force
At a recent event the chief guest proclaimed that most of the caricature artists in India are from Kerala , he also said that folks from this small state in the southernmost part of the Indian sub continent had the special ability to “put a smile on others face”, one way or the other. Now … More The Joy in making others Joyful
I guess before I delve into this I should give a brief of what unschooling is all about. Well simply put “No more School” 🙂 🙂 🙂 How I wish I knew about this when I was in school. So what is bad about schooling? The above two images gives you the answer to the … More Unschooling…….
(Compiled from my posts on FB) “Pramana” is an important aspect of every individual. Pramana literally means proof, an important facet between science and superstition. However most of us may not be even aware that “Pramana” means ‘ways by which knowledge is gained’ and is more of obtaining accurate and valid knowledge, …. it is … More Pramana
We all know that for every beginning there is an end. So is it for the universe or cosmos. Of course we keep hearing very often ‘the end of the world theory’ but not very often an end of the universe theory. An infinite successive cycles of manifestation and dissolution is a thought to think … More From where it all began
I recently visited a “Nationalised Bank” to get a cheque book. I park my vehicle and get into the lift and was not sure if the branch was located on the 2nd floor or 3rd. I checked with a person who was there in the lift and he informed me that the branch no longer … More Banking is all about trust. What a joke!!!
The day is coming to an end. For most people, today is a Sunday, and as the evening gets darker, it is sign of the end of the weekend and the beginning of the “Monday Blues”. In Kerala a birthday was celebrated…… Whose birthday would be the natural question? The answer would be Sree Narayana … More Birthday
Everyone has fears in some form of the other. The ‘Fear’ of ‘exams’ somehow lives through one’s life time. Off late I find this fear far greater in students, they are simply terrified…. Why should not they be, after all educational institutions actually spend more time in conducting exams and exam related activities than imparting … More Fear of Exams