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
What do you mean, after all what is Samskara…. Sounds sanskrit and must be something to do with Hinduism!!!! Well you know what, if you google the word, the result displays that it is a noun, it is hinduism, and means purification ceremony or rite marking a major event in one’s life; and then it … More Is this our Samskara ?
It has been ages since I left school. The last few days I had the opportunity to spend some quality time with school students of different schools. As I had indicated in one of my previous posts, the transition to the Career Profiling area has been an eye opener in an area called ‘Education’ which … More Back to School
In the last three years that I moved into the area of Career Profiling, I have had numerous interactions with Parents and children(of different ages), the subject of the discussion mostly centred around what the child would want to do in life. In all these discussion there has always been the emphasis of Career, which … More The Grim face of reality
Govern your mind, lest it govern you. … More Yoga and Mind Management – Part II
Yoga means to join. Join means to connect or link two or more things. Most of us connect Yoga with Asanas or the exercises; however there is more to it. So Yoga basically means a fusion of the mind and body. Sri. Girishkumar, the founder chairman of Shripuram Trust, presided over the concluding program of … More Yoga and Mind Management
Padmashree Mattanur Sankarankutty Marar, the percussionist wizard, who along with his sons and accompanying percussionists performed a scintillating display of triple Thayambaka. Listening to Sri Marar, one wonders how can an Asura Vadhyam, a demonic instrument which the chenda is considered as, literally take the listener from a motionless state to a state of blissful … More An evening with the doyen – Mattanur Sankarankutty Marar
Are you someone who likes to glance within? Interested to know how equipment’s work, what part of the plant is a coconut, how do we grow a banana tree, oops sorry it is not a tree but the largest herbaceous flowering plant. If we take this curiosity a little further, we can ask, who am … More A Spiritual Retreat