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The Need to be Fooled

The Need to be Fooled

It is said that there is a pattern to the way one behaves in an unfamiliar environment. The most evident is the way people use the mini-bar and packaged snacks while staying in a hotel room — which is exactly why they are grossly overpriced. I too fall prey to a perfectly predictable yet irrational behaviour …

Change is Ready. Are you?

Change is Ready. Are you?

It was a Friday evening. I had just performed my show for a multinational company at a five-star hotel in Bangalore and was leaving the venue, to head home. One of the event managers offered to see me to my car,  as he was also planning to catch up on a long-awaited smoke, after what …

Why do we “connect”…? (a question)

Why do we “connect”…? (a question)

(Fair warning: The following post is rather philosophical, and may appear a tad diatribical to some.) I have often been interested about relativity of time and space — albeit of a philosophical nature. And this would not come as a surprise to anybody who has interacted with me for a while. There have been many …

An ultimatum from who-so-ever-it-concerns?

An ultimatum from who-so-ever-it-concerns?

The recent spate of devastation (tsunami, floods, cyclones, earthquakes) seems to be communicating a message to us, mere mortals. We–who are too busy fighting each other over land, water, and oil–seem to be given a small warning. While nations and its peoples wage wars with each other — and with other nations and peoples, Nature …

Of Truth (?) and Propaganda…

Of Truth (?) and Propaganda…

contentedbloke in What to do, where to go, whom to ask? says that the Kanchi-satya.org is just what we’ve been needing all along, and I’m really happy that devotees have come up with an intelligent means to counter the “trial by media” and defamation campaigns of vested parties. I urge every devotee and seeker of …

Zen and the philosophy of success…

Zen and the philosophy of success…

There will be many a instance in life, when you will be told (or will know) what your future is going to be… There are instances when you will know (or will be told) that your efforts would be futile… and your future is going to be “what it is meant to be”. “Knowing your …