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Life and death are a cyclical process and are an extension of each other. There is no life without death, and there is no death without life. I die when my dreams and hopes are crushed, when my heart is … Continue reading Day I Died
My understanding and acceptance of death started at a very early age. In my childhood, I had read a story, about a young boy, Nachiketa. In a fit of anger, his father gives him away to the god of death, … Continue reading My morbid fascination with Death
A couple of weeks ago, I went with my friend for star gazing. One the one hand, we were looking at the immortal, eternal and unchanging sky, while on the other we were wondering if the stars were dead or alive at this moment. I felt so insignificant in the big, dark and cold cosmos while she expressed that every moment is so precious as this life and this world is so unique. She felt every moment should be preserved and cherished. Human beings have always been fascinated with the concept of immortality. A few years ago, I had read … Continue reading Quest for Immortality
In life, there are times, when we stand at crossroads and wonder about the path of our lives. We are in a dilemma as to which way to choose. We are scared as we don’t know, what lies ahead on … Continue reading Path of Life
Shipra became stardust on a moonlit night under the sea of shining stars. She was strolling through the bylanes of an obdurate city on a solitary night when she drowned in the sudden flash flood unleashed by memories, desires and unfulfilled expectations. The abandoned and howling dogs and the awakened crows confirmed her timely death. The not so young woman lived an ordinary life, died an ordinary death and had an ordinary life story. Between her unmemorable life and nondescript death, she drank zillion cups of coffee, baked infinite number of banana walnut bread and hoarded a cargo of fictional … Continue reading My Obituary
In 1990, Voyager 1 spacecraft was leaving the solar system for its grand tour of the Universe, looked back at our solar system and snapped a family photo of the solar system and the first selfie of the earth. This … Continue reading Hello!