Archive | November, 2006

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Iran and USA – why cant they talk ?

“One of President Bush’s daughters had her purse stolen while she was in Argentina. The big problem was his plan for Iraq was in the purse. Looks like we have to start all over.” – Jay Leno President Bush is in Europe. Today he visited the country of Estonia. He thanked them for sending troops […]

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Its the flood. There is water everywhere,its the final deluge. Its just me in my cosy little room, floating, sinking and again floating like a ball in the water. There is no light anywhere except in my snug. Its just my room, everything else is flooded and gone in the cold dark water which came […]

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Of men, moon and walls…

I was bored to hell playing rock,paper,scissors with my other hand when ‘Cakes’ blasted through the balcony door, all exhausted. Cakes : “Man I think I’m in love !”me : *confusion still lingering* “wha what ?”Cakes : “I am like , I dont know, but I’m in love”me : “tell me, cheppu ……details” Cakes : […]

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King of Ayodhya

Time and place has lost its significance. I haven’t slept for days now. I lose consciousness every now and then, rest of the time life is just a blur. My head pains as if it had hit some rock, this headache is killing me. Sometimes I feel like father is sitting right beside me and […]

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Peace and Love,Love and Peace,I have a dog in both these hunts ! Posted by b v n at 12:27 AM 14 comments: sthullan said… Yippeeeeeeeeeeeee ! me first….i cant believe it…OMG! 2:57 AM,November 13, 2006 kunjan said… loved the way you reversed the words…amazing ! peace and love….very very very beautiful 10:38 AM,November 13, […]

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Why is the Indian Muslim missing ?

The word on the street is “shock”. If not the street, atleast in the power corridors of Delhi and the state capitals of India after the Sachar committee findings on the state of Muslims in India. The Rajinder Sachar panel appointed last year by the prime minister to report on the social, economic and educational […]

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Love and peace in Chitrakoota

The Chitrakoota mountain rises above the mists of the Mandakini river. It is summer and the forest is full with its fruits. The harmony of the woods and its beasts, the flowers and their fruits, all in this multitude of rocks. Ancient herbs surrounds us and purifies this air, flocks of birds moving from one […]

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And from here to….

This is Ganga flowing at the end of the Kosala countryside, on the farther bank is the forest of Dandakaranya. Ganga, the all encompassing flow, the refiner of minds, the melting place of punarapis. She carries within her the destiny of nations, the germs of future empires. She gives birth, she carries ashes. Has anybody […]

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the Apocalyptic vision

The Sarayu flows in the darkness, bereft of its constant companion in the sky. Laxmana and me, sat by the ghat listening to the river, deep in thought. Laxmana wants me to go south with the armies, he is angry at father for suggesting Bharatha’s name. I am perturbed at this turn of events, we […]

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the next in line

This is Ayodhya,the unassailable city,the nerve centre of the Kosala empire.These days I wonder why anyone would care to assail this land; why would anyone want a dead horse. I see decay everywhere, stagnation, yes that would be the word – stagnation. I see fifty five dead kings of the Solar line with all their […]

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the chariots enter Ayodhya

This is Janakapuri in the kingdom of Mithila. Janaka,the lionized king of our times presides upon his empire from here. The cool,dry,fertile city was bustling with Brahmins and soothsayers and chariots from other countries. The wedding of the king’s daughters were being planned and the lobbyists and priests from other kingdoms had pounced upon Janakapuri […]

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Two women and a Eunuch

This is the heartland. This is where the heart lies. Ganga gushes by as Jahnavi and Mandakini and Deva Ganga. She sure is disdainful at times despite that ancient churning and humiliation in the unending gridlocks of the ultimate masculine. Ganga would have happily been in heaven, had not Indra played his nasty trick with […]

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