கண் விழித்து பார்க்கிறேன் Summary: When I wake up, I find my sky is void; my being is shut in the cage. I try to be sensible and act accordingly. I understand that the cage is not a prison; my being inside is only a battle to get back my world. On every dawn, I am … More When Dawn Breaks: கண் விழித்து பார்க்கிறேன் by Sudaroli and Jothi
My utopic world after the pandemic situation gets over will be watching endless sunsets with my beloved.
We Shall Overcome Someday… Waiting for the ‘New Dawn… ‘ By Payal Bhattacharjee
Even when the first news broke out of Wuhan about this horrible new flu that was killing people, I do not think most of us could have imagined the scale of disruption that awaited us in a few short weeks. Rather like a speeding, out of control car having slammed violently to a halt, most … More The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Teachable Moment
Utopia: An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. (Hindi: आदर्शलोक; Tamil: கற்பனையுலகு) Around the world, we sit in lockdown, quarantine or isolation, and there is no end in sight to this pandemic crisis. As difficult as this moment is, it is also a wonderful time to imagine what a perfect world … More When Dawn Breaks: An Invitation to Imagine Utopia
It was 1975. My cousins were visiting with their parents (or should I put it the other way?) and the house was full of conversation, laughter and play. My visiting uncle, Hanumantha Rao (aka Sab), was a geologist by training, a planner by occupation and a fabulous co-conspirator with children and pranksters. “World peace” has … More The most important gift Sab gave me