Rakhis and Bonds

RAKSHABANDHAN. Raksha Bandhan, or simply Rakhi is a Hindu festival, celebrated in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, notably India and Nepal. Raksha bandhan means “bond of protection”. Today is Rakshabandhan here in India. It is celebrated all around the globe by all Indians. In the festival, a sister ties her brother a Rakhi(like a […]

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A Fine Feline Afternoon

Cats. They are animals. They are domestic. They are cute and small. They have whiskers. They have tails. They go meow. Most people love them. Some people do not too. Some cat-lovers right now must be going “How can people not love cats?!! They are soo adorable!” But, well, what can we do. Everybody has […]

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Winning Over Fears

Fear. It is an unpleasant emotion caused by threat of danger, pain, or harm. There are different kinds of fear like serious fears like when you are in some serious danger or when you are terribly hurt and then there are small, regular fears which we all of have. Even though people might try to […]

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Growing Up

Growing up. We all grow up. We kind of don’t have a choice. We all have to grow out of our seedling cover and break out of the soil and grow into a beautiful and unique plant. Some of us want to grow up as fast as we can while others want relive their childhood […]

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Me – People = ME

Weird. Peculiar. Strange. These are some of the words that we usually use for people who are not like us or we don’t like. When there is this one girl in your class who is always separate from the others and is silent or doesn’t do things like we do, we prefer to term them […]

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Me and Bombay Rains

Bombay rains. You must be thinking that there are rains everywhere in the world, then what is so special about the rains of Mumbai(Bombay). Well, everything is. I am not saying this because I am Mumbaiker(or maybe I am) or anything and I know that I haven’t seen a lot of different cities’ rains, but […]

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Refugees and Peace

65.3 million. Now, if you know numbers, then you know that that is a huge amount. This is the amount of refugees in our world right now. I know, frightening, isn’t it? But, it is what it is and this is the actual number of refugees in our so called peaceful modern world right now. […]

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