Monthly Archives: November 2010

How strong are our developmental grounds?

Obama considers India as a defining and indispensable power of the 21st century. And we are happy about it! But we seriously lack in one aspect. Our grounds for development is IT. Tomorrow, if IT fails, or a competitor surpasses India in IT sector, our economy will crumble like a house of cards. I seriously don’t understand why are we busy making our economy a reactive system instead of a proactive system. Continue reading

Miles to go before I sleep…

Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village, though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow. Continue reading

The beauty of Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a relatively new form of medicine. It was developed in Germany and is one of the most popular forms of medicines practised in India. Indian doctors believe that Homeopathy is a derived form of Ayurveda. Homeopathy is unique because of its concept of potency. The lesser the medicine consumed, greater is its effect. Continue reading

The corrupt year it was!

Ashok Chavan and Suresh Kalmadi have been eliminated. But the problem is more than individuals. The CWG and Adarsh housing society swindles are not the only scams that the UPA faces. Who can forget the 2G ripoff of Rs 170,000 crore by DMK’s A. Raja. Then there is the rice scam and the DD scam. So much has been written about Telecom scam, Sugar scam, Defense deals, illegal mining and what not! Committees are formed, with hardly anyone being charged unless the bastard politician becomes politically irrelevant. Continue reading

Panchabhootas and Saptadhatus

According to Ayurveda, all living and non-living matter is made up of five basic elements in various proportions. They are Prithvi (Earth), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire), Vayu (Air), and Akash (Ether). According to Ayurveda, a human body is made up of these elements, known collectively as Panchabhootas. Continue reading