Reflection

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Reflection
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Reflection

Akbar and Birbal were once taking a stroll in disguise. Roaming around incognito to experience the ground reality of his people was something Akbar did routinely. At a distance, Akbar saw a woodcutter drinking[...]

Being Good
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Being Good

Come to think of it, it’s a philosophical question but as most such questions do, it does have a bearing on our lives. What is more rewarding: a relentless material pursuit or walking the[...]

A Thousand Marbles
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A Thousand Marbles

Let me begin with a story I read a few years back and made a mental note to use it someday. What better than a Saturday morning to share it with you. Here (almost[...]

The Spirit of Service
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The Spirit of Service

Legend has it that the valiant ruler of Mewar, Maharana Pratap, was once sitting with a humble attendant of his. The year was 1580 when he was overpowered in an ongoing conflict with the Mughals. Though five years later, Maharana[...]

A Blessed Life
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A Blessed Life

Nine years ago, we rented a premises for our business. It was a four-storey building and we had it done up according to our taste. For its upkeep, we engaged a housekeeping agency that[...]