Category Archives: Memories

The Name Common

Sometimes, when two nations are not too friendly towards each other, they have two options … One is to focus on the differences between the viewpoints of these nations, and the other is to focus on the common ground. Which … Continue reading

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Yesterday Today

A memory from childhood Hardy was talking about. This is a traditional Punjabi boli … any Punjabi would know it … Bari barsi. But wait a minute … would any Punjabi? He said he heard this at weddings when growing … Continue reading

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The Tigress

Here’s a small passage these guys were discussing, from a book named My India by Jim Corbett: I once saw a tigress stalking a month-old kid. The ground was very open and the kid saw the tigress while she was … Continue reading

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Kudos To A Life …

A life well lived … a life lived in a way that when the man died, the word that most of the people knew him were using was generous. The Sardar of English literature passed away a few days back. … Continue reading

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Happy Holi

Holi is the wonderful festival of colour, celebrated all over India in different and colourful ways. The festival of Holi has a number of legends attached to it. Here are some. When the demon king Hiranyakashyap wanted to kill his … Continue reading

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More Folk

Quite a few posts about re-packaging tradition. So what is this theme, and why? Today, we see that many of our traditions are fast fading away, whether through lack of support or audience, or due to the fact that the … Continue reading

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A Rafi Medley

On a Sunday afternoon, to get you saunter down memory lane, heres some of the favourite songs from yesteryears, by one of the favourite singers of those days … Mohammed Rafi. When one thinks of Mohammed Rafi, can one help … Continue reading

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