Google+ Featured | Ajith Kumar. CC
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Home > Tag Archives: Featured

Tag Archives: Featured

Arctic Sea is Going to Disappear Soon. Can We Stop It?

Arctic Ocean Retreating

I fondly remember those days when I memorized the names of oceans (Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic). However it looks like my son will have only four names to memorize instead of five. The Arctic Ice caps (which is actually considered as the arctic sea) are melting at an ... Read More »

Quotas for SC/ST in Promotion – Do We Need Quotas Anymore?

Caste System in India

As a kid, it was hard for me to understand the concept of caste and why it was there in the first place. As I grew, I developed a strong sense of dislike for the quota system, I witnessed some poor upper caste people being denied admission as they did ... Read More »

Patriotism – A Highly Misunderstood Word

Indian Flag

For long I have been a stupid patriotic guy, I glorified our freedom movement and leaders. To me back then patriotism was saying ‘I am proud to be an Indian’ and salute the national flag and give utmost respect for the national anthem. However over a period of time as ... Read More »

Janmashtami – Krishna Jayanthi – Live life to the fullest

krishna jayanthi

For centuries Janmashtami is celebrated throughout India, and it is one of those festivals which binds the whole country together. Krishna means different things to different people, but universally he represents one thing “Celebrate life”. Hence Krishna Jayanthi is all about pure celebration and joyfulness. The first word we associate ... Read More »

Chapter 11: A New Journey Begins

new journey begins - Ajithkumar

After leaving the scene I went to our college cricket gallery and sat there for a while rewinding everything that happened to me. I was left completely drained physically and mentally, but even then I had a sense of relief. I knew that life was going to be tough without ... Read More »

A Palm Tree Friendship

Palm tree friendship

I recently read a case study about how the palm trees (actually called as Palmyra Palm), usually the face of most villages is being destroyed  in India and especially in Tamil Nadu. The major reason for this is the boom in real estate even in remote villages and the huge demand for bricks. ... Read More »

Chapter 10: Getting Over Indecisiveness

Sanyasthama Vinasyati - Ajithkumar

I was not able to blog as frequently as I used to do before because after relocating to the US I was quite busy with getting my work organized. I also got feed back from my college friends about my blog and how it might impact their personal life. So, ... Read More »

One of the Greatest Achievements of the Human Race – Jadav Payeng

Jayadev-Payeng

I started this blog a couple of years back with the sole intention of venting out my feelings when I get bogged down. Over a period of time, it has become a positive experience for me and this blog has helped me to get some good friends all around the ... Read More »

Shocking Death of Alexander Dale Oen – A 26 Year Old World Champion

Alexander-Dale-Oen

The recent swimming world champion Alexander Dale Oen of Norway died of a cardiac arrest in Arizona at the age of 26. It was shocking, I happened to read how he broke down emotionally when he learned about the Norway shootout which killed 77 people some time back. (Alexander Dale ... Read More »

Mahashivaratri – The Ultimate day for Spiritual Seekers

Shiva

We can develop a set of beliefs by reading something, listening to someone or by watching something. However there is no benefit in having a belief (For centuries together the western countries believed that earth was flat and that what the kids were taught in their schools). Our culture is ... Read More »

A Silent World – Result of Man’s Quest for Controlling the Nature

Man Destroying Nature

Once people get their basic needs fulfilled and have sufficient wealth to take care of their family, then they will start thinking about things which they would otherwise not do. Over the past couple of years when I lived in the US and when I came back to India, my ... Read More »

Ramalinga Swamigal – Arutprakasa Vallalar the Greatest of the Modern Sages

Shiva

In Yogic tradition, especially in the south India Shiva is not just a God, but he is the Adi Yogi, or the first yogi who taught yoga to his first seven followers (the Sapta Rishis). He explained four ways for dissolution, they are Gnana yoga, Karma Yoga, Bhakthi Yoga and ... Read More »

Nerves of steel, Muscles of iron, and Minds like thunderbolt – Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda Birthday - National Youth Day

Ramakrishna was not a saint as many say, he was a realized soul and a great Guru. No one really understood the way he worked around with people and himself. He was a connoisseur of food, and loved eating. During his satsang he will leave in the middle, get in to ... Read More »

Chapter 9: Got The Wings – My College Days

Got the Wings - Ajithkumar

To me, the biggest miracle is to play with life without allowing life to play with us.  If one can go through life untouched, that’s the greatest miracle anyone can achieve. Miracles don’t happen with everyone as every event that is happening around us influences us in a certain way ... Read More »

Chapter 8: Smiling after a slap in the face

Pain and Sorrow Ajtihkumar

In the last chapter, I spoke about how smile can set everything straight, but it was not always right. For instance, imagine smiling after a slap in the face, then think of doing it twenty-four hours a day. It is easier said than done. During this phase of my life, ... Read More »

Copy Protected by Chetans WP-Copyprotect.