Monthly Archives: November 2008

Threads

  During the KEM days, Father Agnel ashram was one of our regular features. The spiritual traditions of India have a richness whereby different religious trends have been merged into the life of the Indian subcontinent.   The pigeons at … Continue reading

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Chess-Tables-Reading lists

The children have learnt how to play chess. And one relearns Ludo with them. Now there are many things which they know. Spellings. Multiplication tables. They sit at Crosswords and spend many lovely hours reading.   “How many games will … Continue reading

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Talks on the campus

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops                                                                                     Henry Adams   “Watch the genesis of thought patterns” he told me over the phone. Over the years, the professor has been teaching and imbibing his thought … Continue reading

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Walks

  Walking, like visiting museums, is another of our family traditions. My father’s grandfather first started taking him for walks in the hills of Shimla. His father and uncles carried him on their shoulders up the temple hills of Shimla, … Continue reading

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Journey Back

            Reached Dubai via Tunis, along with a fellow Indian who is             working in Misuraata.                        “I go to work and then stay in my house. I am away from my             family … Continue reading

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