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About sarikananda

Hello to all the readers and fellow bloggers. I am Sarika Nanda and I welcome you to my blog. I am based out of the national capital of India. I am new to blogging and to writing. My posts are my contemplations on varied topics. I hope to publish something of interest for most of my readers. Hoping to follow the rule of brevity without compromising on the essence of the thought, I will try to write without hurting any sentiments and sensibilities. My writings are my own, and any thoughts picked from another source will carry the source information or acknowledgement. I sincerely hope to see more and more followers and support in the coming days. Happy Reading. Sarika Nanda

Of Charity and Criticism…

Originally posted on Sarika Nanda Cerebrates:
The World Cultural Festival #WCF is being celebrated this week on the Yamuna floodplains. The social media is abuzz with reports and like always, there is a mix of controversies, and slander by the…

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Skinning Animals and Rejoicing! SHAME! …

Wake up and smell the salts, stop being swayed by the populists and become a tool. Stop torturing animals and people. Stop being a dunce. Fear God, even if you do not believe in one and stop using innocent animals for a political message. Continue reading

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Is Gay World the Answer?

Originally posted on Sarika Nanda Cerebrates:
The pun is intended here.  However, let me begin by talking about my attraction for certain gay celebrities.  Rock Hudson is the first name that pops into my mind.  I was ‘oh so mesmerised…

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Research on Rebirth

Originally posted on MARIA WIRTH:
The belief in rebirth is in the blood of most Indians. It is not a blind belief. There is a lot of evidence for it, as the author discovered. I don’t remember which Bollywood movie…

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Vedic Rishis – the ancestors of all Indians

Originally posted on MARIA WIRTH:
Some five years ago there was a small news item in a national paper. At that time Jairam Ramesh was the minister of state for environment and forests and he had stated, ”India is losing…

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Of Charity and Criticism…

“the penalizing of ability for being ability, the penalizing of success for being success, and the sacrifice of productive genius to the demands of envious mediocrity.”

― Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal Continue reading

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Beating the Retreat and the Unorthodox Display…

There were a few changes in both the ceremonies, some appreciated, some not. I loved everything in its entirety, except the Doordarshan coverage and will talk about each subsequently. Continue reading

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Battle for Sanskrit by Sri Rajiv Malhotra

Our Vedic traditions and Sanatam Dharm can be easily trivialised if we hand over control to people who have no guru and know nothing…Listen to Rajiv Malhotra and realise the enormity of conspiracy… Sage of Kanchi Thanks to Sri Guruvayurappan … Continue reading

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Flashback – College and Annie’s Song…

Almost every morning, we would walk on the path around the lawn, from our building to the main gate, singing the song and jumping on the piles of dried leaves. Continue reading

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Flashback – Of Blessings and Regrets…

Having said that, from the point of view of existentialism or rationalism, I believe in the individualism, not of the existential kind, but of the spiritual kind. Continue reading

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