THE ELDER BROTHER’S SURVIVAL GUIDE #1 : GET A DOG

This is one part of the Mahabharat, (from the ending, where the good stuff is). If you haven't heard of The Mahabharat, then, drop the mobile phone, pick out flowers for your grave, and prepare a coffin, because you don't deserve to live. The Mahabharat is a fantastic Indian Epic, and I'm not going to … Continue reading THE ELDER BROTHER’S SURVIVAL GUIDE #1 : GET A DOG

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ANGULIMALA AND THE DIVINE TREADMILL

This is a tale of a different boy. A different sort of man. He was called Himsaka at birth, then changed to Ahimsaka, and then, following events made it Angulimala. His birth was marked by several omens, most of them bad. The constellation of thieves appeared in the skies, and black cats swarmed the palace. … Continue reading ANGULIMALA AND THE DIVINE TREADMILL

GERASCOPHOBIA AND YAYATI

Gerascophobia, named after the son of Nyx, Geras, from Greek mythology, is the fear of old age and inevitable death. As Wikipedia defines it, Gerascophobia is the abnormal fear of ageing or growing old. Gerascophobia may be based on anxieties of being left alone, without resources and incapable of caring for oneself. Now, I have … Continue reading GERASCOPHOBIA AND YAYATI