Book Review: The Palace of Illusions

The Palace of Illusions- Book Review

Book: The Palace of Illusions Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Publisher: Picador India Genre: Mythology Fiction First Published: 2008 Major Characters: Draupadi, Arjun, Bheem, Yudhisthir, Krishna, Karna, Duryodhan Narration: First Person (Draupadi) “A problem becomes a problem only if you believe it to be so. And often others see you as you see yourself.”  -Chitra Banerjee …

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Holi: The Festival of Colors

Holi: The Festival of Colors

Another day, another year, another Holi is here‐ the festival of colors. In India, it is one of the most celebrated festivals. People laugh, dance, enjoy, put colors on each other, and how can one forget the sweets. It is said that Holi is the festival of forgiveness- like those colors paint our bodies, forgiveness …

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Unleash Your Inner Child

Unleash Your Inner Child

You just read the headline but did you imagine? If not, imagine now- there is a child, all trapped, in a cage, with multiple shackles. Painful right? But, this is the reality, this illusion that you just created is your reality. No, you haven’t caged any child in your basement (if you have, unleash that …

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How to fail in life easily

How to Fail in Life Easily

Everyone talks about success. Everyone wants to know its secrets. But honestly, I haven’t tasted any big success (yet). So I can’t really tell how you can make it happen. However, I am great at failing. In fact, I have been a failure all my life. I failed to get into my dream college I …

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Death; An Inside Story

Death: An Inside Story: Book Review

We all are afraid of death. It is because of uncertainty; we don’t exactly know what happens after death. We have become so good at living our lives that now we are living with more comfort and convenience than ever before. But when it comes to dying well, it’s no better than our ancestors. We are…..

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