Seeking Subtle Inspiration and Ingenuous Impetus

She is a veritable inspiration for people like me, who are in a nascent stage. As I pen this article on my blog, Dr. Sudha Murthy had her 200th title published across genres and languages - “Here, There and Everywhere” is a celebration of her literary journey. How is that for being prolific? If writing was the only thing she did, one could endeavour to understand, but she is also an entrepreneur, computer scientist, engineer, teacher and philanthropist. She was the first woman engineer to be selected in TELCO, the angel investor behind Infosys’ success story and she is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. In addition to being a Padma Shri awardee, I am told she received seven honor

Akhyayikas | How and Why We Learn Through Stories

What does “Akhyayikas” mean? Amidst the congratulatory messages, this was the most common question I was asked by almost everyone who responded to my third book getting listed on Amazon. #Akhyayikas is the modified plural for Akhyayika (आख्यायिका) which is a word of Sanskrit origin and means a fable, a chantefable, a short episodic narrative (short story) or an anecdote. The book itself is an anthology of short stories and anecdotes. Storytelling has been an intrinsic part of Indian tradition, right from the Vedic ages. Gavin Flood, in his book “An Introduction to Hinduism” places the oldest of them around 900 BCE – the dates are of course an approximation and depends on the inferential m

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