ഞാൻ മലയാളത്തിൽ പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിച്ച ഒരു പുസ്തകത്തെക്കുറിച്ച് എഴുതുമ്പോൾ, പുസ്തകം എഴുതിയ ഭാഷ തന്നെയായിരിക്കും അതിന് ഉചിതം എന്നു ഞാൻ കരുതുന്നു. ഞാൻ നിങ്ങളോട് ഒരു കാര്യം കൂടി പറയാം: ഇത് മലയാളത്തിലെ എന്റെ ആദ്യത്തെ ബ്ലോഗ്പോസ്റ്റാണ് (എന്റെ അവസാനത്തേതും).എന്റെ മാതൃഭാഷയായ മലയാളം മനോഹരവും, വളരെ ആവിഷ്കരണസമര്ത്ഥവുമായ ഒരു ഭാഷയാണ്. അതിൽ യാതൊരു സംശയവുമില്ല. പക്ഷേ, ആ ഭാഷയിലൂടെ, എന്നെത്തന്നെ രേഖാമൂലം പ്രകടിപ്പിക്കാൻ ഞാൻ ഇത് വരെ പഠിച്ചിട്ടില്ല. എഴുത്തും വായനയുമായി ഞാൻ പ്രണയത്തിലായ കൗമാരപ്രായത്തിൽ, മലയാളം പുസ്തകങ്ങളേക്കാൾ … Continue reading നിൻകാസിയും ഞാനും – എന്റെ ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് പുസ്തകം മലയാളത്തിലേക്ക് മൊഴിമാറ്റിയ കഥ
Childhood days -- the finest days of a lifetime, The fountainhead of dreams and passions. In those days, anything that enters our hearts, Stays with us for a lifetime. The childhood memories we cherish, Only along with us, they could perish. The subjects, exams, and lessons; we forgot, We only remember the friends we … Continue reading Old School Friends
Here is an article from Atheist Republic that I read recently while I was combing my email’s inbox in order to delete unwanted, spam mails. It is an excellent article published in 2014 on how the concept of ‘god’ has been deeply ingrained in the minds of humans. So by sharing it in my blog, … Continue reading Where Did God Come From?
Most of the people, especially religious ones, when we get into an argument on atheism, religion or science, would ask a cliché question: is science, a monopoly of atheists? Anyway, there is nothing wrong with that question. It obviously arises in the minds of anyone who sees atheists relentlessly promoting science and reason in society. … Continue reading Science: An Atheistic Venture
Have you ever wondered how some people talk on various subjects by possessing in-depth knowledge; publish articles and books - fiction and nonfiction - relentlessly? Have you ever met or interacted with any greatly talented people who always chase various highly creative pursuits and succeed at it? Have you ever tried to find out how … Continue reading The Trinity of Human Intellect
A Tribal Quest, a 12 minutes documentary that I scripted, directed and hosted in the year 2009. I did it as an assignment for the Audio-Visual production during my post-graduation in Journalism at Madras Christian College, Chennai. It is based on the Kattunayakan Tribal people of Wayanad, Kerala. In the month of December 2009, the … Continue reading A Tribal Quest – A 12 Minutes Documentary by me on Kattunayakan Tribal people of Wayanad, Kerala
On heaven above and earth beneath, Everything is momentary like day and night. Eternality is what we wish and pray, But like seasons everything dies away. Our whole world rolls… on an infinite chain, bolted with ephemeral knots of drought and rain. An endless cycle… of luck and bad luck, births and deaths, … Continue reading This too shall pass…
The whole world is gripped with the Corona virus scare. It was only day before yesterday when I entered the city of my hometown, I became deeply aware of the gravity of the situation. In the city, my sole intention was to pay a visit to the Public Library. Most of the seats on the … Continue reading Look Before You Invest – A 26-Page eBook and The First Ever Book I Wrote in My Life
An opportunity to talk at an international platform like esSENSE Global was an unexpected one. When it comes to doing a presentation based on my debut book, of course, the talk itself turns into a special one. It has been a long time since I have talked in front of a large audience. I was … Continue reading നിൻകാസിയും ഞാനും (Ninkasi & I) – My Debut Talk on My Debut Book at esSENSE Global.
Few days ago, I was watching a Malayalam movie just to free up my mind. I’m not a movie buff but at times it helps to clear up my cluttered mind. Never mind the name of the movie, as I’m not planning to write a detailed review of the film. I’m not good at it … Continue reading Are Failures Stepping Stones To Success?
For the past few months, I was thinking (without getting any answers) about the human mind’s inclination towards believing beautiful lies rather than facing unpleasant truths or facts. We are happy to be deluded, we love fantasies and we are glad to escape from reality at any time. We don't mind putting a deep hole … Continue reading Why We Love Lies
April Fools’ Day 2018. On that day, I had taken one of the boldest decisions ever in my life – quit alcohol forever. I got back home after a three-day counselling program. The counselling program was helpful, but experience is always the best teacher. I was battling with my addictive behavior for more than a … Continue reading This Is How A Blog-post Turned into A Book
We human beings always love to normalize things around us. It is our innate nature to bring everything graspable to our little brains. So, we began measuring the space in meters, miles and light years. Since the time immemorial, we started calculating time in hours, days and years. We always put a beginning and an … Continue reading When Space and Time Stand Still…