Mental Myopia

Mental myopia. Once upon a time, there was an eagle in one of the grand old villages of India. It was the only eagle in that village. It could see long and far and had long wings with feathers too many to count. It was a happy eagle, for it had no competition and no…

Three wise men

The universe has a way of staging events in your life, often composed and timed within a short period to teach you meanings. Call the confirmation bias or cosmic conspiracy. They do repeatedly occur, mysteriously and suddenly. Last month, I met up with three aged, grand old men who knew that they would die soon….

Dare, but do be aware.

I loved adventures, even slightly dangerous ones. As a teenager, I tried to pinch a hippopotamus, climbing and leaning over the fence at Mysore Zoo, fell thrice trying to ride my scooter with my arms crossed for a bet and jumped from a twenty-five feet roof as a challenge.  Like two sides of a coin,…

Tennis it is

Tennis, it is.

Back hand, Ace, Love, drop, winner, unforced error, rally….With such words built into it, is it any wonder writers fall in love with this sport? But I fell in love with Tennis a decade before I became a writer. To me it was the other way round. Tennis made me a writer. I started playing…


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After being threatened by a Bangalore mob boss, retired Indian businessman Mohan Ranga Rao takes a vow to trek around Mount Kailash, a holy Tibetan Mountain revered by over a billion people. What starts out as merely a challenging high-altitude trek soon becomes a life-changing adventure. With a blend of humour, honesty and keen insight, Mohan journeys toward a deeper understanding of the world around him. A memoir of a road less travelled and a true story of self-discovery at 19,000 feet.

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