Answer, Shall I Have It? Answer, shall I have it? In the play, ‘Merchant of Venice’, Shylock asks this question in the Venetian court whether the court will allow him to have the pound of flesh nearest to the heart of Antonio the Merchant, as per the bond. The “flesh” nearest to the community’s […]
You Become What You Think
So, Give A Thought To Your Thoughts! A Sanskrit saying goes thus: ‘Yad Bhavam, Tad Bhavati,’ or ‘The world is as you are and you become what you think’. Throughout the animate and the inanimate world, we find patterns of continuous rhythms, in which everything exists in a state of continual vibrations of energies. The mind […]
From the Editors Desk
Together, We Can Do So Much! Dear Readers, One of the best aspects about a community is that it empowers us to help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we belong to a community as small and close-knit as ours, ‘strength in numbers’ takes on additional weightage. The true greatness of any […]
Saal Mubarak! Cyrus (The Not So) Great!
On the occasion of Navroz, it’s obviously time for the Parsi to look inward. And by inward, I don’t mean to check the position of the Sudra-kusti or whether your zipper is pulled up properly, I mean looking inward at oneself. And in doing so, asking the question, what is it to be a Parsi? […]
Dressing Tips For ‘Not-So-Tall’ Guys!
. Who says that tall men have it all? Sure, while taller guys with long legs can pull off most clothes, it takes more than height to look good. When you have panache, charm, and a flattering outfit that suits your height, you can stand beside your tall friends proudly! Consider some famous guys who […]
Cyrus The (Not So) Great
.s I’ll start with the greetings Mark Anthony used when he saw Brutus for the first time post the assassination of Julius Caesar… ‘Kem Cho’? However, our lovely editor Anahita, has just informed me that this is a print medium, and so unfortunately our…..er millions of readers won’t be able to reply to any greetings […]
Fate Weaves Not The Web Of Events In Man’s Life
Superstitious fatalism teaches that man is not a free agent who can shape the actions of his life. The movements of the stars regulate them. Inexorable and inevitable is fate. It holds universal sway. Nothing can alter what fate has set down. Immutable and irrevocable is the decree of fate. Everything happens as fate wills. […]
HUMOUR – CYRUS THE NOT SO GREAT: Why Fathers Deserve Their Own Day!
Aapro Cyrus Broacha, the Brand Ambassador of Humour, unleashes his hilarious take on Father’s Day in our monthly column, Cyrus The (Not So) Great! Someone has to do it! The disparity is ridiculous – it’s like Bill Gates and me…. Okay, that’s too much of a disparity. Make it Bill Gates and You! How can […]
Nature Forgives, And So Should We
Life forgives you. It really does. When you cut your finger by mistake, the sub-conscious intelligence within you immediately sets about to heal it as new cells build bridges over the cut; if you eat wrong food, the body eliminates it to preserve you; if you burn your hand, the life-principle gives you new skin, […]