Today, we use the word ‘philanthropist’ to describe a multi-millionaire who donates huge sums of money to charitable organisations. Philanthropist is derived from two Greek words – ‘Philas’, which means loving and ‘Anthropos’, which means man. In short, a loving man (or woman). So aren’t we all capable too of becoming more loving by giving […]
WZCC’s WE To Hold Self-Development Seminar
WZCC’s Women Entrepreneur (WE) wing will hold a seminar on ‘Work Your Way to a Better You – Professionally and Personally’ on Saturday, 31st August, 2019, which will comprise two sessions – ‘Strategies for Mind-Body Equilibrium’ conducted by Dr. Bhavi Mody; and ‘Chair Yoga’ by Shernaz Vatcha, Iyengar Yoga Teacher. The seminar will be held at […]
Ushta Te! May Happiness Be Unto You!
Such a simple and yet beautiful message! Every blade of grass, drop of sunshine, wave of the ocean, craggy mountain, soothing breeze, the glorious flowing river… and all of the creations of Paak Dadar Ahura Mazda have their own unique beauty. They do not complain about the pollution they face, the man-made obstacles, the carving […]
The Balancing Act
When people ask where I get my enthusiasm, I share my secret – ‘Plan your work and life, as you plan your vacation!’ I think this is a great advice for people who are overwhelmed by all the different roles they must play! We all want harmony in our lives and we long for just […]
From The Editor’s Desk
Are You Feeling The Rain Or Just Getting Wet? Dear Readers, It is said people come into our lives for a season or a reason or a lifetime. Ever ponder philosophizing the reason about a season visiting you through your lifetime instead… science and climatology notwithstanding. We’re in the thick of the monsoons – and […]
Dinsu Sir… You Will Be Missed!
He was a man of all seasons! We were inseparable, very much like father and son. I write this with immense love and respect, words fail me in trying to share our special connection that brought together two theatre personalities. Dinsu Sir performed with eternal class, grace, style, passion and elegance across innumerable roles on […]
Ask And You Shall Receive
Have you ever wondered why one person is sad and another happy? Why one is joyous and prosperous while another is depressed and poor? Why one has a beautiful, luxurious home while another lives in the slum? Why is one a great success while another, a failure in life? Why is one man a genius and another […]
Is Your Cell Phone Making You Rude???
Yes, that’s true! Many of us use our devices in ways that annoy and irritate others – we inadvertently use our cells inappropriately, during the most incorrect times. It’s time to up that Cell-etiquette, but in order to do so, you need to know where you’re going wrong… Making calls on Speakerphone: This is an […]
From The Editor’s Desk
Do You React Or Do You Respond? Dear Readers, As a species blessed with emotions, and a race blessed with the perception of being intelligent, a pertinent question today, that we should definitely be seeking an answer to, is, do we ‘react’ or do we ‘respond’ to things around us? So, what really differentiates a […]
Chomp And Cheers: Easter Special!
Marzipan Easter Eggs Ingredients (makes 4): 100 gms – Broken Cashews Or Almond Powder/bits; 200 gms – Icing Sugar; 1 – Egg White; 2 drops – Almond essence; Food Colouring of your choice. Method: Pulse the cashew nuts. Add a bit of icing sugar and pulse again. The icing sugar will absorb the oil and […]
Letters to the Editor
RIP Dear Parvara Our entire community was shocked and devastated upon hearing of the sad demise of little Parvara Kapadia a few weeks ago, in an unfortunate accident. We all stand with the bereaved parents and family in their hour of grief. I would like to share a small poem in the cherished memory of Parvara’s departed […]