Wednesday, December 31, 2008


It is time for a new beginning after a wonderful year. 2008 was a very significant year for me. Everyday was a great learning experience. Yes, I have become a much better person since last December 31st. This year has brought many of the sweet things to light. I wonder how seamlessly I could realize some of the real big secrets of 'living'. In every person I came across I learnt to see the unique beauty in their character, appreciate and admire the goodness in each. Life started to be really beautiful as this year progressed.. Yes, Life is beautiful:)
I am sure the next year is going to be another memorable journey. It is time to thank everyone who was there for me. Here's wishing a great year for every little heart around. Thanks a ton for all your precious company, support, advice, care and love:).

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

A wonderful trip!

Last weekend was a great experience for me. I had to travel to Bangalore for a dentist appointment(yeah, my dentist is in Bangalore!) by train. Usually for these dentist visits, I take the night trains on friday and sunday, spend the weekend at my relative's place there. This time, fortunately, tickets were not available in the night trains, and I took the passenger train on saturday morning.

My onward journey was by Brindavan express, which usually departs at 7 am. So I started from home at ten to 6 and reached the station well ahead. After school days, seeing dawn has always been a rare occasion. I had a quick flash of my school day memories when I saw the rising sun with cold wind blowing. Those were the days when I felt I satisfied everyone around me and it was very simple to do so:). Coincidence, I met one of my college juniors in the train. We met after quite sometime, so had stuff to share. Certain conversations are not long, not deep, but give a nice feeling inside, beyond just joy. Mine with my junior that day was one of that kind. Thanks Sudha for your nice company on saturday!!

The return journey was an awesome one, again by the same train. Though the whole compartment was full of people, vendors and kids, I did'nt speak more than 5 words(that too with the TTE) in the long journey of six and a half hours. I put on my mp3 player and was into my favorite music soon as the train started from Bangalore. Thankfully mine was a window seat, I was quietly watching everything outside. It was the best weather one can expect on a train journey. It is in such times when one would observe the self to the fullest. I could sense my face expressions and smiles that came out for every song that was playing. I saw a storm of thoughts flowing in mind, few were memories, few were dreams. I could feel that all of them are being evaluated in background and some move out of the pipe. I laughed at myself when the monkey mind tried to come back to some 'same old' stuff. To be precise, I saw myself very well:).

If it was any other normal sunday, I would have spent time reading a book or watching a movie or spending time with my parents. I consider this as a rare experience that I had got and I definitely should document it. Thanks to my dentist, I get such wonderful trips!!

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Good one people!

I find it really hard to move to the next song in my list.. This keeps looping:)

Saturday, November 29, 2008


Society has given a lot to each and everyone of us and there is a time when it is our turn to give it back something. Service in terms of material assistance is possible for anyone who is able and has the will to do it. As students, I always thought the best thing to do is to spread your wisdom to the younger ones who need it. This post is about a movement taken up by the Rotaractors of College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University. This event, aptly named "Vizhithiru" is organized every year in the early months of the academic year. This was started with the motive of aiding students of chennai in facing their competitive examinations. Over the years, the club thought it is more meaningful to help students who are not well equipped and informed about the career options after school. The event thus started focussing on government corporation schools as well. Here is the link to the news article about this year's event.

Proud of you juniors!! Keep it up!!

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Walk back home:)

After a nice day at work,
Packing my close companion
which takes my lap's top,
I head back home with a smile..

Admiring the rising moon,
Feeling the evening breeze,
With music playing behind,
Steps matching its rhythm

Haven't seen myself then,
But sans doubt I know,
that's when I am brightest,
that's when I look my best!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Learning more than I thought..

Its been over five months here at Chennai. Every day I spend at the office at Amazon, I add atleast one valuable thing to my life. Amazon Chennai office is pretty small having about hardly 80 engineers. And yeah, each one of them is different, interesting and unique. I can write a big book about the whole office but I am yet to discover a lot of people! If a camera is placed at my office and the daily events are recorded, I am sure it ll overtake the famous F.R.I.E.N.D.S!

So here I list some of the things that I learnt from different people in this office so far.

Talk and Do what proves right to your mind. Any concern, do not hesitate to raise when it is right to. Argument - if you feel it will do good, boldly argue! If you feel like singing with the headphones on, please do it. Its raining cats and dogs.. its beautiful outside.. feel like taking ur lap top, and working in Coffee Day? Or Have a walk in the rain? Go! Experience the fun in doing what you wanted to!

Knowledge is wealth - learn learn learn - from whoever it may be. Try to know everything about something interesting you come across. Be it trecking, be it physics, be it music, be it books, be it internet! Talk about what you know, know about what others talk. Be energetic and enthusiastic about experimenting. You think you have full bucket of water already? Try sharing it with others, they might have oceans hidden somewhere for you to pick up.

Wit is nice:) Enjoy being humourous. Appreciate and enjoy the company of the witty ones. Adds few years to your life. Try to make the environment lighter. It gives a lot of energy.

Learn to admire everything - smartness, shyness, intelligence, blush, humour, music and what not. Rather, try to find the beauty in everyone, life will look great. Have an open mind. Spread a positive aura.

Never give a 'stranger' feeling to a stranger. Make anyone feel home when they are around. Basically means you should always be at ease and feel at home with people around you. After all, we spend 8 active hours of the day with people at office. We are 'living' together, we are not 'co-existing'!

There are so many to be added to this list.. To be continued as I learn everyday!
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