THE MERCIFUL GOD AND HIS PROPHET

These are three stories, a supposedly true events, which are often repeated separately with pride by many Scholars as a proof of virtues of women and the kindness of the Messenger of God. Linking of the stories, pardon me, is my handiwork. A young woman approached Prophet Mohammed and confessed to him that she had … Continue reading THE MERCIFUL GOD AND HIS PROPHET

LORD SHIVA’S QUANTUM RIDDLE

If I were a true Hindu, I would worship many gods and goddesses, whose images I could  find under trees, in beautifully carved granite temples, in huge caves, on the roadsides, and on  pictures printed on calendars. Yet I would also believe that there is only one God, a Supreme Being who is formless, blameless, … Continue reading LORD SHIVA’S QUANTUM RIDDLE

EDISON LOVED BIBLE SO MUCH, SAYS SUPERSTAR RAJNIKANT

Actually Superstar Rajnikant was only retelling a story first told by another Tamil superstar of rhetoric, New Age Guru  TT Rangarajan. I heard Rajnikant’s rendition on YouTube   proudly uploaded by a devout Christian who calls him/herself “Our Daddy Jesus” possibly in the hope that all doubts and reservations about the Bible and its version of … Continue reading EDISON LOVED BIBLE SO MUCH, SAYS SUPERSTAR RAJNIKANT

A Fairy Tale My Grandmother Didn’t Tell

While looking up the archives of my e-mail, I discovered this story  that I e-mailed to my cousin in the United States. Whether I wrote it, or read something like it  elsewhere, I cannot vouch for. If it has another author, and the story was told in a different way or language, please let me know. Any way, … Continue reading A Fairy Tale My Grandmother Didn’t Tell

WHY  MONKEYS  HAVE TO HANG – A SAM D’CRUZ TALE

Sam D’Cruz (sorry, not his real name) was a friend and neighbour. He lived by, among other things, arranging  fake degrees for youngsters who wanted to go abroad, and moonlighting as a police informer. Among the many true stories about police cases he told me was this one about a bear and a monkey. Mangat … Continue reading WHY  MONKEYS  HAVE TO HANG – A SAM D’CRUZ TALE