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Luxury of having friends- a fictional story


Daily Prompt: Luxurious.

Today the Daily Post guys have given the theme of  LUXURY.

What’s the one luxury you can’t live without?

First of all let me define what is this Luxury?

Luxury in other words is nothing but something which most of them cannot afford to possess.

For Karen it was not the wealth, fame or the family which was Luxury. Perhaps in Karen’s dictionary it was something else….

Karen- a successful 26 Year old lady who runs a business of her own lives in Minnesota all alone in a flat. She has a very caring and lovely family at Wisconsin. Karen was born to a very caring and lovely yet problematic family. Even though her parents loved her very much they hardly loved each other. It was just they lived together for the sake of Karen. Karen discovered this very early in her childhood when her mom always used to keep herself engaged in some activity or another just to keep her sadness at bay.

Karen’s father always used to live in a very disconnected world. It was like he loved the family at the same time hated to be a part of it. They made it sure that Karen would get all the luxuries of life … and this included the best school, the best things which they could have afforded from their salary, best clothes etc… But they forgot to give Karen only one thing for which she is longing till now. Her parents always taught her not to trust this world and always protected from outside world including going to her friends home. This eventually made Karen harder to trust people as she went to school and made friends with wrong people. She ended up with nothing but heart breaks. Over a period of time Karen was diagnosed with depression which made her sink deeper day by day in her life. She stopped going to college and locked herself alone in a room. Her Parents were very scared of her. They sought medical help from all doctors available but each doctor said only 1 thing “She needs a friend in her life” and her parents would say “How can a friend help her? We are her best friends.She shares almost everything with us. I even know the guy on whom Karen has a crush…”

After listening to the whole thing … the doctor said alright let’s see what we can get out from her after tomorrow’s consultation. The next day Dr. Ruskin waited for Karen and there she entered … tall slim and with big blue eyes greeting the doc “Good Morning  Mr.Ruskin”. Ruskin replied “Good Morning Karen how are you doing?” Karen smiled very reluctantly and asked “So doctor today how many more questions will I have to answer?”

Dr. Ruskin : No Karen today no more awful questions … Today i am taking you for a long walk. Will you come?

Karen : OK

Dr. Ruskin took her to the long corridor of the hospital. As he was walking he saw Karen’s eyes. They were seeing flowers along the corridor and touching the petals all the way when she was walking. Ruskin broke the silence and said

Ruskin: Karen… tell me something about yourself apart from your business etc…

Karen: Well, there is nothing special about it. Its just the same like any other lady…

Ruskin : ok tell me something about your friends.

Karen (turned her face towards Doctor) : Friends? Probably that’s the only thing i don’t have in my life.

Ruskin: But, your parents confirm the fact that..

Karen : That they are my best friends… true. They are my best friends but i am not their best friend. I do not share many things with them.

Ruskin: Oh yes you cannot share everything sometimes. But tell me other than parents why nobody is your friend?

Karen : I once had a friend…. but now he is gone forever.

Ruskin: Oh I am sorry for that.

Karen: Sorry for what?

Ruskin: For your friend who is no more.

Karen : Oh no no..he is not dead. Its just that we parted away.

Ruskin: ok so your boyfriend dumped you?

Karen: No my friend left me. He wasn’t my boyfriend. He was a very good friend.

Ruskin: Then what happened?

Karen: Its just that …things did not work well and he decided to put a full stop for the friendship forever.And i am just missing him very badly and hence my parents and you concluded it as depression and are now making me walk over these lonely corridors asking explanations simply to dig out the cause for my sadness. Trust me doctor i will be fine. It’s just that i need some time for myself. I will fix myself.

Ruskin: oh that’s really so nice of you. But see Karen as a doctor i need to make you understand that currently you are in such a state of mind that you are isolating yourself from any event. You are being not sociable anymore. How will you become fine?

Karen: My depression is my cure. I am just missing Jack. He was ….. (tears running down the cheeks)

Ruskin: Hey miss, you wanna sit here? We can conduct this session tomorrow.

Karen: Ok doctor… shall i sit here for a while?

Ruskin: ok you know my ward right. Psychology department 105 room.

Karen nodded her head.

She took the book from her bag and started writing…

Dear Jack,

Here i go with the 116th letter which i am writing for you as a part of my daily routine. Its been 115 days since we have not spoken to each other. I am missing you very badly. Just to know that…. today i am once again sitting in the hospital for the so called “depression”. How will anyone understand that what a loss have i undergone in my life.

Not all people are lucky in this world to have friends. People have 2 types of friends. One best friends, 2nd Friends. You were my best friend, a friend who was there with me thru thick and thin most importantly without any expectations. Someone truly said that HAVING A FRIEND IN LIFE IS NOTHING BUT A LUXURY IN LIFE. I do realize this now each and every second after you are away from me. I never knew what a friend is and how he will be in life.. you came and filled it with so much happiness and love that i almost forgot to be lonely in life.

Now that you have gone … all i am left is your memories…

Bygone are those days when my day used to begin with your message on my phone and end with your message in my fone

Now each day is same as it was yesterday…

Life is also same each day.. fun filled, energetic, enthusiastic but end of the day it ends with tears popping out from the bottom most part of my heart..

i try to hide myself from all the world and dig myself under the rug trying to hide my sadness behind the veil…but alas… its of no use…

i come out with the least expectations of remembering you but how strange is this Life… which keeps bringing some thing or the other thing which in turn makes me remember you…

Now that i have cried like anything … tears also have stopped coming out …. now the pain is embedded into my heart so deeply that i find it impossible each day not to call you…eventhough your number is the first one which is saved in my cell phone.

Daily when i sit alone , i can feel the pain in my heart getting deeper and deeper tearing my heart inch by inch… each day until …until.. i am feeling like i am dying here daily…

This loneliness is no more the same loneliness Jack. This is sickening. This is devastating. Can’t i have the luxury of being with you again? Is it IMPOSSIBLE? This pain is something which is so hard that ….i have decided to end up my life.

My last salutations and Regards to you Jack…

By the time this letter would be read by you… I would have left this world.

Thanks for all the happiness and memories which will be with me forever.

A FRIEND IN NEED IS INDEED A LUXURY IN LIFE, WITHOUT WHICH I COULD NOT STAY ALIVE … SORRY JACK… SORRY MOM DAD…

Karen just popped some pills of sleeping pills and put herself into deep sleep… from where she would never return.

Ruskin came near Karen and ..

Ruskin: Karen aah you slept here… your mum has come.. please come.

(Karen’s eyes were shut and there lay an envelope beside her… on which there was written “116 th letter to Jack”. Ruskin took the letter and saw Karen again… he panicked and checked the pulse. Karen had passed away)

Ruskin flipped the envelope and found a sentence in big bold letters “Passing away from this world as i miss my luxury. Sorry everyone”

2 drops of tears came from Ruskin’s eyes as he said “Your mom came here with Jack and here you are like this… Karen ….. was that so hard to stay without Jack?”

Posted in Contemplation, Daily Life, Daily Prompts, Others

21st Century Citizen


Daily Prompt: 21st Century Citizen.

Hello guys,

After a long time again I am back with some blog post. Thanks for the prompt response of Daily Prompt guys who help me a lot by providing some interesting topics daily.

Today’s topic says “21st Century Citizen”

Along with that they have given a set of questions like…

Do you belong in this day and age?

The answer is YES and NO both…Sometimes i seriously feel i do not belong to this age when i see people back biting against each other and turning their minds into workshops of witch crafts… or maybe taking some unknown pleasure while hurting/rebuking others feelings…

Yet when i see the power of human intelligence used in solving some complex problems of the World like AIDS, Cancer, TB, Malaria etc i feel i am so lucky to be born in this era.
Whenever i see people suffering from social problems like Racism, Poverty, Illiteracy, Teen Pregnancy, Drug Abuse, Pollution etc i sometimes feel why am i here? But at the same time some great people try to find solutions for these and are doing a tremendous amount of good work to fight against these Problems which are very very huge in magnitude as compared to the previous eras. Thanks to  people like these

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So the next question is …..

Do you feel comfortable being a citizen of the 21st-century?

Yes, I am comfortable being a citizen of the 21st Century because this century teaches us to be ADAPTABLE to all the circumstances. Even if you wish or do not wish… adaptability is one such thing which has to be learnt by each and every individual in his lifetime.

This thing was long predicted by Charles Darwin.

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Every part of the story has 2 shades in it. One , the brighter side and the other is the darker side… Why is that we always brood over the darker side?? Why is that we “by default” tend to think the world is bad (including me). Because its because of our perceptions towards the world.
We tend to think that the world today is very bad. We have lost all the hopes that our ancestors had on this world partly due to the day to day events that we see in Newspapers and Media or due to few bitter experiences in life.

So here i would like to share a few things that i do everyday just to keep myself Positive amidst all the bad things that tend to happen in our day to day lives. Trust me guys… i am not at all exaggerating anything here… all the things are pretty simple yet we often neglect them thinking “Come on… i am too busy to think of these things”

The first thing i do every morning is not to open the newspaper … yeah you heard it right… Its been 6 months i have stopped reading newspaper early in the morning…
and i do have strong reasons for it.
One, Each day you cannot expect something like “thousand lives saved due to this vaccine” or “Mr. so and so is all set to release #invention for the betterment of so many people” or even better “Mr. XYZ … who was a mess to society was finally jailed forever” … Instead you find news like “3 year old raped by 40 year old guy who unfortunately is her father!!!” or “Woman killed and chopped off near so and so Road … killers missing !!!” or even worse “Reputed Politician caught in a sex scandal with a famous social media activist!!!” I mean early in the morning itself there is the MURDER of the word HOPE.

And man can survive without food but not without HOPE. It is an essential ingredient in one’s life.

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Secondly i strongly believe in doing things which i love everyday.

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No matter how much ever busy i am i make it a habit to complete things which i love… i never go off to sleep without reading atleast a page from any book. I cannot call myself as a voracious reader but yeah i make sure i read daily. I love seeing beauty in all the small things in life….so i make sure that i never let those small moments that i spend with my friends goes off waste by doing some nonsense chit chat. Instead i prefer to stay in a group where people make me happy all the time.

Now please see this…

Secondly,

Listen to some peaceful music each day whenever you feel things are getting out of control. Example see the below video. You get engrossed by the music atleast for 5 seconds and you will know what’s the power of Music in your lives

The lyrics of the following video can be seen here http://breadsite.org/lyrics/570.htm

Music indeed soothes all the pain and hard feelings from your heart and energizes you for the rest of the day. So instead of opening the newspaper you can listen to some good music everyday before you dig your heads and yell “WTF”

Third , whenever i feel my expectations are not met. I… just like any other abnormal human being….get wild… i sulk, i cry, i shout but end of the day when i watch some stuff like this … i feel “Thank God !!! I am so lucky”

Also when i see that i am stuck with some mental blockage thinking this thing cannot be done from me… I always remember this video…

So each day whenever i feel World is not helping me to pursue my dreams i keep remembering myself that “Nothing is impossible” and try to be optimist.

Friends i may not be some great inspirational source to you. But i would like to conclude this piece of post by saying the following things:

We all tend to be vulnerable at some point of time in our lives but its upto us how we learn lessons from those moments and grow. 21st Century teaches us to adapt ourselves in a world where imbalance is coexisting with the balance and there is lots of chaos and disturbance everywhere. But amidst all these confusion and fury we need to find a niche for ourselves so that we can exist the remaining days of our lives peacefully. After all  what’s the point of surviving a life without mental peace??

I hope you enjoyed reading my post.

Thanks for reading my post and you are welcome to pen down your thoughts on the same by commenting on my post.

Love you all,
ARK

Posted in Daily Prompts

Say Your Name


Daily Prompt: Say Your Name.

Hi Again. Today i am going to share a small poem from the famous epic romantic movie of Bollywood “Veer Zaara”

For those of you who haven’t seen this movie … here is the link for the synopsis of the movie.

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/13/movies/13zaar.html?_r=0

I am gonna share the poem here which the Hero (Shah Rukh Khan) says in the court room when he shall be released freely to India with full respect.

The name of the Poem has a very strong significance to the name “Qaidi 786” which means “Prisoner Number 786”.

Significance of the Name:

The number 786 in Arabic means “in the name of Allah, the compassionate, the merciful”. As the hero in the movie is imprisoned in a Pakistani Jail the female lawyer who fights for him stresses the significance of the holy number to the Jailor resisting their oppression towards the man who has been in Jail for no reason since 22 Years. She says “He is very special amongst all prisoners. Have you ever thought why out of all the thousands of Prisoners he has been given the Number of Allah 786… Its because Allah, the merciful is with him… I shall see to it that nobody oppresses him anymore”

Finally when the Verdict will be announced in the court room, the hero, Veer Pratap Singh says he wants to share something… and he recites this poem…which describes the muted feelings which he held till that date in his heart…

The meaning of the poem as you could see in the Subtitles must have been already very clear to you guys.

But still i wanna add few of my opinions to it.

We all think what’s in a name? but, its the only thing that gives a person a unique identity of his own… So be proud of your names …. be proud of yourself…. because not everyone lives with a unique sweet name like you… Many people are still thriving for an identity of their own in this huge world.

Thanks for reading my post.

Lots of love to all,

ARK

Posted in Others

Pause emotions…please F.L.Y.


The rain was pouring outside the window like cats and dogs and there was huge uproar of thunder and lightning. Sipping the hot coffee in one hand and tears in heart Nachiket was gazing at the hallway expecting someone to come. He only realised he had been already 10 minutes late for the not-so-important meeting at the 24th floor. Nachiket just wiped the 2 drops of tears from his eyes and closed his eyes as he entered the escalator.

A slideshow of images started running thru his mind. His first crush whom he used to just see her during his schooling days… his best friends Anil, Suhana, Ankit… his mom, dad and his rockstar roomie Harish…. his colleagues Raashi, Chaitanya, Tripti and HER…

Nachiket reluctantly entered into the meeting room where the Manager was busy explaining some annual sales report. Nachiket started pretending as he was listening to all those stories…but he only knew what was undergoing on him… a deep pain… deep sense of losing someone, a guilt consiousness coupled with suicidal thoughts… a sense of hesitation and so many negative thoughts growing exponentially in his mind…It was as if a nightmare was being telecasted LIVE infront of him. He kept on thinking about it.

Rashi sensed that something was terribly wrong with Nachiket. Soon after the meeting ended she went over his cubicle and asked is everything ok with Nachi.  Nachiket replied in a very gloomy tone “I act like i am a very cool guy always… But deep down my heart I am just the opposite… I know many people face bigger problems than me but still I now feel that none in this world is as tensed as me”

Rashi replied back saying

“Well.. I could see that since 2 weeks… What’s wrong with you Nachi? You used to be the life of our team…”

Nachi replied

“I really cannot convey anything at this moment… please try to understand me Rashi… and give me some time…”

Rashi left calmly from that place… But before leaving she said  Nachi few words..

“Nachi…you know something? You have been hiding hell lotta things from me, Suhana and Tripti. Let me tell you one thing… Unexpresed emotions will never die… They are buried alive and will come forth later in a very uglier way. You are smart enough to understand what i am trying to say…”

Nachi just pursed his lips and was quiet. He once again opened his cell phone and checked to find some messages from HER…But there were none. It depressed him even more. Finally, there was a call from HER… The LCD Display read “Maithli”. Nachiket instantly picked up the call and said in a very low tone “Hi… I am sorry”

For the next few minutes Rashi could only hear hundredsof Sorry’s from Nachi as he was pleading to someone over phone. He was pleading like “Just one chance Maithli… please please”

Nachi came to Rashi’s desk after his conversation with Maithli and said

“It hurts you the most when the person that made you feel so special yesterday makes you feel so unwanted today”

Rashi asked Nachiket “Hey… what happened Nachi? Is everything ok? Is that true? I mean … these (showing some papers to Nachi)”

Nachiket was shocked to see them in Rashi’s hands and he angrily asked her “Why did you do this to me? How could you get these papers?”

Rashi just wiped his tears from his eyes and asked him to come out. She took him to the terrace and made him drench in the rain. Nachiket was all in tears. He started sobbing and said “Rashi I am helpless… I’m …. I’m..” Rashi just controlled her tears and said Nachiket

“Nachi… you are hating yourself now… FLY Nachi FLY … First Love Yourself… (F.L.Y.)…

Stop feeling that she rejected you because of these papers…and because you conveyed your feelings at wrong time…

Why do you think you are bad now? You are as good as yesterday just as the sun and rain together at the same time. You did the right thing by conveying your feelings to her..

Nachi be strong..there are storms of emotions in your heart now… Pause them…Allow them to settle down one by one…Because storms and rain won’t last forever…”

Nachi resisted Rashi by saying”But… what about this guilt feeling? Its killing me…”

Rashi said gently “Its been over a week… and you are just hurting yourself more and more… and also hurting us by not expressing your pain..I leave it to you Nachiket… Listen to me.. In the end only 3 things matter the most…

1) How much you loved and respected her?

2) How gently you embraced the feelings unconditionally?

3)How gracefully you recovered from that?

and yeah never say “SORRY” for telling what you feel for others…. Because it’s like hurting yourself for being REAL.”

Nachi let his tears fall down his eyes and raised his head up. The raindrops falling on his face, washed away all the painful moments in his life that had haunted him very badly since a week. He just felt the rain drops were entering into his burning heart and soothing it with its peaceful rhythm…Slowly he started erasing out memories of how much he had loved Maithli since 5 years by merely watching her in class, how he proposed her a week back in an accidental meeting, how she walked out of the hallway when he showed her the reports of his life battling Cancer, how she never bothered to take care of him even if he confessed that he wasn’t playing any prank with her in the name of Cancer…how Maithli plainly said “Even if you had no Cancer i would not accept you because we can be nothing but just friends… Nothing more than that”

His broken heart was being filled woth droplets of rain cooling his angst slowly…

Finally, when the rain stopped he remembered Rashi’s words

“Rains and Storms both won’t last forever”

He dialled the number of Doctor Lucius and asked whether he can get operated for his Cancer and get well. The doctor assured him that though the chances of getting fully cured maybe a challenge but he would cost him his life if the operation was unsuccessful” Nachiket replied boldly saying”Yes… but i know i will survive… i won’t give up”

Weeks later Nachiket was operated successfully and was made to undergo series of checkups until the doctor said he is out of danger. Nachiket called Rashi from hospital just to say that

“Just when the Caterpillar thought the World would end….

it became a ButterF.L.Y…. Thanks Rashi”

Posted in change, Contemplation, Daily Life, Daily Prompts

Journey to the world of Blogging


Daily Prompt: Journey.

Hi Everybody… After a long time again i have woke up from deep sleep and am upto responding to one of the Daily Prompts… 

Today the topic is “JOURNEY”

First of all this time i was blank… so as to decide what would be my topic ???

So i quickly went thru some beautiful blogs and started cruising thru their little world of imagination…. Initially i was slow in reading some blogs… but later on i became so engrossed in my blog surfing that i entirely forgot i had some 40 mails in my office mailbox which had to be replied ASAP…

I then quickly noted down what i want to write in a rough book and started my office work… When i finally finished off my office work all i found was the time was up… It was time to go home and fall flat on the bed…

But instead i thought i would complete this small piece of my journey in WordPress.com…

I am going to narrate you my journey of 2000+ miles in the world of blogging under the name “ambikarani.wordpress.com”

Date:  November 26, 2009

For the first time i read the definition of WEBLOG in Wikipedia. It struck a chord in my heart + mind and created ripples of imagination… I have always been a very Alice kinda lady who believes in imagining the most craziest and wierdest stuffs in this world. So, i keep writing all my feelings and opinions in a diary… The very word “blog” gave me a niche to express my views to thousands of people across the world. All your opinions / feelings that you wanna share is just a click away from you… isn’t it amazing?

Some great person once said

“IDEAS are EASY….

IMPLEMENTATION is HARD”

How would i know where to start blogging ? How to share and spread word? It was like i had a magic wand in my hand in the form of Google but i have no power to use it efficiently.

Thanks to Blogger.com which helped me create my first blog in the year 2009. With much enthusiasm i wrote my first post and left it untouched for years!!! Yes, you read it right “Years”. I kept on giving lame excuses to myself saying “No time to write”, “No ideas to write” etc etc…

All the lame excuses came to an end when i got a job in an IT Company where you are supposed to get your heads glued infront of the PC all the time (atleast for 8.5 hours). When you are bound to sit at one place irrespective of your dislikes/likes you find 101 ways to distract yourself. And one amongst those Mission 101 was Blogging. That’s how i started my first blog in WordPress.com on the day “January 3rd , 2013”

I resolved that day that i am not gonna end this blog like the blogger one… I am gonna nourish it regularly with my feelings and grow along with other people who do some serious blogging all the time. Thanks to the following people who stood as pillars to my blogging skills.

My all time good friend in Blogsphere – http://50yearproject.wordpress.com/

My office colleague + best well wisher + best friend – http://theonlysup.wordpress.com/

The intense writer one and only Sakshi – http://cruisingthroughmylife.wordpress.com/

My First follower – http://dainasbook.com/

My inspiration for blogging daily – http://joeowensblog.wordpress.com/

My best buddy here “Mike” who always motivates me thru his honest comments – http://joeowensblog.wordpress.com/

My one and only teacher for Photography – http://xavigeis.wordpress.com/

Thanks a zillion for all you people who helped me reach here….

When i initially started i never expected that my blogs would be read by people across the world… Daina was the first one who followed my blog. Thanks sweetie for giving me huge support thru your first click on my blog’s FOLLOW button.

Huge heartfelt thanks to all the sincere WordPress readers who evaluate my blogging regularly and help me achieve many more miles in this vast Blogsphere.

I am aiming at writing some good fictional book someday before i retire from this world forever. Hope these daily doses of fun filled prompts help me in achieving it soon…

Thanks for reading my post.

Love you all,

ARK

Posted in Contemplation

6 of Nature’s Loneliest Animals Looking for Love


6 of Nature’s Loneliest Animals Looking for Love.

Hi Guys,

I still remember what Mother Teresa once said about LOVE…

The quote goes like this..

The biggest disease that has afflicted the word is not CANCER/AIDS…

but its the lack of LOVE

Here i present to you 6 of those beautiful creatures which are on verge of extinction and death because of Loneliness…

We say “Humans are known for their ingenuity…” but is it possible for any of us to bring back their love… How much ever man progresses in his life there are some things which we can never compensate to Mother Earth.

I found the article worth reading…

I hope you too would find it interesting.

Please let me know your views on the same..

Lots of love,

ARK

 

 

Posted in Daily Life, LOVE

Life in Sepia…


When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry.... show LIFE that you have a thousand reasons to Smile....

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All thru life , be sure and put your FEET in the right place .... and then stand firm...

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The best mirror... is none other than your Best Friend....

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Blur the line between Work and Play....

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Being the BEST is great... you are the Number 1.... Being UNIQUE is greater ...because you are the only 1..

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The prettiest SMILES hide the deepest SECRETS...

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Don't JUDGE me because I am quiet... No one plans a MURDER loud... LOL

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Focus on COLLABORATION... instead of COMPETITION

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Sometimes you have to FORGET what's gone...
APPRECIATE  what still remains...
& LOOK FORWARD to what's coming NEXT....

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Success of Team Work:
Coming TOGETHER is a BEGINNING....
Keeping TOGETHER is PROGRESS...
Working TOGETHER is SUCCESS

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Posted in change, Contemplation, Daily Life, Daily Prompts

Your Time to Shine


Daily Prompt: Your Time to Shine.

The best quote on Mornings goes like this “Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it. ” 

Now after having read that I sit back and think about the truth hidden behind this statement.

Before shifting to my new home i used to daily get up at 5 am and finish off all my ablutions etc and used to practice yoga for almost 1.5 hours daily.  I shifted to my new house recently thinking a house near to my office would leave me with more time for myself and will give me more time for myself. But i was totally wrong.

The office is quite near now… but my good habits have gone for a toss since 3 weeks…. Its almost a month I haven’t practiced proper peaceful Yoga…

Whatever maybe the reasons i think its high time that i start all my golden habits again so that i can concentrate more on my body…

I tried experimenting a lot with my timings… like how shall it be if i am a night owl? i try to come office early each day and only end up in staying late… and the moment i come home i am all tired/ hooked up with various to-do’s leaving no time for daily meditation.

Ahhhhhh….. Lack of organisation in life sometimes sucks. It really leaves us in a mess and makes life more tangled. 😦

Being a night owl only made me more sleepy in the day and made me realize how badly i miss those early mornings…

I need to find some or the other way thru which i can regain all the organisation that my life had before 3 weeks. Some famous person once said “Its alright to be imperfect in many a things of our life…. because you cant be perfect all the time nor your requirements in life” I somehow cannot adopt this mentality at all.

Probably because i believe Continuity in anything is the ultimate key to achieve long term success. Maybe i am wrong.. but i am what i am…

Thanks for reading my post… and please wish me Good Luck to start over again.

Have a good day guys….

Lots of love,

ARK

 

Posted in Contemplation, Daily Life, I love animals more than Humans, LOVE, Music and Life

This thing called Love…


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I often hear people saying “Love is life” “Love is God” etc etc… but in my life I have always experienced only one form of love…. i.e unrequited love. Since 23 years… i am facing the same situation… Now all i believe is only in unconditional love. And must say Thanks to the following people who make my life so beautiful

1. Early morning when i visit my work place …. the beautiful marigold flowers and the cold dew on them… When i touch their tender buds which are chilled in the nights cold… Its such a joy… totally inexplicable…          mari

2. The Tulsi Plant outside my home…. which always awaits when will i water it… Poor thing… never ever withers away… Whenever i see it promptly swaying to the mild breeze i feel sorry for it as i cannot take care of it 24×7… due to my ofc hours

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3. The lonely dog which sits near my veranda…. it expects nothing from me except a small pat on its head and few pieces of biscuits…

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4. The trees in my office and the rocks near them…. whenever i sit under a tree on a cold rock all my emptiness dissolves and i am filled with a strange bliss that i am so happy.

5. The 12th floor …. where i work… from where i can see the whole of Sarjapura campus… at 6.30 am in the morning….sipping hot steamy cup of coffee and the bright sun entering straight from the Windows… Its such a rare luxury i feel every time when this happens with me…

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6. The loneliness which fills my heart all the time leaving no space for other weird thoughts… some say Loneliness is very bad…. But i find it as a way to live ….. because when you are happy with yourself you will never crave for others love…

Thanks to the Almighty for filling my life with such unconditional happy moments…and always making me believe in this thing called LOVE… which need not be the same love as depicted in Movies nor as percieved by a common layman…god

lifeThis thing called LOVE is so complicated to explain… yet so inevitable in life…

This thing called LOVE makes my day special everyday no matter how much rotten people make it by hurting me sometimes…

This thing called LOVE makes me trust this world each day saying “The World is filled with good things everyday… what if we encounter bad people….. They are the ones who make good people as good…. or else what would be the difference between Good and Bad…”beauty

This thing called LOVE makes me look the brighter side of all things and makes me die peacefully someday…look-on-the-bright-side-of-life-

Thanks a lot for reading my opinion on this thing called LOVE…

Lots of love to you all,

ARK

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, I love animals more than Humans, LOVE, Music and Life

Will You Still Need Me, When I’m 64


Will You Still Need Me, When I’m 64.

The famous song sung by Beatles reveals the fact that True love is something which defies age limit/obstacles in life. It makes us stay together no matter whether we are 14 or 34 or 64.

Today we hardly see such true love instances in this fast paced technologically advanced world. Sometimes i feel there is no place for true human relationships….. Its all something to be seen and lived only in Shakespearean/Nicholas Sparks/ Yash Raj Films…..

My only question is what would people do without having lived a lovable life… without having a deep truthful relationship with their loved ones….. Do they ever regret for not having such simple yet costly pleasures in life? I doubt….

Just when i was almost losing hopes on this thing called TRUE LOVE… Thanks to Broken Light: A Photography Collective for sharing AJ Kings’ Photo taken during one of her Photographic Excursions to Portsmouth.

Thanks a lot for reading my pressed post.

Love you all,

ARK

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, Others

Flag Book


Considering the Flag Book.

Hi People,

I found this article interesting. Hope so you too will find it interesting.

Thanks for stopping by.

Love you all,

ARK

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, Theatre

International Puppet Festival in India


International Puppet Festival in India.

How many Indians have been to this Festival?

Puppet Show- Such a creative form of art is being let into ruins. A very disappointing thing for all Indians.

 

Posted in Compiled Articles, Theatre

Theatre- An Introduction


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According to WikiPedia… Theatre is nothing but a form of fine art which uses live performers to present a piece of Story (maybe real or fiction) infront of live audience. The mode of expression of their feelings can be in many forms as mentioned below. Continue reading “Theatre- An Introduction”

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, friends

Kallara Santheya Nodrappo


Kallara Santheya Nodrappo.

Yet another post from IT Kannadigas on Kannada and its situation in Bangalore. Very funny and filled with facts.

Thanks for stopping by,

Love you all lot,

ARK

 

Posted in Contemplation, Daily Life, friends, LOVE, Music and Life, Others

World’s Most Romantic Flower Fields


The Earth laughs in flowers- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Such is the beauty of flowers. They are the most beautiful means to express one’s feelings. Their fragrance and color adds ambience to any environment they go… Such is the beauty of flowers. Flowers may not last for long time but their memories stay in our hearts forever. They act like connectors to Heaven…. the moment you see them you are filled with inexplicable positivity. In many parts of the world flowers are used as a main ingredient during worship of Gods. In some parts of the world they are seen as symbols of prosperity.

In my own office i see the Marigold flowers all lined up in series gleaming brightly in the Sun and dancing for the mild breeze. Ah! What a beauty it is to see such a thing daily…. Today i thought of sharing some pictures of World’s Most Romantic Flower Fields with you guys. I hope you too will enjoy seeing them

Continue reading “World’s Most Romantic Flower Fields”

Posted in Compiled Articles, Daily Life, LOVE

The only blog for IT Kannadigas


Kallara Santheya bagge swalpa pisu maathu.

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Hai Guys…. Check this one…

Only place for all Kannadigas to chill out…

Thanks for visiting my page.

Love you all,

ARK

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, friends, I love animals more than Humans, LOVE

R.I.P. James Dean


Obituary for James Dean and Open Letter to Jet Airways and the Delhi we Love.

Gone baby gone...

Hai Friends,

As i was surfing thru WordPress top posts i got this blog from WILD AT HEART. I was really moved by the story of how a cute cuddly cat which was left for care by Jet Airways was killed due to the negligence of Jet Airways and how inhumanely they treated the pet and the owner after the “cat”astrophe….

Be it a cat/dog/cow/lizard whatever… pets are pets… infact pets make us more Human in this selfish world. One can never express how it feels when their beloved pets are churned to death in the hands of cruel people  in this case the JET AIRWAYS

My Question is why don’t people ever have some sympathy towards these lovely creatures …. why do they mock at their death and prevent their owners from expressing their condolence on the loss of their pets.

I am very saddened by reading the death of James Dean (beloved pet of Preeti). Rest in peace James Dean… You always stay in our hearts as  a cute kitty forever.

Thanks a lot for reading my post.

Love you all,

ARK

 

 

Posted in Contemplation, Daily Life, friends, Music and Life

The best “About Me” Page i have read so far


About me.

Since the day I have entered into Blogging i haven’t seen an About Page which is a perfect combo of Desi Daaru and Angrezi Cocktail sprinkled with lots of Humor all thru the Page…

Meet Mr. Samson Joseph… The Proud Owner of TRIPPING ON LIFE blog …. only at WordPress.com

Thanks a lot for reading my post..

Love you all…

ARK

 

 

Posted in Compiled Articles, Contemplation, Daily Life, friends

Divine Wonderland of Karnataka


Dharmasthala- Wonderland of Karnataka..

Check this post by Adarsha A to view picturesque view of one of the most famous yet not known Temple of IndiaSri Dharmasthala Manjunatha Swamy Temple.

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Check out all the information about this amazing place and take a virtual dip in the holy river waters and feel the divinity in the air …. also experience the various Charitable Trusts which has given lots of help in the upliftment of the poor and the destitutes in the society.

Thanks for reading my post

Lots of Love,

ARK

Posted in Contemplation, Daily Life, Daily Prompts

But this is my dream. I’ll decide where it goes from here….


Daily Prompt: Silver Screen. Hai friends… How are you all? Sorry for not posting anything since few days as I was fully lost in my wonderland. And now Daily Prompt Guys have made me write again. They have come up with some nice topic called SILVER SCREEN in which the theme says

Take a quote from your favorite movie — there’s the title of your post. Now, write!

Coming back to the theme…

My Favorite Movie(s) : Alice in Wonderland, Batman

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Continue reading “But this is my dream. I’ll decide where it goes from here….”

Posted in Compiled Articles, Daily Life, friends, LOVE

Simple Joys


Simple Joys.

A thing of beauty is a joy forever said John Keats… Just check the picture in the blog.

Thanks for reading my post.

 

Love you all,

ARK

 

 

 

Posted in Compiled Articles, Daily Life

Water is the driving force of all nature


Every drop counts. Bengaluru- The city of gardens is now facing such a huge water scarcity. Why? Is it not each one of our responsibility to realise how precious is each drop of water to us? Read blog on the same issue only on WANT TO BE NOMAD…

Posted in Contemplation, Steve Jobs Project

I love you Steve – 5


Hai Friends,

Welcome to yet another part of Steve Jobs’ Series “I love you Steve” – Excerpts from his autobiography.

In this post you shall get to know how Steve was abandoned by his biological parents and adopted by Jobs family.

CHILDHOOD : ABANDONED & CHOSEN

The Story of Adoption:

Paul Jobs (who adopted Steve Jobs) after retiring from Coast Guard was in search of a soul mate. He met Clara and they fell in love in the same year 1946 and got married. Their marriage was a real “ideal marriage” types because it lasted for almost 40 years. Paul was a very calm and composed person unlike his alcoholic and abusive father.

Clara came to New Jersey after they were forced to flee from Turks in Armenia. She was already married to a man and she did not disclose this to Paul as her husband was dead in war. She wanted to start a fresh life with Paul because both of them were vexed up from the War Situation. All they now wanted was to settle down, raise a family and lead a less eventful life.

Clara wanted children but was suffering from a strange problem called as ectopic pregnancy. After 9 years of their marriage they finally decided that they must adopt a child.

Here Joanne Schiebele (biological mother of Steve) was from a family where her father was very strict and was against inter-community marriage. In-spite of all these Joanne fell for Abdulfattah Jandali, a Muslim teaching assistant from Syria. Jandali was a Political Science degree holder.

In 1954, Joanne went with Jandali and spent 2 months vacation in Homs. When she returned from Homs she discovered that she was pregnant and they both were just 23 by then. So they decided not to get married and Joanne’s father threatened her that he will be disowning her from his property if she married Jandali. Abortion was also not a good option. So in the year 1955, Joanne travelled to San Francisco and gave birth to a baby boy and put him up for adoption.

She had put-forth a condition in-front of the doctors that the baby will be adopted only by educated parents. But on Feb 24, 1955 Jobs was adopted by Paul and Clara (both were not from very educated backgrounds) and they named him as

STEVEN PAUL JOBS

What happened next? How Joanne agreed for the adoption? Catch it in the next post… Thanks for reading my post guys….

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Posted in Compiled Articles, Daily Life, Daily Prompts, friends, Music and Life

Red Sky at Night


Red Sky at Night. Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars… can’t describe this post more beautifully than this…

Check out this post and see the whole sky painted in Red…

Thanks “Coming East” for posting this.

Love you all

ARK

Posted in Compiled Articles, Daily Life, Daily Prompts

From the trenches to the road


From the trenches to the road. Awesome blog on Trench Coats… How and why they became so famous amongst Women. I have a crush on them since i saw Burberry Ads in a magazine. What about you guys?

Posted in change, Contemplation, Daily Life, Daily Prompts, Music and Life

A girl doesn’t need anyone who doesn’t need her


Hai Friends…

Its 00.00 hrs according to Indian Standard Time and i am writing this post with a broken heart. The nostalgic moments come alive and i feel totally alone in this wide weird world.

So guys… coming back to the title of the blog…

 "A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her- Marilyn Monroe"

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caught my attention just now when i was surfing Google. I really agree with each and  every word of this sentence mainly because of its relevance in today’s practical life.

People today have become so selfish that they don’t even bother whether the person who helped them a lot during their distress is standing now alone in a lonely planet without any help from anyone. How could they just turn a blind-eye towards others?

Every day they scar others face with knives of hatred, avoidance, arrogance, scheming, back stabbing above all making them feel bad with their evergreen capacity of pissing the other person’s mood off with their so called “silly things”. These silly things include the following

1. acting a big dumb hypocrite
2. acting very self centered
3. acting super super dumb when the other person is in desperate need

I experience this each day and at the end of the day i feel

"I have won over the battle of Good v/s Evil and pat myself saying 
I am being strong by not uttering a single word against them and 
resisting all those negative treatments with my hard core silence"

Sometimes i feel what Marilyn Monroe is so so right. These days i have learnt how not to care for these people in my life. I have learnt that i should not let these people piss my mood off because if i get disturbed by their words its as simple as stating the fact that

"Other people can piss your mood off just like some SWITCH and
 you are some puppet in their hands "

Instead what you can do is do is a self analysis of your own behavior and think and rethink what is the mistake from your side…. And hopefully if your inner subconscious answers that you are right then Friends you can say to yourself that

"I don't need them in my life... All i now wanna do is 
move on with loads of lessons taught by them and 
be optimistic in life instead of re-thinking it each 
and every moment and hurting yourself more and more each second"

When this case applies for a girl i feel ladies can simply try to take the first step towards becoming more and more strong in their lives and not giving a damn for those people who cannot stand your happiness. They are not even worth of having a place in your beautiful mind. All you can do is move on and forget them as soon as possible….

Thanks a lot friends for reading my depressive post…

Lots of love to you all,

ARK