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Savarkar: A Contested Legacy 1924 – 1966 | Book Review

The first Volume of Savarkar had already left me cogitabund and intrigued about what happened next. It was in 2020 that I read the first volume (reviewed here) and was eagerly waiting for Volume 2 ever since. And now when I finished it, I was again left with several thoughts stirring in my mind, some of which I am going to share today along with what I think about this book, Savarkar: A contested Legacy 1924 -1966 by Vikram Sampath.

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Kargil : Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat | Book Review

We all did read and hear the stories in brief of the soldiers who fought bravely and laid their lives protecting the sovereignty of our country, but there were still some stories that we missed out on. Or at least the parts of it. I realised this when I read this book – Kargil : Untold Stories from the War by Rachna Bisht Rawat. I picked this book randomly from a book store intrigued by its title.

Poems

Take Me Away

Take me away from this horror called life,It cuts me deep like a sharp edged knife,Take me where, there are no sorrows,No heartbreaks, no harrows,This weight is too much to bearI am getting crushed under it, I swear! Take me to a place where memories get erased,No hopes, no dreams, no love to be chased,Take …

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Blooming Wise

Darker the night, Brighter she shines,Blacker the world,She blooms like rose,Soft is her heart,Sharp are her eyes,She can see through the lies,Wise or disguise?Years of tears,From Lure and entice,Cleared the cloudsFrom the sky of life,Never so sure,Never so alive,She’s happy this time,On this Valentines. Composed by – Shaily Singh

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10 Life Changing Shlokas from The Bhagavad Gita

Srimad Bhagavad Gita, an ocean of knowledge, is a guide to life. It tells you everything you need to know to lead a peaceful and meaningful life. It’s definitely not easy to achieve the level of tranquility or control which this scripture aims at but it’s certainly not impossible if you start practicing right now …