There was a girl of 8 or 10 I had met years back when Pandit Jasraj had picked her up from her village since she had something in her, a spark for music.He took care of her totally in their house while teaching her music.Today, I heard her at a concert and I believe she […]
Have always felt that positive thinking is an over-rated, cosmetic approach to situations.At a deeper level, it does help to fake it till you make it.That is part of the breakthrough from deep within..to live from within what one truly sees as oneself irrespective of external challenges and situations.Here, the outer world manifests from the […]
Can we do something, together?
The status of the elderly in today’s society is pathetic. The need to feel needed is an important human need for a dignified life and they are becoming increasingly irrelevant in this context. I see this as an increasing kind of abuse where an entire class of people is becoming irrelevant. Their conventional social roles […]
The increasing irrelevance of the elderly in contemporary society needs to be creatively and sensitively addressed. They are great resources of wisdom and common place intelligence, which are increasingly in short supply in society currently.Cross pollination of social causes services can utilize their services creatively, IMO.Given my footprint in the NGO/ allied sectors and personal […]