Archive for July, 2011

Hi Readers! We are very pleased to bring to you the second issue of Thousand Miles in a new avatar.We hope the new look appeals to your tastes. Furthermore,we are happy to announce  that some new travelers have joined us in this journey. In this issue we have tried to bring to you variety and freshness- a fresh aroma which you can smell after the monsoonal rain washes away the dust and dirt from the leaves of trees and the myriad floral designs that graces our milieu. The aesthetic pleasure of a bird bathing in the drops of the rain falling from your roof-top. A soothing vibe of purity! Yes…the monsoons are here-a boon in the sweltering heat of the summer season. We Read more

  “I love you Allie. I am who I am because of you. You are every reason, every hope and every dream I have ever had, and no matter what happens to us in future, every day we are together is the greatest day of my life. I will always be yours. And, my darling, you will always be mine.”  That is how Noah, the lead character from Nicholas Sparks’ novel The Notebook, expressed his love for the love of his life and also his wife, Allie. They touch the heart of every reader, every person who has known or never known what love is and how it feels to be in love. I personally have always had a fascination Read more

ayi sumanah sumanah sumanah sumanoharakaantiyute || shrita rajanii rajanii rajanii rajanii rajaniikaravakravrute || sunayanavibhra marabhra marabhra marabhra marabhra maraadhipate|| jaya jaya he mahishaasuramardhini ramyakapardini shailasute ||   Friends, you may be little confused reading the title. But, this is very familiar term for the eastern region devotees of India. Yes, friends, it is the thematic name of Goddess Durga, the symbol of power and agility. Mahishasur Mardini represents a very peculiar meaning. It means ‘a lady who slashed a powerful devil named Mahishasur’. That lady was none other Goddess Durga. She was called ‘ Maa Durga’ after she killed another demon ‘Durgh Asur’. The belief and the story of worshipping Goddess Durga hold a deep faith and expectation among the Read more

  Have you ever wondered what it would feel like if you were a doctor? What it takes for a person to tick in the time of distress? What does it feel to cut open a human being’s body and then sew it back as perfectly normal? What it takes to have compassion and a sense of duty at the same time? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then you should definitely make it a point to read the book “Doctors” by Erich Segal. Even if you have a negative response to each and every question that I asked, then also you should read that book. The reason is simple. It’s a classic! There are people Read more